Are kids today, too tech-savvy to handle?

Today’s kids have been brought up in an age that people like me (and most of our readers) have had to get used to, particularly where technology is concerned. So it’s not surprising that most kids are way more tech-savvy than their parents and teaching them about it – it’s a fact. I would dare […]

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Windows XP – where have all the bad guys gone?

April 8, 2014 has come and gone and you may be wondering what all the fuss was about. After all, the bad guys haven’t come out of hiding, wreaking havoc on those who still have instances of Windows XP running on their networks.

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Will March Madness drive your company bandwidth insane?

It’s that time of the year when American basketball fanatics are busy filling in the tabs of their tournament brackets and readying themselves for the big games (last year 693,000 brackets were filled in three hours after the selections). Millions will be tuning in to watch the games at all hours but if you’re a […]

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2014: The year of doing more with web filtering data? [Infographic]

As an IT Administrator, you endeavour to ensure that the technology you choose to use makes a positive impact on the business, and you are always looking for new ways to use technology that will bring additional benefits to your organisation. Take the new web filtering software you may be considering, for example. Web browsing […]

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10 Tips to Enforce Your Online Security

I recently wrote an article called What the Hack, in which I discussed the spate of hack attacks happening at the time. Unfortunatley, not much has changed since then, and we keep on hearing of more and more password leaks, hacks, identities being stolen and loss of personal information. One of the password leaks that […]

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MaaS – The Industry to Be Wary Of

Cloud-based services are increasing in popularity these days: almost every kind of software is now available as a cloud- or software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering and that, unfortunately, also includes malware distribution. In fact, Malware-as-a-service (MaaS) is by far the most common way that malware is distributed, becoming a software industry in its own right. Let’s take […]

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Beware the Black Clouds this Friday

Who doesn’t love a bargain? Black Friday is one of those days we all wait for when an item we had set our eyes on weeks or months before, becomes available at a price that suits our budget. It doesn’t matter where you buy it from – the store or online – you’re still bound […]

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Search Engine Query Monitoring: The Little Known Benefit of Web Security

In today’s connected world, it is not difficult to understand the need for web filtering: after all the most common source of malware infection is the internet, and to have comprehensive protection you need to have multiple web security engines in place, including a web filtering solution.  Did you know that some web filtering solutions […]

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Cloud Storage; What’s the Price for Free Space?

The advent of cloud storage services has brought about an evolution in the way consumers handle data. There is no doubt that data has grown exponentially over the past couple of years. The proliferation of smartphones, digital cameras, tablets, data on PCs, etc., has made society’s consumption of storage space increase at a phenomenal rate.

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Porn in Parliament – Also in Your Office?

It is not the first time that online pornography has stirred controversy in the UK. The recent government’s decision to automatically opt-in home users to online adult websites was quite controversial with many people saying that it is not up to the government to decide what websites people can visit at home. It’s funny how, […]

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