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Some Suspicions About the Internet of Things Won't Stop it From Growing

Some Suspicions About the Internet of Things Won't Stop it From Growing

Connectivity is one of the biggest advantages of mobile technology, but some developments have taken this aspect to wild heights. The Internet of Things is making companies rethink the conventions of connectivity in ways which had not been necessary. Unsurprisingly, the Internet of Things is forcing business owners and others to remain skeptical of connected technology to a certain degree, and a survey from Cisco highlights this trend.

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The E-Waste Dilemma

The E-Waste Dilemma

In homes and offices around the world, Technology has become nearly essentially, and one may find themselves replacing it more often than they expected. This leads to a significant amount of waste that can accumulate in your office; whether it's an extra smartphone, desktop, or something as simple as a random, non-functional hard drive. Disposing your dated, unnecessary technology isn’t as easy as placing paper into a recycling bin, however, and it shows in the amount of e-waste that infects the world every day.

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Just Because the Internet Goes Down Doesn't Mean There is Nothing to Accomplish

Just Because the Internet Goes Down Doesn't Mean There is Nothing to Accomplish

The Modern business relies on the Internet so much that, if the Internet went down, many employees wouldn't know what to do. There’s no need to surrender productivity simply because the Internet isn’t cooperating. There are numerous ways to get work done on a day that the Internet calls in sick.

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A Bug that Blurs the Lines Between CPU Modes

A Bug that Blurs the Lines Between CPU Modes

Just a few months after the firmware in their computer chips was revealed to be significantly flawed, Intel’s flagship product has yet again resulted in negative attention to the company. While the issue now has a fix, there was the possibility that a solution could reduce the functionality of the CPU.

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Do Not Hesitate to Address the Elephant in the Server Room

Do Not Hesitate to Address the Elephant in the Server Room

If there is a problem that everyone is hesitant to address, that problem is called "the elephant in the room". Many businesses may find that, these days, those elephants live in their server rooms. Let's acknowledge these elephants and discuss a few ways that you can evict them from your organization’s IT.

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Conquering Page Orientation in Microsoft Word

Conquering Page Orientation in Microsoft Word

Sometimes using Microsoft Word requires the addition of an outside element, usually something like an Excel sheet, PowerPoint slide or other visual aid. A recurring issue involves having to alter the size of the external element to fit between the margins of the portrait orientation, ultimately subtracting from its impact.

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Four Resolutions to Help Preserve Your Company's Cybersecurity in 2018

Four Resolutions to Help Preserve Your Company's Cybersecurity in 2018

This year could be a significant year for your business; your business needs to be around long enough to see any positives that may come its way, though, which means you need to be prepared for the negatives. Here are four resolutions for you to make this year to help preserve your company’s cybersecurity.

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Recognizing These 4 Behavioral Types Will Help You Network More Efficiently

Recognizing These 4 Behavioral Types Will Help You Network More Efficiently

Nearly everyone, at some point in time, has been involved in a situation where personalities clash. This is natural; different people are born with different predispositions and are raised in different environments. Still, in the business world, one should do their best to keep personal differences from affecting their necessary professional relationships.

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OneNote, EverNote, or Both?

OneNote, EverNote, or Both?

If you are taking notes related to an organization’s operations, those notes need to meet certain guidelines of clarity, cohesiveness, and comprehension. To accomplish those guidelines, you will require the correct tools. This entry will appraise two of the industry’s best note-taking applications to help you identify which is best for your needs. The applications: Microsoft OneNote, and EverNote.

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A Connection Between WannaCry and North Korea Revealed

A Connection Between WannaCry and North Korea Revealed

In a statement issued by Tom Bossert, the Homeland Security Adviser to the White House, responsibility for the WannaCry attacks from May 12th to the 15th in 2017 was attributed to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This claim fits with the conclusions that New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and Japan have come to, according to Bossert.

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5 Aspects of Managed IT That Will Reduce Your Stress Level

5 Aspects of Managed IT That Will Reduce Your Stress Level

Your company has a solid plan to manage its IT maintenance, or it does not. There is no middle ground. Either your business has an internal team devoted to maintaining your IT infrastructure, or it’s not being taken care of as well as it should be. Even if your organization does have an internal team, you might notice that they don’t have enough time on their hands to handle all of their responsibilities. Let us introduce you to one of the most notable ways of keeping your technology in sufficient working order: managed IT services.

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How to Utilize Charts in Excel

How to Utilize Charts in Excel

Excel is the primary spreadsheet builder and is tremendously valuable to your business. Spreadsheets are perfect for showcasing information in a compact manner, but without a couple of charts, your users will just be staring at cell after cell of dull old numbers. By using charts in Excel, you can take your spreadsheet building to the next level.

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Just Because it's the Holidays Doesn't Mean Cybersecurity Can Take Time Off

Just Because it's the Holidays Doesn't Mean Cybersecurity Can Take Time Off

During Christmas, technology is unavoidable. Traditionally, the holidays were a time when things slowed down for companies, people spent time with their families, and business was put on the back burner. Those days are over. The modern professional is lucky to get a day off for Christmas; and, because of the way business works today, may be asked to do more than ever around the holidays.

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Don't Underestimate the Dangers of Phishing Attacks

Don't Underestimate the Dangers of Phishing Attacks

There are not many security problems that are more dangerous than a network breach. Considering how much you could lose from an unexpected run-in with a hacker, it’s not a surprise that companies are worried. Somehow, even some of the most troubling threats like phishing attacks are often overlooked. A new study introduces the groundbreaking thought that phishing attacks should be at the front of a business owner’s mind regarding network security.

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Make Cortana Only Listen to You

Make Cortana Only Listen to You

Cortana, Windows 10’s built-in personal assistant, has demonstarted her usefulness for those users who have taken advantage of her services. Occasionally, however, the Cortana interface will answer when another person in the room beckons her. For Cortana to work for one person, and to obey only one voice, the software needs to become familiar with that voice.

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An Innovation Called Wireless Charging

An Innovation Called Wireless Charging

Mobile devices have become invavluable in the modern workplace. It'd be difficult to locate a company that doesn’t use smartphones or tablets in some manner. However, mobile devices will never be truly mobile while they need to be tethered to wires plugged into outlets or USB cables due to batteries losing their charges. An innovation called wireless charging has attempted to shake this concept up, but has it proven successful? And what is wireless charging, exactly?

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Two-Factor Authentication Frequently Asked Questions

Two-Factor Authentication Frequently Asked Questions

Data security has to be an absolutely critical consideration of the modern business, so every small step you can take to protect your business is important. One such step is the implementation of two-factor authentication. Warning: your employees may not initially feel very comfortable with some facets of two-factor authentication.

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Post Office Protocol and Internet Message Access Protocol: Which One Should You Choose?

Post Office Protocol and Internet Message Access Protocol: Which One Should You Choose?

Email is such a familiar solution that most people don’t think twice about how it works. However, it’s critical that you at least understand the concept, as it can provide you with a substantial advantage when it comes time to optimize email access on your mobile devices. Let us discuss the ways in which the two major message exchange protocols differ, and then look into the specifics of why you should choose one over the other.

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The Difference Between Credit Card Theft and Identity Theft

The Difference Between Credit Card Theft and Identity Theft

It's reasonable that people may see having a credit card stolen as identity theft, but that is an oversimplification that can prove dangerous. While credit card theft is an element of identity theft, equating the two means that other forms of identity theft are overlooked. Let's go over why identity theft and credit card theft are not the same thing, and what you can do to help keep your business safe.

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Don't Let Employees Inadvertently Leave Your Business Exposed

Don't Let Employees Inadvertently Leave Your Business Exposed

Insider dangers contribute to a remarkable number of data breaches. These cases of data vulnerability are permitted by a member of your workforce, whether they intended to harm your business or simply made an honest mistake. With so much focus directed toward the dangerss out in the world, sometimes we forget that the biggest threats can be among our ranks. Here are a few ways to keep insider dangers from doing your business significant harm.

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