7 Convenient Calling Features That Can Boost Productivity

Employees tend to have many responsibilities, especially in small businesses. To handle these responsibilities, they need to manage their time wisely. One way you can help your employees be more productive is by providing calling features designed with convenience in mind. Here are seven convenient calling features that you might want to look for in a phone system: 1. Sequential …

What Happens after a Hacker Steals Your Password

You are probably familiar with how cybercriminals use phishing and other types of attacks to obtain employees’ passwords, as this is often discussed in the media. But do you know what happens after a hacker steals an employee’s password? To answer this question, researchers at the security firm Bitglass conducted an eye-opening experiment. The Experiment The researchers built a functional …

How to Use Mobile Marketing for Your Business

The mobile industry has been growing at an astronomical rate over the last few years, with consumers shelling out for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets more than ever before. That’s why it’s no surprise that mobile marketing has become a platform that most companies can’t ignore anymore. When 4 out of 5 consumers are using smartphones to shop, it’s …

Buying New Hardware or Software? Don’t Believe Every Online Review You Read

When you are deciding which computer, printer, or application to buy for the office, do you read online product reviews? If so, you are not alone. Many people check out online reviews, even if they intend to buy the product in a brick-and-mortar store. However, some individuals do not realize that many reviews on the Internet are fake. The Facts …

How to Protect Your IoT Devices from Malware Designed to Destroy Them

Hackers have unleashed a new kind of malware that damages the systems of Internet of Things (IoT) devices so extensively the devices become useless. The malware has been dubbed BrickerBot because it turns these devices into little more than expensive bricks. Security researchers are unsure why hackers are destroying IoT devices. What’s not in question, though, is the seriousness of …

A Quick Way to Customize How Your Files Appear in File Explorer

Windows 10’s File Explorer offers many options for adjusting the display of your files. However, if you open a folder and make changes using File Explorer’s "View" tab, the customizations will only apply to that folder. This means you need to repeat this process for each folder, which can be time-consuming if you have many of them. A much quicker …

Get Your Documents out of the File Cabinet and into the Cloud

Does your business have numerous file cabinets stuffed with documents, making it hard to find the files you need? If so, you might consider storing your files in the cloud instead. Digitally storing your documents will make them easier to find because you can quickly perform searches for them, eliminating the need to physically sift through the files. Plus, you …

4 Reasons Why Your Wired High-Speed Internet Connection Might Be Slow

Many people use a high-speed Internet service through a wired connection to browse and work online. Even with this setup, though, the connection can be unexpectedly slow, leading to consistent delays in loading web pages and downloading files. Occasionally, slow connections occur because many different technologies need to communicate with each other to get data from the web servers to …

Navigating the Slippery Slope of Social Media Policies

Businesses use IT policies to protect their assets and govern their employees. One policy that is often missing, though, is the social media policy. Having a social media policy is important, but writing one can be difficult because it needs to strike a balance between a company’s needs and the employees’ legal rights. Fortunately, expert advice on how to navigate …