What Is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?

Accounteks ConsultingBudgeting

When preparing your technology budget, it is useful to know the costs associated with downtime. This information can help you prioritize IT expenditures so that critical systems and operations receive the funding needed to keep them running efficiently. Knowing the downtime costs can also motivate you to create business continuity and disaster recovery plans if you have not created them … Read More

How to Create a Backup Copy of Your Gmail Messages

Accounteks ConsultingData Backup

Like many people, you probably have work emails, bank account information, credit card numbers, and details about your personal life stored in our Gmail inbox and other Google services. But system downtime can sometimes keep you from accessing your account. Making backup copies of your files is a good way to get around this problem. A downloaded copy of your … Read More

9 Signs That an Email Might Be a Phishing Scam

Accounteks ConsultingEmail, Security & Privacy

Phishing attacks are still a weapon of choice for cybercriminals. The most common way they carry out phishing attacks is through email messages. In email phishing scams, digital con-artists use a convincing pretense to lure you into performing an action — usually opening an attachment or clicking a link. Doing so can lead to malware being installed on your computer … Read More