The Florida IT Experts


We work hard behind the scenes so annoying technology issues don't slow your business down.

Our mission is to help businesses like yours increase productivity and get more out of the technology you invest in.
We specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect your data and keep operations running smoothly.

Managed IT Services

Intelligent remote monitoring, proactive maintenance, and behind-the-scenes remote support.

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Network Security

Protect your business from threats like malware, viruses, phishing attacks, hackers and other threads.

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Ensure peace-of-mind in any situation with the most complete data backup solution available.

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Cloud Hosting Solutions

Reduce infrastructure costs, collaborate, and get more done with our unique cloud solutions.

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When you just want IT to work!

There are a lot of computer shops out there that you can call up to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to get you out of crisis mode, but they aren’t looking at the full picture.

At LSeven Solutions, we understand business. We consult. We provide solutions to solve everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well.

We believe (and have proven) that if you proactively manage technology, run maintenance religiously, and monitor a business network, everyday issues and downtime will be greatly reduced.

This is what makes us different than your typical tech support company. Sure, we can fix computer issues when you have them, but our specialty is preventing them in the first place.

Are you looking for a partner you can trust your IT with? Sign up for a FREE IT Assessment to get started today.

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      What Our Clients Say

      • We Can Focus on Our Business
        Scherer Construction

        Since hiring LSeven to manage our technology, we have more time to focus on our business and not IT. Their help desk and experienced engineers are awesome to work with and their response time to issues exceeds the needs of our demanding schedules. 

      • They Have Allowed Me to Focus on My Business
        CHW, Inc.

        I made a commitment several years ago to our employees to remove the frustration computers and their associated issues have in their ability to do their job.  L7 was brought on board and in short order had our 60 plus employees focused on serving our clients and not constantly wrangling with computer issues.  They have also allowed me to focus on the business and not worry about the management of the hardware, software and data storage. Working with the L7 team is a real pleasure.

      Latest Blogs

      Outsource IT Maintenance to the Pros and Worry Less About Malware and Breakdowns

      A managed service provider works differently than the old school break-fix model. Rather than leaving you to manage your technology and only performing maintenance once a system has failed, the MSP takes steps to ensure that your IT is more reliable and is better suited to your business’ particular needs. Perhaps most importantly, an MSP will maintain your IT for you, ensuring that business-disrupting events are avoided whenever possible.

      Let’s run through a scenario to show exactly how entrusting an MSP can benefit your business.

      Managing a business comes with many responsibilities, so it’s only natural that some things may fall by the wayside every now and again. However, if installing an updated version of one of your solutions to each workstation is repeatedly pushed back in favor of other needs, your business will be missing out on some very real benefits.

      For instance, there may be a serious vulnerability in the version of the program you’re running that this update fixes. Without the update, you are left vulnerable to an attack that could potentially end up causing your business to fail. Yet there just isn’t time in the day to commit to updating every employee’s workstation, and that’s assuming that you’re even aware that the update is available. After all, you’re still trying to manage your other responsibilities, too.

      With managed services, your MSP will make sure to keep their eye on your technology, and check for updates regularly, on your behalf. This ensures that your applications aren’t missing updates just because nobody knew about them. Plus, your MSP can remotely run the update installation during the company’s off-hours and avoid creating downtime for employees.

      This has been just one example of how managed IT services can benefit a business. To find out more about what a managed service provider can do for your business, reach out to LSeven Solutions at (877) 4-LSeven.

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      Tip of the Week: How to Encrypt Windows Files

      Encryption is a smart way to secure a file. Essentially, should someone access an encrypted file, all they’ll see is a bunch of random numbers, letters, and special characters.

      Now, once a file is encrypted, that doesn’t mean that it’s encrypted for good. If you’re the one who encrypts the file, then you’ll have access to a decryption key which can be used to piece together the file and make it readable again, sort of like putting together a jigsaw puzzle that’s scattered on the floor.

      You may have heard about encryption in the news lately in relation to major ransomware attacks like WannaCry. In the case of ransomware, hackers encrypt files against a user's will, and they alone hold the decryption key, which they’ll provide for a hefty price. While encrypting sensitive files on your PC isn’t quite the same as how hackers use encryption for ransomware, the effectiveness of ransomware does speak to how good encryption is at keeping unwanted users from accessing sensitive information.

      That said, you wouldn’t want to encrypt data this way in a shared environment. If you encrypt the data, other users won’t be able to get into it. For situations like this, there is software your organization can use to standardize your file encryption.

      To get started with encrypting files or a folder in Windows, locate the data you want to encrypt and follow these steps:

      Select the file or folder and then right-click it and go to Properties.

      A new window will open. Click on the General tab and then find and click the Advanced button.

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      You will next check the box that reads “Encrypt contents to secure data.” With this box selected, go ahead click Apply and then OK.

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      Depending on if you’re encrypting a single file or a folder containing files, you may see a new window asking you to confirm how much data you wish to encrypt. Select the desired button and then click OK.

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      You’ll now see that your file is encrypted, as indicated by the padlock seen on your file’s icon.

      With your data encrypted, you can feel better about the security of your files. Of course, file encryption isn’t an impenetrable security plan, so you shouldn’t fully rely on it. Instead, we recommend that a security measure like encryption be one part of a comprehensive security plan.

      For additional assistance protecting your sensitive data from those who don’t need to see it, call LSeven Solutions today at (877) 4-LSeven.

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      Study Finds an Organization’s Greatest Security Risk isn’t Who You’d Expect

      For example, consider just how much sensitive data a CEO has access to. A normal employee may only be able to access information that they directly need for their position, but a CEO’s unique responsibilities require access to just about all data on the infrastructure. In fact, they can access just about anything that they want, which places them at unique risk.

      Plus, CEOs usually have a poor work-life balance, putting in far more hours than others within the organization. A CEO who accesses the company network for 60+ hours a week will naturally be a larger risk than one who only accesses it 40 hours a week.

      These factors all become magnified when you consider that CEOs use mobile devices to carry out many of their duties. Since they must always be connected to the office, a CEO’s mobile device may unintentionally become cluttered with company records or sensitive information--certainly more so than a normal employee’s personal device.

      In the event that an employee has two separate devices for their work and personal life (something that CEOs often can’t accomplish), data leakage can become a problem, resulting in a breach that could expose data to hackers. While CEOs may get to enjoy the flexibility of not being tethered to the office, this risk is considerable, to say the least.

      This is even more of a problem while out of the office on public Wi-Fi connections, like those offered at coffee shops, cafes, conference centers, airports, and pretty much everywhere. Hackers tend to exploit public Wi-Fi hotspots because they know they are often unsecured, and the volume of users on them means a surefire target. This is why most technology professionals will suggest avoiding public Wi-Fi whenever possible unless you’re accessing your infrastructure through a secure virtual private network.

      A 2017 security report by iPass reinforces these statements with hard proof that public Wi-Fi hot spots are major problems for business owners and other executives. The riskiest connections are as followed:

      • Coffee shops and cafés, 42 percent.
      • Airports, 30 percent.
      • Hotels, 16 percent.
      • Exhibition centers, 7 percent.
      • Airplanes, 4 percent.

      Therefore, you need to ask yourself how often your C-suite employees work outside the security and safety of your in-house network. The more time they spend doing business from these risky locations, the more unnecessary risk you’re exposing your business to.

      There are even special attacks designed to target CEOs: whaling scams. These scammers take the time to properly research your business and its upper-level executives in an attempt to pull various stunts, including email scams, phone calls, traditional paper mailings, and plenty of other means. Unlike other spam campaigns, these scams are designed to target the deepest, darkest fears of a CEO. On the other hand, there are scams designed to impersonate the CEO in an attempt to convince other employees to wire transfer funds to offshore banking accounts. Either way, CEO fraud is a lucrative endeavor for hackers, and you need to prepare for it.

      In order to prevent CEOs and other C-suite employees from becoming large risks to your business, you need to implement additional security measures that specifically take these threats into account. Implementing a solid BYOD policy and enterprise-level security solutions can be a great counter-measure. To learn more, reach out to us at (877) 4-LSeven.

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