Archive for July 2021
Windows 11 Is Coming: Should You Upgrade?
Microsoft’s next version of Windows is being rolled out this year, and businesses are now wondering if the upgrade is right for their needs. This article looks at the changes and helps you weigh up your options. Windows 11 simplifies Microsoft’s operating system and user interface. The new release is still only at the preview…Read More
Pushing Send? Know that Email Is Not Secure
We send an estimated 306 billion emails every day globally, personal and professional. Still, it’s not secure. Any private data, proprietary information or sensitive documents sent are at risk. Sending an email is convenient and quick, but when it comes to confidential data, you’re better off choosing another method of delivery, one that doesn’t have…Read More
Avoid Having Your Emails Flagged As Spam
The Monty Python “Spam” sketch makes us laugh, but business emails filtered as spam do not. Your business wants to reach its prospects and customers. This article shares tips to help you ensure customers get your messages. Mail or internet service providers (ISPs) use algorithms, custom configurations, and/or machine learning to filter emails, and this…Read More
What Does “Right to Repair” Mean, and Why Does It Matter?
You may not think of yourself as “handy,” so the thought may not even have crossed your mind to take apart your cell phone or laptop to try and repair it. But did you know that in certain cases it might be illegal for you to even try? There is a debate raging over “right…Read More
Choosing the Right Computer Monitor
Your hardware, software, and internet connection shape your computing experience. The last essential piece of the puzzle? The monitor you use. The first thing you need to consider is what you’ll be using the monitor for most. Gamers will have different requirements than those professionals or families viewing photos. Once you’ve determined monitor usage, you’ll…Read More
Everyone Plays a Role in Cybersecurity
Hollywood would have us believe that cyberattacks are elaborately planned and use expensive, sophisticated tools developed by James Bond’s tech guru, Q. Yet in real life, most hacks are nothing like that. The cybercriminals often simply fool a human to gain access. Phishing remains a primary way to attack. A scammer sends an email that…Read More
Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery: What’s the Difference?
The risk of cyberattack is still growing globally, and no business is too small to hack or breach. It’s important to plan for business continuity and disaster recovery, and to do so in advance so you’re prepared for the worst. But first, you’ll need to understand the difference between the two. Some use business continuity…Read More
Beware These Social Media Scams
Huntington Volvo? Rowe Subaru? What will your hilarious quiz results be when you enter your fourth-grade teacher’s name and first model of car? You may think it’s silly entertainment … until it isn’t. Many fun social media questionnaires are set up by hackers to steal your identity. It seems like a harmless collection of random…Read More
6 Uses for Your Old, Extra Computers
When you’ve upgraded to a new computer, the old one is a bit of an albatross. You paid good money for that desktop or laptop, and you want to continue to see return on investment. Plus, disposing of that technology feels wasteful. It’s not as if a computer is going to compost itself! To help,…Read More