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Monitor your business with Google Alerts

February 18th, 2019
Monitor your business with Google Alerts

You can keep tabs on your business online and in real time using Google Alerts, a free and easy- to-use content change detection and notification service. You can even use this tool to monitor your competitors. Read on to learn how it can help you. What is Google Alerts? Google Alerts allows you to monitor […]

Lock down iOS 12 devices with these features

February 15th, 2019
Lock down iOS 12 devices with these features

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software offering, is finally available, and it promises to be better at keeping your data locked down. Here are some tweaks that you can make to boost iOS 12’s security and privacy settings. Set a stronger passcode iOS 12 now requires six-digit passcodes, and this means hackers will have a […]

The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

February 13th, 2019
The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

You probably go to great lengths to keep yourself safe, whether at home or in public. But what happens when you get online? Learn more about how you could be exposing yourself and your personal information over the internet so you can stay safe. With the headlines about data breaches and cyberattacks greeting you every […]

Learning from the Microsoft software update nightmare

February 13th, 2019
Learning from the Microsoft software update nightmare

Microsoft faces another wave of criticisms after the release of Windows 10 version 1809, which became widely available in October 2018. The update is deleting some users’ personal files, and apparently, there’s no way of recovering them. This prompted Microsoft to withdraw the update four days after its initial release.

Which social media platform is best for you?

February 11th, 2019
Which social media platform is best for you?

Finding the right channel to promote one’s business is a growing challenge in the digital age, with social media acting as an indispensable business tool. The question is, what else can you do aside from updating your status? Here are five ways to help you enhance your social media marketing. Social media has helped businesses […]

Debunking cloud myths: Is your data less secure in the cloud?

February 6th, 2019
Debunking cloud myths: Is your data less secure in the cloud?

Data security is the biggest concern business owners have about the cloud. It’s easy to see why, considering that some of the most controversial cyberattacks within the last decade involved cloud providers like Dropbox. But the cloud is safer than some people believe.

4 Things Your IT Guy Is Not Telling You

February 5th, 2019
4 Things Your IT Guy Is Not Telling You

1. Your Backups May Not Being Fully Tested

You hear from your IT that backups are running per schedule and you may even see some of them go into the server room to swap backup media. They tell you everything is OK and there is nothing to worry about.

Beware of apps bundled with Windows 10

February 1st, 2019
Beware of apps bundled with Windows 10

While you might think that getting free software with your new Windows 10-powered device sounds like a good idea, it’s not. Beyond taking up storage space and diverting processing power, pre-installed software such as trial versions of video games, antivirus programs, and web browser toolbars — collectively called “bloatware” — can make your device vulnerable […]

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

January 31st, 2019
Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Advertisements and suggestions based on our internet browsing habits are sources of online tracking. However, autocomplete passwords are also another source of online tracking. This sneaky tactic comes with serious security risks. Here’s how you can stop it from targeting you. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion […]

Why you should update your Mac with an SSD

January 30th, 2019
Why you should update your Mac with an SSD

In recent years, solid state drives (SSDs) have replaced hard disk drives (HDDs) as the storage option of choice on personal computers, Mac devices included. Here are some of the numerous advantages of updating your Mac with an SSD. They’re faster SSDs have the clear advantage over HDDs in terms of data access speed. To […]

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