According to some in the technology industry, criminals use the dark web to buy and sell stolen data. Identity thieves are a must stop with any Internet offerings. The top priority with all of this is forced compliance for Internet data protection, consumer protection, and business information protection. Internet Structures and Business Use Understanding a […]

Business objectives should help determine how technology will be used. The growth planning helps as technology experts determine the plans for support services. Several companies of many sizes are continuing their research of private and public clouds. The question is, “Should we go with a private cloud or public cloud?” The reviews of public and […]

Over the last couple of years, both the concept and the real world application of Virtual Reality (VR) has moved from the fringes of our imagination, into everyday use. What was once a technology that was considered as only beneficial in computer games and futuristic projects designed never to come to fruition, is now infiltrating […]

There is a point in every small business’s lifecycle when technology becomes integral to the business. With some organizations, this could be the first day they are in existence — with others, it may be several months to a year or more before technical challenges begin to invade business operations. This can come on slowly, […]

Firewalls were developed over thirty years ago and function as the first line of defense for many business networks. This piece of network equipment is a perimeter defense that determines whether packets can move into or out of the network. While the basic concept of a firewall is simple, the way that it performs this […]

Podcasts are huge these days. Popular podcast Serial has been downloaded millions of times and has become a pop culture phenomenon right alongside other “did they really do it” series like Netflix’s Making a Murderer. Podcasts are also used for informational and educational purposes. NPR offers its programs in podcast form so users can listen at their own pace. […]

Medical appointments and doctors’ visits are not enough. Patients want more contact with their healthcare providers, without necessarily needing to schedule more appointments and spend more time in the waiting room. 74% of patients polled in a recent West survey expressed a desire for more communication beyond the medical office visit. This hunger for more communication parallels […]

Upgrading software can be a real pain — literally. Users are likely to be reluctant to learn something new, causing additional requests to help desk personnel as users get acquainted with a new operating system. The time required to install upgrades and get up to speed with any changes is rarely trivial, and there’s always […]

Is Your Financial Firm Secure? 11 Steps To Take For IT Security Although you lock your doors, have security cameras installed and hire guards to watch your property, your financial firm could still be in danger from cybercriminals and rogue employees. The threat landscape is rapidly becoming much more problematic than has been in the […]

Emails that aren’t encrypted are vulnerable to attackers looking to steal proprietary or financial information. They are looking for Social Security Numbers, login credentials and bank account numbers to sell on the Dark Web.  If they obtain your login credentials, they can take control of your email, or your company’s network.