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PC fixes are a drain on your company’s budget

June 9th, 2017
PC fixes are a drain on your company’s budget

Aside from overseeing your business’s network security, IT security staff are also adept at fixing personal computers. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean they should. In fact, such occurrences ought to be minimized, if not avoided altogether.

6 tips to secure Mac computers

June 8th, 2017
6 tips to secure Mac computers

When it comes to Mac devices, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority, not an afterthought. Without implementing sufficient security measures, you’re leaving the door open for cybercriminals to ransack your sensitive data. Keep your bases covered and fortify Mac security with these six tips:

The basics
Let’s start with the basics and head over to the Security & Privacy pane in System Preferences.

Hurricane-proof your business

June 7th, 2017
Hurricane-proof your business

This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts up to four unusually active hurricanes. With that in mind, there’s no better time to test your disaster recovery (DR) plan. But to avoid data loss and expensive downtime from such catastrophes, there are several things that need to be accounted for.

Are your website’s images hurting your SEO?

June 6th, 2017
Are your website’s images hurting your SEO?

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of running a modern business. Web services and platforms that provide automated SEO reports like WordPress, Google and Raven tools tend to oversimplify their advice.

Prevent ransomware with HIPAA compliance

June 5th, 2017
Prevent ransomware with HIPAA compliance

Keeping up with HIPAA regulations may be a pain for most healthcare institutions, but it does provide guidelines on how to protect your organization from devastating cyberattacks. That said, following HIPAA rules may be your best shot in fending off ransomware like WannaCry.

Return of the smartphone attack

June 2nd, 2017
Return of the smartphone attack

When buying a technological device today, whether it’s a smartphone, a speaker, a keyboard or a smart watch, one of things people look for is Bluetooth compatibility. And who could blame them when Bluetooth has become a ubiquitous feature of technology that everyone can’t live without.

Six new features from Android O

June 1st, 2017
Six new features from Android O

At the moment, Google’s upcoming operating system, Android O, has been released as a beta test for developers and is still a work in progress. Many are debating whether the successor to Nougat will be named Oreo when released. What we do know for sure is that the latest OS features extended battery life and an enhanced notification system.

NSA endorses mobile virtualization

May 31st, 2017
NSA endorses mobile virtualization

Corporate smartphones and tablets store a significant amount of valuable data. Combine that with their mobile nature and they’re particularly vulnerable to being compromised or stolen. Everyone, including the National Security Agency (NSA), is looking for the next big thing in mobile security, and it might just be virtualization.

Amazon’s Alexa devices as extension phones

May 30th, 2017
Amazon’s Alexa devices as extension phones

Alexa, Amazon’s counterpart to Microsoft’s Cortana and Apple’s Siri, is an intelligent personal assistant that can perform various tasks for its ‘master.’ Based on a recently released patent, the eCommerce company is set to reveal a wireless phone system powered by this artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

May 29th, 2017
7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

Office 365 is a complete cloud solution that allows you to store thousands of files and collaborate on them, too. In addition to its productivity features, Office 365 comes with security and compliance solutions that will help businesses avoid the crushing financial and legal repercussions of data loss.