Do you know somebody who knows me? Are we “linked” somehow? Here’s what I think you should generally ask that person: Does he know his stuff? Can he solve problems? Does he listen? Does he ask good questions? How long has he been doing it? Is he “sharp”? Is he effective? Is he resourceful? Does he […]
Mobile security is the protection of smartphones, tablets, laptops and other portable computing devices, and the networks they connect to, from threats and vulnerabilities associated with wireless computing. Mobile security is also known as wireless security. Securing mobile devices has become increasingly important in recent years as the numbers of the devices in operation and […]
A long, long time ago, when The Internet Design Firm existed (Scott Smeester’s 1990s startup), consulting firms used to get into LONG and BIG contracts, for HUGE amounts of work. They used to generate big ‘ol requirements, and create phases in the project to make sure there was no scope creep! Changes?! Pfftt! In 2002, Mr. Peter […]
Cloud technology offers your business many benefits. It allows you to set up what is essentially a virtual office to give you the flexibility of connecting to your business anywhere, any time.
Using the internet to do business brings huge opportunities and benefits, however just like a shop on the street, you need to take a few security measures to protect your business.
While it’s not the sexiest of topics, passwords are something we use everyday and should be at the forefront of any security plan.
Despite the importance of maintaining a high-quality help desk, a number of companies either don’t have the internal resources to do so, or struggle in finding an outsourced vendor that is truly high quality. By asking the right help desk qualification questions, you can be sure you’re choosing a vendor who will meet your needs and the needs of your clients.
Heavy online traffic makes it easier than ever to sneak in malicious emails that target unsuspecting users who are looking to connect with old friends and find holiday deals.
Make the most responsible choice to protect your client’s data, regardless of what they think is the best method. They’re not the experts. I saw Leonard the other day, and he started the conversation off like he always does; “what are your thoughts about storing data in the cloud, like Google or Dropbox or something? […]
It is always best to do everything you can to stop your computer from getting infected with any malicious software. Taking some simple steps, like having adequate security software (antivirus and anti-malware) installed on your computer, applying OS security patches, not clicking on suspicious email links that you don’t recognize and not opening unexpected […]