Ransome Ware Virus ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!

PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM RANSOMEWARE – Some Facts and best practices! The news broke on Friday of a massive ransomware attack on the UK NHS and the attack has …

Announcing New Security Products For 2017

Don’t Fall Victim! Vanguard’s OnGuard Remote Backup platform has helped many customers over the bast few months recover from encryption ware based attacks! We …

Yahoo and AOL are Compromised!

Its time to move off AOL and Yahoo emails to Vanguard’s secure Microsoft Exchange emails! Call Vanguard to find out how we can migrate you to our secure Email se …

You’re the victim of ransomware – Now What?

Vanguard Systems is preparing a manual and checklist on ransomware recovery strategies & prevention. We will email the link when we finalize the information. Ranso …

Vanguard Will Be Closed Friday March 10th

We are proud to announce the grand opening of The Birthing Center of NY. The Birthing Center is department of health approved medical facility providing services for h …

A typo blew up part of the internet Tuesday

Read Article on CNET: Amazon Web Services details what caused a roughly four-hour service disruption at its Northern Virginia site. Amazon offered up more answers Thur …

Amazon DOWN – web hosting services NOT WORKING

Amazon Failure Update: Morning All. 3 years ago Vanguard migrated our 400+ server data center from Verizon to Amazon. Those last 3 years have seen increased reliabilit …

Windows 10 “Creators Update” Coming Soon

Early next year, Microsoft will release the Windows 10 Creators Update, a major ‘Service Pack’-style collection of new features and improvements, following …

1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

At least one billion Yahoo accounts were accessed or stolen in 2013, the company announced on Wednesday, in the largest (known) hack of all time. The incident is separ …

Quest Diagnostics Investigating Data Breach

New Jersey based laboratory, Quest Diagnostics said it was investigating a recent hack that exposed the personal health information of roughly 34,000+ people. An “un …

Your Business Needs A Data Recovery Plan

With ever increasing cyber threats, internet attacks, and rogue onsite or offsite employees,  you as a business owner must have a secure. data protection solution tha …

Windows 10 Bug Causes Network Cards To Fail

Printable Version An issue was discovered today where certain users were unable to access both the internet and the network. The issue seems to apply to Realtek brande …

Remote Backup Best Practices

Consider The Following: You have a backup solution such as OnGuard Remote Backup, and you assume your backup is working Properly. Than that day comes when you need to …

New Fake Blue Screen Scam Infecting Machines

There’s a new fake support scam affecting some users. The avenue of attack is a file calling itself “Microsoft Security Essentials”, trying to trick vict …

Internet Issues Continue Post DDoS Attack

As seen on Friday, a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack can wide spread enough to incapacitate the internet during the attack against Internet Service Provide …

Massive DDOS Attack Cripples Internet

Internet traffic company Dyn on Friday was knocked out by a another cyber attack after websites and services across the East Coast were shut down earlier in the day. D …

.ODIN Virus Now Wreaking Havoc Across Networks

A few weeks ago we notified our customers about the .Zepto Ransomware virus affecting networks across the united states. A new varient of this threat is now on the ris …

.zapto Virus Wreaking Havoc Across Networks

We previously blogged about a new emails virus going around that seems to be affecting a large majority of internet users over the past week. Upon further investigatio …

Email Virus Going Around Today

We are urging our users to be on the lookout today for an email message containing the following subject line: “Documents Requested”. The attachment includ …

Windows 10 will soon require minimum 2GB Memory

Those with older or low-end computers will need to increase the memory in their machines to run the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update. That Windows 7 PC you got b …

$10 Router Blamed in Bangladesh Bank Hack

Click Here To Read Article at BBC News Hackers managed to steal $80m (£56m) from Bangladesh’s central bank because it skimped on network hardware and security s …

Onguard Backup Can Help You Weather The Storm

While hurricane Joaquin remains a category 4 storm and is now projected to avoid making landfall this weekend, it begs the question of how prepared is your business to …

Avoid Microsoft Support Phone Scams

Have you ever received a phone call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft Support? Typically they try to convince you to give them access to your computer in orde …

What you need for a successful website

A successful web site is NOT “set and forget”, it’s an evolutionary process that must be cared for. Everything you do in your business should be reflected on you …

Do You Know Where Your Emails Are?

Most of our customers believe they are properly backing up their computers, however when disaster strikes, all too often we hear that they lost files that were never b …

Should I Upgrade To New Windows 10?

Within the past week, most users of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 have received Microsoft’s intrusive “Get Windows 10″ advertisement, asking you to reserve your free …

Health Insurer CareFirst Hacked

The wall street journal reports health insurer CareFirst was breached, exposing the information of 1.1 million members. The article stated: “hackers had gained a …

Announcing Onguard Spam Filtering Service

As you may have noticed, we are now implementing new spam delivery measures to ensure that you receive your business critical emails. In the past you called or emailed …

Huge List of Dropbox Credentials Were Leaked

It was reported today that Dropbox has been the victim of intrusion. According to this report, many Dropbox usernames and passwords were posted in a list by a user who …

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 for 2015

Yesterday Microsoft announced that their new OS will not be Windows 9, instead it’ll be Windows 10. With this announcement Microsoft is simply admitting that Win …

Vanguard Has Updated its Web Site!

Vanguard Has Updated its Web Site! We’re always working hard to make our site more user friendly in order to help our customers take advantage of our services as …

Windows XP: The End Has Come

That’s right. As of April 08, 2014 Microsoft will stop, yes stop, supporting Windows XP. However, there’s no need to panic or be distressed. We’re he …

Important Update on May 23, 2013

On Thursday, May 23, 2013 between 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Verizon will be performing key updates to our Data Center. Please note that you may experience service inte …

Important Update

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 between 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Verizon will be performing key updates to their equipment which are a direct result of the cyber attacks …

Anonymous attacks North Korea

Even as it threatened to attack South Korea, North Korea —or at least its presence on the Internet— itself came under attack from online hacktivist collective Anon …

Vanguard Announces ShowMyOffice 2.0

Vanguard Systems is starting the new year 2013 off with a new release of its Virtual Office – SHOWMYOFFICE 2.0! Vanguard Systems is proud to announce its newest rele …

Oracle Fixes Zero Day Java Flaws: Patch Now

Java 7 update, released Sunday, fixes bugs widely targeted by crimeware toolkits. Other critical bug updates coming later this week from Oracle and Microsoft. Mathew J …

Tele-Medicine – The Future

Remote, and in control: DOs reach new patients as telemedicine comes of age In rural Oklahoma, a patient visited his local rural hospital complaining of chest pain. Th …

Navigating Difficult Patient Encounters

10 simple tips to help you manage your most challenging patients It is your last appointment of the day and you see that a patient has scheduled an appointment to be s …

When You cant afford to experiment

When you can’t afford to experiment, go for experience. Convergent Medical’s has 24 years Practical experience servicing Physicians. We don’t “ …

Make yourself less vulnerable online (video)

Online security breaches are becoming increasingly common. But there are ways you can protect yourself. by Jen Haley | August 17, 2012 2:20 PM PDT Zappos, LinkedIn, eH …

Reveton Malware Freezes PCs, Demands Payment

By Mathew J. Schwartz InformationWeek August 15, 2012 10:35 AM Has your Windows PC frozen up, displaying a lock screen with warnings from the FBI that the PC has been …

A Cliffs Notes Version Of Obamacare – Video

Over two years ago when the Affordable Care Act was passed, I read the entire law so I could share with my fellow financial planners the actual content. I’ve travele …

Costs More, Covers Less – Omama Care

Published in NY POST, July 27, 2912 By MIchael Tanner In the weeks since the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care A …

N.Y. seeks to tap Medicaid-reform savings

Convergent Pre-Article Opinion What you are about to read is true. Nothing has been changed because no one is innocent in this and no one needs to be protected! Our po …

EMR Adoption Rates – Can They Be Believed?

EMR Adoption Rates – Can They Be Believed? In the wake of the report–a follow-up analysis of a supplement to the 2011 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey ( …

EHR Adoption Rate Steadily Increase

Adoption rate of EHR’s steadily increases accordingly to SK&A’s latest physician practice survey. Physicians using EHRs has risen to 49.6 percent, up from 45.6 …

Why one-third of hospitals will close by 2020

For centuries, hospitals have served as a cornerstone to the U.S. health care system. During various touch points in life, Americans connect with a hospital during the …

Patient Satisfaction Can Kill!

Patient satisfaction is all the rage. Medicare is beginning to tie patient satisfaction scores with hospital reimbursement, and doctors across the country are under pr …

Why EMR is a Dirty Word to Many Doctors

Don’t get me wrong, EMRs (electronic medical records) are inevitable. Over the long-run they are almost certainly good for physicians, patients and the healthcare in …

Patient satisfaction can kill

Excellent Points – Negative effects of Obama care! Medicare is beginning to tie patient satisfaction scores with hospital reimbursement, and doctors across the c …

Opinion on Tort Reform

Medical Tort Reform – #tortreform A war between the medical community and lawyers with patients coerced by the premise of massive settlements and their “ri …

BeThin launches its new website

BeThin has just launched its new website! BeThin’s high protein foods are an excellent way to lose weight and feel great! With over 150 varieties to choose from, …

Is Social Media Really Necessary for Medicine?

We all hear about social media – Facebook, Twitter and linked in. We all hear how many millions of people are on them. We all here that we have to be engaged on …

The Malice of Malpractice Insurance

Can Your Practice Afford $300,000 a Year in Insurance? OB/GYN’s in New York know the cost of doing business. For years they have seen their medical malpractice i …

Convergent Medical – Simply Better

Technologically Bridging the patient –  doctor –  gap by promoting collaborative, improved care thorough patient engagement, analytic s messaging alerts …

Medicaid Is Still a Budget Buster

…The State Budget Crisis Task Force, a group co-chaired by former Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch, studied six of the most populous states, including New York, on thei …

Get Paid Fairly

“Inexpensive Takes Away From the Quality of What You Do” Free is a 4 letter word Free is not respected but when given expected Negotiating your price means …

A Brooklyn EMR Company

“How sweet it is” Brooklyn, NY! Carl Sagan, Jackie Gleason, Woody Allen, Barbera Streisand, Balducci’s, P.C. Richard & Son, Pfizer & SBARRO a …