Meltdown and Spectre Update

How to protect yourself from these threats

In this article we discuss the vulnerabilities identified as Meltdown and Spectre, what devices they affect, and how to best protect yourself and your business from these threats.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 / Categories: BusinessComputer and TechnologyPersonal TechSmall Business
Alan’s a Small Business Owner with a Number of Items on His Daily Worry List – But Technology Isn’t One of Them.

Alan’s a Small Business Owner with a Number of Items on His Daily Worry List – But Technology Isn’t One of Them.

Your Business Requires Technology, But Technology Shouldn’t Be Your Business.

Businesses today are faced with fierce competition. Keeping your small business afloat, much less making a profit, takes your full attention. This, coupled with an increased reliance on complex technology can put undue pressure on you and your employees.


Whether you want to compose a sales presentation or proposal, keep track of inventory, or communicate with your employees and clients, you can’t do this efficiently without working computers, a properly functioning network and a reliable connection to the Internet.

And technology it isn’t always dependable. With network outages, Hard drives that crash, and computers, routers, switches, servers, printers that eventually fail, your business productivity can come to a halt.

It's Time to Move to the Cloud

The time is now to move to the cloud, but there are 3 reasons why businesses are hesitant to make the move.  Peter Sjoberg of Hitachi Data systems explains why it's time to make the move.

It's Crunch Time for Windows 10 Upgrades

Free upgrades to Windows 10 end on July 29, 2016.  Check out my top ten upgrade and feature tips for this new operating system for PC's and tablets.

Monday, July 25, 2016 / Categories: BusinessComputer and TechnologySoftware

Cybersecurity Terms and Tips for Small Businesses

1 in 5 Small to Medium sized Businesses have been targeted by Cybercrime


Cyber crime is a rapidly growing criminal business, impacting millions of people and organizations around the world. Cyber crime costs the global economy up to $500 billion annually. Consumers spent $25 billion and 1.2 billion hours dealing with security issues from counterfeit software in 2014. And one in five small- and medium-sized businesses have been targeted by cyber crime.