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Google has come a long way. Google Home, Google Chrome and Google Cloud.

By Curtis Bagnall, Solution Engineer at Umbrella Managed Systems

Google started out as a company to help you find information whenever you need it. An individual who has mastered the art of Google-fu could become a jack of all trades. I myself have been able to make countless fixes on my car, as well as becoming a temporary washing machine mechanic thanks to the power of Google.

Happy Valentine’s Week from Umbrella!

Happy Valentine's Week!
It's that time of year again... time to appreciate the relationships that mean the most to you. Traditional gifts include flowers, chocolate, cards, and more. And it's always great to take your special someone to a nice meal at one of the many great restaurants in downtown Kansas City.

Tired of passing by those in need? Don’t want to give cash? Make some charity packs!

By Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator at Umbrella Managed Systems, talking about making charity packs for people in need in downtown KC and the River Market area.

Heath had a great idea a few weeks ago that we are delivering on… literally. But before I tell you about the idea, I wanted to mention something that we see on a regular basis in downtown KC and the River Market area.

Employee Spotlight: Justin Meyer

By Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator at Umbrella Managed Systems talks about another strong addition to the team: Justin Meyer.

Justin Meyer joined our Umbrella Family on July 10th, 2017. Although, in my opinion, he should have been hired 2-3 years ago!

Justin is a life-long best friend of our very own Kyle Barry.

Saving you Millions and Protecting your Business with Mobile Encryption

By Curtis Bagnall, Solution Engineer at Umbrella Managed Systems, talking about mobile encryption for peace of mind.

If you think about it, there's a lot of data that gets saved on our computers and phones for business and personal use. Between financial information, company files, passwords and personal data, our entire digital life is stored in various places on our hardware.

Auto-Fill Passwords: A Security Don’t

Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous In 2015, the average internet user had 90 online accounts, a number that has undoubtedly grown since then. This has forced users to create dozens of passwords, sometimes because they want to practice healthy security habits and other times because the platforms they’re using have different password requirements.