Tech Resources & Articles

How Does Equinox Help the Healthcare Industry?

August 13th, 2021 by admin

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Equinox IT Services has been providing technology solutions, support and system administration for the healthcare industry since the start of the company over 25 years ago. In that time, we have developed the team and the recipe to provide expert service...

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Posted in: Technology, Solutions

Is the global healthcare industry in crisis? Rising cyber attacks target health care facilities.

August 13th, 2021 by admin

A doctor working on a tablet while placing their stethoscope on their desk in front of a binder full of paper

Every industry from banking to retail, from fashion to healthcare are in crisis when it comes to cybersecurity risks. There is no industry or market on the planet that is safe from the increasingly digital attacks initiated and executed by adversaries...

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Posted in: Security, News

The Dirty Dozen

March 4th, 2021 by admin

9 brown eggs and 1 white egg

It's not uncommon to hear about tax scams. People become victims of tax fraud through workplace emails, online banking, tech support, and we can't forget a scammers favorite holiday – Tax season. According to the IRS, taxpayers have lost more than...

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Posted in: News

Uncle SCAM Wants YOU!

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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The most recent election cycle has been a divisive one. Certainly the most extreme in my lifetime, and if you disagree, YOU'RE part of the problem, so unfriend me! As the temperature increases in the political climate, emotions are running higher...

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Funniest Scams You Wouldn't Believe Exist

March 4th, 2021 by admin

A snake

Ring-ring. Hello? It's a scammer calling. Click. Does that scenario seem familiar? We knew you'd say yes. Fraud, scams, and hoaxes are serious problems in our digital age. In fact, more than 3.2 million reports of fraud were reported to the FTC in...

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Posted in: Security, News

Sunburst Hack

January 19th, 2021 by admin

A shadowy hand ominously typing on a keyboard of a laptop, their hand facing the wrong direction as its coming from the side with the screen and not the trackpad

We almost did it December, we almost made it one whole month in 2020 without a total catastrophe. 30 measly days, that's all I was hoping for. Hardly any time at all really, considering it's just one moon-phase, a single tank of quarantine gas,...

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Posted in: Security, News

Recap of 200 What Happened This Year 2

January 15th, 2021 by admin

A piece of toliet paper with 'BYE. BYE. 2020!' written on it

What happened in 2020? No really, what happened?! Between a global pandemic, wildfires, civil unrest, and murder hornets that vanished as quickly as they appeared… I was stumped. As this year came to a close and I realized that 2020 can't...

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Posted in: News

Cyber Predictions 21

January 15th, 2021 by admin

The year 2021 spelled out with wooden cubes, with the cube displaying 1 mid-way through rotating off of 0

With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, I was so focused on leaving that dumpster-fire-of-a-year in the dust that I wasn't paying attention to the road and crashed into yet another dumpster fire called "2021". Unfortunately, our problems will not stop just...

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Posted in: News, Technology

Recap of What Happened in 2020

December 23rd, 2020 by admin

The number '2020' seen through glasses

What happened in 2020? No really, what happened?! Between a global pandemic, wildfires, civil unrest, and murder hornets that vanished as quickly as they appeared... I was stumped. As this year came to a close and I realized that 2020 can't hurt me...

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Search Result Quackery: Does Google Bias Politics?

October 30th, 2020 by admin

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One minute you are posting, for the first time in your life, about how nice it would be to have a microwave you could reach from the bathtub. The next you know, you’re seeing ads for a waterproof microwave, thinking, “how did they know?” And “is this...

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Posted in: Protection, Tech Tips

Four Tips to Safely Shop Online for the Holidays

October 30th, 2020 by Sarah E Ashley

Phone with 'Online Shopping' on Screen and Shopping Cart in Surgical Mask Filled with Delivery Boxes

76% of All United States Adults Shop Online This stat was taken from a 2019 survey. Imagine what that percentage will be in 2021. Shopping online safely is so important considering more and more people are turning away from brick-and-mortar shops to...

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Posted in: Protection, Tech Tips

Don't Get Tricked, Let's Fight Identity Theft

October 18th, 2020 by admin

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Fall is here. The leaves are changing and each day brings a unique blend of colors, the air is aromatic, and dry... -Ack, COUGH- And for the next couple of months we get to enjoy the sweet smell of nature as it’s getting ready for what is shaping...

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Posted in: Protection, Security, Solutions

The Battle of Artificial Intelligence: Malware vs. Antivirus

October 9th, 2020 by admin

Small army figures on laptop.

Artificial Intelligence has revolutionized technology. Right now, most viruses utilized by hackers use artificial intelligence strategies to bypass computer’s defenses. This has created a need for security services and applications to use dynamic...

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Posted in: Protection, Security, News, Technology