In the current era of data, we face an ongoing risk of data loss, be it through hacking or system failures. The data you hold on your computer systems is crucial for your business; as such, it is critical that you protect yourself against data loss. Why should you care about ...
August 23, 2016David Schnardthorst
With the multitude of web-hosting companies, it can be very difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. Of the various factors, you may consider when choosing a web-hosting provider, three stand out: cost, support, and protection against malware. Cost The cost of web hosting can range from zero (with a domain name ...
August 16, 2016David Schnardthorst
One way to reduce the risks associated with business Internet activities is to use a network proxy server. A proxy server can be considered as the guardian of your network. It sits between your internal and external network servers and works to filter and monitor incoming and outgoing traffic. What do ...
August 15, 2016David Schnardthorst
It is critical for businesses to conduct thorough IT assessments regularly so they can identify security violations, monitor performance, and document network developments. IT Assessments can also help firms to ascertain the ways in which technology can enhance productivity and improve profitability. IT assessments can be executed using various approaches; however, ...
August 12, 2016David Schnardthorst
With cloud storage being used more and more often for personal and business purposes, it’s normal to wonder how secure your files are in programs like One Drive and SharePoint Online. While it is possible for a hacker to access such secured cloud storage, it is highly unlikely to occur. ...
June 30, 2016David Schnardthorst
Despite frequent and incessant calls to safeguard email and other online accounts, many do not realize the significance of such protective actions. Because it is nowadays convenient, people often use their Google accounts for a number of business and personal activities spanning from checking email to financial transactions, and these ...
June 7, 2016David Schnardthorst
A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack prohibits access to a computer resource. This kind of assault rarely happens alone but rather occurs in waves once an attacker realizes they have been successful in the first attempt. Using the same method of attack on a business’ computer system, such cyber-attackers ...
June 2, 2016David Schnardthorst
First introduced last November to First Release customers, Microsoft has now rolled out access to Office 365 Connectors to the general public. If this sounds like Greek to you, know that you are not alone. Office 365 Connectors deliver relevant content to Office Groups in a real-time and interactive way. ...
May 26, 2016David Schnardthorst
With most business operations tied to the internet, it is important to consider a backup plan in the event that your internet connection goes down. A host of things can cause issues with Internet service from natural disasters to provider caused issues, and unfortunately, those are beyond your control. Choosing ...
May 10, 2016David Schnardthorst
If you have concerns about the security of your business documents on Office 365 or on-premise servers, Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS) may be the solution. This new and innovative technology ensures you have a complete control over your business documents that is extended even after these files are shared ...
April 18, 2016David Schnardthorst