3 Easy Ways to Better Network Security

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Waiting in lineups really isn’t all that much fun. But standing in line waiting to run the gamut at an airport is even worse. You always feel rushed to get out your laptop or tablet, get all the metal out of your pockets, remove your shoes and belt – you know the drill… But whether it is… Read more »

5 Common Legends About Viruses and How to Avoid Them

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Few would disagree that the computer has been the most important invention of the last 100 years. These common yet complex devices are almost solely responsible for ushering in the Information Age. But of course, with every boon comes a boondoggle: viruses and malware. And because of the well-publicized ability to do incredible damage, the… Read more »

5 Reasons to Outsource IT Services

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Entrepreneurs – if there is one thing they all have in common it is the overwhelming penchant for wanting to do everything themselves.  Most entrepreneurs are really lousy at delegating to their own people let alone an outside specialist.  Given that no one is an expert at everything, the characteristic of not letting go can… Read more »

17 Million Devices Are An Immediate Network Security Risk

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Technology continues its creep into every aspect of our life. And the sheer number of connected devices we use also continues to grow at breakneck speed. This has led to the inevitable spike in the number and severity of network security risks we’re facing daily. It seems that almost every day a new security threat… Read more »

Four Questions to Ask When Considering Business Continuity

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We all remember the Boy Scouts ant their famous motto, ‘Be Prepared’.  Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts when asked in an interview what they should be prepared for his answer was, “Anything”. Businesses should take this to heart, and always be prepared for every eventuality. One important way this can be done is… Read more »

Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad

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A lot of people would accuse me of being an Apple hater,  but I’m not though – I do own an iPod, I have bought my wife two versions of the iPhone and my daughter owns an iPod Touch so we do have our share of Apple products in our house.  I just don’t see… Read more »

Which Tablet Should I Buy?

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Last week I was chatting online with my dad (I know!).  He asked me what I thought about BlackBerry’s chances in the coming months specifically when (or if) they finally release BB10 the much anticipated – and thoroughly delayed – operating system touted as being their phoenix.  My dad is a retired financial analyst who… Read more »