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The Ashley Madison hack and your company

The Ashley Madison hack and your company

You’re probably all too aware of the Ashley Madison hack by now. Maybe you are closely following the names and people involved, perhaps you don’t care or most likely you are somewhere in the middle. No matter where you find yourself standing on this issue, it should be used as a valuable learning tool for your company’s security.

Protecting your business using firewalls – Part 1

Protecting your business using firewalls – Part 1

There is a lot of confusion surrounding computers and computer security which tends to flare up every time there is a high profile incident (such as the recent break in at Ashley Madison). During the few days surrounding the latest virus or security scare, we usually receive many calls to our help desk and sales team asking if this sort of thing could happen to them, if they’re protected, and what would happen if they weren’t. The truth is that it’s impossible to be immune to every threat out there.

Access Chrome bookmarks from other browsers

Access Chrome bookmarks from other browsers

Chrome might be among the most popular web browsers around, but it’s not the only one available. Even if you’re a Google fan and swear by using Chrome when you can, chances are you use a device that either doesn’t have Chrome installed or on which you simply prefer to browse via another application.

Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Hey Cortana! Windows 10’s new feature

Ever wondered what the Cortana thing that keeps showing up on Windows 10 is? It’s actually a digital voice assistant similar to Siri or Google Now. While you might be apprehensive about talking to your laptop, utilizing Cortana is easier and cooler than you might think.

Protect your online rep with ORM

Protect your online rep with ORM

The more your company expands, the bigger its online presence will become. This means keeping eye on what your company puts online, as well as what others are saying about you, becomes a vital task. Online Reputation Management (ORM) is important, and here’s how you can get started with it.

Grow your email list using social media

Grow your email list using social media

One of the most valuable tools available to the modern-day marketer is the email list. A large one can make you millions, and a small or nonexistent one can prevent your business from properly taking off. So how do you grow yours? Using social media is one way that is often less talked about.

Save energy in your data center

Save energy in your data center

Is your data center sucking up energy? Are the costs of maintaining your server rooms out of control? For many business owners, the server room and data center are foreign lands they’d like to pretend don’t exist. But whether you acknowledge it or not, they could be costing you hundreds of extra dollars every month.

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Microsoft Office is going mobile

Tablets with Windows 10 installed received a boost recently with the unveiling of the new Office Mobile applications. The mobile versions of the iconic Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote applications are specifically designed for use on tablets. The “touch-first” interface allows users to easily edit documents while on the go.