Month: November 2016

The Value of Green IT

More and more, companies are making leaps and bounds to transition to greener solutions for their IT practices. Take Microsoft and Apple, for example. As reported by IT News, the two tech giants have joined the RE100 global initiative. Microsoft announced at the VERGE16 conference that by 2018 all of their data centers will run on 50% renewable energy, with this mark reaching 60% by 2020. To to...

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Benefits of Employee Security Awareness

Cybercrime is becoming more and more sophisticated by the day. Even with a strong firewall, employees who don’t know how to take preventative security measures can put your company’s digital assets at risk. Here are some simple tips you can use to help your employees understand and practice security: Install Virus Protection: Each company computer should have a virus protection program ...

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The Best Cyber Security Practices

There’s no such thing as a business that is “too secure.” There are always ways to become more optimized and efficient in your IT practices. And we can help with that. Here is a list of the best cyber security practices for businesses: Install a Firewall Easily protect your digital assets by controlling network access. Through specified criteria, you can block and permit computer app...

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Malicious Malware Attacks and How to Avoid Them

We’ve had a large assortment of malicious malware attacks surface this year. And some are even attacking our mobile devices. The Inquirer uncovered a list of the largest malware attacks, and we’ve provided the best ways to avoid threats to everyday devices and platforms for the future: CryptoLocker Attack Medium: Email This class of attacks started back in 2013. Since then, similar att...

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The Benefits of Employee Monitoring

The truth of the matter is – time is money. And when your employees aren’t using that time wisely, it’s costing your business money. Wondering what’s wasting your money? Email: Over 30% Google: Over 24% Social Media: Facebook: Over 23%, LinkedIn: Over 14%, Twitter: 1% However, there are ways that you and your employees can come together to produce the most productivity witho...

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Another Round of DDoS Attacks

Remember the massive DDoS attack last month that wiped out Twitter, Amazon, Netflix, and countless other major websites? Yet another service-denying attack has disrupted the web and is using magnified methods to escalate the threat. This time, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), a directory service for corporate companies, has been attacked, victimizing the customers of companies inc...

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