Smart devices of all types are constantly being introduced to consumer markets. People are finding that some of these devices are making it much easier to track and manage their lives. When considering whether or not these smart gadgets are useful for your growing business, you have to consider two factors: Security and reliability.
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Would you believe it if we told you that the members of Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z are more likely to fall for online shopping scams than those aged 60 or over? Well, according to the Federal Trade Commission, the numbers aren’t even close. If you’re under age 60, you’re 86 percent more likely to fall prey to scammers.
Running a business can be stressful and scary, and for these reasons, it is perhaps one of the most amazing things that individuals can strive to do. Sure, there are countless ways that things could go wrong, but all it takes is for a couple of things to go right for you to see some level of success and reap the rewards of making your own way.
If the technology in your office is holding your team back from making the most of their workday, then you know there is an opportunity present to implement new technology, whether it’s a hardware refresh or implementing new solutions entirely. Let’s go over how you might be able to tell if this is something that is currently affecting your business.
In December of 2021, Twitter suffered from a vulnerability related to one of its APIs. In July of the following year, 5.4 million users had their data leaked, as a result of this vulnerability, and put on sale through the black market. Another hacker has recently put this data up for sale, proving that these API attacks are quite problematic not just for big social networks like Twitter, but all businesses.
Since the global COVID pandemic forcibly introduced many, many businesses to the benefits of remote operations, there has been an increase in interest in hybrid workplace operations—a combination of the standard, in-office operations with remote work all working in tandem. However, for all its benefits, there are some threats that hybrid work brings with it that need to be acknowledged as well.
Businesses have been taking advantage of the cloud for some time now, and nine out of ten businesses operating today are using the cloud’s capabilities in some way or another. We feel confident enough to say that the future will certainly involve cloud hosting. Let’s look at some of the statistics and business trends to see how far the cloud has come, and how you could be taking advantage of it if you aren’t already.
It’s easy to spend more money than necessary on your technology, especially in the business environment where there are so many frills, bells, and whistles that it’s difficult to know what you need. To help you stop wasting money on unnecessary technology, here are some of the most common places where businesses will waste IT capital.
If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you know that we rev the throttle on data backup a lot. This is because it can quite literally save your business and for something that valuable, it doesn’t come with a lot of cost. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses don’t always find the expense worth it. In the minds of many decision-makers, what are the chances that your business is hit with a situation that would necessitate a full system restore?
We are beginning to see the terms “artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” popping up in a lot of places recently. They typically are used to describe software that has learning capabilities. With this advancement, many organizations are able to automate more of their business and reduce costs over time. Unfortunately, any good thing also comes with some drawbacks. In today’s blog we will introduce you to a phenomenon called data poisoning and what drawbacks it can have for your business.
Just like any other piece of machinery or appliance in your household or office, your computer will need regular cleaning to keep it in proper working order. To help you do this, we’ve put together three helpful tips you can use while you’re cleaning your devices. And, of course, if you’re ever uncomfortable doing any of these, we always recommend leaving the work to the professionals, too.
If you think there is no way that a hacker could set sights on your business or impact your operations with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, then you’ve got another thing coming. Even the Vatican’s official website has fallen prey to such an attack, proving that even large organizations can suffer from these types of attacks.
Technology has long been an important part of growing a business. As the calendar turns to 2023, this won’t change. Organizations of all sizes are looking to technology to solve their operational problems and to help them build more productive and efficient processes. In our last blog of 2022, we take a look at three technology trends that any business can look to, to do just that.
Bluetooth technology is one of the best ways to make the most of your Android device, but only if you know how to use it. Today, we wanted to provide a short overview of how you can use your Bluetooth technology with your Android device, as well as the importance of when and why to turn it on or off as needed.
Most everyone uses a search engine, whether it’s Google or one of the others out there; although the statistics about whether or not you use Google are more than a little skewed in Google’s favor. Why is it such a popular tool, and what other options are out there for the enterprising Internet user?