CNBC: Small businesses get ‘tech-savvy.’

CNBC: Small businesses get 'tech-savvy.'

‘Costs’ are not the only obstacle keeping a lot of small-business owners from embracing new technologies—including outsourcing their IT services to a managed provider.  According to CNBC, the pushback also stems from the lack of time the SMB-owner has to allocate to technical issues. Yet, companies realize the critical need for new technologies to be competitive in the marketplace. “‘Even with cost and time being a factor, many small businesses

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto-complete for passwords is a feature commonly used in browsers today. It is a mechanism that allows usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. Only around 20% of US internet users have unique passwords for each online account. Many people have to manage dozens of different passwords and see auto-fill as a convenient feature that cuts down on time. Others use a dedicated application to manage

How to Prepare Your Employees for Phishing Attacks

How to Prepare Your Employees for Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks are no joke, especially for business owners. Phishing is when a criminal pretends to be a reputable company to trick you into revealing personal information. This is usually done through emails, and they’re usually after passwords.  To prevent your business from falling victim to a phishing attack, you have to prepare your employees to combat one. With that in mind, here are four ways to go about that.

The Pitfalls of Asking Just Anyone for IT Advice

The Pitfalls of Asking Just Anyone for IT Advice

Would you trust a neighbor to fix your car instead of bringing it to a certified mechanic? What about a friend to splint a broken leg rather than taking a trip to your doctor? We all have “know a guy, who knows a guy,” but when it comes to protecting critical data and technology systems it’s best to leave the IT work to the pros.  Consider our Top 3 Excuses

Know Your Android: Finding Downloads

Know Your Android: Finding Downloads

With recent technology, downloading files is as easy as tapping a button or touching a screen. No matter the file, everything you download is accessible straight from your smartphone. With the introduction of Cloud Software, sharing and transferring files have never been simpler. No need to worry about buying a new memory card or running out of space. For both the savvy and the amateur, downloading files is a breeze.