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The true cost of an ugly website

The true cost of an ugly website

We are taught never to judge a book by its cover. But in this superficial age, looks are everything, especially for websites. Your website is a customer’s first impression of your business, and if your site has poor graphics, illegible content, and other website no-no’s, that could end all chances of establishing a relationship and driving revenue.

Cloud security: everything you need to know

Cloud security: everything you need to know

Cloud technology is becoming more pervasive every day. Some reports claim that almost 90% of businesses will utilize some form of the technology in 2017. But somehow myths about its lack of security remain. From cloud-based software to data storage, we believe cloud security is swiftly becoming better than that of local area networks.

5 Password Basics to Keep Your Digital Life Safe

5 Password Basics to Keep Your Digital Life Safe

Passwords are the gatekeeper to most of our digital lives and while they may seem like an antiquated way of authenticating who we are, passwords are a key part of protecting us from damaging identity, data and financial theft. Did you know that 54% of people use 5 or fewer passwords across their entire on-line life? Or that on average, 6 unique passwords are used to guard 24 on-line accounts? With so many potential victims, cybercriminals follow a simple premise: Go after the low-hanging fruit! Good passwords may not 100% protect you from hackers (there’s other ways they can trick you into volunteering information), but it adds a high enough level of complexity that they usually move to the next easiest victim.

Five ways to avoid VoIP eavesdropping

Five ways to avoid VoIP eavesdropping

With the recent headlines on cyber attacks via Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) eavesdropping, the safety of your communication systems is clearly at risk. As cyber criminals constantly find new ways to infiltrate your business, now might be the right time to implement the proper defenses for your VoIP phone systems.

Sly phishing attack catching users off guard

Sly phishing attack catching users off guard

You pay close enough attention to the links you click to avoid clicking on something like goolge.com or evrenote.com…right? Because if you’re not, you could end up exposing your computer or smartphone to a host of malware. The newest phishing attack strategy is the worst of all, and can catch even the most astute users off guard.

3 Apps to Spring Clean Your Office Space

3 Apps to Spring Clean Your Office Space

Have you ever thought about going paperless? Do you write notes for yourself but can’t seem to remember where you keep all your lists? Is your workspace so disorganized that you need your own personal assistant? If you answered yes to these questions, it’s time to start cleaning up! Spring is the season for new beginnings and getting a fresh start.

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

It makes a lot of sense for electronics firms to pack a variety of functions into mobile devices and expand their usefulness. Instead of confining their use to communications, companies such as Apple, Samsung, and others have turned mobile phones into mini-computers that can serve as a substitute for your laptop, or as a storage device.