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Hackers KRACK WiFi security

November 2nd, 2017

For ages, most people assumed that setting a strong password on their WiFi router was enough to prevent cyberattacks, but recent events prove otherwise. Two Belgian security analysts have found a serious weakness in WiFi networks, called KRACK, that puts your wireless devices in danger. What is KRACK? Simply put, KRACK, short for ‘key reinstallation […]

Cisco to predict IT failures using AI

October 31st, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are not the only ones dabbling with AI and machine learning. According to Cisco, these technologies might be key to the future of IT system management and business continuity, both of which have grown increasingly complex over the years. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are extremely useful in helping […]

The Ransomware Checklist: Are You Prepared?

October 31st, 2017

Ransomware is nothing new, but the last couple of years have seen an especially unprecedented rise in its proliferation. Even multinational companies with services in Orange County were attacked, as evidenced by the Petya infection at the APM Terminal.

Many small businesses are left wondering how they can possibly survive the onslaught of this latest disturbing trend.

Dropbox introduces Smart Sync and Showcase

October 30th, 2017

Stop transferring files from your full local hard disk and start working — this seems to be Dropbox’s new tagline for its newly launched feature, Smart Sync. It promises to rid you of the constant worry of limited disk space. Read on to learn more. Stop worrying about storage space Gone are the days when […]

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

October 27th, 2017

Customers, partners, and vendors expect internet access when they’re visiting someone else’s office. This is why guest Wi-Fi access is so common. But setting it up the wrong way can create a frustrating experience for people looking to connect and leave your company exposed to attacks. Here’s how to do it right. Never give guests […]

5 Signs of a Great IT Support Provider

October 27th, 2017

Technology forms the backbone of any modern business. However, for technology to function correctly and align with the goals of your organization, ongoing support and maintenance are critical.

Unfortunately, you can’t expect your hardware and software to work perfectly without regular care behind the scenes.

Protect your devices with virtualization

October 25th, 2017

With cybersecurity threats targeting small and large businesses, solutions that protect mobile devices are no longer a niche service. More work is being handled away from the office, which means more opportunities for security breaches. Virtualization vendors are leading the charge to tackle these challenges with innovative solutions. Mobile device management and virtualization Simply put, […]

Updated Microsoft Office coming soon

October 23rd, 2017

Which version of Microsoft Office does your company use? 2010? 2007? Even the newest versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel are from three years old, which makes an Office upgrade a worthwhile consideration. Read on for updates on Microsoft’s newest productivity platform. Microsoft Office 2019: release and features For the past ten years, Microsoft has […]

Your passwords are not secure

October 19th, 2017

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). On the hook for the password best practices that we still use today — the combination of letters, capitalizations, and numbers — NIST admits that the existing guidelines […]

5 computer tips that add hours to your day

October 17th, 2017

There are only so many hours in the workday, so making the most of your time is vital. If distracting websites, unorganized files, and cluttered inboxes prevent you from getting work done, consider using these tips to better manage your time and stay productive at work. Monitor productivity levels Start by tracking how much work […]