What Are The Business Benefits of Adopting New IT?

What Are The Business Benefits of Adopting New IT? Keeping up with changes in business technology can be difficult for small- and mid-sized businesses like yours. However, upgrading your company’s technology is something you can’t afford to put off or ignore completely — not if you want to stay relevant and competitive. Here’s what you’ll […]

3 Disaster Recovery Myths, Debunked

3 Disaster Recovery Myths, Debunked With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. However, many business owners still cling to some DR myths that can safely be disregarded, such as these three. Myth 1: Tape backups are the best DR solution Tape backups are physical objects that […]

If It Ain’t Broke…

If It Ain’t Broke… Riverbank Ruminations; Observations from The Banks of The Technology River Tom Evans ~  Ashton Engineer Emeritus   If it ain’t broke… The rest of the saying is “Don’t fix it”. The idea being that tinkering with something that works may break it or make it work less effectively than it does […]

Eye In The Sky

Eye In The Sky Riverbank Ruminations; Observations from The Banks of The Technology River Tom Evans ~  Ashton Engineer Emeritus   Eye in the sky 1982: I am the eye in the sky Looking at you I can read your mind I am the maker of rules Dealing with fools I can cheat you blind […]

What Is Proactive Cybersecurity, and How Do You Implement It?

What Is Proactive Cybersecurity, and How Do You Implement It? To keep cyberthreats at bay, you need proactive cybersecurity solutions in your arsenal. They identify and contain threats before they wreak havoc on your systems and cause significant productivity and financial losses. Here’s all you need to know about proactive cybersecurity and how to implement […]

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Email Safe

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Email Safe People rely on email to do a wide array of tasks. We use it to sign up for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, get in touch with friends and family, and many more. However, email is also commonly exploited by hackers to steal information or launch malware […]

Are Your Company Mobile Devices Protected?

Are Your Company Mobile Devices Protected? Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them. Be sure to […]

Adjust Your Business’ Wi-Fi Network

Adjust Your Business’ Wi-Fi Network Businesses often provide Wi-Fi connectivity to not just their staff, but just about anyone who visits the office. This creates challenges in regards to security and reliability, however. Visitors will often take up bandwidth that would otherwise be allocated to employees, potentially slowing down their connection and getting in the […]

Spot The Difference

Spot The Difference Riverbank Ruminations; Observations from The Banks of The Technology River Tom Evans ~  Ashton Engineer Emeritus One way to test your powers of observation is to play the ‘Spot the difference’ game. That is where you have two pictures and you need to find the differences between them. Here is one from […]

Consider These Five Things When Shopping for AntiVirus Protection

Consider These Five Things When Shopping for AntiVirus Protection The first thing to consider is that “anti-virus” is no longer what you need.  You should be looking for advanced endpoint protection, which looks for not only defined viruses but questionable activities, as well. As viruses, ransomware, and spyware become more dangerous these days, it’s more […]