The Internet has brought us a phenomenal tool that has launched an era of productivity and connectivity that in times past would have been unimaginable. And like every great tool, it can be used for an unfortunate darker and malicious purpose.
Many businesses that experience data loss will not recover. You may think that if you are cautious, then you might not need a backup plan. The statistics prove otherwise. A Blackblaze.com study revealed that 46% of users experience data loss every year! This figure makes sense when you consider the five most frequent causes of data loss.
Hackers receive so much attention; you would think that they are solely responsible for every network security breach. The truth of the matter is that negligence is a culprit causing most damage to company networks. We list four of the most common IT security oversights that can lead to major damages to your business network.
Some really nice apps are included with Smartphones. In fact, many of the most useful applications come pre-installed on the device. As you’ve likely discovered, not all apps are worth your time and effort. “Bloatware” is the common name for these unwanted applications and these apps can impede the device’s ability to perform to your expectations.
As Windows 10 is emerging on the scene, one would think that businesses and users would be clamoring for Microsoft’s OS, Windows 8.1. This has just not been the case. Windows 7, however, has been growing more popular while Windows 8 and 8.1’s sales have plateaued.
2003 was a long time ago, and technology has come a long way since then. In just a few short months, Microsoft will be dropping support for Windows Server 2003, just like they did last year for Windows XP. Many businesses are still utilizing this server operating system, if yours is one of them, you’ll want to make sure that you upgrade away from it before July 14th, 2015. Otherwise, you’ll be running without security patches or updates.