Cybersecurity Myth vs. Reality: Debunking Common Misconceptions

Almost everything today is centered around the digital realm, so cybersecurity has become a critical concern. However, there are several myths surrounding this topic that need debunking. This blog post will shed light on the truth and provide insights applicable to everyone, whether individuals or organizations. Myth 1: Cybersecurity is only for experts. Reality: Cybersecurity […]

How to Avoid the Most Common IT Issues

team solving Common IT Issues

Technology has become an essential component of our everyday life. Modern businesses and companies rely heavily on information technology (IT) to help run each department. With its increasing complexity and the dependence on various technological solutions, IT issues can become an unwanted, and costly, burden for businesses and disrupt daily operation. Now more than ever, […]

Protect Yourself and Your Business: Why Cybersecurity in 2023 Matters More Than Ever

Cybersecurity in 2023 Matters More Than Ever

Online security is all about adaptation. Each passing year brings new ways for criminals to access your vital information – which means that in 2023, cybersecurity is more crucial than ever before. For businesses of any size, staying ahead of these trends with the proper security measures is paramount as the methods to break through […]

We Heard Your Business Wants New Tech This Year

We Heard Your Business Wants New Tech This Year

Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to write off the total purchase price of any qualifying equipment or software in the year it was purchased or financed. This deduction was designed to help small businesses invest in themselves and, in turn, boost the American economy. If you’re a small business owner considering […]

4 Ways to Improve Your Cyber Awareness

Cyber Awareness

October marks the start of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022, which is designed to help businesses protect themselves from online threats and bring overall awareness to cybersecurity. This month is dedicated to creating tools and resources that businesses can utilize to provide tips and training to better inform their customers and employees. What started in 2004, […]

The Employer’s Guide to Cyber Readiness

Cyber Readiness

Cybercrimes are becoming more rampant worldwide as cyberattacks like ransomware, malware and phishing become commonplace. With global cybercrime damage amounting to $16 billion a day, it’s important for businesses to have cyber readiness to avoid financial damage to their company. Fortunately for businesses, becoming cyber ready is easier than it seems. There are simple, proactive steps […]

The State of Cybersecurity Insurance Today: Emerging Trends

Cybersecurity Insurance Trends

The cybersecurity insurance market has grown exponentially in recent years, and it’s only expected to continue expanding. In fact, by 2028, the market is expected to be valued at a staggering $26.24 billion. It’s clear that as cybercriminals become more adept, businesses of all types are opting for more financial protection against the impacts of […]

What a Cybercriminal Does with Your Stolen Data

Cyber criminal Stolen Your Data

In 2021, Verizon found that of the almost 80,000 cybercrime incidents reported, over 5,000 of those incidents were confirmed data breaches. Data theft is a rising problem for all businesses, and as bad actors come up with new tactics, cyberattacks continue to happen more often. We all know that cyberattacks occur, but what happens after […]

Why Keeping Up with Email Security is Important to Your Business

Why Keeping Up with Email Security is Important to Your Business

Cybersecurity Training: What’s at Stake? Do you and your employees know about the different types of phishing emails? They can be easily disguised as an email from someone you trust. Without cybersecurity training, you may click on fraudulent links and attachments leading the way for cybercriminals to access your personal information. A successful phishing attack […]

Check Your Tech for Cybersecurity Benefits in Dallas

Cybersecurity Benefit

Cybersecurity benefits are many. Safeguarding your business with strong cybersecurity is essential when it comes to ensuring sustainability — especially as hackers and cybercriminals become more audacious. Hackers no longer simply take your data. They use ransomware by locking up your network and freeing your data only until a specific amount of money is paid. […]

Jim Harryman

Jim is the fearless leader of the Kinetic team. He founded Kinetic more than two decades ago with one simple purpose – make technology do what it promises to do. He has spent the last 25 years doing just that. Every IT system Jim mans is fully subservient to its owner. When he isn’t reveling in new technology, he spends time with his wife Julia and their two sons who are grown, married, and both expecting babies.

CJ Jackson

Meet CJ Jackson, a technical expert with 12 years in customer service and a tech journey sparked by the Apple Store Genius Bar. Recognized for patient issue resolution, CJ excels in teaching and empowering users. As Kinetic’s Configuration Specialist for 3 months, CJ is passionate about simplifying lives through tech. Beyond work, CJ explores cuisines, enjoys concerts, and embraces RomComs. The motto: Choose what’s right over what’s easy. CJ aspires to be remembered as a happy, eager, and passionate soul, inspired by daily opportunities to make a difference. Expect tech-savviness, culinary adventures, and unwavering commitment to everything done.

Julia Harryman

Julia Harryman, our resident efficiency specialist, has a unique background that is not typical of IT. Armed with a Master’s in Education for Technology Leadership, Julia has been an integral part of our team since 2012. Fueled by a constant supply of (insert current caffeinated beverage here) , she’s is a driving force behind our streamlined operations, ensuring that our company runs seamlessly.

Richie Owen

Richie Owen is an adept IT professional known for his innovative problem-solving. With a strong background in security systems for financial institutions over the past nine years, Richie excels in resolving networking and cabling challenges. Off-duty, he’s a bass-playing musician and a dirt bike enthusiast. In his six months at Kinetic, Richie has demonstrated his expertise, further supported by almost a decade of experience in low-voltage systems. He values human connections, citing music as his perpetual motivation. Richie’s love for limeade with tea and his belief that people make life meaningful reflect his distinctive character.

Chad Thorne

Chad bought his very first Mac as a senior in high school and hasn’t looked back since. To him, pushing the limit involves figuring out just how far he can push the performance on a Mac and testing his own IT knowledge and capabilities at the same time. This Cowtown native is super handy when it comes to configuring and deploying business networks and is one of 14 people on the planet who actually knows where ALL of the wires go.