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Pandemic pushes millions to the cloud

COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide. Can the web infrastructure survive this pandemic, too? Even before the pandemic, […]

Business impacts of the coronavirus disease

Consumers and businesses are already dealing with the huge impact of COVID-19. As governments and private businesses continue to find ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, they turn to all available technology resources. In the long term, expect the following changes in the use of technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

The risks of autocomplete passwords

Hackers may have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that enable usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. There are also password manager applications that have made it […]

Opportunities and drawbacks of AI in cybersecurity

Our world is going digital faster than we can ever imagine. Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are embracing digitalization because of the conveniences and benefits it offers. One area of technology that's making waves among SMB owners is artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential use for cybersecurity.

Master OneNote in no time

OneNote is a useful but underutilized program that comes with Microsoft Office. With OneNote, you can create and share digital notebooks that contain handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other […]

Should you use UPS for your network gear?

Smart business owners use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for emergency situations like a storm, fire, or other disasters. Often, a UPS is deployed for desktop computers to give employees ample time to save their work and prevent losing unsaved work. An even better power-saving strategy in emergency situations, however, is to use UPS for […]

Single sign-on: The key to user management

From complexity requirements to minimum lengths, creating a password for a new online account can be bothersome. If your business is constantly experiencing this issue, single sign-on (SSO) can help. This technology is secure, easy to manage, and eliminates the need to remember a long list of usernames and passwords. What is SSO? Single sign-on […]

Hackers come in all shapes and sizes

Hackers are known by the general public as cybercriminals, especially with so much news about nude celebrity photos beings released to the cloud, millions of customer information being stolen across many industries, and government agencies paying the ransoms hackers demand so that the former can regain access and control of their systems. However, did you […]

How to be productive when working from home

Former Coca-Cola CEO Brian Dyson once recommended to work efficiently during office hours and leave on time so you won’t have to bring your work home with you. But this can be tricky when you’re working at home. Sure, working while wearing only sweatpants with your feet on the coffee table is a big perk of telecommuting But with your gadgets tempting you to sneak in a few minutes to play a “quick” video game or with the constant temptation to take a “5-minute” coffee-break, your productivity can suffer.