The world isn't full of world-class spies ready to take secrets from average citizen, and unless you're the leader of a company or protecting government secrets, you're pretty average as far as hackers are concerned. Most password compromises and information theft situations come from traps set for massive numbers of people to exploit the most common weaknesses, and you can protect yourself by not making basic mistakes. Here's some info about password security to make sure your information isn't compromised by basic security flaws.
15 March 2017
If your laptop is moving slowly or clearly stricken with any number of computer viruses, it's best to leave it to a professional. Some performance issues are less obvious, and no matter how often you take your laptop in for repairs, the slow performance and inability to get anything done can keep badgering you. Here are a few ways to figure out if you need another virus removal and/or cleanup, or if it's time to upgrade or replace your system.
8 March 2017
If you own or manage a business that employs salespeople or other associates across the state (or even the country), you may find yourself increasingly frustrated with the spotty and unreliable internet access at your main hub. Spending time troubleshooting your internet connection in the middle of a video conference call or other important interaction can not only cost you time, but goodwill in the eyes of your employees and customers. On the other hand, investigating your colocation providers and finding the best deal for your business can be a challenge—especially if you're not that tech-savvy yourself.
20 January 2017
Gone are the days when businesses mostly relied solely on paperwork to store and record important information and files. Nowadays, as many as 63% of small businesses have gone digital. Computers and technology have simply made everything a lot more efficient and simple. There's basically a software for every application you can think of. If your business has a strong reliance on computers and digital data, you must do everything in your power to protect your data.
13 October 2016
According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA), medical practices must protect patients' data from unauthorized disclosure. HIPAA regulations apply to all patient data, including paper and digital records, and practice managers must carefully consider and mitigate the risk of illegal disclosure. Learn more about three common medical practice data risks, and find out what you need to do to safeguard against them. Data exchanged on unsecured portable devices
14 December 2015
If you've ever experienced computer-related anxiety, be it due to technical problems, difficulty setting up new software, or making new hardware choices, you aren't alone. Psychological research shows that many adults experience an anxiolytic response when faced with situations like these, partly because of a lack of experience. If this sounds like something you have experienced, you should know that you don't have to face your computer-related concerns all by yourself--remote computer support services can provide you with one-on-one guidance with a variety of system-related issues right from the comfort of your own home.
2 December 2015