On-Premise vs Cloud Storage: Which Is Best?

The amount of data consumers and businesses create continues to grow at an exponential rate. In 2018, it was reported that over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data were created each day. It’s safe to assume that number is even larger now. As a business owner, one of the decisions you’ll have to make is whether…

Are Password Managers Safe to Use?

How many passwords do you use? Research shows the average U.S. adult now has over 200 password-protected accounts — a number that’s expected to double within the next five years. As a result, many people rely on a password manager to track their passwords. With a password manager, you won’t have to memorize or record…

Why So Many Small Businesses Are Hacked

It’s a common assumption that only large companies are targeted by hackers. After all, large companies have a substantial amount of data that, if stolen, could be sold for monetary gain. While many large companies have experienced a cyber attack, there’s been a disturbing increase in the number of small businesses targeted by hackers. Small…

6 Reasons for Slow Wi-Fi

How fast is your business’s Wi-Fi? It’s frustrating when you try to download or upload an otherwise small file over Wi-Fi, only to discover that it will take a half-hour to complete. Problems such as this are all-too-common in today’s high-tech working environment. Normally, though, slow Wi-Fi is caused by one of the following. #1)…

5 Tips to Protect Against Brute-Force Attacks

Not all cyber attacks involve high-tech intrusion methods. Some simply involve hundreds or even thousands of attempts at guessing the right username and password combination. Known as a brute-force attack, it’s a rudimentary but effective method for infiltrating devices, networks and databases. As a business owner, however, you can prevent brute-force attacks by following these…