What Is Your Web Browser Telling Websites about You?

Your web browser knows a lot about you. For example, it knows the type of operating system you are using and your location. Without asking you for permission, the websites you visit can access this information and use it to uniquely identify you. There are two websites — Click and Webkay — that illustrate what data your web browser leaks …

5 IT Security Mistakes That Businesses Often Make

Computing technologies are constantly changing and extremely complex. Securing IT systems in this environment is challenging, especially for small and midsize businesses. They often do not have the time or resources to keep up with technological changes, the latest security threats, and the best ways to mitigate those threats. As a result, they often slip up when it comes to …

How Yahoo’s Massive Data Breaches Could Leave Your Business Vulnerable

With so many credentials to remember, people often reuse passwords or variations of them. Are you one of those individuals? If so, your company might be in jeopardy if you reused your Yahoo password for a business account. In December 2016, Yahoo disclosed that hackers stole information from more than 1 billion user accounts back in 2013. This news came …

Information Management Pain Points in Business Processes – How To Manage These?

Efficient management of information and data is critical for organizations of all sizes. An organization can generate huge amounts of information on a daily basis, making managing it difficult. Keeping in mind the business needs, the information can be organized with the help of technology, processes, people and the value of the content. But to ensure maximum use of these …

6 Reasons Why Remote Monitoring Should Be a Part of Your IT Management Strategy

If your company is like most businesses, your computer systems play an important role in your daily operations. To make sure those systems are secure and operating at peak efficiency, you can use a remote monitoring service to watch over them and gather information. Not only will you get data about your systems, but you’ll also gain peace of mind. …

3 Emerging IT Trends That Will Start Impacting Businesses This Year

Each year, new IT trends arise, but they are typically not too surprising or revolutionary. However, this year, three innovations have matured to a point where they are beginning to impact how businesses operate. What’s more, these technologies have the potential to transform the IT landscape in the very near future. Here are the three emerging IT trends and how …

9 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts That You Will Actually Remember and Use

There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts that you can use while working within applications on Windows computers. Trying to remember which shortcut does what in each application can be difficult. However, there are some shortcuts that work across many Microsoft and third-party applications. Here are nine versatile keyboard shortcuts: 1. Ctrl+A To quickly select everything in a file or an …

5 Ways to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Cloud computing is now the norm — 95 percent of businesses worldwide are using at least one cloud service, according to a 2016 study. While there are many services that fall under cloud computing, businesses often use the cloud to store data. Although security experts note that storing data in the cloud is a relatively safe practice, businesses should still …

4 IT Trends That Will Affect Businesses in 2017

There is no crystal ball that businesses can use to see the exact IT problems and opportunities that they will encounter each year. However, by looking at past and present IT trends, they can get a sense of where IT is heading and how the new direction might affect their business. Here are four trends that IT experts are predicting …