Tag: Computing

26
Jan

How to Make Your Company More Secure

The story of the lost or stolen laptop with ultra-sensitive information on it is all too common. A research study conducted in 2008 by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Dell, estimated that business travelers lost more than 12,000 laptops per week in US airports. Those numbers have surely increased in the four years since….

19
Jan

Symantec Customers at Risk Thanks to Source Code Theft

The idea of being hacked is a scary one, and the importance of protecting your computer from viruses and malware can’t be understated. It’s even scarier to think about what could happen if a security software manufacturer got hacked. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to Symantec six years ago. In 2006, hackers got their hands…

10
Jan

When It Comes to Internet Security, You Can Never be Too Careful

We’ve all seen those commercials where some big scruffy guy in Illinois — or wherever — is buying himself a new motorcycle or boat for himself, plus a little something for his pals, with a credit card owned by some little old lady in Arizona or some other state. Unfortunately, those commercials don’t exaggerate. Identity…

9
Jan

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Mark Zuckerberg and the team from Facebook? Is the social media giant really giving away free iPads and iPhones to random followers and users? We don’t think that Apple has to worry about giving away their hottest products.  After all, they are selling like crazy across the world.  Does…

3
Jan

Were you shopping online this holiday season?

Were you shopping from your Smartphone this holiday season? Many of you did! And why wouldn’t they? Besides just letting you shop from where you are, digital shopping enhances your shopping experience with the ability to research pricing, reviews, and product purchase options with ease. Results of a survey conducted for National Cyber Security Alliance…

3
Jan

Lack of security will destroy your business

Let’s face it: one security breach is enough to destroy a company. All the important data you’ve stored and all the relationships you’ve built with your clients over the years; they can all be taken away by just one security breach. But most businesses (especially small ones) fail to realize this. If you – as…

21
Dec

Keeping Your Mac OS safe

One of the best things about Mac OS X is that it has some very basic protection against malicious downloads, which means you don’t have to worry about malware entering your computer when you download an application or open an attachment in an email. You see, every time you download an application via Safari or…

19
Dec

What does the future look like for Windows 8?

While we’re all super excited about Windows 8 releasing soon, a research firm, IDC, has made bleak predictions about the operating system. It says Microsoft will have a hard time selling Windows 8 because it is going to be largely irrelevant to traditional PC users and it expects effectively no upgrade activity from Windows 7…

15
Dec

The iPad Question: Buy iPad 2, Wait for iPad 3 or Hold Out for an iPad 4?

Ever see the commercial where a man goes out and buys version 3 of a computer, and by the time he gets home with his “latest, greatest” piece of machinery, he sees a delivery truck driver handing version 4 to one of his neighbours. That seems to be what’s going on with the iPad. No…

13
Dec

5 Things Your Small Business Should Know About Google Plus

Google+ is the talk of the town these days. A social media site offered by the world’s most popular search engine, this newcomer is expected to have some serious implications on SEO too. So, if you are a company that wants to strengthen its online presence, you might find the following things about Google+ helpful:…

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