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2 12, 2015

CryptoViruses: A Modern Day Threat

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The Past

Computer viruses. We all know what they are. Nasty little bits of code that get onto your Windows or Mac computer, or perhaps your smartphone, because you clicked the wrong link in the wrong email, which welcomes the malicious, self-replicating program onto your hard drive. Before detailing the imminent threats that face us […]

1 10, 2015

What is Wearable Technology

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What is wearable technology?

Wearable technology is just that.  Something you wear somewhere on your body.  It is not the latest Beats by Dre headphones or your basic digital watch though.  Wearable technology is a gadget that connects to you through smart sensors and are designed to help you achieve goals such as counting your […]

16 09, 2015

Windows Server 2003 – It’s Time To Move On

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If you’re still using Windows Server 2003 to run the back end of your business, it’s time to move on. Unlike the desktop OS (see It’s Time to Upgrade – A Conviction of Windows XP), you won’t have to train users on a new system by upgrading the back end, which is a good […]

15 08, 2015

It’s Time to Upgrade – A Conviction of Windows XP

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So you’re still running Windows XP. And why not? Everybody loved it, and being that it was the most
current version of Windows for nearly six years, you’ve grown comfortable with it, like an old friend or your favourite sweater. And why should you change? XP works, and you know how to perform just about […]

4 06, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review

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Galaxy S6 Edge Review

I’ve been an HTC user since 2007, when I got my first smartphone. For the most part, they’ve never disappointed me, but with the recent ingress of 2015 flagship smartphones, I decided to try something different. And the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge certainly is that.

HARDWARE

Where most smartphones have completely flat screens, […]

15 05, 2015

Three Reasons to Cloud Connect Your File Server

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Half of your employees love the file server, since it is fast, easy, and centralizes all work files in a single location on the network at the main office. The other half of your of employees likely hate the file server, since they must login with their VPN to sync up with the server […]

12 04, 2015

Seven Security Risks from Consumer-Grade File Sync Services

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Consumer-grade file sync solutions (referred to as CGFS solutions) pose many challenges to businesses that care about control and visibility over company data. Below are seven of the biggest risks that these solutions pose in a business environment.*

Data theft
Most of the problems with CGFS solutions emanate from a lack of oversight. Business owners are […]

17 03, 2015

Five Ways to Maximize Employee Mobile Devices

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Virtually every employee today has a smart phone. Many also have tablets, such as iPads and Android devices. Most businesses are underutilizing these devices, because they belong to the employee in most cases. They are BYOD, “bring your own device,” as they say. This is a mistake. Your hyper connected employees will be glued […]