Is It Better to Shut Down Desktop Computers or Let Them Sleep?

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The end of workday is near and your employees are about to leave for the day. Is it better to have them shut down their desktop computers or simply let the machines slip into sleep mode? This question has been the subject of debate for many years. If you search the Internet, you will find discussions supporting both practices. So, … Read More

Common Mistakes Businesses Make When Switching to the Cloud

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Perhaps you thought, this is the year you adopt the Cloud at your company.You’re not alone, one study found that 80% of US small businesses are going to be using the Cloud by 2020. That’s up from 37% right now.Why are companies making the switch?You can store company data and run critical applications on secure servers that are offsite and … Read More

Cybercriminals Are Posing as Job Applicants to Spread Ransomware

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If your business is hiring, you should be aware of a new phishing attack in which cybercriminals are posing as job applicants. Falling victim to this attack may leave your business infected with the GoldenEye ransomware. This phishing campaign was initiated in Germany, but security experts expect it will go global. How the Attack Works Hackers like to target HR … Read More