NOW:53209:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
72°
H 79° L 61°
Clear | 3MPH

Five Warning Signs That Your Network May Be Compromised

Feb. 19, 2009

Computers are the backbone of most businesses as well as many busy households. From corporate America doing big business to the on-the-go soccer mom balancing schedules, computers are a tool few can live without. So what should people do when their computers become compromised?

 

“People need to pay attention when their computers are not providing the services they anticipated,” says Chris Wiser, CEO of TechSquad. “Many times there are warning signs right in front of the user showing that their computer is having problems. If something is not done to get the system up and running properly, the problem will only get worse and could lead to data loss and expensive repair bills.”

 

TechSquad looks for the following warning signs to determine if a network is compromised:

 

The computer frequently loses internet connection

The computer crashes or restarts automatically

User cannot install programs or printers

There is no way to log into the network, access the network resources, or share files

There are large amounts of spam email or the email is not working

 

“If a computer is showing signs of being compromised, it is time to call in an IT professional and have the situation assessed,” says Wiser. “Catching a serious problem before an entire office is without computer capabilities is much less expensive. That’s why we advocate that all our clients maintain their systems rather than waiting for problems to occur. By providing managed services to businesses, we catch most of our clients’ computer issues while they are still small.”

 

TechSquad is an information technology solution provider with offices in Waukesha and Manitowoc, WI. The firm specializes in providing enterprise-level managed solutions for small to medium-sized businesses including: remote help desk support, security audits, virus and spyware protection, network planning and integration, email support, IT project management, consulting, and 24/7/365 network monitoring and emergency service from Microsoft certified professionals (MCP, MCSA, MCSE). For more information, visit www.TechSquad.us or call (262) 798-0909.

 

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Whitefish Bay 02:58 PM

» Crash scene that closed 2 NB lanes of I-43 at Hampton is cleared Updated:  10:28 AM

» Mequon man injured in lawn mowing accident 5/28

» Two suspects charged in Brown Deer carjacking 5/27

» Two men charged with robbing Topper's Pizza in Fox Point at gunpoint 5/26

» Pedestrian struck by car in Whitefish Bay 5/26

» Goodwill opens new store in Brown Deer 5/22

» Germantown softball team edges Homestead, 1-0, for NSC crown 5/21

» Update: 13-year-old Glendale girl found 5/20

» Tips from public lead Mequon police to gas station robbery suspect 5/20

» Sex offender housed in River Hills moving to Milwaukee facility 5/18

» MMSD to push for removal of Estabrook Park dam 5/18

» Fire at Shorewood apartment building likely caused by unattended candle 5/14

» Let us know about your Memorial Day event 5/13

» Mequon considers bait and kill approach to coyote problem 5/13

» Glendale committee will investigate residential codes 5/13

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Massive overhaul of area conferences could be afoot 5/13

» Run the Bay this weekend 5/13

» Glendale police host prescription drug take back event 5/13

» Brown Deer School Board weighing sale of former Algonquin School property 5/13

» Winter's not through with us yet 5/12

» Glendale council urges County Executive Abele to take action on Estabrook Dam 5/11

» Mequon entrepreneur Anna Zuckerman expands children's clothing empire 5/11

» Shorewood rehab facility to reopen with new approach 5/5

» Dominican High School breaks ground on $4.5 million renovation 5/5

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT