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Understand these 4 types of hackers

Understand these 4 types of hackers

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? Many business owners never ask these questions, and instead only think about the means of how a cyber attack takes place. But knowing the motive behind a hacker’s attack can help you understand whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect.

Employee devices bring added security concerns

Employee devices bring added security concerns

Courtesy of Cindy Bates, Vice President, Microsoft U.S. SMB group The explosion in recent years of mobility solutions and ‘bring your own device’ policies has had a big impact on small businesses. In fact, 52 percent of information workers across 17 countries report using three or more devices for work, according to research from Forrester and 61 percent of workers mix personal and work on their devices.

Tips to optimize your VoIP call performance

Tips to optimize your VoIP call performance

Many business owners who opt for a traditional phone line over VoIP make some pretty big assumptions. Some assume they’ll continuously drop calls while speaking on the phone with their biggest client. Others assume employees will resort to calling prospects on their personal cell phones because they’re baffled by the user interface of your VoIP system.