Summit Tech Blog

8 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Digital Life

It’s that time of year again! Allergy season. The dust from your stuffy, slow, and overworked technology is finally getting to be a problem. Spring cleaning is the perfect time to address all the clutter in your life. But before you tackle the garage, take some simple steps to freshen up your tech. After all, we’re here to help with that one! (Good luck with the garage though…)

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A Cyberattack is Inevitable. Layered Security is the Best Defense.

Remember the 1990’s, when your new desktop computer came with Minesweeper, a full suite of productivity software – and an anti-virus program? Whether it was Symantec, McAfee or Norton, that icon on your desktop once meant that your office’s data and budding IT infrastructure was relatively safe and secure.

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Hacking March Madness - The Cybercriminal's Final Four Bracket Picks

The madness is about to begin…

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Move Your Website to HTTPS Before Google Penalizes You

Website owners, your organization has until July to adopt a minimum-security standard for your site or have it declared unsafe. If you have not switched your site from the HTTP protocol to the more secure HTTPS standard by that date, Google will flag your website as insecure.

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Office Relocation Guide: Moving Nonprofits & Associations

By Kimberly Scolaro| January 31, 2018 |

Tags: Office relocation

Avoid Stress. Plan Ahead with our Moving Guide and Downloadable Checklist!

At some point in the lifecycle of your association or nonprofit, it’s almost certain you will need to move. It’s a big decision with no end of considerations. For example:

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Data Privacy Day: Don’t Collect it if you Can’t Protect it!

By Lee Snead| January 25, 2018 |

Tags: Security Awareness, Security, cybersecurity, privacy

Data is behavior. It’s core to who we are.

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What does a Managed IT Services Provider Do?

Remember not too long ago when IT was regarded as a limited support function? In just two decades, technology has become the critical infrastructure that runs your business. As a result, it’s important that business owners and executives understand the best way to manage it.

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2018 Starts with a Meltdown. What a Spectre this is!

The New Year has proven to be an eventful one so far. Between the bomb cyclone freezing everyone on the East Coast and the newest discoveries by security researchers, everyone at Summit is hoping the first week of 2018 isn’t setting the precedent for the year to come!  

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The 7 Gifts of Managed Service Providers

Now Your IT Staff Can Take the Holidays Off!

You're busy this time of year. Holiday orders are coming in fast, you're trying to coordinate your own family plans, and you're also planning for the year ahead! You have employees to manage and when things are going well, it becomes easy to neglect your day-to-day IT maintenance. But could that lead to a high-stress holiday catastrophe? This is a...

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Part II: How to Budget for Information Technology

Unless you have a dedicated experienced IT team with time to do more than troubleshoot employee issues, you may not have the in-house capacity or expertise to know how to go about budgeting for technology.

Like every business decision, there are tradeoffs. Do you hold on to older equipment and just pay more to maintain it, or invest in newer, more efficient technology? How do you know when...

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