January Is National Clean Up Your Computer Month

With all of the National Months, it should be no surprise to you that there is in fact a National Clean Up Your Computer Month. Cleaning up your computer may seem like the last thing you have time for, especially ...

Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Are you like me, where this question is routinely hanging out in the back of your mind every time you’re jumping on or off your computer? I finally broke down and ...

Well-Known Tech Support Scam Traced to India

I think we’ve all seen those virus alerts to some degree or another that pop-up on our desktops telling us that we’ve been infected. They’ll typically pretend to be from legitimate ...

Holiday Shopping Scams! Look Out!

How was your Thanksgiving? Great, we hope! How about Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Are you in to those type of things? Personally, I typically avoid these shopping rushes in general, but ...

IT Support: Hire In-House or Outsource?

Small business owners face an important question when it comes to IT support: should I hire an in-house IT employee or work with a vendor? We recently looked at reasons why ...

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Outsource its IT Support

Companies commonly outsource its accounting and bookkeeping duties, customer service, and HR management… so why should technical support be any different? It shouldn’t. Outsourcing provides a lot of benefits, especially to ...

Your Company’s Data was Hacked – Are You Legally Responsible?

So, who should be held responsible when a company’s data system gets breached? Historically, the CIO, the CISO, or both have shouldered the lion’s share of data breach responsibility; well over half ...

Passwords: Not as Secure as You Might Think

We’ve all heard that in order to protect our information and online accounts we need to create complex passwords with uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters, right? Following such ...

Millions of Passengers’ Data Hacked in Airline Hit

One of Asia’s top airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, said a hacker accessed personal information of 9.4 million customers, becoming the target of the world’s biggest airline data breach. Oh boy. The airline’s ...

Being Ready for a Corporate Crisis

Imagine you’re a top executive at a company hit by a major crisis within the last 72 hours. First, and most importantly, there may have been serious damage to the community ...