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Mitigating healthcare insider threats

June 5th, 2018
Mitigating healthcare insider threats

The healthcare industry is unique in that the biggest data security threat comes from insider breaches.The main reason for these unauthorized hacks is financial gain. So how can healthcare organizations protect themselves against insider threats? Read on. #1 Educate – The workforce (meaning all healthcare employees) must be educated on allowable uses and disclosures of […]

Nation-state hackers inflict destructive malware

June 1st, 2018
Nation-state hackers inflict destructive malware

A destructive, new malware has surfaced in at least 500,000 home and business routers across 54 countries. Security researchers warned that the infected devices could “self-destruct” as the said malware named VPNFilter can maintain presence even after a successful reboot. How VPNFilter Works Talos cited the vulnerable devices as Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear, and TP-Link networking […]

Can the “Black Dot” bug be fixed?

May 31st, 2018
Can the “Black Dot” bug be fixed?

Apple just uncovered a new text bug that uses the Unicode writing system to overload the memory of its text messaging app, causing it to regularly crash. While the developers are still working to fix the issue, there are things you can do to avoid locking up your device. What is going on? A bug, […]

How to configure your new Windows 10 laptop

May 30th, 2018
How to configure your new Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Windows 10 includes some wonderful features along with a revamped interface for Microsoft’s operating system. No matter how experienced you are with Windows, you still may need help getting used to this, so let’s get you started. #1 Check for updates Your new laptop should check for updates automatically, but you […]

WordPress security updates: Yay or nay?

May 29th, 2018
WordPress security updates: Yay or nay?

WordPress (WP) websites play a crucial role in establishing a business’s online presence. One way WP developers keep business owners safe and happy is by providing regular security updates that protect sites from unauthorized access. But why do websites sometimes crash after an update, and what can you do to prevent that from happening? Be […]

Can AI empower customer service agents?

May 28th, 2018
Can AI empower customer service agents?

Imagine having artificial intelligence assistants (AI) like Siri or Cortana as your company’s customer service agents. It sounds fantastical now, but it’s slowly turning into reality. For many organizations, integrating AI into their systems is the next logical step in innovating customer support. How AI capabilities enhance customer service AI has two capabilities that enhance […]

Android P: Top Features You Must Know

May 25th, 2018
Android P: Top Features You Must Know

The days of Android Oreo being the latest operating system for Google’s mobile platform are numbered, as the search engine giant gave a sneak peek to Android P during the recent Google I/O conference. While it’s just a preview, it gives developers and consumers some hints on what the future holds. App Actions and Slices […]

Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

May 24th, 2018
Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are two technologies that have long been confusing business owners. But that shouldn’t be the case. Understanding the differences between the cloud and virtualization is the fastest way to use these technologies to your greatest advantage. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, […]

Outlook gets new features

May 22nd, 2018
Outlook gets new features

The new Outlook features can help you manage your time, respond to emails, take care of important things and more. Also, new upcoming features will connect you to the people and technology that power your productivity and help protect you and your business. Want to see what’s new and coming soon from Microsoft? Read on. […]

Keeping files secure with Windows 10

May 18th, 2018
Keeping files secure with Windows 10

Ransomware brings a world of trouble to any business. From operational disruption and revenue loss to total shutdown, no company is spared. That is why it’s wise to regularly back up your business data in multiple locations, including the cloud. Which is where Windows 10’s backup and restore tools come in handy. File History Is […]