Tag: Cybersecurity

21
Jan

Ransomware: The Biggest Cyber Threat In 2021

Written by: Jay H. Ask anyone what the most notable story was for 2020, and they will likely tell you it was the coronavirus global pandemic. However, a massive digital transformation also took place, with cybercrime rates spiking to all-time highs. Cybercriminals directed ransomware attacks at sensitive industries such as health care, education, and government institutes. Unfortunately, these attacks show

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17
Jan

Over 100 Million PCs Are Still Running Windows 7

Written by: Jay H. One year after Microsoft ended support for Windows 7, over one hundred million PCs are still running the operating system. Although Microsoft has been pushing users to upgrade to Windows 10, many stragglers have adamantly resisted the change. According to ZDNet, roughly 200 million PCs were running Windows 7 after Microsoft officially ended support for the

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13
Jan

The End Of The Adobe Flash Player Era

Written by: Jay H. On January 12, 2021, Adobe officially pulled the plug on its renowned Flash Player web browser plug-in. Now, instead of displaying Flash content, users see a warning advising them to uninstall Flash Player. Once a crucial part of the early Internet, the media player has suffered a slow end since Adobe announced their plans to eliminate

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5
Jan

Why Your Business Should Use Microsoft Teams

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft Teams is a collaborative, chat-based platform serving as a central hub for teamwork. In the era of remote working, Teams allows members to access resources such as conversations, chats, files, and tasks from any device. Therefore, if your organization is not already on the platform, here are five reasons why your business should use Microsoft

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30
Dec

What Is HTTPS And Why Is It Important?

Written by: Jay H. 4.66 billion users are active internet users, and that number grows daily. We use the web to stay connected to loved ones, shop, browse social media, and find information. However, many internet users often do not consider one thing when browsing: checking the address bar for the “HTTPS” prefix. What is HTTPS? HTTPS stands for Hypertext

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23
Dec

Choosing An MSP For 2021

Written by: Jay H. Believe it or not, 2020 is coming to an end soon. This year is not one history will remember fondly, and many are eagerly awaiting the blank slate that 2021 will provide. Many businesses may have realized their current managed IT services provider (MSP) is not as adequate as expected and want to switch providers for

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9
Dec

How To Secure Your Wi-Fi Network

Written by: Jay H. Your router is your gateway to the Internet, and vulnerabilities can allow others to access your network and data. Whether it be piggybackers (people who mooch your Wi-Fi) or nefarious hackers, you want to keep your Wi-Fi safe and secure. Learn how to secure your Wi-Fi network with these simple steps. 1. Change the wireless password

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2
Dec

6 Benefits Of Cloud Computing

Written by: Jay H. Cloud hosting has grown in popularity in recent years. In fact, by the end of 2020, sixty-seven percent of enterprise software infrastructure is projected to become cloud-based. So, why are so many organizations migrating to the cloud? Learn all of the benefits of cloud computing with us. Cost-Efficient One of the biggest reasons businesses say they

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27
Nov

How To Tell If Your Computer Has A Virus

Written by: Jay H. Computer viruses do more than only slow down your computer – they can impact your PC’s functions, download more malware, spread to other computers, and delete or steal your files. So, learn how to tell if your computer has a virus and how to prevent them from infecting your PC in the first place. Types Of

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20
Nov

How To Make A Strong Password

Written by: Jay H. The importance of strong passwords has been reiterated. Websites tell you to add capitalizations, special characters, and extra letters to your passwords. However, it isn’t enough to use one strong password everywhere. If a data leak happens, hackers could have access to your entire digital life, including financial and personal information. Elements Of A Strong Password

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