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Client Spotlight — Steyer

As of March 2017, Kate Walton, the CEO of Steyer, became the company’s new owner. A content agency with headquarters on Bainbridge Island, the business was founded in 1995 by Marty Steyer and focuses on delivering content (e.g. technical documentation, instructional materials, marketing collateral, and multimedia projects) to a wide range of clients, including  Microsoft, HBO, Tesla, and Juniper. With Steyer’s back-office team distributed among Bainbridge, the Eastside of Seattle, and California—and consultants working on client projects from multiple markets—strong […]

Featured Product — OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a great place to store, share, and sync your work or school files. As a part of your organization’s Office 365 subscription, or SharePoint Server, your can save your files in OneDrive and then work with them from any device. But, on a phone or tablet, you’ll get the best experience with the OneDrive app which is available for Android, iOS, and Windows phones. You can add, manage, and share files from the app, and with […]

Featured Partner — Toomey and Associates

Toomey and Associates provides healthcare benefit solutions for the Northwest. They are a brokerage firm committed to helping their clients find solutions in a complex and changing health insurance market. We were pleased to partner with Toomey and Associates to provide healthcare for the technicians and staff you know and love here at HDCav. Julie Toomey, broker and co-owner of Toomey and Associates, LLC., told us a bit about the history of her business. Her husband Andrew Toomey previously worked […]

Technology Focus — How Not To Choose A Password

There is a ton of information out there about how to create that perfect password.  As long as you follow the rules, your password should be strong and un-crackable.  Or at the very least, your password should be strong enough to outlast a few rounds of brute force attacks – giving you enough time to change your login credentials. But what people so often fail to account for, are all of those password no-no’s.  You see, even if you are […]

June 2017 Events

4th Annual Golf Classic 6/14/2017, 1:30 – 7:00 pm Tee Off in the Fight for the Health, Education, and Financial Stability of all in Kitsap County. Proceeds from our 4th Annual Golf Classic will support our work with our Kitsap Strong partners. Presented by United Way of Kitsap. Port Orchard Concerts by the Bay 6/15/2017, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Free live music weekly. Presented by Fathom’s O’ Fun and Port Orchard Community. Pop-Up Art & Craft Fair 6/17 – 6/18/2017, […]

Client Spotlight — Animal Emergency and Trauma Center

Since 1993, Animal Emergency and Trauma Center (AETC) has been providing emergency/critical care for animals in the local community with the help of founder Dr. David Burgess and his team of medical staff. Dr. Burgess has been practicing veterinary medicine for thirty years and it was in his early days moonlighting at a veterinary emergency hospital he discovered his passion and aptitude for emergency care. Upon opening AETC, Dr. Burgess decided that the hospital would function to support general veterinary […]

Employee Spotlight — Fingers Duke

Fingers Duke was born in 2010 in the heart of Downtown Bremerton as a solution for high quality, custom screen printing. Fingers Duke has grown over the past seven years to include a full-service graphic and web design team as well. With the additions of departments comes more team members and more friendships in the community. As they have expanded they have not lost their dedication to creativity and high quality work. In 2016, Help Desk Cavalry partnered with Fingers […]

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Technology Focus — Phishing Scams

Cybercrime is becoming more and more advanced every year, with new programs and technology available to hackers to access your systems and files.  One method is known as Phishing, a term coined in the mid nineties, has evolved through the age of social media and email into what we see today.  Every day, countless phishing emails are sent to victims all around the world, and seemingly innocuous Facebook posts are used to gather information from people.  Help Desk Cavalry has […]

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May 2017 Events

Blue skies are finally here! May is going to be a great month for local and networking events! Saturday May 13th Pre-Mothers Day Paddle Old Town Silverdale to Bremerton (one way, with shuttle, approx. 7 miles). The journey begins from our Silverdale rental facility and we will paddle in beautiful Dyes Inlet through the Port Washington Narrows to the Boat Shed Restaurant, where we’ll have lunch before being picked up by our shuttle (if you want to skip lunch you […]

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Client Spotlight — Port of Kingston

The Port of Kingston was founded in 1919 and is a government agency that serves the community with recreation and park services. Yet the port has its eye on the future, hoping to provide economic development opportunities in recreation, jobs, and manufacturing. We spoke with the director of the Port, Jim Pivarnik, who has worked in the port business for about twenty years, so when the opportunity arose for him to become the director of the Port of Kingston last […]