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Top 3 ways to prevent Spectre and Meltdown

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 5, 2018 Data security is critical to the healthcare industry. Hospitals and clinics need to ensure medical records are protected at all times to stay HIPAA-compliant. But with Spectre and Meltdown affecting every server, all healthcare providers are at … Continue reading

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Advice from a failed disaster recovery audit

By EDITOR | Published: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 We can write about disaster recovery planning (DRP) until our fingers bleed, but if we never discuss real-world scenarios it’s all just fumbling in the dark. Examining these successes and failures is the best way to improve … Continue reading

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Is VoIP part of your disaster recovery plan?

By EDITOR | Published: SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 Disasters can strike at any time, and can put you out of business if you’re unprepared. One way they can do the most damage is by disrupting your Voice over IP (VoIP) systems. If they’re offline, you … Continue reading

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Azure virtual machines get a free upgrade

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 30, 2018 Virtualization is difficult to understand. The technology itself is complex, and the industry is dominated by vendors that the average business owner has never heard of. Almost everyone knows Microsoft though, and its virtualization platform just got … Continue reading

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3 simple and easy cyber-security tips!

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 22, 2018 Data security and privacy should be a top priority in this age of constant and downright dangerous cyber attacks. However, in your quest for ultimate security, don’t forget to implement these non-technical steps to shield your business’s … Continue reading

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Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 24, 2018 When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown … Continue reading

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The risks of auto-complete passwords

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 9, 2018 If you’re disturbed by advertisements and “helpful” suggestions that are based on your internet browsing habits, recent research has found yet another source of online tracking. It’s a sneaky tactic that also comes with serious security concerns. … Continue reading

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Apple in 2018: What should you expect?

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 5, 2018 2017 was a fruitful year for Apple, with the launch of new iPhone models, Macs, and Apple Watches dominating the market. But it’s looking like the tech company is already working on new products that will delight … Continue reading

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New Windows update for PC vulnerabilities

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 25, 2018 Two newly discovered Windows vulnerabilities, known as Meltdown and Spectre, make it possible for hackers to steal all sorts of confidential information. To resolve this issue, Microsoft has released an update. Continue reading to stay protected. Issues … Continue reading

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Manage your IT hardware better in the New Year

By EDITOR | Published: JANUARY 4, 2018 The new year doesn’t have to mean new IT hardware problems. Sure, some headaches are unavoidable, but you can start the year right by giving your computer hardware a little TLC. Let our handy hardware checklist be … Continue reading

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