All business owners fancy a magnificent online presence. This is especially true for small business owners who utilize their websites as their most powerful tool to compete against bigger competitors. Being online is the trend today, and not having a solid Internet presence seems to be synonymous to inadequate and poor branding.
Disaster can strike at any time. And when it does, it may cripple your business operations, unless you have a business continuity plan (BCP) ready. It’s different from a disaster recovery plan (DCP), though the latter is a part of a BCP. DCP only focuses on the recovery of the organization’s IT assets, while BCP ensures that the business continues its operations in general.
Many people, business owners included, believe that Microsoft’s operating system XP is one of the best systems out there. As such, they are still using this in their businesses and homes, and intend to do so for the foreseeable future. The problem with this however, especially for businesses, is that Microsoft is no longer supporting XP, which could mean important data and systems are at risk.
Google Places for Business is a free application that you can use to make your local listings easier to find online. Businesses can use their Google account to sign in to the app and start creating listings. Aside from using the Web application, you may also download the mobile app to view and edit listings while on the go.
In just a matter of few months, an average company could double its stored data. As new laws require businesses to keep information for an increased period of time, it's up to the organization to obey the regulations and to create an effective mechanism for managing their records.
Laptops, desktops, and even smartphones are exposed continuously in front of various malicious programs which are aimed at causing different types of damage to the system. Such types of nasty programs are in general called malware. Malicious software (or in short malware) may be any kind of software which may be harmful for your PC. Listed below are some of the most general types of malware which you should watch out for.
TIPS ON CLEANING YOUR COMPUTER REGISTRY Know what your computer registry actually is: Fundamentally, the computer registry is one area which stores data that is related to your software and hardware. As the time passes, it gets messed up and needs cleaning.
The security of systems like servers and computers that connect to the Internet should be one of utmost importance for business owners and managers. However, there are always security flaws being exposed which could expose your systems and data to malicious hackers, who could really endanger your business.
Your phone rings. The person on the other end identifies himself as a representative of Dell, Microsoft or other official sounding tech company. They tell you that they have received an alert that your computer is infected. “How could you know that?” you might ask, dubiously.