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It’s time to rethink your password

It’s time to rethink your password

In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal agencies, and academic institutions. More recently, however, the institute has reversed its stance. Find out why and what great passwords are made of. The problem The issue isn’t necessarily that the NIST […]

Keep your mobile devices safe with these tips

Keep your mobile devices safe with these tips

More businesses are now allowing their employees to use mobile devices to increase productivity and profitability. But smartphones and tablets are just as vulnerable to hacking as desktops and laptops. Worse, employees may be exposing their mobile devices unwittingly to cybercriminals. Here are some helpful tips to keep your devices safe. Ensure mobile OS is […]

Benefits of SaaS every SMB should know

Benefits of SaaS every SMB should know

Does your business pay through the nose for software licenses? Are you worried about annual maintenance costs? For most SMBs, software eats up a significant portion of their budget. Fortunately, with software as a service (SaaS), you can do a lot for less. Read on to save money. What is SaaS and what makes it […]

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

According to a recent survey of 1,800 consumers, 42% said they’re “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites. If you’re wondering whether or not your site could fall into that category, check out these key indicators. A variety of professional photos From pictures of your products to team photos, high-quality images are arguably […]

Virtualization Basics: Windows on Macs

Virtualization Basics: Windows on Macs

A common reason for running the Windows operating system (OS) on a Mac computer is to bypass compatibility issues. Virtualization is the only way to efficiently install OS-specific software on any machine, so let’s go over some of the ways this solution creates synergy between the two platforms. Configure an entire machine with a few […]

How 5G data will impact VoIP

How 5G data will impact VoIP

Our craving for data seems to increase every year, fueling the constant advancements in wireless technology. The latest is 5G, an abbreviation for the fifth-generation wireless systems, and it is set to transform VoIP for the better. Here are three ways it will do that. Improved Video Conferencing The major factor holding web and video […]

6 productivity hacks for Office 365

6 productivity hacks for Office 365

This post contains some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Office 365 subscription. We’ll also share some of the options you can take advantage of when migrating your system to the cloud, including how to streamline the entire process based on your business needs. Declutter your inbox If you’re […]

Do honest working hackers exist?

Do honest working hackers exist?

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. […]

Protect your IoT devices with these tips

Protect your IoT devices with these tips

The Internet of Things (IoT) creates new business opportunities. For instance, companies can use smart sensors to track and monitor inventory. However, hackers can still get their hands on IoT devices given the chance to breach your network. Here are some precautions you should take to protect your IoT devices. Set passwords Not many people […]

Six Gmail tips your business needs

Six Gmail tips your business needs

For most small-business owners, processing email takes up a significant portion of the day. If you use Gmail, you’re already working with a powerful platform with various productivity-enhancing features. But what if you could streamline the process even further while ensuring each message is dealt with appropriately? The following tips will do the trick. Undo […]