Author: Pepper

Are Passwords Phasing Out?

A password is the standard procedure if you want to have convenient security online. No wonder it’s quickly become the most popular way of accessing websites and data. In reality passwords are a basic security measure, but not very effective. They open doors to hackers and scammers and provide a false sense of security. As ….  Read More

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Why Updating Your Operating System is Essential

How many times have you seen that pop up on your screen telling you to update your operating system? Are you one of those people who quickly clicks off of it, thinking you will do it another day? You are not alone.  Many people do this without realizing how important it is to update your ….  Read More

Solutions for Thermal Management Problems

With technological advances happening at a rapid rate, it requires new methods of manufacturing. However, despite the more sophisticated systems on the market, there are challenges that manufacturers are facing to handle the power requirements of this technology. The Challenges of Thermal Management With more upgrades to data-center architecture and systems, it allows these systems ….  Read More

How Does Data Encryption Work?

Data encryption is a massively useful tool in the fight against cybercrime and business IT security. When broken down into its simplest form, data encryption’s role is to stop any of your sensitive company data from being stolen or even seen. In fact, data encryption is said to be one of the most secure ways ….  Read More

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How Backup Services Can Keep Your Business From Losing Everything

Backup your critical business data or lose everything in a flash — which option would you choose? According to experts, 60% of companies that suffer data losses close down within six months. This means that backing up your critical business data is a must if you are a CEO of a small to medium-sized business. ….  Read More

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How Does Spam Filtering Work?

When you set up email accounts for your business, it is important to use spam filters. Spam filters are pieces of software that will detect anything from unwanted emails to emails that are filled with viruses.  While individuals may use spam filters, businesses can use them, too. This will help you protect your company, your ….  Read More

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Are Your Employees Helping or Hurting Your Cyber Security?

It is estimated that 43% of all cyberattacks are aimed at small businesses, but only 14% of those businesses are prepared to defend themselves against an attack. The average cost of recovering from a cyberattack is $200,000, which is enough to put any small business in a very difficult position. That’s why it’s so important ….  Read More

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Cybersecurity

The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on the way in which businesses run today. One major consequence of COVID-19 and its subsequent lockdowns is the increase in cyber attacks that have been caused by low security and stretched-thin IT systems.  During April, when the impact of the coronavirus was at an all-time high,Google ….  Read More

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Why Your Company Needs Dark Web Scans During the Pandemic

Dark web scanning can be a valuable service for helping to protect your business. But just what is dark web scanning, and how can your business benefit from it? This guide can help. What Is the Dark Web? Billions of websites are accessible via search engines such as Google, but did you know that 99% ….  Read More

The Truth About the Cost of Managed IT Services

It is undeniable that today an increasing number of small businesses and larger companies rely on outsourced IT services to manage several aspects of daily operations and long-term strategies.  With a market and workforce driven by technology, in-house IT professionals and departments are struggling to cope or keep up to date with the many sudden ….  Read More