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What to learn from Sony’s security breach

The scale of the recent security breaches at Sony, which led to the cancellation of The Interview’s theatrical release, can make the company’s problems seem beyond the realm of the average small[...]

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New spear phishing attack identified

When looking into the ways companies are hacked, you quickly realize that there are so many different tactics out there that it is mind-boggling. One of the more effective methods used recently is[...]

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Looking at online backup solutions

There are many different backup solutions out there available to small and medium sized businesses. While most owners are aware of the fact that any backup solution is important for a Disaster[...]

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Looking at Office 365 versions

Microsoft is one of, if not the, world's largest software developer. One of the more increasingly popular solutions being adopted by businesses is the cloud-based Office 365. While popular, one[...]

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Regin - is it really a big threat?

Malware is a constant threat to a business's security. However, with many malware infections we tend to be able to learn a lot about them in a very short amount of time, which weakens the power of[...]

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Looking at 2 versions of OneDrive

Like it or not, you have probably been using cloud systems for longer than you may think. When it comes to Microsoft, there is one newer cloud app that almost all users have access to: OneDrive.[...]

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Important disaster recovery lessons

Regardless of what your business is, or where you are located, you may at some point face a disaster that affects your business operations. In order to make it through troubled waters without serious[...]

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CryptoWall - the next security threat

Last year saw a number of highly publicized security threats that many companies struggled to deal with. One of those was some nasty malware called Cryptolocker, which held your files for ransom.[...]

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Pick the best phone system for your business

Businesses in different industries often have unique needs when it comes to the technical systems they integrate. One system however is universal in that every business needs it: The phone system. If[...]

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3 IT areas to invest in

Any business owner knows that technology is constantly evolving. It really feels as if a new system or device is being introduced on a daily basis. This fast-paced development has subsequently forced[...]

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