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The Equifax Data Breach: 3 Crucial Things to Do Now

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In late spring of 2017, hackers gained access to sensitive data from Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies in the U.S. This left approximately 143 million Americans' social security numbers, birth dates, and other personal information exposed. If you have a credit report, you have a higher risk of being among those affe...
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The Importance of Network Security Management at Work

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As the number of hackers continues to rise, so does the risk of encountering security threats in your business's network. Network Security is the process of protecting and monitoring a network's usability, data, and integrity from unauthorized use. Keeping your network safe is more complicated than you'd think, involving a complex combination of ha...
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The Cloud: What Is It?

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Ever heard an IT person mention the cloud and wondered what they were talking about? We're here to clear things up. The cloud is a term referring to a collection of network servers that each have a different job. Some allow you to store and access information, while others provide online services. The truth is you're already utilizing the cloud if ...
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The Risks of Using Public Wifi

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So, you're enjoying some coffee at your local coffee shop casually using the free Wi-Fi to check your bank account. Sounds safe enough, right? Wrong. Although this paints a typical scene for most of us, many are unaware of the dangers lurking in the background of public signals. Because these hotspots are so frequently used, people often connect to...
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What You Need to Know About KRACK Attacks Now

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  What is KRACK? KRACK stands for Key Reinstallation Attack and has become a serious problem in the tech world. The KRACK Attack takes advantage of a Wi-Fi network security flaw at homes and businesses. Essentially, the attacker reinstalls your network for their personal access, which remains unnoticed to the user. Doing this enables the attac...
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3 IT Trends Sure to Dominate 2018

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Technology never ceases to amaze, especially the newest. As the year is quickly concluding, we've noticed three major tech trends that could significantly improve your business practices in the coming year. These technological solutions are guaranteed to enhance your business's performance and strengthen your connection with your customers through ...
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Tech Websites Worth Following

Four (Other) Websites That Will Keep You Up to Date on Tech One of our goals is to bring business owners and managers easy-to-understand information to help improve their use of technology. Tech is a vast industry with dozens of worthy headlines every day, so it can be difficult to find sources that talk about what you want. Hopefully, our blog pro...
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The Top Ways to Avoid Downloading a Virus

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No one wants to deal with a virus that makes a computer slow down, get bombarded with advertisements, or worse yet – leak personal information to some dingy hacker hideout. Thankfully, there are easy steps you can take to ensure a virus isn't invited in to play with your data. Being familiar with some of the most popular ways people's computers get...
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Internet Speeds: Bits, Bytes, and Everything in Between

  How to Read Internet Speeds Which internet connection is better: 1,000,000 Kbps or 125 Mbps? 125,000 KBs or 1 Gbps? Actually, they're all the same. If you're left scratching your head when checking out your ISP's (Internet Service Provider) offerings, take a look below for a primer on internet speeds. Decipher the Digits Internet speeds are ...
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Recruiting With Technology

Bettering Your Recruiting Process With Technology Ever since job postings comfortably found their home on internet job boards, companies have had to figure out how to deal with a massive influx of applicants for jobs they post. While we haven't yet moved past job boards entirely, some technologically advanced companies are also implementing applica...
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