CryptoLocker and CryptoWall

A dangerous computer malware has been infecting Microsoft Windows computers and servers.  The new virus variant of CryptoLocker and CryptoWall has been spreading rapidly. The virus will encrypt your files on your computer, any network shared drives and connected server storage resources.  New variants started to be released October 2014 and have continued to evolve over time.  It is utilizing new Continue ReadingCryptoLocker and CryptoWall

Electronic Discovery

Electronic discovery is the collection, preservation, recovery, analysis and preparation of information originally stored on electronic media. It is needed in response to a request for production in a law suit or investigation. It involves much more than merely the recovery of computer data. Electronic discovery involves proper handling and preservation of data, sifting information through a thoughtful process and Continue ReadingElectronic Discovery

Understanding Basic Business Technology

A basic understanding of business technology and how long equipment should last in the workplace can help clear up a lot of issues and unreasonable expectations from your IT consultant.  Here is a quick overview: Computers Average Life Span: 3 – 4 years of normal usage Business class computers can help you be more productive, but with age and increase Continue ReadingUnderstanding Basic Business Technology

Off-Site Backup

Off-Site Backup Systems can make your office data backups much simpler. In today’s market, downtime is not an option, even for an hour. The off-site backup options available today far outperform current tape systems. Fact is, your data is in better hands of a professional than most businesses. Here at UNA, we strongly recommend off-site backups for a number of Continue ReadingOff-Site Backup

Planning your Network Relocation

Planning what and how your computer network will look like on the other side is key for minimal downtime and eliminating problems. It is all too common that the computers are handled by movers or regular staff, and the relocation does not complete in time or on budget. Avoiding these pitfalls are important to your business’s bottom line. Other than Continue ReadingPlanning your Network Relocation