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Understand these 4 types of hackers

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? Many business owners never ask these questions, and instead only think about the means of how a cyber attack takes place. But knowing the motive behind a hacker’s attack can help you understand whether or not you’re a target and what data you […]

How to pick the best mouse

The good ol’ two button mouse just won’t cut it anymore. They’re unresponsive, uncomfortable and the cord somehow ties itself up every time you put it in your bag. However, buying a new mouse can be a pain, especially when you don’t know what to look for.

Tips to get to 500+ LinkedIn connections

Most people are still impressed when they see a LinkedIn profile with 500+ connections. It gives that person authority in their industry and shows they’re a valuable member of the business world. In other words, 500+ connections can help sell you and your business.

Improved email security for Office 365

No matter how much technology advances, human error has always been a fact of life. Nowhere is this more pertinent than when it comes to email security as many of today’s breaches start in an employee’s inbox. But now Microsoft is looking to change this.

Web design trends for your small business

A potential customer’s first impression of your company is established when they visit your website. Many small business owners know this, and that’s why it’s important to keep up-to-date with web trends. Nowadays, responsive web design has become a popular trend for companies.

4 BYOD security risks you should address

In the 21st century, personal computing is with us wherever we go. This is all thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. These devices allow us to take work home with us. And, with bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, businesses have never been so productive.

Backing Up Your Data

Making regular backups of the important files on your computer means that even if disaster strikes you will have saved those crucial files.

Possible Options:

Burn CDs regularly of all your important files.
Get a second internal Hard Drive installed and copy important files to it.

Software Installation

Back Up before installing any new software, regardless of the source.

Scan all disks, CD-ROMs, and DVD-ROMs before using them in your computer. You never know if a nasty virus is lurking on a seemingly innocent disk.
Don’t install pirated software onto your computer.