Category: Articles

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Aug2017
Modern technology presents a potential security nightmare for IT. Ransomware attacks and well-publicized cases such as the loss of a laptop with sensitive data by a US Secret Service agent have highlighted the risks involved in defending critical assets against loss or theft. With more data than ever being stored on ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
Big data is changing the way the world does business. It continues to streamline service provision in everything – from sales to financial services, law, accounting, medicine and healthcare – through faster and faster dissemination of information. The basis of medical research has always been to collect and analyze data – ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
Students are growing up in a world where technology is everywhere, and the classroom is no exception. With the increasing proliferation of valuable technological learning tools, how can IT improve literacy for K–12 students? Boosting student motivation Understanding technology's potential to improve literacy means examining how students learn and recall knowledge. The ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
With storage cheap and plentiful, SMBs process more data than ever before. It also means that loss of such data can hit the business hard in the hip pocket. So it's worth devising a solid data backup strategy for your business. Many smaller businesses skimp on their data backup, considering it ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
Cybersecurity threats are often associated with larger corporates and multinationals. But the truth is that – as with the recent WannaCry ransomware virus – businesses of any size are at risk. Unfortunately, many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) don't take the threat seriously, or they don't have the resources to manage ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
WannaCry ransomware made global headlines recently as it infiltrated thousands of SMBs as well as larger operations like telcos, schools and hospitals, including some large-scale victims like the UK’s National Health Service. Be assured, this is not the first ransomware infection of its kind, and it won’t be the last. For ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
2017 will go down as the year ransomware hit the mainstream, thanks largely to malware known variously as WannaCry, WannaCrypt or WannaCryptor 2.0. The malicious software compromised systems across Asia, Europe and beyond, affecting high-profile victims such as Britain's National Health Service (NHS) and FedEx in the United States. Outdated operating ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
In May 2017, an ominous message greeted workers in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS): “Oops, your files have been encrypted!” This is how malware known variously as WannaCry, WannaCrypt or WannaCryptor 2.0 announced itself to the wider world. With systems locked and critical files encrypted, doctor's offices had to close ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
Choosing the right cloud service has become a major dilemma for the modern small business. At the forefront of cloud technology, Amazon, Google and Microsoft are aggressively competing against each other for a bigger slice of the market. This fierce competition has resulted in three very diverse and competent cloud ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer

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Aug2017
Digital technology is revolutionizing many parts of our lives, whether it’s communications, transport, entertainment, personal finance or even shopping. Education is no different, with advancements in digital tech transforming the way students learn in schools around the world. While Chromebooks have become commonplace in many classrooms, there are a range of other ... Read More
August 9, 2017Bennet Hammer