Dental Practice Information Security


The security of information within a dental practice is a challenge to protect in a complex digital world.  Hackers have effective methods for obtaining various entry points to a practice that have been publicly exposed, while other methods are not as well known.  How does your practice protect your patient and business-related data? A secure…

Meltdown/Spectre notice for Bitdefender GravityZone users


Are you an AccuNet client using our recommended endpoint security platform, Bitdefender GravityZone?  Fear not, GravityZone business products received security patches and compatibility updates starting January 8, 2018 to mitigate the threat of the Meltdown and Spectre processor exploits. Read more here:  https://www.bitdefender.com/support/understanding-the-impact-of-meltdown-and-spectre-cpu-exploits-on-bitdefender-gravityzone-users-2072.html Interested in switching to Bitdefender GravityZone?  Contact AccuNet by calling 614-568-2116 or…

Top 5 Best Practices to Prevent against Ransomware


Current Anti-virus with Advanced Threat Protection & Web-Filtering It is not enough to just have anti-virus running on your machines. Please ensure the AV is regularly getting Virus definition updates for known viruses as well as Advanced Heuristics to look for odd software coding and/or unknown variants of previous virus signatures known as “zero-day” malware….

Windows XP is coming to End of Life Support April 2014. Are you ready?


Faced with the looming deadline for Microsoft’s official end of support for Windows XP, companies must migrate or risk their IT. by Ricky Ribeiro posted Jan 02, 2014 In the classic 1980s and 1990s PC game Oregon Trail, pioneers risked life and limb as they made the hazardous journey from the Missouri River to the nirvana of Oregon’s lush,…

Failed Backups Endanger Revenue & Productivity


Failed backups endanger revenue and productivity NET-SECURITY.ORG 8 Hours Ago Failed backups endanger revenue and productivity SMBs are losing critical business information as a result of failed backups, and have suffered significant impacts as a result, according to GFI Software. Many IT administrators surveyed revealed that a failed backup has led to a loss of…

7 things you can do to make Internet Explorer more secure


How well Internet Explorer—or any Web browser, for that matter—protects against attacks and malware greatly depends on whether you keep it up to date and have the right security settings. Here’s how to take the proper security measures with Internet Explorer 9 and 10. Upgrade to the latest version of IE Although switching to a…

Introducing Michael Mattox!


Michael Mattox joined our team in mid 2012 as a Network IT Consultant. Michael spent 10 years in the US Army as a Systems Administrator and Production Control specialist stationed in Germany for much of that time. Following his return stateside, Michael spent the last 4 years achieving his undergraduate degree and master’s degree in…

Congratulations Brian!


As many of you know by now, Brian Gorenflo is now the Network Services Manager for AccuNet.  Brian has spent over 12 years in the technology sector meeting with Small & Mid-Sized Businesses to solve technology issues. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Fitness Management as a year 2000 graduate…