IT

The Current State of Email Security

by Tech on December 28, 2016

Security is a top concern, and for good reason. Cybercrime is at an all-time high, and the average cost of a data breach to a single company is US$3.5M1. Office 365 was designed from a “security-first” perspective, making it an ideal choice for customers who value the best in productivity as well as protection. You…

Ten tips to avoid your company becoming ransomware’s next victim

by Tech on November 9, 2016

Q1 of 2016 saw a 3,500% boom in the number of ransomware domains created—and now IT pros everywhere are in a showdown with ransomware, hoping their users don’t accidentally make the first move. To prevent a ransomware attack, tech experts and information security leaders should do the following: Keep clear inventories of all your digital…

CryptoLocker Prevention and Removal

by Tech on April 1, 2016

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An introduction to CryptoLocker: the basics CryptoLocker is a type of malicious software (malware) that makes data  on your computer (documents, pictures, music and so on) unreadable by  encrypting it using RSA-2048 bit keys; it then demands payment to un-encrypt them. Once you pay (to the tune of several hundred USD via prepaid  voucher or…

Securing history: The story of the Vatican Library going digital

by Tech on December 23, 2015

It is interesting to know that his Holiness the Pope has an IT guy What does the CIO of the Vatican Library Luciano Ammenti says he has a boos like no other. The CIO of the Vatican Library reports directly to Pope Francis. Ammenti described his relationship with Pope Francis as similar to any other CIO-to-decision…

Windows 10 release date, price, features…

by Tech on December 13, 2015

Windows 10 release date, price, features. The next version of Windows will run on everything: smartphones, tablets, laptops and PCs. What PC Advisor UK has to say about it: Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10, or at least a very early ‘Technical Preview’ which will be available to anyone who wants to download and try it. Here’s everything…

Informationweek Article: 5 Tips For Working With A Managed Service Provider

by Tech on December 13, 2015

SMBs often rely on outside IT help. Here’s how to get the most out of relationships with third-party providers. It’s no secret that smaller businesses often need a bit of outside help to get things done. That’s why many of them outsource at least part of their IT function to managed service providers (MSPs) or…

Apple Introduces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

by Tech on December 13, 2015

Apple has introduced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called the “best iPhones” the company has ever produced and a game changer to wearables. Let’s see what others say about the iPhone: ABC News The iPhone 6 Plus is 5.5 inches diagonally and the…

What is a Virtual IT Department?

by Tech on December 13, 2015

The Virtual IT Department Services is not a new concept; however the ability to provide these types of services for small (50-300 desktops and servers) to medium sized businesses (300-3000 desktop and servers) has been completely non-existent because of the high expense. What is a Virtual IT Department? Imagine having a complete IT department available…

How a Data Centre Works

by Tech on June 18, 2015

It is the brain of a company and the place where the most critical processes are run. Find out why data centers are necessary and – looking at SAP’s data center in St. Leon-Rot as an example – what they contain, and how they are operated. Large-scale computer systems have been around for a while,…