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Why I don’t fear Cyber Crime

Why I don’t fear Cyber Crime

With all those news of people being scammed online, with criminals hacking computers and taking over systems, I need to know that my computer and all its data are secure and that every step has been taken to ensure this.

Everywhere I look there are references to cybercrime and hacking.

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

Your service provider, tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans can result in some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Here are some of them. Over-optimistic testing The initial testing attempt is usually the […]

Virtualization security risks & management

Virtualization security risks & management

While virtualization security is often viewed as an afterthought, it is nevertheless important. Like all technology, securing your virtualized infrastructure is vital to your business’s success. Let’s take a look at some of the security risks posed by virtualization and how you can manage them. Security risks of virtualization Complex infrastructure – Much like virtualization […]

Do you have a fax? Be sure it won’t get faxploited

Do you have a fax? Be sure it won’t get faxploited

It's funny that we take some pieces of technology for granted, we never think they could harm us and our businesses, but in the end, we find out that our ignorance harmed us.

This is the case with faxes, a bit antiquated, a machine everybody forgets about, but one that can be hacked and used against us and our business.

Why should you make the move to Office 365 from a user perspective

Why should you make the move to Office 365 from a user perspective

One of the biggest frustrations of every employee is when technology fails them during their work. I have found that when staff can’t work effectively, productivity decreases.

I am thankful that we were introduced to Office 365. Before this we struggled to share files, we sent email in a high volume between team members, and we made meeting notes on documents, that we would then spend time searching for to go back over.

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly apps for business. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and can be used to create a wide array of business documents. While millions of people use Word every day, most don’t know how to maximize its potential. And since it is constantly being […]

Spectre makes a comeback

Spectre makes a comeback

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips. Here’s everything you need to know. Spectre 101 For those who […]

Are you mining crypto for hackers?

Are you mining crypto for hackers?

On August 2nd, Hackernews reported that over 200000 MikroTik routers were infected with crypto mining malware. The hackers exploited a known vulnerability in the Winbox component of MikroTik, this was discovered in April and patched in just a few days after the discovery.

Work productively with Chrome extensions

Work productively with Chrome extensions

Well over half of all surveyed internet users utilize Google’s Chrome web browser, and it’s not difficult to see why. The ability to customize your browser via third party apps, extensions, and more makes web surfing a truly personalized experience. Keep on reading to discover the most practical extensions to enhance productivity. Taco The first […]