What Is USB 3.0? Get the Facts

From printers and monitors to storage drives, keyboards, mouses and more, countless computers peripherals use a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection. It’s become the de-facto standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. But not all USB ports are made equal. The latest generation of USB, known as USB 3.0, offers a superior level of performance…

5 Tips to Stay Safe When Browsing the Internet

Does your small business rely on the internet to perform its operations? Even if your small business doesn’t sell its products or services online, you may still get online to connect with customers, advertise, research new markets and perform other tasks associated with your small business’s operations. Whether you use the internet multiple times a…

5 Tips to Protect Against Keylogging

Keylogging, also known as keystroke capturing, is a type of cyber attack that involves the deployment of malware to record or monitor a victim’s keystrokes. If one or more of your small business’s computers is infected with keylogging malware, anything you type on that computer may be seen by a hacker. Whether you’re writing an…

Two-Factor Authentication: Is It Really Worth Using?

When creating accounts, you may have the option of using two-factor authentication. Also known simply as 2FA, it’s offered by cloud storage services, email services, online banks and more. A form of multi-factor authentication, two-factor authentication is designed to protect against intrusion add, therefore, data theft. But unless you’ve used it in the past, you’ve…

Choosing the Right Wi-Fi Security Standard

Leaving your small business’s Wi-Fi open is never a good idea. When open, anyone can log in to your Wi-Fi without entering a password. While different routers support different security standards, most use one of three main standards. While any of these three standards can protect your small business’s Wi-Fi from unauthorized access, though, some…