The number of accounts and websites we have to log in to is growing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. One downside of this increased activity is that security breaches will also continue to rise as well. When it comes to security, often the weakest points are the passwords people use.
This past year was a good one for mobile devices, with some of the most powerful smartphones being released. Some of these have processors that operate at the same speed as most mid-range laptops and desktops. While the speed factor may be the same, the question remains as to whether there are any other similarities.
It appears as if there is an increase in disasters striking companies around the globe. From something as small as a hacker stealing important information, to as large as a disaster that leaves your premises in ruins, disaster can strike at any time.
While the official word of 2013, according to Merriam-Webster, is ‘science’, there are other terms that are definitely just as popular. One of the more popular tech related terms of the year would have to be ‘cloud’. Businesses are adopting cloud systems in increasing numbers as they offer many benefits.
The smartphone is an all-singing-all-dancing device and yet in an era of multi-media, there’s nothing that cuts to business like a phone call. If you have a phone, you likely have a large number of contacts, but have you ever tried to manage these contacts from your device? If you have then you’ll know that it’s not that easy.
Android is one of the big two mobile operating systems, offering apps for virtually everything. Google alone has more than 10 different apps, one of the more potentially useful being Google Now. This app is a digital assistant that can help you find the information you need while presenting additional information like traffic, important activities, etc.
There are many popular programs and systems produced by software giant Microsoft. From operating systems to word processing software, businesses use Microsoft’s software on a daily basis. Because of this widespread use, the software often comes under attack.
Websites like LinkedIn have quickly become the most popular, influential and arguably most useful to business users. LinkedIn is a social network, so if you have a profile it is a good idea to interact with other users. However, it is slightly different than other social media sites in that it’s mainly aimed at businesses looking to to connect with other businesses and professionals to connect with their colleagues.