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4 types of hackers to watch out for

4 types of hackers to watch out for

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? As a business owner, you should always try and find out the motive behind an attack to help you determine whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect. Let’s take a closer look at four different types of […]

Business computers: things to look for

Business computers: things to look for

When it comes to business computers, you can’t mess around. The wrong choice of hardware can pile up costs for any small- and medium-sized business (SMB). You don’t need unnecessary repairs, incompatible systems, and data breaches slowing operations down or draining resources.

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. But many business owners still cling to DR myths that can safely be ignored. If you’re uncertain as to how DR has changed and are ready for an update, here are some myths that you ought to ignore.

Beware of these social engineering tactics

Beware of these social engineering tactics

The Rio Summer Olympics took place years ago, but the hackers who infamously used social engineering to exploit the event are still with us. Although business owners may think that their systems are safe from malware, they may not be prepared for social engineering.

6 Easy tips for preventing data breaches

6 Easy tips for preventing data breaches

Keeping your personal and professional information safe from cyber criminals is not easy. It takes constant vigilance and frequent training. There are dozens of simple tools and tips to help people with almost zero expertise stay safe online, but these five are our favorites.

Office 365 PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

Office 365 PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

Have you ever received an email that claimed to come from a bank or government office when it obviously didn’t? It was probably a phishing scam trying to trick you into downloading malware. The most recent campaign duplicates a trustworthy Office 365 email and can fool even the most skeptical users.

What are the risks of BYOD?

What are the risks of BYOD?

The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy lets employees use their personal mobile devices to do work for your company from anywhere. This strategy increases efficiency and convenience to your business, but it also brings a number of security risks to your IT infrastructure and data.

The convenience of dual monitors

The convenience of dual monitors

Some things come in pairs, including glasses, shoes, and, for busy office workers, computer monitors. The concept of using two monitors at once is unconventional for some, but staying in familiar territory when it comes to working at a desk might not be best for productivity.

Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

Like all things, business continuity plans are not perfect. They have pitfalls that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account immediately. Don’t blame it all on the IT guy; often, the way a system is designed can also have loopholes.

Your awesome guide to Android repurposing

Your awesome guide to Android repurposing

It’s a fact of life that electronic devices don’t stay on top of the market for very long. That nice new Android tablet with all the latest apps and games will soon be replaced with a newer version, and you have the decision to upgrade or be left with a useless piece of metal and […]