NBM: New England’s Trusted Technology Company

Northern Business Machines, Inc. officially rebranded to NBM in 2017.  We changed our logo, changed our colors, and launched a… continue »

Passwords: Tips to Create Safer Passwords

I can hear the moaning already.  Yes, I know– you hate passwords.  So do I.  But with the number of… continue »

Four Forgotten MFP Features that Can Help Improve Your Workflow

Your office MFP is something that you use every day, but are you really taking advantage of all its features? … continue »

Ransomware: What it is and How to Avoid It

Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices or encrypts your electronic files. When this happens, you won’t… continue »

It’s the Law – The Emergence of Written Information Security Programs (WISP) and How NBM Can Help You Comply

You have heard about the data breaches at TJ Maxx, Target, and Michaels, just to name a few companies. What… continue »

Back to the Future… the Resurgence of the Independent Dealer

When I first started in the business in the late 1980s, there were dozens of independent dealers in our market… continue »

Microsoft Outlook Running Slow?

One of the most common issues I run into is Outlook running slowly and becoming unresponsive.  If you use Outlook,… continue »

Stopping Spam Emails

​The good news:  email studies show that the volume of spam is slowly on the decline (down from about 65%… continue »

Computer User Best Practices

There are things that you should consider when it comes to your work PC: Passwords: Simple passwords are highly discouraged… continue »

Malware Protection

Here’s the question: What are the differences between viruses, trojans and malware? The first thing you should know is that… continue »