Since the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created in 2008, it has become a household term with people from all over the world not only investing in it but using it within their business. This has opened up new and exciting investment opportunities for companies all over.
In today’s digital world, many small businesses are finding it costly to have a full-time IT professional on their team, and that’s where a Managed Service Provider (MSP) can come into play. MSP’s are an outsourced third-party company that manages a client's IT infrastructure or end-user systems, which can reduce operational costs and risks to your business.
Many misinterpret the use of blockchain technology and how it affects small to medium-sized businesses. We assume that it’s used solely for the creation and exchange of cryptocurrency, but forget that it can positively impact an SMB's bottom line. To begin, let’s take a closer look at what blockchain is and how it can benefit small businesses.
Over the past few years, the manufacturing industry has benefited by using cyber-physical systems to make production lines more efficient. By using artificial intelligence, companies are able to use systems that govern themselves to help minimize downtime and predict failures.
In today’s world, cybersecurity is one of the most important elements of any business. Cybersecurity serves to protect your online data while ensuring that hackers and fraudsters are not able to compromise or sabotage your computers and your business.
Choosing Between Hyperscaled and Hyperconverged
For every small business owner, choosing the right storage system can be quite challenging. In today’s world, there are two very common storage architectures that are in the forefront – hyper scaled and hyper-converged.
What is the Dark Web?
The dark web or Darknet is a massive collection of websites that cannot be accessed by normal means and are not indexed by typical search engines such as Yahoo and Google. Accessing the dark web requires downloading specialized software that gives you access.
In today’s world, both small and medium-sized businesses are favored targets of many cyber criminals simply because they know that, unlike larger enterprises, small businesses have minimal defense resources. They are also aware that small businesses hold and store financial and personal data every bit as much as larger businesses.
Cybersecurity is on the minds of many these days. For big companies, data breaches are a costly event. Naturally, companies want to prevent them from happening.
An evaluation of a specific technology isn't considered complete without looking at the security aspects.
Google has had some problems with their Play Store. That is, malicious apps (some worse than others, of course). Needless to say, they're aware of it.
Just last month, they decided to lengthen the app approval time from one day to three days. This should allow Google more time to spot malicious apps before they can make their way to users' phones.