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How to secure your IoT devices

July 24th, 2017
How to secure your IoT devices

More firms are using the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new business opportunities. For instance, companies that install smart sensors can automate data entry and monitor their inventory. However, if left unsecured, IoT devices also give hackers an opportunity to breach your network.

CopyCat on the prowl for Android

July 21st, 2017
CopyCat on the prowl for Android

New strains of malware are being developed every day. In fact, the number was nearly one million per day in 2015. With so many in existence, some have gone under the radar, as such is the case with CopyCat. So if you’re using any type of Android device, know that CopyCat likes to use its claws.

Amazon releases high-end virtual desktops

July 20th, 2017
Amazon releases high-end virtual desktops

It’s nearly impossible to discuss virtualization without bringing up Amazon Web Services (AWS). It was one of the first big names in user-friendly virtualization services and it’s only gotten better over the years. With its latest release, AWS is providing customers with some serious computing power.

Skype for Business vs Hangouts Meet?

July 19th, 2017
Skype for Business vs Hangouts Meet?

There are plenty of VoIP solutions available in the market today, but the two clear standouts are Microsoft’s Skype for Business and Google’s Hangouts Meet. Each product offers stellar voice and video conferencing features, and rich integrations with other apps.

New Microsoft Workplace Analytics

July 18th, 2017
New Microsoft Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics is a program that helps managers determine staff productivity levels using data gathered from their email, calendar, documents, and other applications within Office 365. Previously, Microsoft’s MyAnalytics allowed only employees to view their individual data, but with this updated version, managers now have access to this data, too.

How useful are Google Posts to SMBs?

July 17th, 2017
How useful are Google Posts to SMBs?

Businesses in the 21st century rely on a strong digital presence to keep up with the competition. There’s a new tool that helps with just that: Google Posts. Read on to learn its potentially game-changing capabilities and when SMBs can expect to get a piece of the action.

How Windows 10 plans to defeat ransomware

July 14th, 2017
How Windows 10 plans to defeat ransomware

The recent WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks have caused massive disruptions for Windows users. Although ransomware infection has slowed down in the past few weeks, many experts are saying that this is only just the beginning. Soon, newer and far more dangerous strains of malware will be developed.

Why Nyetya is more threatening than WannaCry

July 13th, 2017
Why Nyetya is more threatening than WannaCry

The WannaCry ransomware, which infected 200,000 business globally and made over $100,000 in ransom payments, is said to be one of the worst cyber attacks in history. However, a new ransomware strain named Nyetya is shaping up to be a more formidable security threat.

macOS High Sierra’s new features

July 12th, 2017
macOS High Sierra’s new features

High Sierra — Mac’s first full OS upgrade since Snow Leopard in 2009 — has finally been released as public beta. But users who expect shiny new features might feel slightly disappointed as the new OS’ most useful updates are actually under the hood.

Automate mundane emails to get more done

July 11th, 2017
Automate mundane emails to get more done

Everyone wishes there were more minutes in a day. Between repetitive emails and seemingly endless meetings, it’s hard to find time for important tasks. Thanks to the increasing affordability of enterprise-level IT however, SMBs can start getting at least half of those problems under control with email automation.