Data, analytics, and you Data, and especially big data, is a big deal in business circles, with a promise to help you make smarter decisions based on hard evidence. But can a small business also benefit from the insights that big data promises, or is it only something larger companies can leverage? ...
March 28, 2018Bennet Hammer
One of the few industries that will never see budget cuts is security – especially cyber security. As the world grows ever more complex and connected, our valuable information is increasingly exposed to malicious actors from all corners of the globe. However, there are experts working behind the scenes to fight ...
March 26, 2018Bennet Hammer
In the days before the internet, productivity was a slow process requiring manual input and long-form mathematics. The internet has changed all that and is getting better all the time. So what are the top 10 productivity boosters for 2018? 1. The toughest USB device Aegis Secure Key 3Z is featured as ...
March 13, 2018Bennet Hammer
7 reasons why schools still need desktop computers Many schools are issuing tablets and laptops to their students, but are they always the best solution? In many cases, desktop computers are a better bet. Computers have become an important aspect of the classroom experience as schools increasingly issue laptops and tablets to ...
February 2, 2018Bennet Hammer
As the head of IT for a school, it can be frustrating trying to sell cybersecurity to an unrelenting school board that doesn’t see the cost as a priority. This is why it’s vital to demonstrate the benefits of a proactive response to security threats, rather than waiting for an ...
January 8, 2018Bennet Hammer
Phishing attacks have been around since the 1990s, but they’re still causing trouble for SMEs across the globe. All it takes is one misplaced click from an unwary employee to give attackers the keys to your most sensitive data, or cause mass service outages. It's crucial to understand how phishing scams ...
December 12, 2017Bennet Hammer
Why teachers around the world are embracing digital whiteboards A digital whiteboard combines the features of an ordinary whiteboard, a projector and a touchscreen computer. The result: a powerful and interactive learning tool that encourages innovation and collaboration. Digital whiteboards foster active learning environments and student participation by allowing teachers to manipulate the ...
December 5, 2017Bennet Hammer
With students accessing their school networks via desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet and now even wearables and internet of things (IoT) devices – such as smart speakers, TVs and smartboards – an up-to-date endpoint security system is vital. The internet is helping to fuel an educational revolution the likes of which we've ...
November 10, 2017Bennet Hammer
Virtual reality (VR) is fast becoming an actual reality. According to Goldman Sachs, the market for VR and its offshoot, augmented reality, could reach up to $182 billion by 2025. Video games – long said to be a natural home for VR – will only make up a small portion of ...
October 22, 2017Bennet Hammer
In an increasingly digital world, technology is becoming ingrained in the classroom and transforming how teachers structure their classes. The younger generation is already being described as digital natives, and with good reason. In 2016, broadband network equipment company Sandvine reported that the average U.S. household contains an average of seven internet-connected ...
October 15, 2017Bennet Hammer