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8 popular business continuity terms

8 popular business continuity terms

Businesses can face disasters at the most unexpected times, whether that’s a flash flood that takes down your servers or a sudden power outage during a thunderstorm. And when these events do happen, you as a business owner must have a business continuity plan (BCP) in place, to ensure that your company doesn’t go out of business for good.

Why you’ll want to use a full-sized iPad again

Why you’ll want to use a full-sized iPad again

For a long time in the mobile world, it seemed like the only way was smaller. Phones became more miniscule with each and every version released – yet the truth is that reduced size comes at the cost of functionality. Then along came the smartphone, which increased size back to sensible levels but brought with it swathes of apps and other new uses – suddenly a phone was more than just a phone.

What’s better, Virtualization or the Cloud?

What’s better, Virtualization or the Cloud?

You’ve heard of Cloud Computing and Virtualization, but you’re not sure which is best for your business. In fact you’re not even sure what the difference is between the two. If either of these thoughts have crossed your mind, then it’s time to get educated and learn how these modern technologies can boost your business.

Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

With the threat of sophisticated intrusion on the rise, there has never been a more important time to be vigilant about IT security. Whether it’s selecting a difficult-to-guess password and then changing it frequently, or remembering to properly log out of social networking sites when using a shared computer, there are plenty of simple steps we can all take to better protect ourselves online.

Knowing the basics of Business Intelligence

Knowing the basics of Business Intelligence

If your business is not already using business intelligence systems, you are at a distinct disadvantage against the competition, and are failing to maximize a truly valuable opportunity to understand your position in the market. Business intelligence takes raw business data and converts it into insights that you can not only understand, but which offer a valuable view of your company’s current standing, where it’s headed and what you need to do to get there.

Optimize your social media hashtags

Optimize your social media hashtags

Remember years ago when you first saw a number sign followed by an unspaced phrase popping up online? Who would have thought that hashtags would turn out to be one of the most useful tools on social media platforms today. In fact, different social media sites utilize hashtags in different ways.

IT security threats every business needs to be aware of

IT security threats every business needs to be aware of

There has been an increase recently in the media about large corporations being affected by cyber attacks and the truth is that in today’s world cyber threats are only going to get worse. Hackers are developing new techniques and becoming ever more savvy, so the potential for data and financial loss is very real.

False assumptions about data theft

False assumptions about data theft

Data theft is nothing new, but in today’s business environment intruders are finding more sophisticated ways to exploit loopholes in companies’ security systems. The consequences can be dire for some businesses and can result in lost clients, employee resentment and even regulatory action, a serious data breach could be enough to close down a whole organisation so it’s time for organisations to start taking their security seriously and not make the following common assumptions.