Tag: Canada

16
Apr

10 Tips for securing your iPads, iPhones and iDevices

As people increasingly use their mobile devices – laptops, smart phones and tablets – for personal as well as professional purposes, they also increase the risk that they’ll fall victim to hackers. Since iPads are rapidly becoming the mobile devices of choice, here are 10 tips from the National Security Agency to help you make your iPad…

13
Apr

iPad Replacement for Laptop?

Laptop makers have nothing to fear from any version of Apple’s iPad … for now. The iPad may be all that, but where’s the bag of chips? Apparently, according to Dan Gordon in his article for Intivix, they’re not coming. Others, like Will Shanklin and Lauren Hockenson, would disagree. Shanklin and Hockenson believe that the…

12
Apr

How to Downsize Your Email

Most professionals receive dozens of emails all day every day, legitimate emails from PR reps touting their companies’ latest achievements, authors offering free excerpts of their latest books, questions from co-workers, instructions from supervisors and so on arrive throughout each day. Add to that any personal emails that come in, and it starts to become…

11
Apr

Microsoft Extends Free Support for Office 2007 Another Six Months

Software upgrades are a fact of life in the technology era.  But if you are still using Microsoft Office 2007, don’t worry. You have six more months to take advantage of free support. After that, it’s going to cost you. According to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle chart, free support for Microsoft Office 2007 is scheduled…

11
Apr

Two easy ways to Crop a Picture in Word 2010

I often enjoy including pictures with my articles because pictures add a little something extra. Sometimes, a picture lets someone know what he’s going to be reading about even before he’s looked at the headline or read the first paragraph. But as anyone who’s ever added a picture to a brochure, article or even a…

10
Apr

Is cloud storage right for your business?

The decision to store your company’s important data in the cloud is not one that should be made lightly. But it’s not a decision that should be avoided at all costs either. In some ways, storing your company’s mission-critical files and applications in the cloud is better than storing them on an in-house server or…

9
Apr

Employers Demand Facebook Login Info From Applicants, Employees

As if applying for a job wasn’t nerve wracking enough, now employers are asking applicants – and sometimes employees – to hand over their Facebook usernames and passwords. Really? This alarming trend, which has caught the attention of two US senators, has made its way to Canada. Some people are so desperate to land jobs or keep…

7
Apr

Apple Users Download Malware

Once upon time, people with Apple computers believed that their devices were impenetrable when it came to malware. That myth has been dispelled. Once again the Mac OS has been infiltrated by malicious software. A malware program called Flashback has infected nearly 600,000 Apple computers, according to research conducted by Russian security software vendor Dr….

5
Apr

IT and Process Innovation? Why not?

Business leaders must constantly come up with new ideas that they want to remain competitive in their industries. That’s just the way things.  Those who find faster, easier, more efficient or more effective ways to satisfy customers’ needs are the ones whose businesses thrive. And when it comes to new ideas, does it really matter…

4
Apr

Introduction for OPC PIPEDA Guidelines

People shop and do business online every day without giving much thought to the security of the information they’re sharing. They trust that the companies they’re patronizing have implemented the proper security measures to protect customers’ or clients’ personal information. For the most part, this assumption is correct, especially when people limit their shopping to…

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