Healthcare field looks toward blockchain

July 31st, 2017
Healthcare field looks toward blockchain

Blockchain technology has significant implications for every industry, but healthcare is ideal for the increased security and efficiency that come with this new trend. Read on to ensure you’re prepared for what’s coming.

What is blockchain?

Although the technology was first associated with Bitcoin and other digital currencies, blockchain is not exclusive to the financial sector.

Steer clear from these types of malware

July 28th, 2017
Steer clear from these types of malware

Did you know that viruses, ransomware, spyware, and trojans are all categorized as types of malware? Having been around for decades, these cyber threats have grown both in number and intensity. Needless to say, it pays to know how each of them works as well as how to protect your business.

Beware the Mac malware stealing bank info

July 27th, 2017
Beware the Mac malware stealing bank info

With a name like OSX.Dok, it’s hard to feel confident about staying ahead of the recent MacOS malware. The cryptic letters foreshadow countless pages of complicated code that most computer users don’t understand at all. Fortunately, avoiding this cyberattack doesn’t require any programming know-how whatsoever.

Easily back up and sync with Google’s new app

July 26th, 2017
Easily back up and sync with Google’s new app

For many businesses, applications like Google Drive are heaven-sent. They make managing files and photos much easier and safer than manually saving them in external disk drives. That said, backing up all files remains a burden to those who have files stored on several devices and can’t seem to transfer these files onto Google Drive or any other cloud platform.

Six Gmail tips you should start using

July 25th, 2017
Six Gmail tips you should start using

24 hours seem to pass by in the blink of an eye, especially if you’re a small-business owner. In order to stand a chance against your competition, the last thing you should do is bury yourself in a mound of endless emails. With the following Gmail tips and tricks, you’ll be able to spend less time with your inbox and more time driving business growth.

Android devices easy prey for CopyCat

July 21st, 2017
Android devices easy prey for CopyCat

There’s a reason malware makes the headlines on the internet almost every day: its impact on business has proved devastating. Nearly one million new strains of malware are being developed each day, which goes to show how popular of a weapon it is in a hacker’s arsenal.

Amazon Web Services’ new virtual desktops

July 20th, 2017
Amazon Web Services’ new virtual desktops

If your business is considering cloud virtual desktops, you’ve undoubtedly looked into Amazon Web Services. AWS offers one of the most reliable and easily accessible options on the market, including the recent release of high-powered machines with direct access to Amazon’s data centers.

Microsoft enhances Workplace Analytics

July 18th, 2017
Microsoft enhances Workplace Analytics

Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics is a handy tool for managers who would like to assess their employees’ performance using data from Office 365 programs. Whereas MyAnalytics provides employees with an overview of their own productivity data, Workplace Analytics allows both employees and managers to view performance rates to evaluate individual productivity.

Microsoft’s protection plan for Windows 10

July 14th, 2017
Microsoft’s protection plan for Windows 10

Microsoft has created new security features for Windows 10 users. This update is a response to the global outbreak of ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya. While this patch shouldn’t be a substitute for antivirus software and data backups, Microsoft does think its new features can help people defend against current and future threats.

Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

July 13th, 2017
Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

The cyber community hasn’t fully recovered from the WannaCry ransomware attacks, which struck businesses and organizations in May. Now, a Petya ransomware variant named Nyetya is poised to join its ranks as one of the worst cyber attacks in history.