If you have a computer, you’ve probably had a computer dilemma. The severity of each problem can vary from just having a slow computer to the notorious “beach ball” spinning. No matter what the problem is, these issues can be very irritating and get in the way of your work. That’s why Computer Troubleshooters has compiled this list of 5 common PC tech support problems and how to solve them yourself. Read more
Monday a massive vulnerability was found in OpenSSL, the open-source software package broadly used to encrypt Web communications. They named this vulnerability the Heartbleed Bug. Many are confused about what this bug is, if they are impacted, and how they can protect themselves. This post will help educate you about the Heartbleed Bug and how you can protect yourself online. Read more
Approximately two-thirds of employers do not monitor their employees’ access to social media sites, according to Media Bistro. As a result, it’s not uncommon for employees to indulge in a little Facebook or Instagram from their work computers. Although many employees use the Internet responsibly at work, a poorly articulated Internet use policy can leave your business vulnerable to hacking, phishing scams and other IT security issues. Read more
As we close the books on 2013, people begin producing lists that review what has happened. I think these lists are interesting, and look forward to reading them. As we move into 2014, let’s review the computer viruses that wreaked havoc in 2013 and will most likely continue to in 2014, so you ensure you and your technology are protected and informed. When you are online remember to STOP.THINK.CONNECT. Read more
Cyber Security is a concern for all business and residential computer users.
We are delighted to present Protecting Your Business from Cyber Security Threats conducted by Michael Kaiser, Executive Director of the National Cyber Security Alliance. Read more
There has been much discussion surrounding Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, and with the recent launch of the 8.1 upgrade the discussion is getting louder.
We have reviewed 3 modifications that come with the 8.1 upgrade. So if you are thinking about taking the plunge to buy a new computer or upgrading your Windows 8 operating system (especially if you are still running XP and the April doomsday is approaching quickly) you will better understand these 3 features. Read more
Earlier this year, major corporations on Wall Street faced a massive cyber attack, according to Reuters, in which stock prices dropped dramatically, essential financial and government websites crashed, and billions of dollars were wiped off of balance sheets.
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. This annual event is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. The aim of Cyber Security Awareness Month is to inform and educate all levels of our government, the private business sector and the general public about issues of safety and security in our cyber environment. Their tag line says it all: Stop. Think. Connect. Read more
IT professionals are essentially on call at all times. A system-wide catastrophe can occur any time of the day or night, and these professionals are ready to get your network back up and on its feet again. Additionally, IT professionals work around the clock to ensure that these types of problems are taken care of before they turn into potential disasters. Show your IT team you appreciate what they do, and you’ll have find you’ll have a greater ability to increase both efficiency and productivity at a company level. Read more