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There Are 3 Critical Elements You Must Have In Place To Guarantee A Fast, Pain Free Recovery Of Your IT Systems In The Event Of A Data-Erasing Disaster, Yet Most Businesses Don’t Have Even One

When it comes to backing up and protecting your company’s critical data, you need to know for certain – without any lingering doubts – that you could recover your files and be back up and running again quickly after a natural disaster, server crash, hacker attack or other data-erasing event.

7 Reasons to Give Up on Windows XP Once and For All!

 

April 8, 2014, officially signifies the end of life for Windows XP. Launched in 2001, Windows XP instantly became a huge hit, unable to be toppled later by Windows Vista (by most) and even Windows 7 and 8 (by many). The operating system was still being installed on some new computers as recently as 2010. Here are 7 of the top reasons it’s time to finally give up Windows XP now.

Why You Can’t Use Home Routers For Your Business

This past Christmas, a hacker reportedly stumbled upon a back door to Linksys and Netgear DSL modems that allow an attacker to reset the router’s configuration and gain Admin access. Not good!

Some routers have this “back door” open to the local computer network while others are open to the Internet side of things, opening up users of these devices to remote Internet attacks.

Knock Down the Walls that Block Communication

To be a successful executive you must know how to knock down walls. I don’t mean the walls of brick and steel that hold up buildings; I mean the bureaucratic barriers that hold up communication. In many companies, communication flows through narrow channels, usually from the top down — chimneys of power, they’re called.

Are You Paying 80% of Your Employees to “Cyberloaf” on the Internet, Watching Cat Videos, Searching for a Better Job or Accidentally Downloading a Virus on Your Network?

Recently, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of local businesses suffering significant financial and productivity losses due to employees inappropriately using their Internet access during work hours – and much of this is fueled by social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube.