Monthly Archives: April 2017

Homographs: the newest trend in phishing

Apr
24
2017

So much of cybersecurity depends on adequate awareness from users. Phishing for example, preys on people’s fears and desires to convince them to click on hyperlink images and text before checking where they actually lead to. However, with the latest …

Posted in Security

Back up your mobile devices now

Apr
20
2017

Mobile phones’ sizes and styles went through massive changes in the last few years. And as their looks and dimensions changed, so did their functions. With better capacity and bigger storage, mobile phones turned into veritable mini-computers that businesses were …

Posted in Business

Are you using this WordPress checklist yet?

Apr
19
2017

Many would initially blame hackers for an extremely slow website or being delisted from search engines, but that’s not always the case. When it comes to managing your website, how sure are you that all your bases are covered? If …

Posted in Web & Cloud

When did you last update your firmware?

Apr
18
2017

Most IT consultants constantly remind clients of how important it is to update and patch their software, but neglect the importance of updating hardware. We don’t mean replacing it with new hardware; we mean updating the applications and settings coded …

Posted in Hardware

Microsoft’s docs.com: possible data breach

Apr
11
2017

It was recently revealed that docs.com, Microsoft’s free document-sharing platform, was posting private documents to the public. Although there are Office 365 users who are perfectly aware of how the program works and have no qualms about publicly sharing their …

Posted in Office

Why you should review social media policies

Apr
10
2017

With more and more social media platforms popping up all the time, it can be tough to keep track of social media policies and assess their effectiveness. However, if you fail to review them annually, your employees might get so …

Posted in Social Media

Should you fear government surveillance?

Apr
06
2017

Accusations of inappropriate government surveillance have been swirling after Wikileaks recently released thousands of pages supposedly detailing the CIA’s exploitation of compromised devices and applications. But in today’s climate, every headline needs to be taken with a grain of salt. …

Posted in Security

AI-based productivity coaching from O365

Apr
04
2017

It seems like every quarter Office 365 is adding a new service that totally changes the way we do business. As we settle into 2017, Microsoft is granting businesses a machine learning-based tool for getting more out of your employee’s …

Posted in Office