Is your PC acting strange? Is it loading slower than usual? Were you working on an important project when pop-ups suddenly started showing up on your screen? These signs can point to a glitch or a bug, but they can also signal that your computer is infected with malware.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has come a long way since it was first introduced around 1995. Despite this, it still seems like a big mystery to many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This shouldn't come as a surprise since a lot of SMB owners focus more on their customers and clients, rather than how VoIP technology can help push their businesses forward.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads to more nations worldwide, millions of businesses turn to the internet as their employees are forced to work from home. Is the World Wide Web ready for the sudden increase in demand for cloud-based services? Even before the pandemic, many companies were already turning to online productivity and collaboration tools […]
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting individuals and businesses worldwide. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the private and public sectors are exerting great efforts to cope with present and future challenges. This includes leveraging technology resources. Here are some of the ways the pandemic will impact technology use. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]
Since Microsoft's support for the Windows 7 operating system (OS) ended last January, your small- to medium-sized business (SMB) should be using computers with Windows 10 OS. For those businesses who have successfully transitioned from Windows 7 to Windows 10, there's a major update coming some time this spring.
Many people use auto-fill passwords for their convenience. What you might not know is that hackers and advertisers can use them to get access to websites and other applications and gather sensitive information. Learn more about the risks of using autocomplete passwords. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that […]
Email remains one of the most widely used modes of communication for businesses of all sizes. Unfortunately, it's also one of the most preferred entry points of malicious cybercriminals. An email and its attachments can be embedded with malware, and your entire network can get infected once a user clicks on them.
Internet of Things (IoT) devices are increasingly becoming a ubiquitous part of modern offices. Make sure that they don’t become entry points for hackers with the following tips. Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for IoT devices. Failing to do so makes their gadgets easy to hack. You have […]
Note-taking is a vital skill in life. Whether you’re in a board meeting, conference, or lecture, you’re bound to list, quote, or summarize certain points in order to recall them later and understand them better. Thanks to new technologies, you now have more ways of taking down notes than just a pen and paper. Using […]
During a power outage, responsible business owners use emergency power to keep desktop computers from unexpectedly shutting down. While that’s certainly a good strategy for keeping machines operational and preventing data loss, there’s something else you can do to ensure that your staff remains productive while weathering a storm: uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for networking […]