Strengthen your smartphone’s security

Strengthen your smartphone’s security

Hackers aren’t just trying to crack your desktop computers’ passwords, but also your mobile phones’. With cyber criminality running rampant nowadays, it’s become more critical to ensure the safety of all your devices. Let these security tips be your guide. Set a strong password Whether your device requires a 4-set or 6-set numerical PIN, a […]

What are Virtual Containers?

What are Virtual Containers?

Virtual containers have recently gained prominence with the open-source container platform, Docker. It promises to change the way IT operations are carried out, just like virtualization technology did a few years ago. Read on to know more about this revolutionary breakthrough and how it can help your business. What are containers and why are they […]

Are the encrypted sites you visit safe?

Are the encrypted sites you visit safe?

You can easily tell whether a website is encrypted, and therefore safe, if a padlock icon appears next to its URL and if it starts with HTTPS (instead of just HTTP). Unfortunately, hackers now use the very same tool that’s supposed to protect browsers from malicious entities via encrypted phishing sites. How hackers use encryption […]

Apple releases another critical update

Apple releases another critical update

While Apple products are renowned for being highly secure, they’re not completely immune to cyberattacks. Fortunately, Apple frequently releases updates to fix any issue that they’ve discovered. And if you have macOS High Sierra, you need to make sure you’re running the latest patch. Serious bug On November 28th, security researchers reported a serious bug […]

The Benefits of Unified Communications for SMBs

The Benefits of Unified Communications for SMBs

Many small businesses rely on managed IT services because of its abundant benefits to daily operations. Working with a proven IT company can increase efficiencies, cut costs, and present new solutions to old problems.

Lately, small businesses have been turning to their IT service providers to integrate disparate communication tools.

New add-ons for Gmail!

New add-ons for Gmail!

Google is giving people an early Christmas present this year with the launch of several third-party add-ons for Gmail. This might not be the most exciting news from the technology giant, but as with the majority of its new feature launches, you can expect them to make life much easier. Google’s focus is on productivity […]

Why your business need IAM

Why your business need IAM

You might not be interested in learning about IT, and we don’t blame you, you didn’t start your business to master the ins and outs of servers. But whether you like it or not, your business relies heavily on technology to survive. This is why there are certain aspects of IT that you can’t afford […]

How MTD improves your mobile security

How MTD improves your mobile security

Cyber criminals will stop at nothing to attack your systems and profit from it…and they know there are vulnerabilities to be exploited in businesses that use mobile technology. To beef up data security, adopt a mobile threat detection (MTD) strategy. How machine learning helps Mobile threat detection is an all-around solution that protects the physical […]

Hardware Firewalls vs Software Firewalls: Pros and Cons

Hardware Firewalls vs Software Firewalls: Pros and Cons

The recent hacks of Uber, Equifax, and Yahoo are just some of the dozens of examples of cybersecurity breaches in 2017. As the year ends, it is worth noting that 2017 currently holds the record (by a large margin) for cybercrime. With an eye toward the future, more businesses in the Grand Rapids and Detroit areas are taking steps to increase their security for 2018 and beyond.

Understanding virtualization strategies

Understanding virtualization strategies

If the phrase “virtualization technology” either stresses you out or puts you to sleep, this article is for you. We’re going to explain once and for all how this emerging trend works and how small businesses can take advantage of it. What is the core concept of virtualization? By virtualizing any of the items below, […]