How to keep your mobile devices safe

How to keep your mobile devices safe

Increased productivity and constant collaboration are two of the main reasons why businesses have integrated a mobile policy into their business. This means an increased use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets in daily operations. But as the number of mobile users continues to grow, so does the number of cyber crime.

5 ways to protect your IoT devices

5 ways to protect your IoT devices

Just a few years ago, smart appliances seemed like novelty products for rich business owners. Now, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a viable solution for putting your business ahead of the curve. But whether it’s a smart fridge or a surveillance camera that connects to your phone, IoT devices should be treated and secured just like any computer in a network.

Get fat savings with thin and zero clients

Get fat savings with thin and zero clients

When you have several cost-effective options like cloud computing and managed services providers, IT spending should never get out of control. And if you want to cut back even further, trade in your expensive desktops for thin and zero clients.

What are thin and zero clients?
Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing power and memory.

Your business needs a UPS system

Your business needs a UPS system

For some businesses, power loss could result in profit loss. Natural disasters such as storms and hurricanes, construction or utility accidents, and other unforeseeable technical failures can put your business’s operations to a grinding halt. Businesses that depend on a continuous power supply to function might endure a slight disruption, but some might not.

Return of the smartphone attack

Return of the smartphone attack

Due to the recent WannaCry ransomware exploits, business owners are refocusing their efforts on protecting computer networks. Despite that, many leave one key device unaccounted for: their smartphone. The truth is hackers can exploit the technology in your smartphone to conduct malicious acts, and one of the most common is Bluetooth technology.

What is a VPN?

What is a VPN?

What is a VPN?

There seems to be a million acronyms thrown around these days and VPN usage is on the rise. So, what is a VPN? A VPN is a Virtual Private Network. Think of it like operating inside the filling of a Jelly donut. Even though you may be in the nice white neat box with all the other donuts, your little enclosure blocks that tasty lemon filling from blending with the maple bars or bear claws (the Internet). A VPN gives business users a practical and pretty reliable way to enclose themselves while they are online, sheltering their work from the general public.