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Why an SSD is the Best Computer Upgrade You Can Make

Whether you're using an old PC or just got a new one, you probably wish it was faster all the time. You'll see all sorts of advice online about how to make your computer faster; ads on TV even claim their product can double your PC's speed, but of course these are a bunch of nonsense and nothing more than scams.

Why Using Windows XP Is Not a Safe Option

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP. This means that although the operating system (OS) continues to function, it isn't receiving any security patches or other important updates from Microsoft.

You would think that most businesses would have jumped ship to a newer OS to avoid working with the unsupported XP, but the OS market share still shows Windows XP with a 10% share over two years after it was discontinued.

How to Improve Security with Two-Factor Authentication

In a previous post, we talked about password security and how important it is in today's ever-connected world. However, as strong as someone might make a password, it could still be at risk.

Thankfully, there's a better way to make sure your login credentials are as secure as possible: two-factor authentication.

Why an IT Team Beats a One-Person Show

When it comes to your small or medium business, it might seem like one person is enough to run your IT. Yet running with an IT team is a far better option. Here's why.
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A New CEO Scam Could Cost You Big

Unfortunately, phishing (attempting to trick someone to steal their credentials) is a common issue for many businesses. Thanks to automated spam and malicious email protection, many mass-email attempts to fool employees are caught long before they become an issue.

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Why Password Security is Not Optional

Nearly every day you hear another story about a company whose network was attacked, and the Cloud Security Alliance just reported that around 22% of businesses who suffered a data breach happened because of compromised credentials. We know that password strength is incredibly important, yet people still use weak passwords that are easy for them to remember but also incredibly easy to crack.

How to get 500+ LinkedIn connections

500+ LinkedIn connections can open doors. It can lead to more business, new clients, and provide social proof to yourself or organization. However, getting to 500+ connections can seem like a daunting task, especially if you have a business to run. So how can you break through and become a LinkedIn power networker? Here are […]

How is BYOD a security risk?

Bring your own device (BYOD) strategy is when an employee uses their personal mobile device to work with your company from anywhere. This strategy can bring about many advantages to your business such as increased efficiency and convenience. However, this can also bring a number of security risks for your IT infrastructure and data. If […]