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The increase in wearable technology that you see coming into your business has significantly increased over the past couple of years. People are doing a better job of tracking their health and using wearable technology to improve their work lives. This creates a problem for the business because every single device brought onto a network is a potential threat and threats have to be managed. Listed below is a look at how people are using wearable technology and what you can do in response to this trend.
Did you know that World Backup Day is in just a few short weeks? While it is an imperative occasion for businesses to recognize, data backup should really be something you think about all the time; your backup is an integral part of the backup and disaster recovery portion of your overall business continuity.
No one can tell when a disaster is going to hit your organization or what form that disaster is going to take. The cause could be a storm, human error, or some freak occurrence that nobody could have seen coming. In order to get back up and running after one of these incidents a company needs to have a strong business continuity strategy. An essential part of this strategy is knowing how to recover data depending on the way it’s lost. Getting data back and working for your business is the only way to stave off ruin. Listed below is a look at data recovery strategies that can literally save your business.
Chances are that when you signed up for Internet service via your Internet service provider, or ISP, they hooked you up with a router that you would use to broadcast your wireless network’s signal around your office. While this is all well and good, we think you have valid reasons to replace that router with one that is better suited to your business’ needs. Why, you ask? Read on and find out.
We’re no strangers to talking about artificial intelligence. It’s been a somewhat regular topic on our blog and in our newsletters. AI is interesting, sort of this odd technology that for many years, the average person didn’t know what to do with it. Now, it feels like AI is the dominating new technology of the year. What happened? Will it stick? Can a business take advantage of it?
Are you the kind of person that frequently checks your phone to remove the myriad of notifications that come in from seemingly every app on your phone? In the course of doing that frequent clean up you may have cleared a notification that you may need. How to turn on your Android device’s notification history feature is listed below.
So much goes into proper network security that it can be intimidating to know where to start. Fortunately, there are plenty of great ways you can, and probably currently are, protecting your business, even if it’s on a basic level. You can consider this a checklist of imperative network security tools that are critical to have for your company’s success.
There’s no denying that productivity is one of the primary goals of any business, with countless examinations into the concept of productivity, theories on how to maximize it, and methods to promote it in the workplace. Listed below is a take on one of these theories and further discussion on it so that you can perhaps capitalize on it yourself.
How does your organization manage its IT? Do you have an in-house team, and how busy are they with all of the hustle and bustle of their everyday duties? Do they have time to address the many challenges and requests made of them? If not, then perhaps you should consider a different model for your IT management. Fortunately, we have just the opportunity for you, and you won’t want to miss out on it.
Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets both provide a variety of features to those who know how to use them, many of them with really niche applications to businesses. For example, there is one function that allows you to easily calculate the time between the current date and a specified day that, if applied properly, could easily provide businesses with some serious utility.
Phishing attacks have been prominent in cybercrime the past few years, not only due to their efficacy but also because there are so many avenues wherein phishing can be attempted. The first that comes to mind is email, naturally, but you and your team need to keep these others in mind.
Take, for example, a phishing voicemail…dubbed, naturally, a “phoicemail.”
Wi-Fi connectivity is a remarkable technology when you think about it, and it has fundamentally changed how we work today. What hasn’t changed, alas, is that hackers and cybercriminals will try to utilize this technology to their own advantage. Thus, let’s discuss a few relatively simple ways that you can enhance your wireless network’s overall security.
Email remains a vital cornerstone in business communications, often containing sensitive information and other data that needs to be protected. Fortunately, today's email platforms usually enable you to add a little bit of protection, so long as you know what the process looks like.
Listed below is how you can make your emails just that much more secure.
Regardless of your industry, there are going to be certain regulatory standards that you will be responsible for upholding. Many of these standards will be related in some way to your cybersecurity. Some of these cybersecurity standards are listed below, as is why compliance is so imperative for your business.
Cybercrime is a big deal, and phishing is responsible for a large percentage of the cyberattacks out there. The act of phishing is a good old-fashioned social engineering scheme. Essentially, a scammer sends a message with the intent to have someone interact with the message, thus giving them access (or at least the information needed to gain access) to accounts. Listed below is how to identify phishing messages.