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349942-microsoft-surface-pro-2 03.02.2018

Datasmith Announces Microsoft Surface Authorization

Datasmith Network Solutions is an authorized Microsoft Surface retailer. Datasmith received this authorization through its participation in the Trust X Alliance. The Trust X Alliance is a network of IT Service Providers whose mission […] Read more »

The Cloud 02.15.2018

What Does Cybersecurity Look Like in 2018?

Bitcoin, the General Data Protection Regulation in Europe and the Internet of Things (IoT) are recent developments that will present security professionals with new challenges in 2018. That’s in addition […] Read more »

Adobe1 02.07.2018

SECURITY ALERT: Adobe Flash Vulnerability Detected

Adobe has released a Zero Day Vulnerability Advisory for Adobe Flash Player and Earlier Versions What is a zero day vulnerability? A zero-day exploit is an attack that exploits a previously […] Read more »

krack-attack-100738914-large 01.29.2018

Microsoft SECURITY THREAT: Spectre and Meltdown

Two new vulnerabilities aimed at Windows users have been recently discovered. “Spectre” and “Meltdown,” target chips designed to make devices run faster. Devices with chips from Intel. AMD, and ARM are […] Read more »

krack-attack-100738914-large 12.22.2017

Is the cloud secure?

The cloud is dominating the IT industry – is it safe for your business? Datasmith hears many clients say, “The cloud isn’t safe,” and “Won’t anyone be able to steal […] Read more »

the cloud 12.15.2017

Private vs. Public vs. Hybrid Clouds

Just like in weather, there are several types of clouds available for cloud computing. Each comes with their own benefits. How should you choose which is best for you and […] Read more »

Reading-Traffic-Management-Moves-to-the-Cloud2 12.10.2017

Everything You Need To Know About The Cloud

We talk a lot about cloud based software, platforms, and the cloud itself. As we enter the New Year, we wanted to provide an overview of The Cloud and it’s […] Read more »

Microsoft_logo.svg 12.05.2017

Microsoft Office Vulnerability Leaves Many At Risk

A vulnerability in Microsoft Office software allows hackers to potentially take control of your computers and systems. A remote code execution flaw exists in Microsoft Office when the software fails to […] Read more »

black-friday-cyber-monday-2015-3d-printer-deals8 11.13.2017

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Beware of common scams during the busiest shopping days of the year! With the increasing popularity of online shopping, consumers biggest worry when shopping is no longer pickpockets and thieves. […] Read more »

Phones Done 11.09.2017

Don’t Let THIS Happen To Your Business

Have you ever received an email like this? With Halloween’s wild storm, many people were left without power. However, that doesn’t mean your business has to stop. Emails like create […] Read more »