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A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

Facebook has uses that go way beyond posting cat photos, complaining about restaurants, or stalking your ex — it’s also an incredibly effective advertising platform. From small businesses to big corporations, anyone can benefit from Facebook’s marketing tools. Read on to leverage Facebook to your advantage. Why advertise on Facebook? Above all else, the cost-effectiveness […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lightweight version of Windows. The operating system (OS), currently known as “Windows Lite,” is said to be Microsoft’s answer to Google’s Chrome OS. There are still plenty of unanswered questions about the OS, but here’s what we know so far. What is Windows Lite? Windows Lite is a […]

Threats facing financial institutions today

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]

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

Today, you simply can’t survive without a Wi-Fi connection. Businesses need fast, secure, and reliable internet to get work done and satisfy customers. But what about when you experience Wi-Fi issues? These fixes ought to do the trick! Range constraints Wi-Fi works via radio waves that are broadcast from a central hub, usually a piece […]

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

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

Many internet users still do not understand what the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar is for. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. This is an important feature that lets users know whether the site they are visiting is secure or not. […]

How good is your disaster recovery plan?

Why do some companies fail their disaster recovery plan (DPR) audit? Perhaps because they did not get the right information for it. They say experience is the best teacher; thus, nothing beats what you can learn from real-world case studies. See what you can learn from the following case. Hosting certain types of data and […]

What are virtual containers?

As technical as virtualization and virtual containers are, there’s no reason your company shouldn’t benefit from them. IT specialists all over the country are setting up and supporting these technologies for small businesses to increase efficiency and cut down on technology costs. What are containers and why are they so popular? Virtual containers are like […]