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Are you aware of the latest online scam that is costing businesses huge sums?

Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information, such as: usernames, passwords, and credit card details, often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
– Wikipedia (

At Aviator IT, we’ve seen phishing attacks on our clients for years, and, recently, they seem to have gotten more devilishly clever. The FBI […]

By | March 11th, 2016|Security|

This Simple Tool Can Protect Your Online Accounts from Getting Hacked

A client of ours recently got an email from a security consulting firm that contained the username and password he uses for multiple websites.  This email explained that they had found his credentials in an online dump of passwords from a compromised website, and they were offering their consulting services to help him tighten […]

By | March 4th, 2016|Security|

Beware of the Lowest Bid on an IT Project

We work with a biotech company in the Bay Area that recently spun off a subsidiary to merge with an East Coast company. Politics being what they were, the East Coast firm wanted to stick with their existing IT vendor. We had some calls and it seemed that their philosophy was compatible with ours, so […]

By | January 28th, 2016|Business Strategy|

IT Sanity Saver #1

(This post is intended for IT professionals.)

I know you’re running backups. But with IT resources being thin (or maybe the only real resource being you), you probably don’t have time to check them regularly.

So, to help you avoid being that IT guy in Alaska, here is IT sanity saver #1: Test your […]

By | December 14th, 2015|Disaster Recovery|

Why Are Businesses Going to the Cloud?

reasons-businesses-switching-to-cloud-servicesWe have seen cloud services become a greater and greater part of our consulting practice over the years, so we know that they appeal to our clients, but we are always curious about why businesses are switching to the cloud. We recently came across a cloud survey […]

By | August 27th, 2015|Cloud|