Monthly Archives: August 2018

Watch out for this persuasive phishing email

Aug
27
2018

Anglers catch fish by dangling bait in front of their victims, and hackers use the same strategy to trick your employees. There’s a new phishing scam making the rounds and the digital bait is almost impossible to distinguish from the …

Posted in Office

4 BYOD security risks you should prepare for

Aug
23
2018

Personal computing is with us wherever we go. Thanks to the rise of the mobile industry, smartphones and tablets allow us to take work home with us. And with the bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, businesses have never been …

Posted in Security

Upgrading to a dual monitor system

Aug
21
2018

Small businesses are always searching for ways for their employees to be more effective computer users. But before you go out and buy bigger hard drives and faster processors, you should consider upgrading your desktops to a dual monitor system. …

Posted in Hardware

Can AI enhance your e-commerce business?

Aug
17
2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) or “machine learning” has quickly transformed from science fiction to reality, and is currently on track to become an integral part of the corporate business environment. According to experts, by 2020 85% of all customer interactions with …

Posted in Web & Cloud

How business continuity plans can fail

Aug
16
2018

Just because your IT provider has a plethora of awards and certifications under its belt doesn’t mean that you can blindly hand over your business’s future to them. Often times, there are some aspects in your business continuity plan that …

Posted in Business

7 tips to increased retweets

Aug
13
2018

Managing your company’s Twitter account can be tricky. You might have a lot of brilliant things to say in under 140 characters, but they’re useless if nobody reads them. So what can you do to get more people viewing and …

Posted in Social Media

How to make the most of Microsoft Word

Aug
09
2018

Microsoft Word has become the go-to word processor for businesses big and small. It is used by every department and almost every type of personnel, but its constant updates and huge number of features mean there are lots of functions …

Posted in Office

New Spectre-style attack discovered

Aug
07
2018

Security experts are constantly discovering new potential threats, and quite recently, they’ve found a new type of Spectre-style attack more dangerous than the original. Here’s a quick rundown of the new Spectre variant. Spectre 101 For those who don’t know, …

Posted in Security

Server Administration 101: Temperature

Aug
02
2018

Servers are the heart of most modern SMBs.  And with the strain that most businesses put on their servers, one of the most important maintenance variables is temperature management. Understanding why keeping your servers cool is vitally important and could …

Posted in Hardware