Whether you are looking to install a business phone system or replace an old model with a new phone, you will need to understand the options that are ...
Although standard time in time zones was instituted in the U.S. and Canada by the railroads in 1883, it was not established in U.S. law until the Act of March 19, 1918, sometimes called the Standard Time Act. The act also established daylight saving time, a contentious idea then.
According to the FBI, nearly 300,000 laptops are stolen each year. If you have sensitive data on your laptop, it's critical that you protect it.
There are products in the $100 range that can make this almost effortless. Two that we recommend are SecurStar Drive-Crypt Plus and PGP Whole Disk Encryption.
Which version of VISTA is right for you?
Microsoft’s long-awaited Windows VISTA was released on January 30th. If you’re thinking of upgrading to VISTA, you have four choices. (There are actually five versions of VISTA, but VISTA Enterprise is only available to volume customers— typically large organizations with a global reach.
In our previous newsletter, we featured the Apple iPhone; however, we still don't recommend it for your business due to its lack of Enterprise connectors to Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino.
In the meantime, if you want the breakthrough features of the iPhone, but you want to listen to music without buying new cell phone service, Apple's new iPod touch is your solution.
When it comes to secure Wi-Fi, the weakest link in your network chain could be an open and vulnerable home Wi-Fi network linked to the office. If this home user has remote access to your network, then your network is vulnerable. Once an intruder enters this open network, they can access your company information, steal passwords, or send viruses and spyware.
The first and best way to protect your domain is to use a reputable registrar. It's foolish to put your brand and all your hard work at risk just to save a few dollars a year with a cheap but dubious company.
There are over 500 registrars out there, and you can learn more about them or choose one by going to NamePros, DNForum, or RegSelect.
You're sitting in traffic or waiting in line at the store. Suddenly, you come up with the perfect idea to fix your latest business challenge or boost your revenue. Or you remember an important task that you want your assistant to perform. But you're nowhere near your computer, and you'll forget your idea by the time you get back to the office.
An organization’s most important asset for success and continuity is DATA. Don’t believe it? Unplug your computers for one day.
Protecting data is an essential duty of any organization’s executive. The technology to bullet proof data and quickly restore operations in the event of any data loss is now available to all organizations using technology previously available only to very large organizations.
Many business owners, CEOs, and upper-level employees have been bombarded with professionally written email campaigns that are pure scams. Recently we have received some of these ourselves.
For example, we received one that included an attached document named proforma_invoice.
If you want to know at a glance which files are taking up your disk space, an application called WINDIRSTAT creates a graphical depiction of your hard drive.
You'll see all of your files as color-coded rectangles arranged in an intuitive tree diagram.