Understanding The Value Of Managed IT Services

Depending on their scope and impact on your workday, tech issues can take hours to resolve, if not days. In some cases, you may spend far too much time tracking down a problem, only to come up empty-handed in the end. In others, such as security … [Continue reading]

Four Questions Every CEO Needs To Ask About Cybersecurity

Leaders in every organization need to make identifying and addressing their cybersecurity needs a top priority. You can begin by starting a conversation between your IT service company and employees at all levels of your company about information … [Continue reading]

What Are The Top Cybersecurity Trends For 2019?

Several events in 2018 brought cybersecurity to the forefront of public consciousness, as major sectors– from financial institutions to Facebook– were affected by cybercrime. According to Forbes, 34 percent of US consumers had their personal … [Continue reading]

Windows 10: New Issues Ahead Of The Spring Feature Update

Windows 10 isn’t as universally despised as Windows 8, but isn’t as loved as Windows 7. Windows 7 actually had reported growth for the number of users last month, despite being released 10 years ago. Polarizing may be the way to describe Windows 10 … [Continue reading]

Can Anyone Really Track Your Phone’s Precise Location?

It’s 2019 and everyone willingly carries a tracking device in their pockets. People can have their precise locations tracked in real time by law enforcement, the government, and advertising companies. It may sound like dystopian fiction, but it’s a … [Continue reading]

What’s The Difference Between Internet, Intranet, & Extranet?

The terms intranet, Internet, and extranet are often used interchangeably; however, there are some important differences between them. To better understand these differences, it is useful to look at the prefixes. The prefix intra means within, … [Continue reading]

Why You Should Consider VoIP For Your Business

A growing number of small businesses are switching from traditional landlines to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) systems. While it can be an uphill task to overhaul the entire telecommunications system of any small business, it is definitely … [Continue reading]

Inside The United States Of Cybersecurity

Last year, Alabama and South Dakota passed laws mandating data breach notification for its residents. The passage meant all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several U.S. territories now have legal frameworks that require businesses and other … [Continue reading]

Tech Giants Are Branching Into The Medical Field

In early 2018, Amazon announced a partnership with J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to restructure healthcare for its combined 1.2 million employees. This partnership between juggernauts is a stepping stone for Amazon, who has many irons in the … [Continue reading]

CPU Basics: Multiple CPUs, Cores, And Hyper-Threading

What’s a central processing unit (CPU)? The central processing unit (or CPU) in your computer is the brains of the operation. It’s a small computer chip that sits atop the main circuit board (motherboard) of a computer. It performs the computational … [Continue reading]