Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

  Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms - firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your SMB? Here’s a checklist to help you find out how vulnerable you are to these attacks.

Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

  Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for the large number of people falling for fraudulent emails is that the phishing attempts are often so well-disguised that they escape the eyes of a busy email reader.

Bandwidth – What is it, what does it do and why do I need more of it!

Bandwidth – What is it, what does it do and why do I need more of it!

Post by:  Fabienne McGeever
Bandwidth refers to the amount of information that something, like a connection to the internet, can handle in a given time.  Bandwidth calculations consider both theoretical ratings and actual throughput.  It also measures speed for what is being sent out (upstream) and what is being brought in (downstream), explained today as up and down, from each workstation.

Beyond SMART Goals: “SMARTER” Goals – Attributes Vs Actions

Beyond SMART Goals: “SMARTER” Goals – Attributes Vs Actions

by:  Logan McLean

The never-ending seesaw of goal setting and goal failure. Most of us set goals this time of year to put our families and ourselves into a better position than we were a year ago. It is a noble pursuit; however, goals seem forgotten as fast as they come.

The “Unspoken” Secret to Success

The “Unspoken” Secret to Success

Written by:  Nathan Hasse
Non-verbal communication! What does that mean to you? Some people think that text messaging, social media, emails, and any other form of not speaking aloud is nonverbal communication. Although many of these mediums lack verbal communication, they lack nonverbal communication as well.

Go for the GOAL winner is…

Go for the GOAL winner is…

JIM SHAWVER!
During the 4th Quarter of 2016, Simpatico Systems held a contest for Operations, Finance and Field Services team members to help spread the word about the company. Nearly all of the teams qualified everybody.  A qualified person received a gift, plus an entry for the grand prize:  Stuff a private plane with family or friends for a round trip where ever they choose.