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Another California Health System Targeted by Ransomware

Six months after hackers infected Victorville’s Desert Valley Hospital with malware specifically coded and deployed for extortion purposes, a major medical billing firm suffered a similar attack and lost a substantial amount of patient data. How Do Malicious Threats Attack Systems Apparently, an unsuspecting MMPC employee either opened an email attachment or clicked on a…

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Facebook Learned Hard Lessons About Corporate IT Security

Facebook Learned Hard Lessons About Corporate IT Security

One of the problems business owners face when providing security for their own companies is that they fail to think about the whole picture, and this is something that social networking giant Facebook recently learned. When it comes to providing security for its billion-plus users, Facebook generally gets high marks. Security cannot be thought of…

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Are You Ready for ICD-10? | Sonic Systems Victorville Medical IT

Are You Ready for ICD-10?

Is your business ready for ICD-10? ICD-10 is a new coding standard for those within the medical industry. In past years, medical professionals had a total of 14,000 codes that were necessary to treat and diagnose patients. ICD-10 has upgraded these diagnosis codes with 54,000 additional codes — for a total of 68,000. Many organizations…

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Costly Misconceptions Regarding Regular Professional Maintenance

Costly Misconceptions Regarding Regular Professional Maintenance

Regular professional monitoring and maintenance of your small business IT systems are critical to the productivity, efficiency, and availability of your business infrastructure. Many small business owners wrongly assume that if their system is operational, then everything is working as it should. Myth: The lowest bid is always the best bid. With computers, the end…

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To Be SonicSecure

To Be SonicSecure

For computer defense, the firewall is not a new device. It has changed since its inception, and today you can find both physical hardware and software versions of firewalls. Sonic IT Systems takes computer and network security seriously. Our Victorville networking team offers complete protection for computers and networks. In this age of stolen data,…

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New Site Launch for Sonic Systems

Sonic Systems has been serving the Victor Valley and surrounding areas for over 10 years. Locally owned and operated out of Victorville, we stake our reputation on always offering expert service and enterprise level equipment at fair pricing. The combination seems simple, but as we have seen dozens of other “IT Companies” and “IT Guys”…

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Secure Your Network

Secure Your Network

When we talk about networks, we are primarily talking about business networks, though certainly home networks are just as vulnerable to business networks. It is not just that networks are poorly protected from both online and human threats; it is that information technology changes quickly. What was once an outstanding guardian of your data has…

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Going Cloud Base With Your Business

Going Cloud Base With Your Business

Everyone keeps talking about “the Cloud” and how important it is to businesses. Cloud technology is important to businesses, especially small businesses, but how important is it to your business? If your business is at all in the online realm, then cloud technology is important to your business. What is Cloud Technology? The term Cloud,…

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Computer Maintenance Is Crucial

  As Published In the July / August 2011 issue of the High Desert Business Journal As the seasons change, we take our cars in to prepare them for the weather ahead. We check fluid levels in the summer to prepare for the extreme heat and we replace dry, cracked wiper blades for the winter…

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