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Hackers KRACK WiFi security

November 2nd, 2017
Hackers KRACK WiFi security

For ages, most people assumed that setting a strong password on their WiFi router was enough to prevent cyberattacks, but recent events prove otherwise. Two Belgian security analysts have found a serious weakness in WiFi networks, called KRACK, that puts your wireless devices in danger.

Apple Pay Apple Pay: Safe and secure transactions

November 1st, 2017
Apple Pay Apple Pay: Safe and secure transactions

It was only a matter of time before our smartphones replaced our wallets. There are several mobile payment systems available today, but Apple Pay is one of the safest and easiest to use for small businesses. Read on for more details on why you should consider it.

Cisco to predict IT failures using AI

October 31st, 2017
Cisco to predict IT failures using AI

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are not the only ones dabbling with AI and machine learning. According to Cisco, these technologies might be key to the future of IT system management and business continuity, both of which have grown increasingly complex over the years.

Dropbox introduces Smart Sync and Showcase

October 30th, 2017
Dropbox introduces Smart Sync and Showcase

Stop transferring files from your full local hard disk and start working — this seems to be Dropbox’s new tagline for its newly launched feature, Smart Sync. It promises to rid you of the constant worry of limited disk space. Read on to learn more.

Android users welcome Microsoft Edge

October 26th, 2017
Android users welcome Microsoft Edge

Have you ever been glued to a long, interesting article on your mobile device? You then arrive home, turn on your PC or laptop, and want to continue reading the article. What’s the quickest way to transition? Microsoft’s Edge browser has a pretty cool solution.

Protect your devices with virtualization

October 25th, 2017
Protect your devices with virtualization

With cybersecurity threats targeting small and large businesses, solutions that protect mobile devices are no longer a niche service. More work is being handled away from the office, which means more opportunities for security breaches. Virtualization vendors are leading the charge to tackle these challenges with innovative solutions.

Updated Microsoft Office coming soon

October 23rd, 2017
Updated Microsoft Office coming soon

Which version of Microsoft Office does your company use? 2010? 2007? Even the newest versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel are from three years old, which makes an Office upgrade a worthwhile consideration. Read on for updates on Microsoft’s newest productivity platform.

Exciting updates from Microsoft’s conference

October 20th, 2017
Exciting updates from Microsoft’s conference

In Microsoft’s latest conference, the company has launched brand new software bundles together with bargain-priced Windows devices for schools and businesses; but announced that Skype for Business has seen its day and will no longer be supported. Read on for more details.

Your passwords are not secure

October 19th, 2017
Your passwords are not secure

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). On the hook for the password best practices that we still use today — the combination of letters, capitalizations, and numbers — NIST admits that the existing guidelines were misguided.

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

October 18th, 2017
New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

The macOS operating system has a reputation for being impervious to security risks, but according to recent news, that’s not always the case. In High Sierra, even someone with zero IT experience can steal your password. Here’s how to stop them.

What is the bug?

The vulnerability pertains to sweeping changes in how macOS stores files.