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4 Keys to fun and engaging HR training sessions

4 Keys to fun and engaging HR training sessions

When departments within your organization don’t talk to each other, you’ve got a problem. It doesn’t matter whether your sales department goes out for drinks every night and the account department opts instead for team lunches; if the two teams don’t gel together, their camaraderie is worthless.

Capstone Is Giving Away A FREE Phone System!

Capstone Is Giving Away A FREE Phone System!

“Ringing in the New Year is taking on a totally new meaning for us this year. From now until March 24th, 2017, Capstone IT will be considering submissions for our Extreme Phone Makeover contest. Any business within a 25 mile radius of Rochester or Buffalo, NY, that has ten or more phone lines is eligible.

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 19

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 19

IT Security Tip #19 - A WARNING if you handle, process or store client credit cards

If you handle, process or store credit cards in any manner, you are required to comply with PCI DSS, or Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. This is a set of LEGAL requirements you must abide by to maintain a secure environment.

Our favorite Rochester spots for weathering a cold winter

Our favorite Rochester spots for weathering a cold winter

Here in the Flower City, we know a thing or two about cold winters. And although this year isn’t breaking any records, we felt some of our readers could use a review of our lovely city’s best winter activities. Each spot caters to visitors of all ages and backgrounds -- you’d be hard pressed to find a city more proud of its events and activities than Rochester, New York!

The Strong National Museum of Play
If it’s a fun (and warm) family outing you’re looking for, this famous Rochester stopover is a perfect way to spend quality time with loved ones.

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 18

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 18

IT Security Tip #18 - Your firewall is USELESS unless…

A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity – and EVERY business and individual needs one.
However, your firewall is completely useless if it’s not set up or maintained properly.

How to avoid becoming a victim to social engineering

How to avoid becoming a victim to social engineering

How many times have we written about the importance of cybersecurity dangers threatening small and medium-sized businesses? Several actually, but there’s one type of data security we’ve yet to cover in depth: social engineering.

Without context those two words might seem harmless, but for anyone who has been scammed, those four syllables take on a new, and painful, meaning.

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 17

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 17

IT Security Tip #17 - Don’t just close your browser!

This may seem obvious, but you'd be suprised how many of us simply close out of a browser when finished with online tasks. Stip and think...did I use bank account information in that session? Did I access confidential or private data?
When online accessing a banking site or any other application containing sensitive information, make sure you log out of the site and THEN close your browser.

Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

As you read this, you’re probably thinking ahead to the new year and what resolutions -- both personal and professional -- you’re going to commit to. I’d like to inspire you to take on 2017 with a renewed sense of urgency to execute your goals.

The first thing you need is a strategic plan for the year ahead.

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 16

Simple Ways To Protect Yourself Against Online Criminals and Hackers – 16

IT Security Tip #16 - Make THIS password different from everything else

You know you’re guilty of it: using the same password for everything. Believe me, I understand how annoying it is to try and remember all those passwords; and if you’re using the same password for sites that don’t share sensitive information, like a login to a news feed you like to read, then it’s generally okay.

More than just compliance: The growth of healthcare practices requires experienced IT partners

More than just compliance: The growth of healthcare practices requires experienced IT partners

With several Certified HIPAA Security Professionals (CHSP) on staff, we know the technology of the healthcare industry inside and out. Practices that provide healthcare services for anything -- whether it be medical, dental, vision, or otherwise -- have an extremely specific set of technology needs, possibly more nuanced than any other industry.