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Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes.

IT Support for Accountants: Is Cloud Computing a Boon?

IT Support for Accountants: Is Cloud Computing a Boon?

Technology has long played a critical role in the work of accountants. Some of the oldest relics of human civilization dating back more than 7,000 years are accounting records. The development of numbers and mathematics is likely related to taxation and trading activities.

How an IT Support Provider in Burbank Can Help You Develop IT Plan for Your Business

How an IT Support Provider in Burbank Can Help You Develop IT Plan for Your Business

Today, it's common for businesses of all sizes to outsource IT support in Burbank. Developing your own in-house IT team can be very challenging, especially if you don't have personnel with broad credentials. Here are some of the ways that a third-party computer consultant can help make your business easier to run and plan for the future:
Development of an IT Plan
Effective management of IT systems requires a plan that creates predictable outcomes for various disruptions or challenges.

Why fewer teenagers choose Facebook

Why fewer teenagers choose Facebook

Facebook’s 13-to-17-year-old users are declining despite the overall growth of the social media giant’s subscribers. A new survey by Pew Research Center found that only 51% of US teens are using Facebook, compared with Snapchat (69%), Instagram (72%), and YouTube (85%).

Reasons for user demographic shift

The same survey found that only 10% of US teens use Facebook most frequently, unlike other platforms like Instagram (15%), YouTube (32%), and Snapchat (35%). There are two main reasons why Facebook is no longer the first social media choice for US teenagers: visual content and control.

3 Ways IT Consulting Firms in Los Angeles Help Small Businesses Avoid Ransomware Attacks

3 Ways IT Consulting Firms in Los Angeles Help Small Businesses Avoid Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware and other cyber threats continually dominate the news. The news focuses on the attacks against large businesses, but small companies are just as likely to become a victim of a ransomware attack. Unfortunately, it is much more difficult for a small business to bounce back and over 60% of these companies are never able to recover and are forced to close within six months.

4 Ways an IT Support Provider in Los Angeles Can Help You Create a Cybersecurity Plan

4 Ways an IT Support Provider in Los Angeles Can Help You Create a Cybersecurity Plan

Cybercrime continues to rise and wreak havoc on organizations of all sizes, but partnering with an IT support provider in Los Angeles can help you avoid suffering from this devastating attack. One of the most effective ways to avoid becoming the victim of these attacks is through continually educating employees and identifying any recent trends in the cybersecurity world.

IT Consulting in Los Angeles: 4 Ways an MSP Can Benefit Your Business

IT Consulting in Los Angeles: 4 Ways an MSP Can Benefit Your Business

IT consulting firms in Los Angeles offer immense benefits to businesses as they continually rely on technology each day. On the other hand, businesses that don't have a managed service provider (MSP) can make it very difficult to succeed against other companies that have access to the latest technology available.