A big deal is made of computer and network security however there are a few things that you can do to avoid being the next victim of the latest virus, spyware or hacker.
There are many misconceptions in the world of business and technology however few things are more feared then moving to a server/client environment. Servers are not something to be feared; in fact they are something that should be embraced by almost any sized company.
Many companies have a webpage developed, place it online and expect people will just show up to start purchasing goods and services. The reality is that getting a quality design is only the beginning. The website is only one part of an overall strategy and should be closely linked to your in-store/company systems, print catalogs, and other sales channels to ensure success. Promotion, search engine ranking and cross-linking all play an important role in delivering traffic to your website.
For many, technology can represent a scary unknown. Some of us have been online for years while others are just getting online for the first time. Whether you are new to the Internet or have been online for years make sure you understand the dangers lurking in the shadows. In many cases, ignorance can be bliss. For an increasing many however, that bliss can turn into a nightmare when the unthinkable happens: “I got a virus!”
One of the most common questions I receive is ‘Why do I receive so much spam and how can I prevent it?’
The technology lifecycle… When will the next landslide being? Often market trends, emerging products, and business requirements dictate the technology lifecycle for a firm.
Employee turnover has always been a concern for both HR and IT. With the economy continuing to falter and employee layoffs ramping up, many firms have not considered the IT security repercussions of disgruntled ex-employees.
There is a big trend in the world of IT focussing on the importance of email archiving to protect both you and your company from costly legal disputs over alleged communication. There are many solutions in the market space offering the one-stop solution to archiving email, however, these products/services can be fairly costly.
With a new year comes the opportunity for all of us to make resolutions to improve things that we have been putting off in the previous year. Many companies consider both power and data backups secondary systems and although there may be some underlying concern often we sweep those concerns away and hope for the best.