Tag: Internet

4
Oct

Why Your SMB Should Consider Hosted Microsoft Exchange

Written by: Jay H. Businesses worldwide use Microsoft Exchange as an email server, but the costs and knowledge required to host it on-premise can be daunting. Thankfully, small businesses like yours can enjoy the benefits of Exchange without the massive costs through Microsoft Exchange hosting services. What Is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is a messaging application that many businesses use

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11
Aug

Canadian Small Charities Struggling With Digital Transformation

Written by: Jay H. Most Canadian charities cannot respond to the digital expectations of Canadians, according to a new report released by CanadaHelps. Despite the urgent need for digital transformation, nonprofits lack both the funding and skills necessary to maintain relevancy and raise essential funds. This survey pool consists of 1,114 charity partners from CanadaHelps’ database and 328 other charities

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9
Aug

Update Your Router’s Firmware Immediately

Written by: Jay H. On August 7, BleepingComputer published an article detailing an actively exploited bug affecting millions of routers from various vendors and ISPs. This bug lets hackers remotely bypass authentication and deploy Mirai botnet malicious payloads on your router. If your router is impacted, hackers could take over and wreak havoc on your network! Millions Of Routers At

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5
Jul

Over Half Of Remote Workers Are Wasting Time Due To Tech Challenges

Written by: Jay H. Technology issues are loathsome, especially in the workplace. Slow internet, printer malfunctions, and email troubles are just some frustrations workers deal with daily. As the number of remote and hybrid workers continues to grow, these tech challenges are escalating as well. To examine the impact of inadequate tech in the remote workplace, Office Depot surveyed over 1,000 American

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2
Mar

6 Ways To Improve Your Work From Home Space

Written by: Jay H. We’re approaching one year since the start of lockdowns that forced most of the workforce into a remote environment. Now, many organizations are looking to adopt remote working long-term even after the pandemic subsides. If you’re one of many full-time or part-time remote workers, you may want to make some improvements to your work area. Here

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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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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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21
Dec

What Are The 3 Types of Cloud Computing?

Written by: Jay H. According to 451 Research, 90 percent of enterprises are on the cloud. Cloud computing offers various benefits, including cost-effectiveness, daily backups, unparalleled mobility,  extreme reliability, easy scalability, and better security. Within the cloud computing umbrella, there are three main types of cloud computing: Software-as-a-service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Let’s discuss each type. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

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16
Dec

How To Protect Your Eyes From Blue Light

Written by: Jay H. Most people use their digital devices for a significant number of hours in their day. Canadians average six hours per day connected to the Internet with any device, and this number is only growing as our digital life becomes more entwined with our physical life. With all of this time in front of screens, people are

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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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