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Google to Suddenly Increase Security on Millions of GMail Accounts

Google has always aimed to set the standards in smart features and user care. They are constantly refining the algorithm to rank only the best and most helpful results. Google also maintains a wide variety of apps and, in fact, an entire office suite of cloud software. Google’s web browser is in the top three and the Android mobile OS relies on Google infrastructure and apps. Continue Reading

6 Consideration for Business Cloud Security

Protecting your business data and network security means having all your bases covered at all times. For internal networks, businesses do this by controlling access to the network itself. Everything inside the network is then protected through a combination of isolation and access monitoring. But times are changing and, therefore, so too must our security measures. Continue Reading

Why Do Hackers Use Phishing Schemes?

If hackers are so good at computers, why is phishing the dominant type of hack today?

Modern professionals often find themselves wondering at this question when reading tech news or discarding the third obvious phishing email in a week.

For most people, the idea of a “hacker” starts with someone who is good at computers and – for their own criminal reasons – chooses to misuse that ability to crack into other’s servers and steal from them. Hackers are, in concept, supposed to be like the second-story jewel thieves of the modern data world. Except that most of them aren’t. Continue Reading

The Importance of Electronic Recycling

As mass-produced electronic devices grow increasingly more affordable, it has become common for people to replace their phones, computers, and TVs whenever the latest model comes out. While having access to the latest technology is exciting, it also creates a great deal of electronic waste (also called e-waste). For many of us, old devices litter our closets and garages because we simply do not know what to do with them. Unfortunately, a large quantity of this e-waste ends up in landfills. Continue Reading

Exploring the Benefits of VOIP to Modern Businesses

Choosing the right phone system for your business is an important decision for any business owner or CTO. Your phone system not only connects your team desk-to-desk, it also defines your possible workflow by shaping how employees contact each other – and how customers can contact your team. Riding the cutting edge of business communication is VOIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, the software solution to business phones. Continue Reading

Electric Safety in the Office: Preventing Damage from Outages and Power Surges

What happens when the power goes out in your office or, worse, if a power surge occurs in your office circuits? Most offices are far less prepared for the risks of failed electrical safety than they realize. This is because we tend to assume our office and home electrical systems are absolutely safe. After all, they must be to pass code during the building and maintenance process, right? Continue Reading

5 Tips to Make Digital Security Easy

While the internet provides businesses of all sizes with amazing tools that allows them to market to, and connect with, a wider customer base than ever before, increased digital activity also presents unique risks to business owners. With businesses storing more data digitally than ever, this can put business owner’s at great risk should they suffer a data breach, and contrary to popular belief, data breaches are a real threat to small businesses. Continue Reading

Why Do Hackers Use Phishing Schemes?

If hackers are so good at computers, why is phishing the dominant type of hack today?

Modern professionals often find themselves wondering at this question when reading tech news or discarding the third obvious phishing email in a week.

For most people, the idea of a “hacker” starts with someone who is good at computers and – for their own criminal reasons – chooses to misuse that ability to crack into other’s servers and steal from them. Hackers are, in concept, supposed to be like the second-story jewel thieves of the modern data world. Except that most of them aren’t. Continue Reading

8 Ways to Protect Your New Christmas Tech

Christmas has always been a time of gifting loved ones with something they really need and will love to use. In the last few decades, that means tech. We gift laptops, phones, tablets, and the latest craze in smart home devices. We gift remote-control toys, light sculptures, and DIY robot kits. Everything that’s not a computer or a phone comes with its own mobile app. Christmas has become a tech holiday in many families, with loved ones in every generation enjoying new tech on the big day. Continue Reading

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