By now, the advantages of using a cloud-based solution to backup your company’s data are well known. It’s easy to use, scalable, and cost-effective. However, not all cloud-based backup solutions are created equal. There’s still a level of risk, albeit a small one, that comes with cloud computing. It’s important that your cloud service is … Read moreThe Size of the Cloud Matters
There’s a computer security threat so menacing that not even the best security technology can stop it. It’s called psychology, and it’s used with email phishing scams to trick users into overriding their security solution. The only way to stop this threat is with common sense, and unfortunately, there’s no app for that. It seems … Read moreBe Wary of Hackers’ Psychological Attacks!
The CryptoLocker virus is a new ransomware that began attacking computers via the Internet last September and has now grown to become one of the world’s fastest spreading and most dangerous malwares. If your business isn’t prepared for CryptoLocker, then your company’s data is at serious risk. CryptoLocker is One Bad Virus CryptoLocker is an … Read moreWarning: CryptoLocker Virus will Delete Your Data!
It has finally happened, the bots have taken over. While robots have yet to enslave humanity, bots have taken over the Internet, accounting for 62% of all web traffic. Is the bot takeover something you should be concerned about? To clear things up, Internet bots are much different than the cold-hearted steel-exoskeleton robots armed with … Read moreBots Outnumber Humans for Web Traffic
The cloud almost makes IT too easy. Whereas in the past, all applications would be hosted on your own IT infrastructure, and require a team of knowledgeable IT experts to set up everything and maintain it. These days, these same applications can be accessed on Web browsers from any computer or mobile device, and the cloud doesn’t … Read moreCloud Hosting is More than a Quick-Fix
The cloud dramatically improves document sharing as seen with virtually every office productivity application that is cloud-enabled. Thanks to the cloud, different team members can simultaneously view a document within their web browser on any device from anywhere, and collaborate on a project like never before. Here are a few ways the cloud can bring … Read moreTake Advantage of the Cloud to Improve Team Collaboration
If a hacker manages to get their grubby hands on your computer, you’re going to have a bad time. Of course, how bad of a time you have depends on your hacker’s intentions. There are several things hackers can do to harm you, here are four of the most common ways hackers can disrupt your … Read more4 Ways Hackers Can Disrupt Your Life
One of the most attractive features of cloud computing is the ability to free you from your desk and go mobile. While there are many ways that going mobile can benefit your business, like making your staff more productive, there are also several personal benefits worth considering by doing your work on the go. More … Read more4 Personal Benefits of Cloud Computing
The modern IT landscape is dramatically changing from a model where an IT department controls everything, to companies outsourcing their IT services. This paradigm shift challenges older ideas about traditional network security equating ownership and control with strong security. Does your business view IT outsourcing as a security help or a hindrance? The Transition to … Read moreToday’s Network Security is about Controlling Information
If you haven’t yet upgraded from Windows XP, then you (and 500 million users) must have strong reasons for hanging on to a twelve-year-old product. Unfortunately, everybody’s strong reasons won’t hold water come April 8th, 2014 when Microsoft stops supporting XP with new security patches. Essentially, April 8th is equivalent to an expiration date as far as … Read moreIt’s Time to Retire Windows XP