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 […]

Building a Resilient IT Infrastructure for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Building a Resilient IT Infrastructure for Business Continuity

Whether you realize it or not, your business relies heavily on an IT infrastructure to operate efficiently and effectively. However, unexpected events like natural disasters, cyberattacks, or hardware failures can disrupt business operations and lead to significant financial losses. We hope you never experience any of this — but it is something we cannot discount […]

The Pros of Outsourcing Kinetic’s IT Services

The Pros of Outsourcing Kinetic's IT Services

Maintaining a robust and efficient infrastructure is crucial for organizations of all sizes, and managing an in-house IT department can be expensive, time-consuming, and challenging. With the rapid advancements in technologies and software in the business world, you need a trusted team behind you and your data — that’s where we come in! Our team […]

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, […]

IT Problems? Is it DIY or Leave it for an Expert Issue?

IT Problems

Information Technology (IT) continually becomes an integral part of our daily lives. From sending emails to online shopping, from cloud storage to conducting virtual meetings, we rely heavily on technology. Unfortunately, technology is not always perfect and can cause interruptions to our flow. Most of us are not experts in the IT world, but there […]

How IT Consulting Can Help You Maximize Your Budget

How IT Consulting Can Help You Maximize Your Budget

The world is constantly changing. Profound shifts in consumer expectations demand that companies across all industries deploy new technologies that serve to maintain business continuity and optimize critical operations. Did you know that more than 80 percent of businesses surveyed expect their IT budgets to grow or stay steady over the next year? Kinetic Technology […]

Why Your Business Needs a Data Recovery Plan

Data Recovery Plan

We all know how important our business data is in today’s digital world. We are creating and using tons of new data every day. In fact, according to Forbes, there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every 24 hours. And much of this business data is essential to keeping your business running smoothly and […]

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 […]

Ransomware Attacks in Dallas: How to Identify and Prevent Them

Ransomware Attacks in Dallas: How to Identify and Prevent Them

Most ransomware attacks are initiated by organized crime, according to Clear Data. Tony Soprano, anyone? When you think about it, it’s really no different than a shakedown. But instead of Soprano strong-arming you in an alley to extort your money, cybercriminals hijack your data right from the safety of your business or home. And they’re […]

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.