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Security Update – 2019

Article (PSA-0011) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Security Update Original release date: February 16, 2019 Security Update “From the sudden spread of WannCry and Petya/NotPetya ransomware, to the swift growth in coinminers, 2017 provided us with another reminder...

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Directory Structure and File Name Conventions

Article (PSA-0010) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Directory Structure and File Name Conventions Original release date: October 19, 2018 Directory Structure and File Name Conventions When storing data we, as responsible digital citizens, need to ensure our directory...

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Introduction to Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Article (PSA-0009) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Introduction to Virtual Private Network (VPN) Original release date: July 17, 2018 Introduction to Virtual Private Network (VPN) A VPN provides a secure way of connecting to a remote network over...

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Introduction to Proxy Servers

Article (PSA-0008) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Introduction to Proxy Servers Original release date: April 17, 2018 Introduction to Proxy Servers You may not know it, but every time you visit a website or connect with someone online,...

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What Are Managed Services

Article (PSA-0007) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: What Are Managed Services? Original release date: January 15, 2018 What Are Managed Services? Managed services allow business managers/owners to offload specific IT operations to a service provider. This service provider...

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What Is A Firewall?

Article (PSA-0006) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: What Is A Firewall? Original release date: October 15, 2017 What Is A Firewall? The word firewall was borrowed from firefighting and fire prevention, where the word was used to indicate...

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High availability – following the backup rule

Article (PSA-0005) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: High availability – following the backup rule Original release date: September 23, 2017 Updated date: August 16, 2019 [High Availability is a characteristic of a system, which aims to ensure an...

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How Antivirus and Antispyware Work

Article (PSA-0004) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: How Antivirus and Antispyware Work Original release date: July 18, 2017 Both antivirus and antispyware software monitor your computer for potential threats. If your computer is connected to the internet, you...

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IC3 Annual Report – Trends in Internet Crime

2016 Internet Crime Report Giving someone access to your computer is like giving out a key to your front door. A computer can have your bank account information, family photos, and other private documents and data—information that fraudsters would like to steal. That’s why tech...

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Introduction to Malicious Software

Article (PSA-0003) Submitted by: Billy Joe Long, Member/Manager Company: Problem Solving Applications, LLC Titled: Introduction to Malicious Software Original release date: March 27, 2017 The Internet has become a dangerous place, and computer security threats are a very real concern for any organization or home...

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