March 27, 2020

Work, Learn, & Play From Home

  Working from home If you have a job that allows you to work from home, you’re probably already working there. Here are some best practices for working from home: Work in a space separate from the rest of your house. To concentrate on work, you need a space to work that is set apart… Read More

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Internet Scammers and Phishing

Criminals are opportunists, and as seen in the past, any major news event can become an opportunity for groups or individuals with malicious intentions. The Coronavirus is no different. In fact, the Coronavirus is a prime opportunity for enterprising criminals because it plays on one of the basic human conditions…fear. Fear can cause normally scrupulous… Read More

January 3, 2018

NTCA Announces Partnership with the Department of Homeland Security to expand CyberSecurity Education for Small, Rural Telecom Operators

NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association has entered into a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute for Hometown Security (NIHS) to ensure that operators of small, rural telecoms have access to top-of-the-line resources needed for cybersecurity risk-management programs. Some of these resources include educational programming and insights into industry best practices…. Read More

September 11, 2017

Password Safety is Critical to Security

Do you write down or electronically record any of your passwords? This is the equivalent of leaving your password for anyone to use. Hackers will do anything they can do to get your information. Don’t make it easy for them! Sometimes we don’t realize the importance of creating and safe-guarding passwords. Never write down passwords… Read More

August 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Internet Scammers and Phishing

Please be aware and practice caution as internet scammers are exploiting tropical storm- Hurricane Harvey. There have been numerous Facebook pages developed, tweets, and emails being circulated which contain links to fake charity websites asking for donations to go towards “Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds.” These funds are then being kept for personal benefit. Please be… Read More

August 15, 2017

Meet the Installation Team!

The Business and Security Systems Installation Team consists of seven members, including supervisor Heather Berrier. They enjoy working together to conquer the challenges that come with each installation. The team installs traditional digital phone systems as well as VoIP systems, plus security and camera systems, and networking for small businesses. “We install wired security systems… Read More

July 21, 2017

How Much Internet Speed Do You Need?

Determining exactly how much bandwidth you need in your home or business can be tricky. Having too little can have adverse effects on your internet surfing and work productivity. On the other hand, having too much can cause you to spend unnecessary money and leave a lot of internet features unused. Below are a few… Read More