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Give productivity a new year boost with Gmail

Give productivity a new year boost with Gmail

For all its benefits in modern communication, we all know how easy it can be to give too much time over to email – and for a small business owner, that is time that could be better spent increasing sales and improving your bottom line. If you feel like a slave to email, 2015 might be the time to shake things up – and these productivity hacks for Gmail will help you do that.

3 IT security take-aways from the Sony hack

3 IT security take-aways from the Sony hack

Any business can become the victim of security breaches on a mass scale, as shown by the debacle which recently eclipsed Sony and forced it to temporarily cancel the release of blockbuster movie The Interview. Beneath the dramatic headlines are lessons for small business owners everywhere in how simple errors in IT security management can have grave consequences.

What is a Web host?

January 7th, 2015 Web
What is a Web host?

It is really important for a business to have a presence online these days. The first step to take to achieve this is to create a website. When businesses set out to develop and set up a new website, one of the most important aspects they need to decide upon is a Web host.

New spear phishing attack identified

New spear phishing attack identified

When looking into the ways companies are hacked, you quickly realize that there are so many different tactics out there that it is mind-boggling. One of the more effective methods used recently is spear phishing, and in early December 2014, a new spear phishing attack was uncovered.

Looking at online backup solutions

Looking at online backup solutions

There are many different backup solutions out there available to small and medium sized businesses. While most owners are aware of the fact that any backup solution is important for a Disaster Recovery Plan, it can be tough to pick the right one for your business.

Looking at Office 365 versions

Looking at Office 365 versions

Microsoft is one of, if not the, world’s largest software developer. One of the more increasingly popular solutions being adopted by businesses is the cloud-based Office 365. While popular, one problem many business owners face is selecting which of the many different versions to implement.

Chrome 101: Pinning tabs

Chrome 101: Pinning tabs

As the number of business processes that are accessible via your browser increases, it’s important to use a browser that is fast and stable, like Google Chrome. There are many useful features in Chrome, including tabs that allow you to have more than one site open in the same window.

Unthreading Gmail messages

Unthreading Gmail messages

Businesses around the world are finding that Gmail is one of the most reliable and portable email platforms out there today. With powerful tools that bring messages together and allow us to gain control of our Inbox, Gmail has become the platform of choice for many.

Regin – is it really a big threat?

Regin – is it really a big threat?

Malware is a constant threat to a business’s security. However, with many malware infections we tend to be able to learn a lot about them in a very short amount of time, which weakens the power of each attack. There is a new threat called Regin however, that is leaving many security experts baffled.