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Is Your Cell Phone Vulnerable to Eavesdropping?

Do you ever feel like Big Brother is always watching? George Orwell’s apocalyptic novel, 1984, gave us the creeps: No matter what what a person did or said, nothing was private. There was always someone monitoring every movement; including people’s thoughts. While the book was published in 1949, it has never been more relevant than […]

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Are You Ready For a Cyber Attack?

When we first started using the internet a couple of decades ago (yes, it’s been that long), our main concerns were that dial up would take too long to connect, or that an incoming phone call would disconnect us in the middle of something important. Those issues were right at the top of the list […]

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Cyber Security on Cyber Monday

November is finally here! (Where did 2017 go?) This is when time really starts speeding up for the rest of the year, and before you know it, it’ll be America’s favorite holiday: Cyber Monday. Because what says “This is USA!” louder than rampant consumerism? And while it’s great to get good deals right before the […]

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Why Optimizing SQL Matters

MS SQL Server is a fabulous product, but it does need some care and attention. We have found that many companies in today’s mid-market tier have grown faster than expected. Thus they were worried about their application development, and security but haven’t had the time to tend to their database and SQL code structure. In […]

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What to Keep In Mind When Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

Remember the first computer you ever used? Back in the early days, it was common to store information on diskettes. Walking around with one made us feel a bit futuristic. Today, those disks are as anachronistic as pay phones. When you run a business, or your job entails sending and receiving significant amounts of data, […]

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How to Hire the Perfect DBA

How to Hire the Perfect DBA

Database Administrators, especially competent ones, can be difficult to find, validate technically, and hire, as they are rare and in high demand. This article discusses finding, scoping, and acquiring your new DBA.   Finding a DBA Where do DBAs hang out? Larger companies may hire a staffing firm. This may be expensive (staffing firms will charge […]

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Are Your Apps Making You Vulnerable to Cyber Threats?

How many people do you know without a smartphone? These nifty little gadgets have practically become a fifth limb for most of us; and we’ve come to rely on them for everything: online banking, downloading music, GPS maps, playing Scrabble when we’re bored, finding a nearby gas station… They make our lives so much easier […]

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Client Redemption

Eagle Client Redemption

A couple of weeks ago our Sales Director and I met with a marketing mentor, and a discussed profiling our customers. What is an excellent customer? How do we define them? How do we create the right message and services to target prospects that match the profile of our best customers? We then spent a […]

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work-life balance

Work-Life Balance

As the economics of our businesses goes through ebbs and tides, our work-life balance tends to follow those highs and lows as well. It seems like the tides get higher and the ebbs only mean we work harder and longer for less pay. This happens to all business owners and employees. It is ok to […]

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V Formation

How to get your Gurus to Fly in V-Formation

So you are lucky, and you have hired one or several top technical people in their field. You know that when it comes to technology, they know their stuff. Plus, they love doing the job. They are incredibly dependable, are nearly self-motivated when it comes to learning and tackling new problems, and they like to […]

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