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Simple Guide to Follow for Better Endpoint Protection

Endpoints make up much of a company’s network and IT infrastructure. This is a collection of computers, mobile devices, servers, and smart gadgets. As well as other IoT devices that all connect to the company network. The number of endpoints a company has will vary by business size. Companies with less than 50 employees have about 22 endpoints. Small businesses with 50-100 employees have roughly 114. Enterprise organizations with 1,000+ employees average 1,920 endpoints. Each […]

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Insider Threats Are Getting More Dangerous! Here’s How to Stop Them

  One of the most difficult types of attacks to detect are those performed by insiders. An “insider” would be anyone that has legitimate access to your company network and data. This would be via a login or other authorized connection. Because insiders have authorized system access, they bypass certain security defenses. Such as those designed to keep intruders out. Since a logged-in user isn’t seen as an intruder, those security protections aren’t triggered. There […]

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9 Urgent Security Tips for Online Holiday Shopping

The holiday shopping season is taking off. This means that scammers have also revved up their engines. They’re primed and ready to take advantage of all those online transactions. Don’t forget to stay safe online during the buying frenzy that occurs this time of year. An ounce of cybersecurity prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. It can also save you from a financial or privacy nightmare. Here are some of the most critical […]

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6 Discontinued Technology Tools You Should Not Be Using Any Longer

One constant about technology is that it changes rapidly. Tools that were once staples, like Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash, age out. New tools replace those that are obsolete. Discontinued technology can leave computers and networks vulnerable to attacks. While older technology may still run fine on your systems that doesn’t mean that it’s okay to use. One of the biggest dangers of using outdated technology is that it can lead to a data breach. […]

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Does Your Business Have an Online Presence? 5 Must-Do’s

How do people find out more about a business? They probably Google it. That’s why business owners need to be hyper-aware of how their business looks online. Whether you have a new business or an established business that is unsearchable on the internet, now is the time to work on your online business presence. Here are five effective ways to ensure your business looks as professional and trustworthy online as it does in person.   […]

IT Field Sourcing

Are you a national IT / Tech Support organization looking to have a local project handled in North Idaho and Eastern Washington? Intechtel offers contracted IT services on an incidental or project basis. One call to 208-635-4400 gets a resource secured for your project with negotiable payment terms on an hourly or time and materials basis . Some of the items we specialize in include: Data / Internet cabling, termination, or moves Computer hardware troubleshooting […]

Wireless Network Security

Securing your wireless network at home properly is important not only to protect your personal information and files, but your speed as well. Wireless networking is inherently risky as you are sending data over the air. Information from your wireless network can be intercepted just like signals from cell or cordless phones. Whenever a wireless connection is being utilized, it is important to ensure that your business and files are private and secured. If your […]

Operating Systems

Intechtel knows computer operating systems. From Windows to Linux and everything in between, we can assist you with your Operating system issues, including driver issues from changing operating systems. We can also assist you with changing your operating system to something more familiar or user friendly. Need to restore your system after a hardware failure, but no longer have your restore media? We can help you with getting your system restored, and your files back […]

What Internet Service

Picking the right Internet service can sometimes be a pain, and we understand that. There are many different types of service, speeds, and brands out there and picking the right one for your home or business is important. For the most part, we have been taught to believe that speed is the most important thing and that the package with the highest speed at the lowest cost wins, right? Not so fast. When it comes […]

Business Directory Listing Websites

Trying to get an online presence established, or extend your online reach to local customers? You NEED to be listed in local business directories at every point possible to maximize your exposure and increase the odds of potential customers finding you. Below you will find a list of 50 local business directory listing sites that you can submit your business, website, and contact information to. Most all of these are free, although some will offer […]

Before You Buy a Phone System

7 Things to know before buying your next phone system Getting the right phone system for your business shouldn’t be difficult. After all, most of you who are reading this probably have better things to do with your time (like running your business or department). If it seems to you that phone system vendors do nothing more than confuse you with features, functions and technical jargon, you are not alone. Many folks throw their hands […]

Slow Loading and Tune Ups

Missing the days when your computer ran like new? Much like maintenance on your car, the occasional tune-up of your computer can keep it running like new and we can help you get that computer running faster, loading quicker, and responding like it should. We’ll also advise you if an upgrade of memory or hard drive would help you achieve even greater performance by analyzing the programs you have added since you bought your computer. […]

Virus and Spyware Removal

Viruses, spyware, malware, and other malicious software can wreak havoc on your computer. They can range from mostly benign and annoying advertisements and crude links to stealing your personal information and identity. In any case, its important to keep your computer free of unwanted software that can slow down performance or cause your computer to not work at all. We also specialize in mobile phone antivirus setup, maintenance, and training. At Intechtel, we know how […]

Wireless Networking

Wireless connectivity to computers, printers, and mobile devices is becoming almost a necessity these days. Let us help you get all of your devices connected and secured with professional in home setup, installation, and securing of your network. We can work with your existing or pre-purchased router, or we can survey your home or business and get you connected with the right router for the job. Call us at 208-635-4400 to schedule an appointment. Same […]