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Outdated firmware is worse than you realize

Outdated firmware is worse than you realize

For decades, one of the most foundational principles of cyber security has remained the same: Always update and patch your software. But for most people, hardware is exempt from this process. They think of hardware as nothing more than a vessel for software to occupy — and that’s totally incorrect. Read on to learn more […]

Why your business needs managed IT services

Why your business needs managed IT services

Besides unreliable support and skyrocketing bills, the last thing you want for your business is mediocre IT. Because when all those things are combined, business owners are forced to ask themselves: Should I soldier on with in-house IT staff or begin investing in managed IT services? Both have distinct pros and cons.

Big-time savings come from cloud computing

Big-time savings come from cloud computing

Many small- and medium-sized businesses nowadays are turning to cloud computing, and for good reason. Early adopters such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, have saved loads of money with the help of cloud computing. However, small- and medium-sized organizations still hesitate to make the jump due to a lack of understanding as to what the cloud is and how it works.

Docs.com shares users’ sensitive files

Docs.com shares users’ sensitive files

In case you didn’t know, Microsoft provides Office 365 users with a free document-sharing platform called docs.com. It’s a great new tool for publishing files intended for public viewing. The downside is, sensitive documents are published without the file owners’ permission. These include hundreds of users who might be unaware that their private files can […]

SMBs and social media policy reviews

SMBs and social media policy reviews

Does your business have a social media policy? If so, when was the last time you updated it? If you’re taking too long to answer these questions, that isn’t a good sign. Because you should be conducting regular reviews, at least annually. You’d enjoy innumerable benefits, and deter your employees from obsessing over Snapchat filters […]

Wikileaks’ charges of government spying

Wikileaks’ charges of government spying

Wikileaks, the website that anonymously publishes leaked information, recently released a number of documents alleging widespread surveillance by the US government. The released documents claim that the vast majority of these efforts took place via smartphones, messaging apps and…TVs? Let’s see just how worrisome they really are. What devices and apps are supposedly vulnerable? Wikileaks […]

Boost user productivity with MyAnalytics

Boost user productivity with MyAnalytics

Installing software that immediately boosts employee efficiency is any small- or medium-sized business owner’s dream. With Office 365’s newest dashboard — that’s exactly what you’re getting. And best of all, it’s directly integrated with your existing productivity suite. Read on to learn more. What is MyAnalytics? Microsoft’s newest productivity offering is all about applying machine […]

Chrome 57 comes with some serious upgrades

Chrome 57 comes with some serious upgrades

Google releases a new version of Chrome almost every month. Some updates involve minor bug fixes and improvements, while others feature many more exciting additions. For its latest release, version 57, Google announced some serious upgrades to Chrome, and here are the three we think you’ll be more interested in. More power consumption improvements Google’s […]

Alternatives to the Optane SSD

Alternatives to the Optane SSD

This month, Intel unveiled a revolutionary new type of hard drive that can work as either a storage or RAM unit, while offering faster performance than most hard drives in the market. Its performance and technical capabilities make it appealing for a wide range of applications, but is it worth the investment? Read on to […]