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]

Top 5 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

Cyber threats are a genuine danger for businesses, no matter their size or industry. Companies that face data breaches are likely to fail within months after the attack, according to the National Cyber Security Alliance. Security issues can ruin your … [Continue reading]

Challenges Of Staffing In An Increasingly Tech World

“Good help is hard to find.” It’s something you have probably heard before. It has been said for generations. Hiring fresh graduates is always tough as they are unproven and likely accepting their first jobs in their field. Hiring experienced … [Continue reading]

HTTPS And Why The Internet Still Isn’t Secure

HTTPS stands for “Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure” and it is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website you’re connected to. Most web traffic online is now sent over an HTTPS connection, … [Continue reading]

Wannacry Ransomware Continues To Be A Problem For Some

It’s been almost two years since the outbreak of the Wannacry ransomware epidemic. Unfortunately, all this time later, some companies are still dealing with the fallout. According to the latest research, Wannacry is still infecting hundreds of … [Continue reading]

Data Encryption – What You Really Need To Know

In today’s digitally driven world, far too many personal and business devices are left unsecured. These devices don’t leverage strong passwords and fail to have the encryption needed to protect vital data. Whether companies choose to store data in … [Continue reading]

Back At It Again: Microsoft Suspends Windows Updates

Windows 10 was released in July 2015 and there were plenty of reasons to be excited. If you have been around for the last few versions of Windows dating back to Vista, you may have a love/hate relationship with Microsoft. Windows Vista, for … [Continue reading]

Crypto Blackmail: How To Protect Yourself

A criminal contacts you over email or snail mail and insists they have a webcam video of you watching “unsavory” videos or evidence you cheated on your wife. To stop the release of this compromising information and to make the problem go away, the … [Continue reading]

Are Smartphones And Tablets Killing The Traditional PC?

In the early days of the Internet, there was only one device that enabled you to access it. That was the desktop computer. Laptop computers have existed for as long as desktops have, but due to hardware limitations, they never really became a … [Continue reading]