What Is Phishing? And How Does It Work?

Not all cyber attacks involve a brute force attack. While brute force attacks are responsible for countless intrusions and, subsequently, data breaches, there are other ways for hackers to infiltrate an otherwise protected network or database, such as phishing. As a small business owner, you should take precautions to protect against phishing. First, however, you’ll…

5 Ways to Speed Up a Slow-Running PC

Does your PC take forever to boot up and load or execute programs? Assuming you use it for work purposes, a slow-running PC can take a toll on your productivity. With its sluggish performance, you’ll spend more time using your PC while producing less work in the process. Before replacing it with a faster PC,…

How to Improve Your Laptop’s Battery

Laptops offer an unparalleled level of convenience and versatility when compared to desktop computers. Whether you’re sitting in your office, riding on a bus or even vacationing by the pool, you can use a laptop to perform computer work. If you don’t have access to an electrical outlet, though, you’ll have to rely on your…

6 Cybersecurity Tips When Traveling

Does your business require you to travel? According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Americans make over 405 million business-related trips each year. Whether you’re traveling within the United States or outside the country, though, you may want to bring a laptop or tablet computer. While bringing a device can improve your productivity,…

The Pros and Cons of BYOD for Small Businesses

More and more businesses are allowing employees to bring and use their own device from home. Known as a bring your own device (BYOD) policy, it’s become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, statistics show over half of all U.S. businesses now support BYOD. Of course, there are both advantages and disadvantages to BYOD.…