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Keeping up with the Future of IT

Do you ever feel like technology is changing so fast you’re in danger of getting whiplash? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. For those working in IT, just keeping up with the latest news and trends can feel like a full-time job. But who has that much time to spare?   In larger enterprises, there may be more...

The Value of a Helping Hand- the benefits of managed services for SMB’s

Like larger companies, SMBs need superior technology to remain operational and competitive. Expert IT support and services can be costly – but can be reduced through outsourcing. Managed IT services allow businesses to offload certain IT operations, allowing businesses to keep pace with larger ones. Managed IT service providers offer a wide range of services, generally assuming responsibility for monitoring,...

Cyber Security Risks for SMEs

Cyber security – it’s a subject many SMEs prefer not to consider, and the U.S. is a country dominated by SMEs. Nearly 29 million enterprises coast to coast make a significant contribution to our economy, accounting for an estimated 46 percent of the private nonfarm of U.S. GDP. Washington State alone consists of 574,455 small businesses of which 1.3 million...

4 Simple Ways To Stop Your Staff Getting Caught By Phishing Scams

Email is a vital tool for modern business, providing an affordable and simple communications solution for SME’s and enterprise organisations throughout the world. However, as technology has grown to boost available business opportunities, so has the opportunity for increased exposure to online security and email systems vulnerabilities. Accessing the web is among the most important needs for any business –...

The Secret to a Great Password

It is always said by a lot of security experts that the best password is one that is hard to remember. Something like "NJ*&%^))sdao!" would be considered a great password by most people. However, Security expert Thomas Baekdal argues that these random passwords, while secure, are not as secure as a more memorable and simple phrase. In other words, "I...