Does your business have a continuity plan? If you have answered yes, then ask yourself this. Do you believe your business continuity plan can successfully deal with emergencies or unexpected events? With cyber-attacks on the rise companies must ensure that they have set a plan in the event they fall victim to a cyber-attack. The International Organization for Standardization defined “business continuity” as the capability of an organization to continue the delivery of its products or services, at acceptable predefined levels, following a disruptive incident.
Nothing is worse than working on a slow computer. Over time, as your computer ages, it is inevitable it will run slower than when you first bought it. Although we may get frustrated and want to throw our computer against the wall, remember that there are ways to help your computer work faster.
How many hours do you think you spend on your phone a day? Besides using our cellphones to communicate through text messages or phone calls, we use our devices to stay connected through the world by using social media, the internet etc. According to Statista.com, the average person spends around five or more hours on their smartphones daily. Now that you have thought about how much time you spend on your phone; think about all the important information we have stored on our devices. For instance, how many of you have access to your online banking or home security apps through your cellphone? If you answered yes, then keep on reading.
There are hundreds of reasons why technology is important in business. No matter the size of your company, technology has benefits that will help you make money, as well as produce the results your customers demand. The role of technology in business is expanding and will continue to keep growing in the future. Businesses can no longer devalue the importance of technology, but instead embrace the benefits. So, why is technology important in business?
Cyberattacks can take place almost anywhere, but have you ever heard of hackers from across the world taking control of your vehicle?
Do you own a smart TV? If you answered yes, have you ever felt like your TV is listening in on your conversations or collecting your personal information? Yes, smart TV’s are great for using the internet to stream some of your favorite Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime shows, but are you aware your TV may be spying on you? Your personal smart TV uses the information it gathers from your searches, the shows you watch etc. for analytics, marketing and targeted advertising. “Everything is hackable. If you can access it, others can access it,” said Yair Levy, director of the Center for E-learning Security Research at Nova Southeastern University. “Any new device you add, you add another security hole.”
New year? New passwords.
Soon we will be kicking off a new year AND a new decade. This means promising changes and significant advancements in technology. In the world of IT, there will be developments in data, artificial intelligence, and communications. Although these advancements are valuable and will allow companies to have a more secure security system, cyber criminals will be taking advantage of these changes in order to make it easier to carry out attacks. What security threats can we expect in 2020?
Many enterprises want to outsource the building of private clouds but fear lock-in to proprietary platforms.
January 14th is right around the corner and as most of us know, the 14th marks the end of the Windows 7 lifecycle. In addition to the end of Windows 7, Microsoft will also stop supporting their Server 2008, Exchange 2010, and Small Business Server products. What happens when Windows 7 support ends? Is there a major difference between Windows 7 and Windows 10?