Tag: Encryption

1
Jun

How to Protect Yourself Against Computer and Data Theft

As the business community becomes increasingly dependent upon mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones, thieves become increasingly eager to steal them. And studies show that lost or stolen mobile devices account for a large percentage of data breaches that have compromised millions’ of consumers’ personal information. Fear not. There are ways to…

18
May

U.S. Government Movin’ on Up Into the Cloud

Folks in the United States have been griping about how much the US federal government spends three years. Well, according to an article by Joe McKendrick, the government may have finally started taking these complaints seriously. Federal agencies that have adopted cloud computing have already saved approximately $5.5 billion, according a federal IT consortium that McKendrick…

17
Apr

How to Choose the Right Cloud Storage Provider

Small-business owners want their businesses to grow. It’s only natural. Well, when business increases, other things increase, too, such as inventory, the number of employees, maybe even the number of business locations. More inventory, employees and locations, mean more data. Where will it all be stored? Some business owners prefer to have their own on-site…

28
Feb

IT Security Threats

As hackers become more sophisticated, businesses and individuals become more vulnerable to attack. Everyone must remain vigilant. Installing security software and firewalls are a start, but they certainly aren’t enough. For one thing, security software only works when it’s used. People who install the software without ever taking the time to schedule regular computer scans…

21
Feb

Microsoft Introduces ReFS for Windows 8 Server

For those who are following the developments of Microsoft Windows 8, another feature has been introduced:  the Resilient File System (ReFS). According to Microsoft, despite being server only, clients will be able to access ReFS stored data. The new system has an NTFS base with new architecture and engineering that will accommodate 21st century “storage technologies…

9
Feb

10 Tips To Protect Your Laptop From Theft

Dave Chappelle from CRN Canada (IT trade magazine) covered a timely story from Brigadoon Software, makers of PC Phone Home and Mc Phone Home tools to prevent computer theft.  Their ten ways to prevent your laptop from being stolen is a good reminder on the importance of ensuring your computer equipment is safeguarded. These are some basic tips, but for many

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21
Dec

Using USB Thumb Drives in your Markham business

USB Thumb Drives or USB Memory Sticks are everywhere throughout the GTA.  The use of USB devices is on the rise as businesses in Markham look at new ways to share information and make a quick and easy backup. They are inexpensive and very convenient. Did you know that our USB Memory Sticks pose a serious risk to your business?

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