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Should you use UPS for your network gear?

Smart business owners use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for emergency situations like a storm, fire, or other disasters. Often, a UPS is deployed for desktop computers to give employees ample time to save their work and prevent losing unsaved work. An even better power-saving strategy in emergency situations, however, is to use UPS for […]

Hackers come in all shapes and sizes

Hackers are known by the general public as cybercriminals, especially with so much news about nude celebrity photos beings released to the cloud, millions of customer information being stolen across many industries, and government agencies paying the ransoms hackers demand so that the former can regain access and control of their systems. However, did you […]

Ransomware Wreaking Havoc on Healthcare

Ransomware has caused significant financial damage to the healthcare industry over the last 4 years, with the total amount of damage surpassing $150 million. We're all familiar with the common, been-there-done-that cyber attacks such as phishing and CEO fraud, but many have not had a personal experience with ransomware.

Is Alexa Listening to You?

The Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple's Siri are all fun and semi-useful products that add some degree of convenience to your life. While they certainly aren't capable of all of the things that you might want from the science fiction smart home computer, they can, for example, give you an answer to a question that you may not want to look up right that second.

The Power of Technology for Small Businesses

We live in a remarkable time, where many of the tasks that would have taken an excessive amount of time to complete in the past can now be done much more efficiently, quickly, and cleanly. Communicating with friends and loved ones is possible from anywhere and everywhere, and information on just about any topic is available at your fingertips.

Ring Mandates Multi-Factor Authentication

If you own a Ring security camera, this is something that you're going to want to look out for. If you own any other fancy Internet-Of-Things devices, such as an Amazon Alexa, Nest Thermostat, or even if you're simply an account holder with online services, then you should definitely enable 2-Factor Authentication on these devices.

Benefits of technology business reviews

Most small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t possess the resources to run and maintain their IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything is running smoothly, it’s important to conduct technology business reviews whenever possible. A technology business review reveals the strengths and […]

A smart approach to cybersecurity investment

Cybersecurity is a threat to businesses across industries. Sometimes, organizations invest in security software without realizing the risks that come with it. Here are compelling reasons why identifying threats before buying cybersecurity products is paramount. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should run a risk assessment to evaluate its current cybersecurity infrastructure. Doing so is […]

An Epidemic of Misinformation

If you follow the news, you know about the much-feared coronavirus that is spreading through China and numerous other countries throughout the world. Similar to the Ebola outbreak in 2014, there has been considerable fear in the United States in large part due to wall-to-wall media coverage and its tendency to spread rapidly from person to person.

The Risks of Connected Transportation

We live in a special time; one where everything and everyone is connected nearly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your phone can talk to the door bell, the door bell can talk to the speaker in the hallway, you can access tiny, HD video cameras on your phone while laying on the couch as easily as you can between tasks at work.