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Cyber Attacks in 2018 – A Year in Review

Cyber Attacks in 2018 – A Year in Review

It’s nearly the end of 2018, and it seems like the year has gone by like a flash. If you’re like us, you might still be working on some of your New Year’s Resolutions from 2018 – that beach body can wait until spring of 2019 anyway.

But in between holiday parties and New Year’s celebrations, there is a good opportunity to reflect on the last 365 days and consider what has happened and what was learned.

Breaking Bad Technology Habits

Breaking Bad Technology Habits

Biting your fingernails.

Leaving the refrigerator door open.

Leaving car windows down during a storm.

These are all examples of bad habits. Almost everyone will admit to having some collection of bad habits, it’s part of the human condition.

Trying to curb these habits is also a healthy part of human nature, but bad habits don’t stop at personal hygiene or vehicle maintenance – there are plenty of technology-centric bad habits that can have disastrous consequences.

Business Technology Planning Guide – 2019 Edition

Business Technology Planning Guide – 2019 Edition

It’s nearly the end of the year! While many folks are considering winter vacations, and New Year’s Eve celebrations, business owners and managers have other things on their mind.

The end of the calendar year provides a time for reflection on the successes and failures of the previous 12 months and what might be able to be improved moving ahead.

The IT Glossary – Quick Reference Edition

The IT Glossary – Quick Reference Edition

Are you familiar with the term “jargon”? If you’ve ever been in a conversation with someone who knew A LOT about a subject and didn’t hold back a lot of industry terms, you’ve probably been the victim of a blast of jargon.

While a high frequency of jargon might give the impression that someone knows what they’re talking about, it’s not usually helpful for the other person in the conversation who doesn’t understand all the terminology.

Why a (Smart) Business Can’t Ignore Telecommuting

Why a (Smart) Business Can’t Ignore Telecommuting

The American commute to work keeps getting longer. Despite our freeways and bypasses, more lanes and cars equipped with better navigation technology the average commute time for an American is now around 26.5 minutes.

That’s nation-wide, if you happen to live in a major metropolitan area the idea of a 26-minute commute might sound like a dream come true.

Ransomware, Lately

Ransomware, Lately

If you’ve followed our blog for any length of time, you probably remember us bringing up the topic of ransomware. Despite our efforts, we’re still shocked by the caviler attitude many business owners have about the threat of ransomware (not to mention cybersecurity in general).

In the third quarter of 2018, ransomware was among the top three in malware trends for digital business threats.

Cyber Threats – A Digital Business Walk Through

Cyber Threats – A Digital Business Walk Through

Think about walking around the grounds of your office for a moment. Consider the sights and sounds that you’d encounter strolling up and down the halls into the various departments as you go about your workday.

Hopefully, this exercise brings up some good memories and reminds you of some professional accomplishments.