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Your Business and HeartBleed – What to Know

The recent media coverage of the HeartBleed vulnerability has caused legitimate concerns by our clients. Now that we have clearer information on the HeartBleed vulnerability, we are recommending businesses perform a series of basic steps to identify and correct any potential risks; External Vulnerability – we recommend external vulnerability tests be performed, specifically testing for the Continue Reading


The Heartbleed Bug and How it Affects You

If you’ve spent any time online over the past few days, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the Heartbleed bug, a security vulnerability that was announced in OpenSSL earlier this week.  It has sent many tech companies such as Google, Yahoo & Tumblr scrambling to install patches and ensure that they are doing all they can to Continue Reading

Microsoft Phone Call Scam

We have seen an increase in this scam lately.  Please hang up if anyone claiming to be from Microsoft calls you and wants access to your computer.  Microsoft will NEVER contact you in this manner.  Cyber-criminals are trying to steal personal bank and credit card information from you or install software on your computer that will Continue Reading


IT Audits – What and Why

Information technology audits are conducted to review the controls within an IT infrastructure, and determine if there are any weaknesses in technologies, practices, management and other key areas. They include analyzing such areas as: network security how data integrity is maintained software and applications, and efficiency of operations In particular, information security is often the primary purpose Continue Reading

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Duratherm ‘s Green IT Efforts

To improve the energy efficiency of the IT side of their operation, we worked with Duratherm to specify and replace three aging servers with one Energy Star qualified server.

Burgess Computer is now located at 6 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath, Maine.

Now Open in New Location

On Monday, December 12th, 2011 we opened in our new location at 6 Oak Grove Avenue. Our phone number and hours remain the same. (207) 443-9554 M-F 9-5pm Get Directions  

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HP and Microsoft Partnerships

Burgess Computer is now an HP Partner, and we have renewed our Microsoft Silver Partnership. (Burgess Computer has been a Microsoft Partner since 1998.)

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Office 2010….Are You Ready?

Office 2010 is here…..and we are seeing a rise in client helpdesk calls when they upgrade from Office 2003 or 2007. The Office suite itself is similar, but  the layout of the user interface has changed. It’s often difficult to find where commonly used features are now located, resulting in reduced productivity and frustrated users. We Continue Reading

Cloud Computing

4 Reasons to Consider Cloud Storage

STORAGE – If you need additional storage consider connecting up with a cloud provider who can deliver Infrastructure as a service. Rather than buying another expensive box for your storage, you can begin placing your data securely in the cloud. And one of the best things is that it will be available to you at Continue Reading