4 types of hackers to watch out for

4 types of hackers to watch out for

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? As a business owner, you should always try and find out the motive behind an attack to help you determine whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect. Let’s take a closer look at four different types of […]

Business computers: things to look for

Business computers: things to look for

When it comes to business computers, you can’t mess around. The wrong choice of hardware can pile up costs for any small- and medium-sized business (SMB). You don’t need unnecessary repairs, incompatible systems, and data breaches slowing operations down or draining resources. This guide will help your SMB make cost-efficient choices in hardware. Portability Laptops […]

Windows 10 October 2018 best features

Windows 10 October 2018 best features

Microsoft releases two major Windows 10 updates every year, one in spring and one in fall. Following Windows 10’s April 2018 update, Microsoft is set to release a fresh batch of features in October. So if you’re a Windows 10 user, here are some features to look forward to. Your Phone Windows 10 is getting […]

Hybrid cloud: Give your SMB more flexibility

Hybrid cloud: Give your SMB more flexibility

When it comes to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may be compelled to choose either a private or a public cloud infrastructure. But there’s a third option, and it’s called the hybrid cloud. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In the former, data and applications that require tighter controls […]

Is your Android phone malware-free?

Is your Android phone malware-free?

Desktop and laptop users regularly update their security software to protect against cyberattacks. But the same cannot be said for smartphone users. This is understandable because cyberthreats on mobile phones are less common… but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Mobile malware MO Mobile malware can be as harmful to a business’s network as infected […]

PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

Have you ever received an email that claimed to come from a bank or government office when it obviously didn’t? It was probably a phishing scam trying to trick you into downloading malware. The most recent campaign duplicates a trustworthy Office 365 email and can fool even the most skeptical users. Here’s how to stay […]

Controlling security risks of virtualization

Controlling security risks of virtualization

Virtualization security often ends up on the back burner, and you probably didn’t even realize how important it is. However, like the rest of your technology, a virtualized infrastructure must be secured. To help keep yours protected, here are some of the security risks involved with virtualization and ways to control them. Security risks of […]

How to prepare for a VoIP transition

How to prepare for a VoIP transition

Businesses everywhere are embracing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to communicate more effectively with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Transitioning from traditional phone lines to a VoIP solution smoothly requires preparation and forethought. Here are the key components to making the shift. Network stability Implementing a VoIP phone system presents unique challenges, such as maintaining […]

New Spectre-style attack discovered

New Spectre-style attack discovered

Cyberattacks continue to evolve at a worrying pace. Just when you think one security threat has been fixed, a more dangerous version of that threat is discovered. One such threat is Spectre and it’s more recent variant, NetSpectre. Read on to learn more. Spectre 101 For those who don’t know, Spectre is a vulnerability in […]

Best practices for switching to Office 365

Best practices for switching to Office 365

More and more small and medium-sized businesses are making the switch from on-premises systems to cloud-hosted Office 365. If you’re one of them, you need to ensure a smooth and secure transition. Here’s what you need to do. Identify your company’s sensitive data… Most files housed within your servers contain sensitive commercial and personal data […]