Is the Desktop Computer Becoming Obsolete or Is It Here to Stay?

The fate of the desktop computer has been the topic of debate for several years. Knowing both sides of the argument can be beneficial when you need to purchase new computing devices for your business. Will desktop computers be joining electric typewriters, rotary phones, floppy disks, and cassette tapes in the technology graveyard? This question has been the subject of …

10 Tips on How to Identify a Phishing or Spoofing Email

Tip 1: Don’t trust the display name A favorite phishing tactic among cybercriminals is to spoof the display name of an email. Return Path analyzed more than 760,000 email threats targeting 40 of the world’s largest brands and found that nearly half of all email threats spoofed the brand in the display name. Here’s how it works: If a fraudster wanted to …

California Has a New Consumer Privacy Law Similar to GDPR

Following the European Union’s lead, California passed a law that gives its residents some of the strongest data-privacy protections in the world. Even though this legislation is not as far-reaching as EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses need to know about it. By looking at the 5 Ws — what, who, why, when, and where — you can get …

5 Reasons Why IT Outsourcing Works Best for Businesses

Security. Support. Expertise. Strategy. Information Technology (IT) is a major support function for any business. But all too often small to medium-sized businesses overlook IT as a critical business component, mainly because of the cost to develop and maintain an IT department. However, the growing trend of IT outsourcing can bridge the gap.  In fact, analysts expect global Information Technology (IT) outsourcing …

The Top 5 Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup

Have you switched your company’s backup solution to hybrid cloud backup yet? Find out 5 reasons why you should consider jumping onto the hybrid cloud backup bandwagon.

When It Comes to Diagnostic Data, Windows 10 Is a Chatterbox

By default, Windows 10 sends a large amount of diagnostic data to Microsoft. If you are concerned about the types of data being sent, you might want to take advantage of the Diagnostic Data Viewer. Learn how to use this tool and what you can do if you do not like what you see.

Business Email Scammers Put Behind Bars

In June 2018, the US Department of Justice announced that more than 80 cybercriminals were arrested for their involvement in business email compromise (BEC) scams. Here is what you need to know about the arrests, the victims, and what you can do to protect your business against BEC attacks.

11 Reasons Why Companies Should Outsource Their IT Support Services

Technology is the number one force changing the face of business. Constantly evolving and adaptive technology transforms the way companies function, perhaps nowhere more so than in the field of sales and marketing. Businesses that hope to compete are in a constant race to evolve and adopt these technologies before the technology becomes irrelevant, lest the business slips and ends up falling …