The Top 5 Cyber Security Tips To Protect Your Business

The Top 5 Cyber Security Tips To Protect Your Business

Mar 31

There’s no way to predict a cyberattack, whether it’s caused by a lack of security solutions or a careless employee opening some type of malicious attachment. In 2014, data breaches hit the headlines on a regular basis, and it’s only going to get worse in the years ahead! Think back: Target, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, and Home Depot – These are all HUGE corporations who’ve likely invested a lot...

What Windows as a Service and a “Free Upgrade” Mean For Your Business

What Windows as a Service and a “Free Upgrade” Mean For Your Business

Mar 20

Corporate licensing for Windows has gotten increasingly tricky. Microsoft doesn’t want the Windows market to be split into a variety of versions. At one time Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 were all being supported at once. This caused developers to choose between the best functionality and the most widely compatible version. And many users lost out on the latest features or...

Working with Windows? Use these Helpful Tips to Make Work Faster and More Effective!

Working with Windows? Use these Helpful Tips to Make Work Faster and More Effective!

Mar 11

Technology is always changing, but one constant remains – it’s here to make your life easier. When you’re using Windows to do work or even for personal pastimes there are number of little tricks you can employ to make work easier, faster, and more effective. Next time you’re using Windows on your PC or laptop, try out these tips. Launch Taskbar Programs with Your Keyboard The taskbar is often...

LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Old Version of Outlook: How Will This Affect You?

LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Old Version of Outlook: How Will This Affect You?

Mar 09

LinkedIn sent its users a brief message this week that stated the following: As an active user of LinkedIn for Microsoft Outlook Social Connector, we wanted to make sure we let you know that on March 9, we will no longer support LinkedIn for Microsoft Outlook Social Connector in Outlook 2003, 2007, and 2010. This means that LinkedIn information about your email contacts will not be visible in...

Data Breaches Increase at an Alarming Rate in January 2015

Data Breaches Increase at an Alarming Rate in January 2015

Mar 05

Has Your Business Been Compromised? Data breaches are increasing at higher rates than ever before. Not only are we being targeted more often, the number of records compromised in each breach is on the rise. When comparing year-to-year numbers, January reports show over a 20% increase in records compromised. The number of data breaches in 2014 involving more than 100 million records increased by...

Is This Good or Bad? Net Neutrality Protected in FCC Vote!

Is This Good or Bad? Net Neutrality Protected in FCC Vote!

Feb 26

What Does This Mean for YOUR Business? It’s a topic that’s sparked debate and launched protests, and today a decision has finally been reached. With a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission approved a policy known as net neutrality. Chances are, you’ve heard of it, but do you know what it means? Closer Regulation of Service Providers In today’s vote, the FCC changed the way it...

Facebook at Risk! Over 110,000 Users Targeted by New Trojan

Facebook at Risk! Over 110,000 Users Targeted by New Trojan

Feb 04

At least 110,000 Facebook users were infected in just two days last week by Cybercriminals using Trojan malware. This puts Facebook at the forefront of this week’s IT security headlines, along with Akamai Technologies, UMass Memorial Medical Group and Kaspersky Lab. Facebook Users at Risk The new malware affecting Facebook users has the ability to manipulate keystrokes and mouse controls, and...

Kiss Weak Passwords GoodBye In 12 Months

Kiss Weak Passwords GoodBye In 12 Months

Jan 29

Ensuring the protection of your accounts and data is an ongoing struggle. Passwords at times seem inefficient, especially when a few letters are all that’s keeping your sensitive information protected. Good news – biometric markers such as fingerprint authentication could replace passwords in as little as 12 months. In fact, you may already be using biometric access as services such as Apple Pay...