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10 Things You Should Never Do With Your Devices 

July 5, 2023

I think we can all agree that computers and technology make our lives easier, more efficient, and can problem-solve like nobody’s business. They can also be sources of frustration, safety concerns, and utter chaos if things fail or the computer is lost, stolen, or otherwise breaks.  Given that computers, including desktops, tablets, laptops, and smartphones…


How Often & When Should I Change Passwords? 

February 15, 2023

Passwords are something we regularly discuss here at Spectra Networks. We advise our clients to use strong passwords and password managers to help create secure passwords and store them for use later.  One question we’re often asked after advising about the best practices of password management is how often and when a password should be…

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What’s At Risk When Using Free Public Wi-Fi? 

February 8, 2023

Staying connected is what we do as Americans. We check our social media channels, shop, and even pay our bills while conducting everyday activities. From the corner coffee shop to airports, public libraries, restaurants, hotel rooms, and everywhere in between, public wi-fi hotspots seem to make these online activities convenient and speedy.  It may be…


Why Varying Passwords Is So Critical 

January 11, 2023

Gone are the days of each of us having one password for a business login and one for our personal login. In today’s highly digitized world the average computer user has over 100 passwords for both personal and business accounts from client portals to project management software and from Netflix to our own personal email.…