What is the Modern Desktop?

What is the Modern Desktop?

“Get modern with Windows 10 + Office 365 + kept up to date” is the message sweeping across the IT landscape--along with the promise that it will be loved by end users. This modern desktop transports users up to the cloud for data and programs, which isn’t a shockingly new concept, as the term “the cloud” has been bantered around since the 1960’s.

But it’s getting serious now.

Risky Business? Not When It Comes To Your Data.

Risky Business? Not When It Comes To Your Data.

How a company manages its data and information can make or break a company’s success and its rate of growth. If you could transfer the headache and risk of managing and securing your data -- while maintaining the financial upside of your company -- would you do it?

As the owner or decision maker of a small or medium-sized company, the thought of outsourcing some aspect of your business has probably come to mind.

A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

No one can deny that social media has become a powerful online marketing tool. It’s cheaper, more effective, and a lot cooler. It is especially advantageous to small businesses that don’t have budgets for print or TV ads. Interested in creating a social media ad of your own? Read on. Why advertise on Facebook? Above […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Reports about a new Windows operating system (OS) called “Windows Lite” is currently making the rounds online. According to insiders, this OS is a compact version of Windows that’s built as an alternative to Chrome OS. But what can people expect from this new OS and what does this mean for businesses? What is Windows […]

Threats facing financial institutions today

Threats facing financial institutions today

Despite efforts to remain secure, financial services make up 35% of all data breaches, earning the unfortunate title of most breached sector. It provides multiple avenues for cybercriminals to monetize their skills through extortion, theft, and fraud. These incidents compel businesses and individuals to take cybersecurity seriously. How prepared is your business? A good starting […]

On Your Mark, Get Set, GO!

On Your Mark, Get Set, GO!

By: Larry Johnson, CEO of Adept Solutions

My sophomore year in High School I qualified for the state finals in the high hurdles.  In training for that track meet, I had a run in with one of the hurdles (it won) and I was unable to compete in the state meet because of injury.

Troubleshoot your Wi-Fi with ease

Troubleshoot your Wi-Fi with ease

You’ve invested in Wi-Fi routers so you can access emails, collaborate in real time, browse Facebook, and watch YouTube videos at blistering speeds. But when your Wi-Fi refuses to work the way it should, the frustration sets in and you begin to contemplate smashing your router into pieces. Avoid that temptation with these five easy […]

Phishing e-mails and how to spot the scams

Phishing e-mails and how to spot the scams

 What is Phishing?
“Good things come to those who bait.” This is true for fishing and unfortunately true for phishing, also. Phishing uses email as bait, with messages that appear to be from legitimate companies or from people you know.

These emails often appeal to human emotions such as:

Fear—an email from your “bank” saying your account has been compromised.

At your service: Meet your technical team

At your service: Meet your technical team

Adept Solutions’ team of engineers keep the technology your business uses up and running. They’re the ones you’ll talk to when you call the Help Desk and (who you’ll see) troubleshooting for solutions onsite. Our engineers spend a great deal of time doing preventative maintenance on your devices as well.

Understanding HTTPS

Understanding HTTPS

Are you an avid online shopper? Have you noticed if each payment page has HTTPS in its URL lead-up? If you’re not absolutely sure, you might be a prime target for identity theft. Here’s why you should make sure that the websites you browse for shopping have a little padlock icon on them in the […]