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How Smartphones Affect Our Ability to Focus

How Smartphones Affect Our Ability to Focus

It's no exaggeration to say that smartphones have radically changed the way many people work and live. Having a device that connects you to the world in an instant has many blessings, but comes with lots of drawbacks too.

Have you ever considered how smartphones can affect your ability to focus? This can affect you at work as well as during daily activities.

3 Reasons Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Safe

3 Reasons Public Wi-Fi Isn’t Safe

You've probably heard that public Wi-Fi networks, like those in coffee shops, hotels, and airports, can be dangerous. While these networks are convenient, using them could open you up to security risks.

Let's look at some of the ways free public Wi-Fi can pose a danger.

How We’re Protecting You From a Windows Remote Desktop Exploit

How We’re Protecting You From a Windows Remote Desktop Exploit

Unfortunately, large-scale vulnerabilities are not a rarity. In 2017 we saw several major issues, like the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability and the global ransomware attack in May.

Recently, security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Read on to find out how this exploit works, and how we're protecting your systems from it.

What Happens When You Visit a Website?

What Happens When You Visit a Website?

It's something you probably do dozens of times a day without thinking: type a website name into your web browser's address bar, press Enter, and see the site within seconds. It's so simple that most people never stop to think about it.

Have you ever wondered what exactly happens when you visit a website? Let's go through the process and see what's really happening in the background.

What We Believe About Customer Support

What We Believe About Customer Support

Customer service is a vital support of any business. Unfortunately, many companies today don't prioritize it as they should.

At Houk Consulting, we want you to know that we place an extremely high value on customer service. Here are our beliefs on how a business should treat its clients.