Windows 7 End of Life will start on January 14, 2020, will be here before you know it. This means Microsoft will no longer update or support the operating system after that date. Windows 7 is a decade old and launched on July 22, 2009 and it is still being used on 39% of all… Read more »
Windows 7 Coming End of Life and Million Still Haven’t Upgraded
With just under three months until Microsoft stops issuing free patches for Windows 7, millions of PCs are still relying on it, which is leaving them exposed to new bugs that will probably never be patched. Microsoft has been encouraging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 since 2015, yet a large number of… Read more »
Windows 7 End of Life: Everything You Need to Know
Microsoft announced that it would begin the Windows 7 End of Life phase on Jan. 14, 2020. On that day, the company will stop supporting Windows 7 and will no longer patch it with security updates. Windows 7 is still a wildly popular operating system that, even ten years after its release, is still relied… Read more »
Why is Technology Important in Business?
No matter the size of your company, technology has benefits that will help you make money and produce the results your customers demand. Technological infrastructure affects the culture, efficiency, security, and relationships of a business. Therefore we are breaking down the benefits to, “Why technology is important in business?” COMMUNICATION WITH CUSTOMERS Technology affects a… Read more »
15 Safety Tips for Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping 2019
We all love finding a great deal during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Unfortunately, that also means it’s prime time for criminals–every year we hear about someone being attacked or hacked. Regardless if you choose to shop in-store or online, here are 15 safety tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday to help keep you… Read more »
What is Multifactor Authentication?
Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from credentials to verify the user’s identity to gain access to a network. Multifactor authentication combines two or more credentials: what the user knows (password), what the user has (security token) and what the user is (biometric verification). The goal… Read more »
What is 5G, and What Does It Mean for You?
Superfast “fifth generation 5G” mobile Internet could be launched as early as next year in some countries, promising download speeds 10 to 20 times faster than we have now. But what difference will it make to our lives? Will we need new phones? And will it solve the dead zone issue for people in remote… Read more »
The Lack of Cybersecurity is Costing Businesses Billions
A Chicago-based brokerage will pay a $1.5 million fine for their lack of cybersecurity policies by allowing cybercriminals to breach the firm’s email systems and to withdraw $1 million from a customer’s account. The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission finds that Phillip Capital Inc. failed to disclose a cyber breach to its customers promptly. PCI… Read more »
The Best Ways to Secure Important Financial Documents
When it comes to storing important financial documents, a shoebox under your bed doesn’t cut it. Estate planning documents — such as wills, trusts, living wills, medical directives, and powers of attorney —are essential to you. So where do you keep them safely secured? And what about your digital assets, passwords, and social media accounts?… Read more »
Top Ten Cybersecurity Facts and Statistics for 2019
Cybersecurity threats evolve and so do cybersecurity facts. Cybersecurity is a hot topic of discussion with data breaches, ransomware attacks, crypto-jacking, and threats to your connected devices. They all contribute to new rounds of cybersecurity facts, figures, and statistics. It can be hard to keep up. So, we have broken them down to the top… Read more »