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Hurricane-proof your business

June 7th, 2017
Hurricane-proof your business

While it’s easy to turn a blind eye against hurricane warnings and think “I already have a business continuity plan in place”, it pays to be extremely cautious, especially when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts up to four unusually active hurricanes this year.

Are your website’s images hurting your SEO?

June 6th, 2017
Are your website’s images hurting your SEO?

Small- and medium-sized businesses are often tempted to relegate their search engine optimization (SEO) analysis to the free reports offered by online platforms like WordPress and Google Analytics. Unfortunately, those reports rarely provide the detail you need to start making improvements, and one of the things they tend to glaze over is image optimization.

Prevent ransomware with HIPAA compliance

June 5th, 2017
Prevent ransomware with HIPAA compliance

The healthcare industry is constantly under threat of new cyberattacks. Last month, hospitals and healthcare organizations were among the first victims of WannaCry ransomware — a malware strain that holds your data hostage and demands $300 for their release.

Six new features from Android O

June 1st, 2017
Six new features from Android O

Since it has just been released as a beta test, the next version of Google’s Android operating system still doesn’t have a full name and is known as “Android O” for now. What has been confirmed so far are extended battery life and an optimized notification system.

NSA endorses mobile virtualization

May 31st, 2017
NSA endorses mobile virtualization

Mobile device management is a full-fledged subset of IT security. Employees store and view sensitive data on their smartphones, which exposes your organization to a significant amount of risk. Although there are plenty of great solutions for managing this, the National Security Agency (NSA) believes mobile virtualization is the next big thing.

7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

May 29th, 2017
7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

Microsoft understands the value of your business’s data and the costly repercussions of losing it. That’s why they’ve released a slew of security and compliance tools for Office 365 subscribers. But given the increasing sophistication and frequency of data breaches, Office 365 cloud security solutions won’t be enough to protect your files.

What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

May 26th, 2017
What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

This autumn, the changing leaves are accompanied by the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from Microsoft. Not only is it retaining the “Creators Update” name, this version will reportedly focus more on bringing the Windows experience to iOS and Android devices as well.

Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

May 25th, 2017
Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

WannaCry is one of the few malware campaigns to become a household name. It’s educated countless people on the reality of ransomware and the vulnerability of their data. If you’re still worried about whether you’re at risk, we’ve collected everything you need to know right here.

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

May 24th, 2017
Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

From May 2-6, a Trojan was attached to downloads of the macOS version of HandBreak, a free, cross-platform video transcoding software that processes multimedia files and other digital sources such as DVD and BluRay into .MP4 and .MKV files, and other formats.

Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

May 23rd, 2017
Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

The WannaCry ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts a victim’s files and extorts them for money, has already affected thousands of machines worldwide. Unfortunately, the success of this attack is just the beginning. According to security researchers, other hackers will probably develop stronger WannaCry variants in the coming months.