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Creating Good Passwords

Protecting everything you lock with a good password is when you use length and complexity (mix of letters, numbers, symbols, and capitals). A six character password has been shown to be able to be cracked in under 13 minutes, but even a ten character password would  currently take 900 years to crack with our latest

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Denver IT|

Make a bootable USB flash drive to wipe an old hard drive

Make a bootable USB flash drive to wipe an old hard drive To use a USB to wipe an old hard drive on a Windows PC: Download the DBAN *.iso image from http://www.dban.org/download. Insert a USB flash drive with 32MB+ available space. Download the Universal USB-Installer, which converts the *.iso image to USB flash http://www.pendrivelinux.com/downloads/Universal-USB-Installer/Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.6.exe

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Tech Tips|

Shadow Copy

Shadow Copy The Shadow Copy feature is often one of the most overlooked tools built into Windows Servers. Utilizing shadow copies allows files to be recovered in real time, without having to turn to a traditional backup solution like tapes, or even online backups. This does not mean that Shadow Copies should take the place

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Tech Tips|

Turning the tables on technology performance

Turning the tables on technology performance Technology performance is typically touted as a conduit to better business processes. However, sometimes lost amid all the high-tech hoopla is a high-touch catalyst for performance excellence. It’s called action learning. Simply put, action learning is interactive training, that time-tested practice of learning by doing. No matter how robust

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Denver IT, IT Articles|

Denver Managed Services

Denver Managed Services In the old days, managed services often referred to nothing more than a help desk that would take over control of your workstation while you leaned back and watched. Nowadays, we have the ability to monitor the health and performance of your entire network, and if we spot a potential problem, we

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Denver IT|

Managed Services Promote Predictability in Tough Times

Managed Services Promote Predictability in Tough Times Managed services are a hot item in the IT world. Companies faced with downsizing their IT staffs are finding these competitively-priced, outsourced offerings very tempting. However, as with so many technology terms, "managed services" carries different meanings to different people. Pricing also varies considerably, depending on the scope

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Denver IT|