Summit Tech Blog

It’s a win-win for Maryland small businesses: Lower taxes and cybersecurity

Every small company seeks to pay lower taxes to increase their profit margins on products and services that they provide. Now in Maryland that opportunity exists and with the added benefit of enhanced cybersecurity.

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Valentine’s Day Brings Out the Catfish.

Valentines Day brings out the best (and worst) in people. As couples scramble to book their dinner reservations and grab the last bouquet of flowers, singles are swiping and clicking to find last minute love. Yet in the search for love, many online daters are finding scams and fraud instead.

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It's National Data Privacy Day. Wishful Thinking?

Today, January 28, is National Data Privacy Day, the annual date devoted to raising awareness about the use (or misuse) of our personal data and the importance of keeping it private. Many would argue that ship has sailed.

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What do bell bottom jeans, mullets, and Windows 7 have in common?

One Year Until Microsoft Sunsets Windows 7

Don't let your operating system become the next fashion faux paus. The world has moved on. It's officially outdated. Microsoft has announced it is going to stop supporting Windows 7 on January 14th, 2020. That means you have one year to modernize your operating system by moving to Windows 10. 

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2019 Cyber Environment Presents Challenges and Opportunities

As a company that manages IT security and tech support, the new year is time to take stock of the cyber security landscape. Our own experience has taught us that cyber challenges will only increase, although the nature of those threats continually evolves. Here is  what leading experts expect to emerge in 2019. 

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Last minute shopping? Why not technology gifts?

The clock is ticking. We can feel it. Christmas is fast approaching and final gifts need to be purchased.

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Giving Back: The Maryland Food Bank

By Lee Snead| December 17, 2018 |

Tags: Holiday, volunteering

Every year, just before the holidays hit, the Summit team sits around the conference table to discuss the holiday marketing campaign. We are never at a loss for ideas. Last year we had fun creating this video recounting how we saved the holidays for the North Pole, but this year we got to thinking... how can we help save the holiday for folks a bit closer to home? 

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‘Appy App Day!

National App Day? Yep, it’s a thing.

Each year, December 11 is set aside to celebrate all those time-saving, time-wasting tools that make life easier, more entertaining and occasionally annoying.

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Donuts & Data Breaches

While Dunkin' may not have suffered a data breach to their own systems, the company notified everyone who has a DD Perks rewards accounts that cyber criminals may have accessed their personal information through the DD Perk profiles in October 2018. 

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Choosing the Right Office Computers for your Business

By Lee Snead| November 28, 2018 |

When it comes to getting work done, we rely on the technology tools that we use every day to be reliable, possess the processing power to get the job done, and empower the team to work together and solve problems (other than troubleshooting computer issues). That's why choosing the right office computers for your business is such an important task. Finding the balance between budget,...

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