Monthly Archives: November 2016

Security breaches: tips for prevention

Nov
25
2016

As long as businesses host valuable data, cyber criminals will continue to bypass the security protocols meant to protect this data. The causes of security breaches range from device theft or loss, weak and stolen credentials, malware, and outdated systems …

Posted in Security

IoT scanner reveals security weaknesses

Nov
23
2016

The owner of a small business has enough to worry about without adding online security to the mix. But with the proliferation of smart devices that come in everything from Fit Bits to smoke alarms, hackers are now able to …

Posted in Hardware

E-commerce and AI: what you need to know

Nov
22
2016

One of the hottest topics in tech and in business is artificial intelligence (more accurately “machine learning” or AI). Many business owners are currently looking to this technology for its potential to improve customer communications, and it is predicted that …

Posted in Web & Cloud

How data analytics helps prioritize backups

Nov
21
2016

The astounding amount of data that businesses create on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis is totally unprecedented. And that number doesn’t show any signs of slowing, most likely reaching 1.7 terabytes per person by the year 2020. For businesses …

Posted in Business

New features keep Office 365 users safe

Nov
17
2016

The new features recently unveiled by Office 365 promise to bring business owners to a more secure and knowledgeable position in which to make important decisions regarding the future of their corporation. Microsoft expanded the popular program’s basic scope to …

Posted in Office

Falling for it: youth and tech scams

Nov
10
2016

As long as there have been salesmen, there have been scammers trying to sell useless products. Traditionally the elderly have fallen prey to cold-call fraud, but now scam artists are getting tech-smart, and it’s the younger generation of computer users …

Posted in Security

Choosing the right computer for your company

Nov
08
2016

As an entrepreneur, you probably work more than 40 hours a week to build your business up. From the intricacy of the marketing campaign to the mundane details of running a business, you’ve got your hands full making choices that …

Posted in Hardware

Social media alternatives for business

Nov
07
2016

The use of social media for marketing is practically inescapable at this point. And for good reason: companies gain access to increased visibility, more sales opportunities, and more opportunities to define their brand. But why limit your business to a …

Posted in Social Media

Browse the web faster with Opera 41

Nov
04
2016

While using the internet, it is common for people to open several tabs at the same time. Unless the browser you are using has the right features, your online research may take longer than expected. Avoid frustrations of a slow …

Posted in Web & Cloud