Category Archives: Blog

J I.T. Outsource and J Digital Identity – Appearing In Major Publications


APPEARING IN MAJOR PUBLICATIONS “You don’t have to take my word for it, though.” LeVar Burton, Actor J – I.T. Outsource and ARTCO by J team members are quoted across the Internet for their wisdom, experience, and expertise in business technology, business development, network management, I.T. services management, website design, web development, and digital marketing. […]

6 Ways Your I.T. Support Has Too Much Control Over Your Network

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As the CEO, CTO, or owner of your business, you need to have a certain level of trust in your in-house computer guy or outsourced I.T. support company. At J –  I.T. Outsource, we know this is important, so our team works hard to earn our client’s trust by working in their best interests. We’ll even go […]

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Business Computers Ready for “Back to School” … and for Maximum Performance All Year

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While your business computers might not be “going back to school,” your children and your employees’ children are preparing for the biggest event of the year. Why not take this as a good reminder to prepare your office for a semi-annual cleanup of your computers, servers, and electronic equipment, because a lack of maintenance – […]

Is Your I.T. Service Holding Your Network Prisoner?

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  Here’s a question you’ve probably never asked yourself about your I.T. service but will now probably keep you awake tonight (sorry). If your I.T. guy went away, would you know where all the passwords, data, software licenses and disks, key codes, and other important information were stored? And here are the follow-up questions that might […]

Should You Leave Your Computer on At Night or Turn It Off?

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  We’re often asked by our clients and their team members if they should leave their computer on all the time or turn it off when they are not using them. Several years ago, we would have told them clients to turn their machines off to save power. But with the extreme proliferation of viruses, ransomware, and […]

Ransomware Prevention: How to Avoid Losing All Your Business Files to Cryptolocker, Locky, and Jigsaw Ransomware


If You Thought Cryptolocker was Bad, Meet Jigsaw and Locky Ransomware Updated June 22, 2016 Back in December 2015, we shared with you a few Crypolocker stories about a number of clients and friends who had all of their vital business data kidnapped. We want you, our clients, and any business owner who is worried about their valuable business […]

Hacked Websites? How to Keep them From Becoming Zombie Minions for Hackers & Cyber Thieves

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Hacked Websites? How to Keep them From Becoming Zombie Minions for Hackers & Cyber Thieves by Max Sullivan, Web Developer and Beth Bridges, V.P. of Digital Identity Don’t Let Hacked Websites Become a Cybercriminal’s Tool Do you think of website hacking as something like digital graffiti? It’s the online equivalent of someone spray-painting the high school […]

SEO, Web Design, and the Deep Blue Ocean: Why Your Website is Getting Eaten by Sharks

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Trying to get your website found on the internet is like swimming in the ocean. You’re a tiny speck in a massive environment that is always in motion. You think you’ve explored SEO and web design – or the ocean – but the majority of it is unexplained. There are dangers lurking under the surface.  […]

Lipstick on a Pig: That’s a Web Design Company Without a Real Developer

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A web development company without a programmer is like a home-builder without an architect. A train without an engineer. A rebel without a clue. All those designers and help desk guys are going to make your stuff look great, but you’re never going to be certain if anything is really running on a sound foundation. […]

Virtual Private Server for All Our Website Clients

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Have you heard of Virtual Private Server Hosting? It’s the high-end, top-of-the-line version of website hosting versus shared hosting which is what you get with GoDaddy, BlueHost, and other web companies. Yes, it can be cheap, but you get limited bandwidth, your performance can be affected by other sites on that shared server, and there can be security problems. […]