What your staff needs to know for IoT

The city of Kansas City, Mo., stepped into new territory in May when it launched its first streetcar line with public Wi-Fi that spreads across two square miles, covering more than 50 square blocks. It also marked the debut of...

If You Still Use Windows XP, Watch Out!

As a vicious new strain of ransomware exploded across the world this month, experts cautioned that the best protection was to download a patch Microsoft had issued in March. The only problem? A reported 90 percent of NHS...

A Blow to Broadband Consumer’s Rights

Back in October 2016, United States Federal Officials approved a set of privacy rules designed to prevent large communication companies, such as Comcast, AT&T, etc., from collecting and selling out the information of...

New Malware Affecting Apple Devices

Apple’s reputation for enhanced cyber security can be a bit overblown, as recent malware discoveries suggest. So, it’s best to be prepared; before an errant malware program makes its way onto your favorite Mac. Where did ...

Demand Shaping; the next frontier of IT

If you’re a tech executive tired of the catchphrase, “align IT with the business,” you’re not the only one. Senior ITZ leaders genuinely do want to bring their organizations in line with strategic business goals, but...

Why Brexit could cause data privacy problems for U.S. companies

The U.K.’s departure from the EU could have serious consequences for international companies, which may need to rethink their data management policies. “As a part of the European Union, there is a general directive that...

Computing at the Speed of Light

Information on the internet travel quite close to the speed of light, thanks to the growing number of fiber optic networks. But that information has to slam on the brakes when it arrives at your computer. But maybe not for...

 Not so safe: Security software can put computers at risk.

Is the antivirus program running on your computer actually making it safer? How about the work filter to keep employees from browsing on inappropriate websites? (more…)

Native ad blocker coming to Opera browser

Ad blocking is a popular option in all major web browsers: Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox all have it. Opera, however, is the first to have it directly installed on their browser. If your business depends on ad revenue, then...

Anticipating Climate Change, preparing for disaster.

Preparing for disaster might seem farfetched, but it is a reality that is increasingly drawing near. Cordell Schachter, the CTO of the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), who went through Hurricane Sandy in 2012, ...