Archive for October, 2015

The Wolfman Is An Executable Virus And 3 Other Monster/Malware Comparisons

Posted October 30, 2015 by
It’s the time of year when we reflect on scary things. For an IT company, it doesn’t get much scarier than an organization’s network getting slammed with a malicious computer virus. There are a variety of really bad viruses out there, each one with its own unique ability to cause some scary results. The way…

Improve Customer Experience With A Guest WiFi Hotspot

Posted October 28, 2015 by
As a business owner, you rely on your WiFi router to reliably broadcast a network connection to your entire office. This is generally a private network that you won’t want to share with just anyone. The only problem with this is that guests visiting your office might want to use the wireless Internet, and allowing…

You Might Be Surprised At The Ways Your Employees Put Your Data At Risk

Posted October 26, 2015 by
October is Cyber Security Month and we want to use this time to bring awareness to the different aspects of cyber security. One often overlooked element of cyber security is employee risk management. What level of risk does your staff pose to your network’s security? You can easily find this out by taking an online…

3 Hidden Fax Machine Expenses That Really Add Up

Posted October 23, 2015 by
Do you have a functioning fax machine in your office? The technology is outdated; yet, there it sits, churning out faxes. Before you keep your fax machine around for another decade, you may want to first consider how it’s chipping away at your company’s operating budget. Here are three ways that the fax machine can…

Companies Can Now Estimate The Cost Of A Data Breach

Posted October 21, 2015 by
Ever wonder how much a data breach would cost your company?  Baltimore based PivotPoint can now determine exactly how much that amount might be – and that is usually quite a significant number.  Data loss, data theft, lost client trust, lost revenue, and so much more play a part of a data breach event.  While…

How To Protect Yourself, Your Staff, And Your Kids From Sharing Too Much Online

Posted October 21, 2015 by
Attention people of the Internet, October is Cyber Security Month! Make sure that you share this information with everyone on the Internet that you know. In a situation like this, sharing content with everyone to raise awareness of a worthy cause is perfectly fine. Although, what’s not alright is the sharing of your personal information…

Video: Surface Book Pro – It Really Is That Good!

Posted October 21, 2015 by
Take a look at this video review of the new Microsoft Surface Book Pro.  Yes, it really is a great piece of technology and one that you should seriously consider if you are in the market for a new device.  The high price tag might be a bit much for many folks to swallow, but…

Microsoft Office 2016 Is Here And It’s Got Something For Everyone

Posted October 19, 2015 by
It’s only been a few months since Microsoft introduced Windows 10, but the world’s largest software company is now updating their wildly popular Office productivity suite. Office 2016 takes the fully-featured productivity apps that users are used to and adds in significant improvements, especially to the integrated collaborative capabilities. Applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook…

3 Ways To Buck The Trend Of Unproductive Meetings

Posted October 16, 2015 by
Running a business means going to meetings. There’s really no way around it. And while you can’t run a business without meetings, you can run your meetings as efficiently as possible so that they’re not a complete waste of time. Unfortunately, according to a recent study by Blue Jeans Network, the worldwide trends for meetings…

Microsoft’s Surface 4 Vs. Apple iPad Pro

Posted October 14, 2015 by
Are you in search of a next generation tablet?  If so, are you trying to decide between the Surface Pro 4 and the Apple iPad Pro?  There are significant differences in screen resolution, processor speeds, memory, storage and more.  The iPad Pro runs on iOS while the Surface Pro runs Windows 10.  At first glance,…

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