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Cyber Security Tips

There has been a tremendous uptick in cyber attacks this year. We are getting at least a call per week, sometimes a couple a week, on significantly compromised businesses calling for help. The following are some common factors that we see in these cases and some tips to help improve you cyber security. Common Factors…

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CornCon 2018

  At this year’s CornCon cybersecurity conference (https://corncon.net/) we learned about several USB devices an intruder could use to break into or even destroy a computer. The USB Killer (https://usbkill.com/products/usb-killer-v3) is a device that draws power from a USB port to charge up capacitors and then dump hundreds of volts back into the machine over…

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QC Chamber’s Newsletter features interview with Beth Tinsman

We are fortunate and excited to see Beth Tinsman’s interview with The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) showcased in the latest Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce newsletter! Read more to learn about her history at IBM, why she started Twin State Technical Services, and her business values.   QC Chamber of Commerce https://app.cerkl.com/org/profile.php?id=1983#.W4avMuhKhPY TAI Interview …

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ADA Compliance for Websites

On July 26th, 2018, Rebecca Hamlette (Web Developer / Designer) gave a free seminar to discuss the importance of ADA compliance for websites. Websites Must Comply or Risk Penalties Any business available to the public must accommodate the public. This is the prevailing legal argument provided in ADA Compliance legal suits targeting businesses with an online…

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Integrated Marketing Course: Key Website Points

Having recently returned from an Integrated Marketing Course offered by the American Marketing Association, has motivated me to reiterate the following key website points:   What Should a Website Do? Validate: It should be clear what your business is selling within 3 seconds of a user landing on your website. Educate: Provide something of value…

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Top 3 Takeaways from the AWS Summit.

Cloud services is the fastest growing area in technology today. As an AWS partner, Aaron, Logan and Nile attended the AWS Summit in Chicago early this month to learn about the latest services and features Amazon Web Services has to offer. They learned the latest techniques in planning, designing and implementing complete cloud solutions and…

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