Sage Intacct earns highest recognition by Gartner

Antares Group is proud to share the news that Sage Intacct once again receives recognition from Gartner. For the fifth year in a row, Sage Intacct has received the highest score in Core Financials for the Lower Midsize Enterprises Use Case in the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large […]

Beware of scammers profiting from coronavirus

As individuals, businesses, local governments and other organizations commit to social distancing measures, there are those who will seek to profit from the coronavirus pandemic. Circumstances are changing daily and the flow of information is constant, which makes it critical that you remain vigilant against various scams surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Below are some examples […]

Antares Group is ‘top partner’ with Sage Intacct and AICPA

Many accounting firms will talk about technology, but Antares Group is a proven leader with the premier cloud accounting software industry. Because of our firm’s leadership role in the industry, Frank McLaughlin, a partner with Antares Group, will speak alongside representatives from global firms, describing how Antares Group has achieved such a high level of success […]

IRS impersonation scam gains momentum

With the deadline for filing extended tax returns having just passed, taxpayers need to be extra cautious about emails that appear to come from the IRS. The IRS recently announced that there has been a spike in an IRS impersonation scam. Targets of the scam have reported receiving emails from what looks like a legitimate […]

‘Vishing’ is the new phishing

Technology is becoming more sophisticated, and so are scammers trying to separate you from your money. Most people are aware of phishing scams, those where a criminal sends an email requesting sensitive bank account information or personal identification information. While the tactics have gotten a little more inventive, there are certain tell-tale signs that tip […]

Protect your family with one last password

Caring for an aging or ill family member or loved one is difficult work, but it can be even more challenging when needing to access their financial and medical information. With one last password, accessing critical information is much easier – and safer. As we all know, more and more of our daily business – both […]

It’s back: Ransomware continues to plague networks

A new ransomware attack has hit many targets in Europe and Russia, and could soon make its way to the United States.  The attack is a customized version of the WannaCry virus that hit a few months ago where hundreds of thousands of users were locked down and the data held ransom until the victim […]

Don’t fall for student tax scams

A warning from the IRS advises taxpayers of the latest tax scam and reminds them not to fall for these kinds of common theft attempts. Trying to collect money for an unpaid “Federal Student Tax” debt is the most recent twist on the old con of pretending to be the IRS in order to steal from […]

Sparkmon & Associates IT team keeps your network healthy

Does it feel a little sluggish, like it takes longer to get moving in the morning? Does it move a little slower than it used to, taking more time to complete normal tasks? If this sounds like your computer network, perhaps it’s time to schedule an assessment of your IT operations. Sparkmon & Associates’ team […]

Be vigilant to protect against ransomware

The massive worldwide cyberattack this weekend provides a good opportunity to revisit your IT security measures. Hundreds of thousands of users were infected with what is referred to as ransomware that locked down victims’ computers and held the data ransom until the victim paid money in bitcoins. Once the initial computer was infected, the virus, […]