The Busiest Man In The World

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      It might look to some as though my boss is the busiest man in the world. After all, who has time to eat when there are agreements to write up? But I propose to you that he is not busy – but intentional. There is a huge difference. Busy people tend to feel like they are always busy, but …

The best tablet? Nate Freeman reviews the Apple iPad

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Recently, I was asked by my Aunt to recommend the best tablet. Aunt: We are looking at buying a tablet and when I’m looking at all of the different ones, I’m blown away at how little I know. We would like a more portable “computer” but bigger than our phones that can access email, Facebook, Google info, Word processing ability and can …

WannaCry Ransomware

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A very dangerous and new form of ransomware was released on Friday and is causing serious damage across the globe. Network People has multiple layers of security in place that should protect us from this latest cyber threat. Please be careful when opening links in emails and untrusted websites and if you receive a message from Network People asking you …

Broadband Privacy Rule

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What does the repeal of the broadband privacy rule mean to the average American? The short answer is that the internet as we’ve come to know it is no longer inherently private. It means that internet service providers such as Frontier, Spectrum, and Comcast can now sell the history of the websites that you visit to the highest bidder. Records …

Have you done your will? 5 quick reminders of why this is important

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Nate Freeman President and Founder at Network People, Inc., CISSP I heard a frightening story the other day about a business owner of a $20M company who did a great job of documenting the plan should he pass away unexpectedly. However, he didn’t “get around to” signing the paperwork and making it official. Unfortunately, tragedy struck and his life was …

City of Madeira Beach: 2015 Case Study

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City of Madeira Beach: 2015 Unlimited, Flat Fee HMS, Cloud, VoIP and Security WHAT ISSUES WERE YOU HAVING BEFORE CONTACTING NETWORK PEOPLE? The city had one proprietary relationship with a software developer who was also maintaining the network. It was a good solution when all the departments were in one building, but that changed with our new construction and expansion. …

Finally useful: Apple maps for small business

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Apple maps have had a rocky start, but Tim Cook has stayed focused on improving this service.  Apple now has something great for all small business owners. Maps Connect (https://mapsconnect.apple.com) is a new service that lets any US company add or edit their location and add profiles such as Facebook, Yelp, Twitter or company website. This is a manual process …

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Intern Chronicles: How may we ‘serve’ you?

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This week has been very exciting:  I got to build a server out of recycled used parts!  Basically, a server is like a centralized CPU which provides extra processing power, memory and data storage.  Because it connects and shares data files and programs with all the desktop computers in an office, it’s the heart of a network. The server I …

Disaster! Hurricane! Flood damage! Data Loss…Welcome to Florida

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I like to bring up this topic from time to time.  Especially after I am able to help one of our clients recover from a disaster, using our most excellent backup technology. If you haven’t done so recently, please verify that your data is being backed up and monitored by a professional at least weekly (we monitor daily), and that …