Got Hacked…The FTC Can Now Sue You!

 

For organizations that get hacked like Anthem, Target and recently Ashley Madison, the problems are only starting. Apart from towering legal fees and a damaged reputation, now an appeals court has confirmed that the FTC can slap you with fines as well.

Is Your Company Getting Slandered Online?

Do you know what people are saying about you online? New “online identity managers” are becoming a must for business owners who need to keep their reputation clean.

A recent front-page story in the Washington Post brought to light a fast-growing trend in today’s digital world: online identity management.

Are You A Walking Dead Fan?

Then you’re going to LOVE this! There’s a great way to prepare for the next zombie apocalypse while getting in shape and losing weight – it’s called the Zombies, Run! app.

This app combines gaming and audio adventures to make losing weight interesting.

Warning! Wire Fraud Scams, Are You Next?

Small businesses are being scammed at increasing rates. Here is an example of a scam that one of our clients received just this week:

Sandy,
I need to know if you can process an international wire transfer today.
John

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Wiring Instruction
Date: 2015-08-17 10:06
From: Alan Cummings <acumings@somecompany.

How To Back Up Your Smartphone

It's happened to hundreds of people, your smartphone is lost, stolen or broken and none of it was backed up. All of your information gone.

You regularly back up your computers (or at least you should), but do you do the same with your smartphone? Given the massive amounts of contact information, photos, videos and other data we all carry around on smartphones, it’s critical to back them up or risk losing all that data forever.

Shiny New Gadget of the Month: Rocketbook

Rocketbook: A Super-Convenient Way To Store And Organize Handwritten Notes

If you’re like me, you still like taking notes with a pen and paper. Problem is, note pages can pile up, get lost and be a pain to organize. But thanks to a special notebook called Rocketbook, you can still take notes the “old-fashioned” way of pen and paper, but then file, organize and store your notes digitally for quick access and retrieval!

Rocketbook looks like an ordinary pad of paper.

How To Avoid Runaway IT Projects That Empty Your Wallet

In 2002, McDonald’s decided to implement a system to provide their corporate executives with a bird’s-eye view of their 30,000 stores, to track, measure and monitor everything from profitability to cooking-oil quality. The project, named “Innovate,” was a massive five-year project with a billion-dollar budget.

Do You Keep Your Server In A Closet? If So, You Need To Read This Important Summertime Warning

Confusion. Dizziness. Fatigue. Muscle cramps. These are some of the first signs of heat exhaustion in humans. But did you know that your SERVER can also suffer from heat exhaustion and “meltdown,” causing slowness, blue screens, random reboots and complete meltdowns? If you keep your server in a closed closet or other small, confined space, here are three things you need to address during hot summer months to avoid premature loss of your equipment and data.