Technology and Security Articles

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    EMV or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Credit System

    by on March 2, 2015

    As Bob Dylan once crooned, “The times they are a-changing,” and 2015 proves to be no different. After nearly 20 years, the United States is finally catching up to other countries by implementing widespread use of EMV-chip credit cards by the end of this …

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    In the Trenches: Managing Passwords

    by on February 25, 2015

    I can think of few things that are more frustrating than passwords. We need them for just about everything, and we inevitably forget them. If we don’t, that means we’re probably doing it wrong and using the same password for every site. There has to be a bette…

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    Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Data Safe in 2015

    by on February 19, 2015

    You’ve probably heard about the recent Sony Pictures breach, in which hackers made a wide range of confidential company information public, including financial data, inflammatory emails and more. In light of this and other attacks, many businesses are redoubli…

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    Best Small Business Innovations from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

    by on January 29, 2015

    Don’t let its name fool you. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which wrapped up Jan. 9 in Las Vegas, isn’t limited to just consumer technology. This year, plenty of the 3,600 exhibitors showcased electronics designed to help businesses. We’ve …

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    How to Appropriately React to Cyber Security Concerns

    by on January 28, 2015

    Even before the many headlines detailing data breaches of companies large and small, internet security has been a hot-button issue. Because security threats are constantly evolving, it can be difficult for businesses to determine the best way to protect their …

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    10 Best Web Tools for Managing Remote Employees

    by on January 28, 2015

    American business is quickly embracing the remote workplace. By 2014, 10 percent of all workers, from sales assistants to engineers, worked from home. According to a 2014 Stanford study [PDF], allowing employees to work from home increased productivity for one…

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    2015 CES in Review: New Technology That Can Impact Your Business

    by on January 21, 2015

    The Consumer Electronics Show is our annual reminder that the future is always now. If George Jetson or Marty McFly flew to Las Vegas and took a look at the 1-million square feet of the latest cutting-edge tech that the show provides, they would have an existe…

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    In the Trenches: After Hours Email

    by on December 31, 2014

    I’m sure everyone has been in this position. You’re flipping through your work email on your phone late at night when something catches your eye. Maybe it’s a question with a simple answer. Or maybe it’s something that seems more urgent. But it’s after hours. …

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