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PCI Security Tips - Tips to Prevent Credit/Debit Card Fraud

October 19, 2016
Rules for credit card and debit card information security are set forth in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), a set of industry regulations. Failure to comply with these standards can result in penalties and increased transaction costs. In additional, stolen credit cards are often used to fund other criminal activity. As...

CyberSecurity 101: Protecting Your Business from Cybercrime

October 12, 2016
Our partners at Microsoft are hosting a free webinar about Cybersecurity on October 20. Register and attend this free webcast for your chance to win a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460. According to the Wall Street Journal, over 34,000 computer security incidents occur every day – and 62 percent of those incidents involve breaches of small and medium-sized bu...

Over 500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked

September 26, 2016
Last week Yahoo announced that 500 million of their accounts were hacked and were sold to internet criminals. These cyber criminals are going to use this information in a variety of ways. For instance, they will send phishing emails claiming you need to change your Yahoo account password. Although these scam emails look legit, assume they are not....

​Security Awareness Training

September 25, 2016
CyberSecurity for your Organization Take a moment and think about all of the security features that are used to keep your organization’s network safe. There are passwords and firewalls that help keep the bad guys from your vital information. But all of these security measures don’t mean a thing if someone clicks a malware link inside an email. As ...

CyberSecurity - The Numbers Are Against You And The FBI Is Outgunned

September 14, 2016
So, let's do a quick analysis of the cyber battlefield here. What are the bad guys up to? Check Point Software provided some fresh data a few days ago, which gives us the correct order of magnitude of what we are dealing with here. This by the way is great ammo to get more IT security budget.  205 Billion emails sent every day ...

Five digital trends that could change how you do business

August 31, 2016
You’ve probably seen articles about the power of technology to “disrupt” entire industries, whether it’s Uber upending the taxi business or Facebook changing how people communicate. News stories about business disruption focus on dramatic tales of companies that grew to hundreds of millions in revenue almost overnight. But disruption can happen on...

Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Continue to Increase

August 11, 2016
When a vendor releases software, they believe that it’s safe to use and reliable. However, this isn’t always the case. Often there are holes in the software that vendors are unaware of. These can be exploited by hackers and are known as Zero-Day attacks. Types of Zero-Day attacks include malware, spyware, and openings in your private information. Aft...

Three Ways to be More Proficient in Word

August 2, 2016
1 Compare documents side-by-side Sometimes you may need to compare two documents to see how they differ. Word can help. Here’s what you do: Open both of the files that you want to compare. From within one of the documents, on the View tab, in the Window group, select View Side by Side. If you have multiple documents open, you’ll see a di...

WorkFit-T: Fitness in the Office

July 19, 2016
It seems like everywhere you look, there's a new fitness trend. There's fitness tracking devices, diet fads and new health foods to try. I'll pass on the kale chips, thank you.  For many of us, one of the biggest detriments to our health is sitting at our desk all day. Seriously, sitting is the new smoking. You might be reading this blog post whi...

Mobile CRM Can Lower Your Cost of Sales by 15 percent

July 13, 2016
In addition to solving unique business challenges, Mobile CRM offers several unique benefits, one of which is lowering the cost of sales by up to 15 percent. There are several methods by which Mobile CRM can contribute to a lower cost of sales. For instance, Mobile CRM allows information to be immediately requested and retrieved, which streamline...