Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers

Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers and Small Businesses in The U.S. & 6 Million in Canada

On July 29, 2019, Capital One reported that their customers’ confidential information was compromised. This includes the Social Security and bank account numbers of more than 100 million people and small businesses in the U.S., along with 6 million in Canada.

Companies Held Responsible for Tech Security

Major Fines for IT Data Breaches

Outdated machines, software or employee practices can lead to major security problems. These big companies faced painful fines for their IT mistakes.

As companies increase their online activity, data collection and eCommerce, the stakes will continue to rise.

How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular chat and messaging services in the world. Increasingly, Facebook Messenger is increasingly being used to communicate using text, audio, and video.

However, a common question asked by users of Facebook Messenger is how audio files can be saved from within the messages app.

Keeping An Eye On The Dark Web?

Keeping An Eye On The Dark Web?

Do you know about the “Dark Web”? It’s the part of the Internet where your private data – passwords, social security, credit card numbers, etc. – could be for sale right now. Do you know how to check if they are?

 

 

The Internet isn’t all funny videos and social media.

How to Know When to Outsource IT

Nearly every company must now rely on technology on a daily basis. For most companies, the role of technology will only grow in the future, making it even more important for all companies to have the tech support they need at all times. Depending on the situation, companies may hire employees to handle IT in-house, or they may outsource IT to a third-party provider.

Small Business Owner? How to Choose Tech Support

Small Business Owner? How to Choose Tech Support

It is an unfortunate truth that many small businesses assume they don’t need to outsource their IT needs to a professional IT company.

This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, small businesses desperately need IT support — often, because they won’t have the resources to staff an in-house IT department.

How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7?

How Can You Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 10, 8 or 7?

You can encrypt files and folders in Windows (vers. 7-10) using BitLocker. This Vista operating system extension has on-disk encryption as well as key management capability. It’s protected by two-factor authentication, so anyone who wants to crack the code needs a hardware key and your specified long passphrase.

Why Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need Managed IT Services

July 2019 — Managed IT services is rapidly becoming one of the hottest solutions in business today because it dramatically improves an organization’s profitability, frees up internal resources, and offers a unique competitive advantage. Simply put, managed IT services are designed to assist companies in maintaining and supporting their network and IT infrastructure with the assistance of an outsourced managed services provider (MSP).

Data Security is Vital to Reducing Business Risk

Data Security is Vital to Reducing Business Risk

Traditional business risk has fallen into a few different buckets with the economy and competitors being two of the major forces under consideration. The tides change, and businesses today must add some additional items to that list and one of the most important is the issue of data security.