Month: April 2016

It’s Time to Uninstall QuickTime for PC. Here’s Why.

If your PC is still running QuickTime, it’s time to act quickly.Unfortunately, Apple discontinued its support for the PC version of QuickTime 7 back in August 2015, and many have yet to get the memo. The 11-year-old multimedia application is still installed on many Windows PCs, and as with any outdated software, security flaws have come to light.These aren’t just any minor security issues, e...

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First Look: Microsoft’s Massive New Windows Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s new anniversary update has been rolled out to Windows Insiders, and the reviews thus far have been fairly positive.The company’s new Windows 10 Anniversary preview includes updates to the Action Center, Windows Ink, Cortana, and a completely overhauled interface. It’s a large step forward to be sure, but with any large project of this scale, there are sure to be bugs."For PC th...

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Cybersecurity Education Becoming a Critical Investment for CIOs

As the threat of cyber attacks across the world continues to rise, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has released new insights that show how organizations are struggling to implement the basic safeguards to protect their data.It’s an urgent concern to be sure, as a lack of internet security can lead to a data breach, system lockout, or even an unauthorized collection of client data.In a...

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How to Keep Malware From Tearing Into Your Network

Malware (and more recently, ransomware) are both massive threats when it comes to network health. The importance of proper protection and a strategized response are even more important in the business world, where a large connection of employees can lead to increased risk of infection. The consequences are dire when you consider all of the company data that’s housed on private servers, hard dri...

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Simple Solutions: Slash IT Costs & Increase Effectiveness

The world of IT is complicated. Even with a qualified advisor, the language of computers and programming is above people’s heads at times.And that’s okay.Businesses don’t need to know the ins & outs of the IT industry to be successful. They need productivity and effective budgeting to maximize their resources and produce the most efficient work possible.Luckily, there are a few ways to...

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Ransomware Protection: What You Need to Know

"It's true that there's an increase in focus on attacking corporate entities.” - Grayson Milbourne, Security Intelligence Director for Internet Security Firm Webroot.Company breaches of personally identifiable information (PII) happened in stunning proportions in 2015, and now, in 2016, ransomware appears to be similarly scary. Scarier still, few of the popular operating systems are immune to ...

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Is Citrix the Solution for Your Business?

Cutting down on IT costs, improving collaboration, and maintaining security.Any of that ring a bell? Businesses everywhere are migrating towards a new desktop transformation – one that includes less hassle, a centralized database/file system, and universal accessibility.Let’s face it, small businesses don’t have the time or resources to deal with petty updates or errors. The need for file ...

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Microsoft Envision Conference: One Big Takeaway for Small Business

Leaders across industries are looking for ways to make smarter, faster decisions that will give their business a strategic advantage. Whether a business leader looking to improve productivity and business processes, or a tech leader looking for solutions that ensure security, compliance and operational efficiency, the Microsoft Envision Conference provided the insights and strategies that helped...

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How Well Do You Know Your Microsoft Products?

Sure, everyone’s heard of Microsoft Office these days. We can all type up your typical word document, toss some numbers in an excel file, and for the most part – use Microsoft Windows.But how much do you really know about Microsoft products? There’s quite a bit more to it than meets the eye initially. As a long-term Microsoft partner, we know the ins & the outs of the software like no ...

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