Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

How The Convenience Of The Internet Of Things Can Come Back To Bite Us

Posted August 25, 2017 by
While the Internet of Things has made many common tasks much easier through automation, it has also increased the potency of particular cybersecurity threats. For an excellent example, one only has to turn to the increasing prevalence of botnets that are powered by IoT technology. An Overview of the IoT, and Why It’s Great For…

What Score Does Your Website Earn For Speed?

Posted June 13, 2017 by
How fast does your website load?  The answer might surprise you and you should regularly test the speed of your website.  Not only does a faster loading website mean less waiting for guests visiting you, it could also play a significant factor in your website ranking with certain search engines.  The faster your page loads…

Moving To The Cloud? Be Wary Of These Hidden Costs

Posted June 13, 2017 by
Efficient utility software deployment has been a priority for businesses for much of the past three decades, but today’s software developers are beginning to more frequently offer their titles as a service, giving end users the ability to utilize powerful software solutions from anywhere, for what is often a reasonable monthly payment. The dissemination of…

31 Models Of Netgear Router Allows Hackers Turn It Into Botnet

Posted February 02, 2017 by
There is a serious security flaw going around on Netgear routers that allows a hacker to bypass the security on the router and take full administrative control of it.  If you have a Netgear router in your home or business, you need to potentially update the firmware on it to keep hackers out!  There are…

Do Memes Have A Place In The Professional Business Environment?

Posted October 10, 2016 by
Whether we like it or not, memes have had a profound effect on how the world’s population views current events and popular culture. In part, this is thanks to the prevalence of the Internet, which has fostered these absurd images and provided them an outlet to flourish. Due to how viral they are, it would…

Will Your Website Be Hacked Next?

Posted September 28, 2016 by
At Excalibur Technology we design, host, update and secure websites.  We constantly stress to our clients the importance of keeping their websites up to date in the following ways: Ensure that your CMS (content management system) is running on the latest version Ensure that your website software and plug-ins are running on the latest version…

The Internet Dramatically Changed The Publishing Industry. What About Your Field Of Expertise?

Posted July 11, 2016 by
It’s well-known that publishers are a major component of an author sharing their work with the world, but recent innovations threaten to disrupt the status quo of the industry. Like many industries, the publishing industry has been changed significantly by the introduction of new technologies that afford writers more liberty when producing their work. What…

Thousands Of Threats Blocked Each Day By Our DNS Filtering Service

Posted June 28, 2016 by
Our DNS filtering service helps to protect your business from numerous Internet threats.  How many?  Tens of thousands each and every day! Take a look at one of our control panel screen shots.  In just 24 hours, we received 3.8 million DNS requests.  Out of those requests (meaning a website or other Internet connection) there…

Now I Get It: Breaking Down Cloud Computing

Posted May 31, 2016 by
The cloud is deeply-seated in the way that the modern business handles its day-to-day operations. It’s great for managing access to critical data and applications, making it vastly easier for businesses to optimize operations. With so many great technology innovations revolving around the cloud, how does your business plan on implementing the cloud in 2016?…

Any Version Of Internet Explorer Prior To 11 Can’t Be Trusted

Posted May 23, 2016 by
We often talk about how important it is that your business use the most recent and up-to-date versions of your software solutions, but it’s not often that we get to say that people using Internet Explorer 11 have the right idea. As it turns out, nearly a quarter of all Windows PCs are still using…

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