DARK WEB

The dark web is a part of the internet that isn't indexed by search engines. You've no doubt heard talk of the “dark web” as a hotbed of criminal activity — and it is. Researchers Daniel Moore and Thomas Rid of King's College in London classified the contents of 2,723 live dark web sites over...

5 Ways Your Business Benefits from Automation

When you think of IT automation, some of the biggest benefits that come to mind are efficiency and increased productivity. Automation can certainly help companies do more with less by introducing smart workflows and removing redundant tasks. Automation also increases the visibility of what’s happening in your daily operations, which frees...

IN THE LATEST CHROME UPDATE?

Google this week released Chrome 72, a refresh that includes no new notable user-facing features but does take a first step toward ending support for older web encryption protocols. Chrome 72 also patches 58 vulnerabilities reported by security researchers, who were paid a total of $50,500 in bug bounties. Chrome...

Anatova Ransomware Infects the Globe

A new ransomware family, dubbed Anatova by researchers, has been infecting machines across the globe. During encryption, Anatova appears to focus on small files to speed up overall encryption times, but doesn’t append the encrypted files with a new extension. Unexpectedly, this variant demands DASH crypto coins, rather than using a...

The Importance of Patch Management

What is Patch Management Patch Management is most likely ignored among the security topics, but it is an important component of any security plan. Patch Management is the process of handling all the updates of components within the companies information system. These include routers, firewalls, servers, operating systems, anti-viruses, along with much more...

The Importance Of Testing Your Technology!

With modern businesses becoming bigger and better, competition is higher than ever before. Therefore it’s incredibly important to ensure that MSP's are offering top of the range products to companies to keep up with its rivals. One particular way you can ensure MSP's are delivering excellent returns is performing rigorous...

What is OneDrive?

OneDrive is the name given to Microsoft’s cloud services. The same way Google has Google Drive and Apple has iCloud, Microsoft provides OneDrive for people to store and exchange data online. Microsoft users can access it at any time at the OneDrive website. As cloud services have grown, OneDrive has adopted more...

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Embrace the Cloud

If your company wants to stay competitive without paying more money, it’s time for you to embrace the cloud. RightScale shows that 93 percent of businesses now use cloud technologies in some fashion — it’s popularity is growing because it’s both inexpensive and efficient. Why You Should Use the Cloud Increase Your...

Downtime = Lost Revenue + Disappointed Customers

$5400 per day. That’s the average estimated cost to retailers for network downtime, according to Gartner1. Even sluggish network performance is costly. It frustrates your customers and staff, it reduces sales as people abandon long lines, and it erodes customer loyalty. It’s a brand killer. As retail continues to evolve,...