Since the Internet came to prominence, user passwords and vital information have been stolen and posted out in the open for all to see. It has come to a point where it’s an accepted risk of using the Internet, there’s a chance your information will be stolen.
Ten years ago, the average computer had a maximum of around 120 GB of storage space, an impressive number back then. Now, you can have a maximum of around 4 Terabytes, a big change in a decade. The device that stores all this data, the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is an integral part of a computer, but, there’s a new competitor – Solid-state Drives (SSD). The question being asked is, what’s the difference and which one’s better?
Here is a brief comparison of Hard Disk Drives and Solid-state Drives.
Natural disasters happen. Small business owners are well aware of this and many have taken steps to ensure that potential damage to their business is minimized and they can remain operational – a practice commonly known as business continuity. The vast majority of small business owners ensure that their data is backed up.
On any given day, the vast majority of employees receive upwards of 100 emails, a varying percentage of those emails will often be notifications to social networks like Facebook, notifications many will open without looking. Hackers know this, and have started to take advantage of these notification emails to infect your system.
“Is my printer meeting my needs?” A question few, if any, small business owners will ask themselves when thinking about ways to change their company’s infrastructure to meet their needs. While, at first glance, it may not seem like printers demand attention, they do make up a large part of your infrastructure and could be one thing holding you back from a more efficient organization.
In the early days of social networks, there were only a few, it was almost easy to pick which network to be on, or even easier to dismiss social media as a passing fad. Fast forward to the present day, and there seems to be a social network for nearly everything.
As businesses go global, or expand into new territory, managers and owners have found themselves travelling between locations, often connecting to the office via public Wi-Fi connections in airports, coffee shops, public buildings, etc. If you use public Wi-Fi to connect with the office while travelling, you may be creating a security risk for your company.
Seminars and presentations are a great way to share your knowledge and experiences with peers and customers. The major problem with them is that people have to travel to attend them, limiting the number of attendees and the strength of your message. To reach a bigger audience, turn to technology and conduct a webinar.