If you’re one of the estimated 40%+ of businesses still on the outdated Windows 7 platform, consider this your wake-up call: time is nearly up for your trusty, tried-and-true operating system. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end support for Windows 7. That means no more updates, security or otherwise, will be offered by the company from that date forward.
When you’re thinking about cyber security, you’re usually thinking about your PCs, servers and precious data. But what if your printer is a vulnerability?
Well, it is, according to the Global Print Security Report, stating that 60% of businesses suffered a print-related data breach within the last year.
Don’t Use Unsecured Public WiFi
Unsecured public WiFi is everywhere: at cafés, airports, hotels and more. But these networks lack security, and it’s easy for a hacker to snoop on your data. Hackers can even spoof unsecured WiFi networks and walk away with all the data they want with no one the wiser.
This time of year, we know how easy it is to get struck by the "vacation fever". If you forget to set up Automatic Replies in Outlook before leaving for your next family outing, road trip, tropical cruise or just before taking a few days to relax at home, follow this video for a quick guide on enabling auto-reply from the convenience of the Outlook Web Portal.
FrameWork is working hard to grow alongside our clients, and to achieve that, we want to work with more amazing small businesses just like those that we have the privilege of serving every day!
A referral is the greatest compliment we could ever receive, and it's not something that we take lightly.
Data. Nowadays, it's everywhere, and it's used for all sorts of things, from "improving our services" to "providing you with personalized content." We've talked about data collection practices and some of the obvious ways that it infringes on user privacy in the past, but we've never discussed in depth how data is used by businesses around the world to generate revenue and increase sales, and how the clandestine harvesting of your data results in very real profits for these companies.
Tesla, over the past few years, has quickly become a symbol of a new age in automotive transportation. Self-driving cars, fully electric vehicles that are fast, comfortable, efficient, and are chock full of features that scream "the future is now" and that would have defied even the most optimistic tech lover's expectations 10 years ago.
Last week, there were reports that detailed First American Financial, a real estate title insurance corporation, leaked hundreds of millions of files related to real estate transactions. Here's what you need to know about this incident and how it could affect you.
When you think about the driving forces behind a business, what comes to mind? For us, we think about the massive impact that computers and the associated technology have had on the way we do business. Computers and servers allow you to store data, organize information, and provide access to the programs that you need no matter where you are.
Beware these phishy headlines!
We've talked about phishing many times in this newsletter, but it remains one of the single greatest threats to cybersecurity at any given business of any size. Targeting the weakest link of an organization -- the personnel -- has led to some of the largest breaches of the most sensitive data yet.