Think your password is secure? Think again

August 7th, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The NIST now says those guidelines were ill-advised and has changed its stance. Find out why and what this means for you. The problem The issue isn’t […]

The risk of in-house IT for SMEs

August 5th, 2020

Making the case for managed IT Services

In today’s digital world, technology is an enabler of business growth. In fact, COVID-19 has seen an increase in the digitisation of business, and technology is proving itself more important than ever before. Yet many small businesses lack the in-house IT skills to identify, implement and manage their IT effectively. This constrains their growth and opens them up to various risks.

Have you updated your firmware yet?

August 3rd, 2020

When was the last time you checked if the firmware of your gadgets are up to date? If it has been a while, then you need to do so right away. This is because you might be using outdated firmware, and doing so makes you vulnerable to data breaches and other cyberattacks. What is firmware? […]

Why your business should get SaaS-y

July 27th, 2020

Businesses these days need different kinds of software to streamline and improve their operations. However, a lot of small businesses can’t readily afford these software. But there is a way to harness the power of such software without draining your resources. Learn more about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and how your business can benefit from it. What […]

Tips to enhance your website’s look

July 24th, 2020

“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the cliche goes. But in marketing, looks /do/ matter. Take, for example, your website. It is often the first opportunity to make a good impression on customers and potential customers. You don’t want to squander that opportunity just because your site’s looks aren’t up to par. Here’s how […]

Cybersecurity: What SMEs Need To Know

July 23rd, 2020

Cybersecurity: What SMEs Need To Know

Think about your office and home. Would you let anyone in or leave with the doors unlocked? Regardless of your property’s size or the value of your possessions—you want to protect what’s yours. Cybersecurity is no different.

Get a faster Windows 10 PC with these tips

July 22nd, 2020

Is your computer taking a lot of time to perform tasks it used to finish within seconds? Just because your unit is slowing down doesn’t mean you’ll need to spend hundreds of dollars on a replacement. We’ve compiled four ways to speed up your Windows 10 computer for free: Prevent programs from launching at startup […]

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

July 20th, 2020

Over the past few years, the security industry has witnessed a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware. Now, cybercriminals use legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. Left unchecked, these types of malware can adversely affect […]

What Is Phishing and Is My Business At Risk?

July 20th, 2020

A Grassroots Look At Phishing (In Case You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask)

Phishing. It seems like every day there’s a new phishing scam alert when you open an app or your emails. You know it has to do with sneaky fraudsters, but beyond that, you ask yourself, “What is phishing and is my business at risk?”