Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face persistent cybersecurity challenges. These businesses are often targeted by cybercriminals due to their valuable data and limited security resources, but that doesn’t mean that they're helpless. Managed IT services providers (MSPs) can help SMBs strengthen their cybersecurity with comprehensive solutions and services.
Windows users have much to look forward to in 2021. Along with new services, updates for Windows 10 will be released not just to improve its performance but also its accessibility. Let’s take a look at what these changes could be and what they could mean for Windows users like you.
Having problems with your Windows 10 updates? Perhaps they’re incompatible with your latest driver update. To prevent such issues from happening, Microsoft has changed the Windows 10 update system.
First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates:
Driver updates – A driver is software that allows your computer’s OS to communicate with various hardware devices connected to your computer.
iOS 12 brings a significant performance boost to both the previous and the latest iterations of Apple mobile devices, but that’s not all it has to offer. It also has an array of new and improved security and privacy features that you can tweak to better protect your iPhone or iPad and the data it contains.
From mobile apps that assist with taking medicine on time to smart appliances that monitor vitals, the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming ubiquitous in healthcare. However, IoT’s expansion brings new risks, vulnerabilities, and security challenges for healthcare practitioners and their patients.
According to NetMarketShare’s September 2018 data, 40.88% of users are still using Windows 7. The popular operating system (OS) is currently on extended support, but only until January 14, 2020. For Windows 10, the support clock runs out sooner than you might expect.
WordPress (WP) websites play a crucial role in establishing a business’s online presence. One way WP developers keep business owners safe and happy is by providing regular security updates that protect sites from unauthorized access. But why do websites sometimes crash after an update, and what can you do to prevent that from happening?
Be cautious with updates
In 2017, WP issued 21 updates and 33% of these focused on security.
Last March 2018, Google updated G Suite by adding a new activity dashboard to Slides, Docs, and Sheets. It allows you to see the accounts that viewed a certain document and when they opened it, allowing you track individual contributions to a group project.
As with any trade show or conference in which Google participated the last few years, the South by Southwest (SXSW) expo witnessed another unique exhibit. This time around, they set up a Google Assistant Fun House that features unique actions and capabilities, including a machine that allows you to order beer from your couch, a robot that can fold socks, and the following:
You might think that the whole point of this spectacle is to show off their caliber as the world’s premier tech leader, but these geniuses actually have a plan brewing.
The general rule of thumb of cybersecurity is: Anything that connects to the internet can be hacked. With the increasing popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) in the workplace, every business should be on high alert, especially those in the healthcare industry where patients' well-being hinge on the security of the device.