World Password Day. Is Your Password Secure?

Code Blue Computing, an IT support firm headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado is encouraging users to celebrate World Password Day by changing their passwords and becoming informed about the importance of strong passwords in the digital age we now live in. “With the ever increasing number of data breaches it has becoming more important to be vigilant with the passwords that we are using on our devices and our applications,” stated Code Blue VP of Technology William Morgan. To date, the most commonly used passwords are 123456 and the word password. Simple Ways to Keep Yourself Secure: Don’t use one word … Continue reading →

Let’s Talk Passwords, Shall We?

Passwords. Do you sometimes feel like passwords are the bane of your existence?  Let’s see what do we have our Windows password, the one for Quickbooks, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Facebook, Online Banking, iTunes…. Here is the deal.  Cyber Threats are growing every single day.  As much as we hate having all these passwords.  It is one of the things that protects us.  When you find a good password, don’t use if for every single application that you use.  There are people out there with very sophisticated programs working to gain access to your data. Once someone is able to assume your … Continue reading →

How to Setup Telecommuting for Your Employees

How to Setup Telecommuting for Your Employees. How to setup telecommuting for your employees is something that a lot of employers are looking to provide ; however, there are many that are still fighting the wave. Not offering telecommuting as a benefit for their employees may be costing them more than it is gaining them.  In a recent survey, 36% of employees indicated they would forego a raise for the benefit of telecommuting.  Additionally, 70% of employees said the ability to telecommute would fall between moderately important and extremely important when choosing their next job. Many times the push back … Continue reading →

HIPAA Compliance for Small Medical Practices in Denver

HIPAA Compliance for a Small Medical Practice in Denver has long been an issue that providers have struggled with.  The Health Insurance Portability Act of 1996 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 have certainly changed the landscape for small medical offices including Doctors, Chiropractors, Physical and Occupational Therapists, and Mental Health providers such as Therapists, Counselors, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists. We have run into many smaller medical offices in Denver that are not running their offices in a manner that to be certified in HIPAA compliance if they were audited.  We know in these … Continue reading →

How do You Know When Your Hard Drive is Going to Fail?

We have had a lot of folks coming into our office recently needing data recovery because their hard drive failed.  When they come in the question inevitably comes up “How do you know when your hard drive is going to fail?” So your hard drive is going to fail, does your computer give you clues ahead of time that this is going to happen?.  This is why it is extremely important to pay attention to your computer and take action immediately.  If you do that, you can avert an emergency situation where you find yourself without a computer. 1. Clanking … Continue reading →