The recent decision by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to stop telecommuting has cast a negative light on this practice. After checking the company’s VPN log to see how many remote employees were logging in, she didn’t like what she saw. Effective June 2015, telecommuting is no longer an acceptable practice at Yahoo.
Despite constant development in security and stability, the Internet still remains very much a Wild West landscape. You can navigate through it, but you never know when you might encounter a hidden danger. Threats exist on a global scale. Cybercriminals want information.
With Microsoft soon discontinuing technical support for Windows Server 2003, Kevin Wade, who founded IntelliSystems in Augusta over twenty years ago, today warned small business owners that procrastination on updating their servers may well expose their businesses and customers to increased cyber-security risks.
If you think you have outgrown your current phone system and are tired of constant downtime, dropped calls, repairs and maintenance, it might be time for you to consider a VoIP system for your office. The right VoIP system can likely save a considerable amount of money AND give you more features and flexibility to […]
IntelliSystems CEO and Serotta Maddocks Evans, CPAs Issue Joint Alert to Encourage Local Businesses and Professional Practices to Get a Head Start You hear it wherever you go every year at this time; in fact, you’ve probably said something similar yourself: “Where’d this year go so quickly?” “I can’t believe that it’s almost Christmas!” “This […]
Moving is always a pain in the rump, but it doesn’t have to be a horrific, expensive experience. The number one lament from someone who’s experienced a “bad” move is “I didn’t know I needed to…” followed closely by “I completely forgot that…” In other words, it’s what you don’t do that makes the move […]
There’s much to remember to be a successful leader. Sometimes leaders get so busy and engrossed with day-to-day operations that they forget some critical activities. Here are 6 items that need to be on your leadership agenda: 1. Grow a replacement. Your employer can’t promote you until they have someone to replace you.
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 […]
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 […]
Studies show that as many as 16% of smartphones are lost or stolen each year with only 7% of the stolen devices ever being recovered. Despite the fact that 60% of the missing smartphones are deemed to contain sensitive or confidential information, 57% of these phones were not protected with available security features, leaving the […]