Internet Explorer Security Alert

April 30th, 2014

Over the weekend, Microsoft revealed that there is a newly discovered security flaw in Internet Explorer that hackers are exploiting.  It is called a “zero day” exploit because there was zero time between the discovery of the flaw and the first known exploits by hackers.

Build a standing desk to boost your health

April 29th, 2014

Sitting for hours on end behind a desk? You could be putting yourself at risk of fatal heart problems. A recent story by NPR included comments from a researcher at South Carolina University who found that men who sit more than 23 hours a week are 64 percent more likely to die from heart problems than are their counterparts who only sit for 11 hours or less a week.

Sending e-mail? Mind your matters

April 24th, 2014

Just how many e-mail messages do you send daily? If like the majority of us, dozens. Now, have you been doing something to make your recipients angry? There's actually etiquette relating to sending e-mail messages. If you don't want to tick off your recipients, you will be wise to master the following tips for practicing good e-mail manners.

Heartbleed Resources For You

April 24th, 2014

Since news of the Heartbleed bug broke recently, we've seen a wealth of information on how this security flaw came about.  We've compiled this resource area of tips for you, to help tighten up your own personal security and that of your company's  in accessing publicly available websites and Internet applications.

Spring Cleaning Applies to Websites, Too!

April 22nd, 2014

Website Management – Spring Cleaning for Your Business Website

It’s that time of year, when all of us get around to doing a bit of spring cleaning, and this ought to apply to your business website, also. It’s far too easy to permit this task go by the wayside, but the results of this is a gradual loss of visitors, a poor site reputation and even sales.

iPad in the swimming pool? There is hope

April 18th, 2014

How many times have you almost lost your iphone in the toilet? How about allowing that tablet slip into the hot tub? Do you know what steps to use to rescue your gadgets from these watery graves? If you're not, you could be setting yourself up for heartbreak you don't need.

Backing up your Evernote notebooks isn’t overkill. It’s smart

April 15th, 2014

How safe do you reckon your data is when you store them in an Evernote notebook? The surprising answer: Less safe as you might think. That’s because Evernote isn’t a true backup service. It’s a synching service.

Not as secure as thought?

This means someone or something could wipe out both the data you’ve stored on your computer or other device and the version of the same data that you’ve stored on Evernote’s servers.

What do you really know about the Internet

April 10th, 2014

Business Insider recently ran an interesting look at how the Internet actually works. It's a interesting article because so many people are getting reliant on the online world in such a short period of time. Most people don't actually know how this colossal communications and data tool really works.

Wondering If The Heartbleed Bug Immediately Affects You?

April 10th, 2014

Most experts agree that "Heartbleed"  - the latest internet security explosion - may have already quietly affected many to most of us with an active online presence, to some degree or another.
This flaw stems from OpenSSL, the open-source encryption standard used by the majority of websites which transmit data that users want to keep secure, and not from one particular online vendor or provider.

How to Avoid Making Social Media Mistakes in Your Business

April 8th, 2014

Are You Making These Costly Social Media Marketing Mistakes?

Social media is a ripe ground for making connections, and also for offending and creating enemies. Understanding what you shouldn’t do when it comes to social media is nearly as vital as understanding what you should be doing.