Ninety percent of companies in the United States qualify as small businesses. Every day these business owners have to deal with common computing problems, such as tracking electronic documents, scheduling, accounting functions, managing contact lists, and reducing spam. Many expensive software products are available to help solve these problems, but they often have features small businesses don’t need. Open source software presents easy-to-implement solutions for free or at a fraction of the cost. Unfortunately, these solutions are relatively unknown to most small businesses. Let's look at... Read More
The most accurate answer to the question of, “How much does a website cost?” would be that … “it depends.” But, what does it actually depend on? By the end of this post, we promise that you’ll know exactly what contributes to how much does a website cost, plus what sort of website you can expect for your budget, no matter what that might be.
Therefore, how much does a website cost, on the average? This comes down to a couple of key elements:
• the cost of your domain name and hosting, • the cost of the technology/software used to build the website (including the cost... Read More
Have you ever deleted by mistake really important old family photos from your computer, the only copies you have left because of originals vanished from time? Have you ever reformatted a hard disk when you meant to format an external drive? Have you ever typed "Y" when you meant "N" and then it was too late? Have you ever overwritten a file by mistake? How about accidentally installing the software you later found you really did not want (aka malicious)? This was the times when you thought “if I only could reverse time and correct my mistake…”. Well, you could of if you would have a backup... Read More
All passwords are breakable and the time to break them depends on the strength of the password and the number of allowed attempts.
As we know the full negative effect of a compromised account sometimes can take months or years to recover. With the nature of the information we deal with online each day, there’s no room to be negligence about our approach to account security. Keeping users, systems, and resources secure today requires combined efforts using strong password policies and staying on top of the latest information security best practices.
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Security and convenience are often used as opposites but finding a good balance between these two is quite an achievable task if you know what options you have and what risks you are facing. Endpoint security is the process of securing the various endpoints on a network, often defined as end-user devices such as laptops, and desktop PCs. With more and more people working remotely end-point security becomes increasingly important. There are multiple levels and, depending on your requirements, more security layers always can be added. Every new level of added security though comes with the... Read More