The word “hacker” conjures up an image of a hoodie-wearing basement dweller that programs all sorts of malicious attacks to infiltrate their target’s computer. But hackers are so much more than that. There are also hackers that use their skills to do good. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term ‘hacker’ was vaguely defined. […]
Do honest working hackers exist?
Maintaining Team Member Engagement
At FrameWork, we understand that there are myriad issues that small businesses like those of our clients struggle with on a day to day basis. As a small business ourselves, we are usually dealing with some of those issues as well! One problem that is impossible for a business of any size to avoid is keeping employees engaged and excited about the work that they are doing.
Beware of This Wildfire-Themed Scam
If you watch the news, you've undoubtedly heard about the raging wildfires that are happening in California. It's a tragic disaster that has displaced thousands of families, caused millions of dollars in damages, and one of the fires completely levelled the town of Paradise, California.
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Over the past couple of years, browser makers like Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla have been making a concentrated effort to move all web traffic to HTTPS, in the name of increased user security.
Shop Safely This Holiday Season!
In the blink of an eye, we're back in the thick of the holiday season. Countless hours (and dollars) spent buying gifts, wrapping them, preparing meals and spending time with family. Thanks to the internet, buying gifts for loved ones has never been easier and affords you the opportunity to spend more of the time away from work with the people who matter most.
Why you should back up your mobile devices
Almost every modern mobile device allows you to send and receive emails, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals. As mobile devices have become indispensable in everyone’s personal and professional life, the security risks have also increased — and backing them up has become more critical than ever. Malware on […]
5 cloud security tips for business owners
Cloud computing marketing can be deceiving. When you see an image of the cloud, it’s often a happy, bubbly, white puffball floating delightfully in front of a blue sky background. Its presence is both calming and reassuring, which makes you believe that anything is possible. Security would never be an issue, right? Ask one of […]
Which social media platform fits your SMB?
There are no one-size-fits-all options when it comes to the right social media platform for your small- or medium-sized business. Facebook might be the biggest name in social media networks, but there are trendier platforms like Instagram and Twitter that millennial customers usually prefer. Different platforms attract and cater to different people, and it’s essential […]
Why a technology business review is vital
Identifying opportunities in all areas of business is vital for growth, but one area that’s often overlooked is technology. Although it’s easy to adopt an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude with IT, conducting regular technology business reviews is a must. What is a technology business review? A technology business review reveals the […]