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What is HTTPS?

October 1, 2020 0

You have likely seen the acronym “HTTP” while navigating the internet. HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) appears at the beginning of a web address and supports data transfer between the...

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Benefits of an Access Control System for Your Business

September 17, 2020 0
Benefits of an Access Control System for Your Business - WesTec Services

As a business, you have assets to protect. Therefore, you need a high-quality security system that protects against external and internal threats, and provides peace of mind. Here are...

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Why You Should Invest in Video Surveillance

September 3, 2020 0
Why You Should Invest in Video Surveillance - WesTec Services

For businesses, security threats of any kind can disrupt productivity and ultimately result in costly repairs or damage control. Video surveillance (CCTV) offers many benefits for businesses, including theft...

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Outsourcing Your Technical Support with IT Consulting

August 27, 2020 0
Outsourcing Your Technical Support with IT Consulting - WesTec Services

Modern technology is a huge asset for businesses across all industries. However, with implementing new technology comes a major learning curve. So how do businesses properly execute new technology...

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3 Crucial Security Solutions to Employ as a Business Owner

August 13, 2020 0
3 Crucial Security Solutions to Employ as a Business Owner - WesTec Services

A security threat of any kind can disrupt productivity and impact business. What precautions are you taking to ensure your company does not fall victim to these disruptions? Here...

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Protect Against Cyberattacks When Working Remotely

July 24, 2020 0
Protect Yourself Against Cyberattacks When Working Remotely - WesTec

As business continues to shift towards long term remote work practices, our tendency to fall for phishing scams has risen exponentially. While many businesses used to have one or two...

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Misleading password meters could increase risk of data breach

July 10, 2020 0
Misleading password meters could increase risk of data breach - WesTec Services

A Password meter is an indicator of the strength of a password entered by a user on a website. In most cases, meters estimate the amount of tries necessary...

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Why Should I Outsource My IT Needs

June 19, 2020 0
Why Should I Outsource My IT Needs? - WesTec

Does your company have its own internal IT department? Do you feel that there is a misuse of time and resources due to inefficient practices within your company? Consider...

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How to Spot Phishing Attempts

June 5, 2020 0
How to Spot Phishing Attempts - WesTec Services

Are you sure that email came from a real company? Individuals are commonly targeted by cybercriminals claiming to be a large organization, copying the format legitimate companies and phishing...

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How to Prevent Malware

May 15, 2020 0
How to Prevent Malware - WesTec Services

When your computer slows down or begins acting in an unusual way, it may be infected with a virus or malware. While most malwares are annoying, others may be...

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When Should I Update My Passwords?

May 1, 2020 0
When Should I Update My Passwords? - WesTec Services

Sometimes, accounts will ask you to update your passwords for security reasons. This often feels like an unnecessary task meant to make your life more complicated. However, in a...

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How to Improve Your Computer’s Speed

April 17, 2020 0
How to Improve Your Computer's Speed - WesTec Services

Doesn’t your computer always seem to lag when you have a rapidly approaching deadline? A slow computer can decrease productivity and increase frustration. To help eliminate frustration, try one...

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How to Recover Deleted Files

April 3, 2020 0
How to Recover Deleted Files - WesTec Services

Have you ever accidentally deleted a file and then realized you need it back? Unfortunately, it’s happened to most of us at least once–and we've all experienced the headache...

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What You Need to Know About an Unexpected Computer Shutdown

March 19, 2020 0
What You Need to Know About an Unexpected Computer Shutdown - WesTec Services

An unexpected computer shutdown can potentially harm your computer and its data, which is why it is important to properly turn off your computer by selecting shut down, restart...

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How to Secure Your Business Mobile Phone

March 3, 2020 0
How to Secure Your Business Mobile Phone - WesTec Services

Business mobile phones can be used for a range of commercial operations, including inventory control, customer relations, advertising, marketing, banking and more. Here are few ways to ensure your...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your PC

February 21, 2020 0
How to Get the Most Out of Your PC - WesTec Services

Because computers are powerful tools that we are likely to use in our everyday business or personal lives, we want to be able to get the most out of...

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Benefits of IT Consulting for a Startup Business

February 7, 2020 0
Benefits of IT Consulting for Startup Businesses - WesTec Services

A startup business looking to grow and establish its operations will find the value of an IT consultant life-changing. Here are a few benefits that startup businesses can expect...

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Advantages of Wireless Internet for Business

January 24, 2020 0
Advantages of Wireless Internet for Business - WesTec Services

While business is driven by technology and the internet, many companies today will deal with their computer network problems and frustrations instead of considering a needed upgrade to a...

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How to Avoid a Spear-Phishing Attack

January 10, 2020 0
How to Avoid a Spear-Phishing Attack - WesTec Services

As we discussed in a previous article, phishing is an attack that uses disguised emails as weapons aimed at masses of people. However, spear-phishing is a targeted attempt to steal...

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How to Protect Customer Data

December 19, 2019 0
How to Protect Customer Data

We place our information online every day. We’re more than happy to hand over our email, phone number, address and credit card information to purchase a product on the...

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What is Phishing?

December 12, 2019 0

Phishing is defined as a cyber attack that uses disguised emails as weapons. Hackers try to trick email recipients into clicking links or attachments they designed to steal personal...

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How to Avoid Online Scams this Holiday Season

November 21, 2019 0

This holiday season, experts expect cyberattacks to rise by 60 percent. Retailers and consumers will see a spike in cybersecurity alerts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with heightened...

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Hack the Hackers with Password Security

November 7, 2019 0

Have you ever been the victim of a cyber attack? Do you use the same password for all of your accounts? Follow our guide to outsmart the hackers with...

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Top Access Control Trends for 2019

October 31, 2019 0
Top Access Control Trends for 2019

Access control systems continuously evolve with the newest technology trends. In fact, they must keep up with updates to protect companies, their employees and data from threats. With a...

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The Benefits of Two-Factor Authentication

October 3, 2019 0
two-factor authentication benefits

As technology continues to advance, additional security measures become necessary. Until now, single-factor authentication has been the standard. Single-factor authentication requires a username and password to enter an account....

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Why You Should Lease Your IT Equipment

September 19, 2019 0
Why You Should Lease Your IT Equipment

Is your technology equipment outdated or running slow? New equipment may be the solution. Before making a big purchase, check out all of your options. At WesTec Services, we...

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Your Business Needs a Guest Wifi Account

September 5, 2019 0
Your Business Needs a Guest Wi-Fi Network

Places of business who have frequent visitors can benefit from having an additional WiFi network for guests. With a guest Wifi network, temporary visitors enjoy full internet connectivity without...

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What is Managed IT Service?

August 29, 2019 0
Managed IT Services

Small businesses can benefit from outsourcing their IT to a qualified business technology company. With managed IT service, WesTec can monitor and improve your company’s IT practices to ensure...

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How to Pick Your IT Provider

August 1, 2019 0

When your focus is on running a business and selling a product or service to customers, outsourcing IT can save valuable time. Before signing a contract, it is important...

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Advantages of Computer Networking

July 25, 2019 0

Computer networking allows the sharing of information across computers linked together by a common network. Businesses rely on networking to transfer messages and information with others.   Easier Sharing Computer...

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Mission: WesTec will be a “turn-key” solution for all of its clients’ business connectivity needs. It will offer efficient and effective solutions, directly and with strategic partners, that create tangible value for its clients at every point of contact. Westec will serve all people and entities with a servant’s heart.

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