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BI is not just for the big boys

Most of us don’t normally associate Business Intelligence (BI) with small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The huge investment required to hire data-delving specialists makes us think BI is only for larger organizations. But this is no longer the case.

BYOD devices security

Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses, in fact, are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend culture. But BYOD opens your organization up to cybersecurity risks.

PC power-saving features

When it comes to saving energy, every little bit goes a long way. The more energy-efficient your PC habits, the more money you save. In fact, activating your PC power-saving features can save you up to $50 a year. And if you want to increase your savings, even more, take note of the following tips.

SAMSAM: How To Make Sure You Never Fall Victim To Ransomware

Late last March, the infrastructure of Atlanta was at its knees. More than a third of 424 programs used nearly every day by city officials, was out of commission. What’s worse, close to 30% of these programs were considered “mission-critical,” according to Atlanta’s Information Management head, Daphne Rackley.

IT professionals: 3 Things to Demand From Your MSP

Even as businesses go completely digital, the quality of IT services providers has plummeted. In a misguided attempt to save money, some businesses are unable to see the utility of accurately-priced IT options. They opt for lower tier, “break-fix” firms to keep their network afloat.

Cyber Threats: Cybercriminals Confess

The contemporary world is rife with digital thieves. They’re penetrating the complicated data structures of huge credit-monitoring companies. For instance, Equifax. They're scooping up the personal information of millions of people. Cybercriminals releasing sensitive customer data to the public from discreet businesses like Ashley Madison.