Study: 38.6% of U.S. businesses suffer IT failures caused by non-work related Internet use

A survey by GFI Software issued today takes an independent look into how workers use company-provided computers and laptops for personal activities, and the direct impact that personal use can have on the organization.

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The 21 secrets of email signature bliss

Doing email signatures the right way can be a challenge for many companies, so here are some tips to help you with email signature etiquette and effectiveness.

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What’s new in GFI WebMonitor 2015?

Product manager, Calin Ghibu explains why the latest version of GFI WebMonitor is the next generation of web security software for businesses and what’s so special about this release.

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Survey: Spam email disrupts two-thirds of businesses each year [Infographic]

58% of US organizations surveyed were affected by an employee clicking on a malicious email. More findings form a recent survey by GFI Software into spam email in the workplace here!

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Sharing and storing data? File this away

How are telecommuters sharing the files, folders and communications generated in the course of collaborating? And what measures are taken to protect privacy, ensure safety and meet compliance? The answers matter.

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Survey: Work/life divide? The gap has all but disappeared thanks to email [Infographic]

One in four US respondents check their work email at least once a day in personal time, while 9.8% continue to check email in real-time even before and after work. More survey results in this post.

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Survey: Internet of Things… Is it time to fear the dark side? [Infographic]

New security threats, more devices – companies starting to think about Internet of Things (IoT), its relevance to and impact on their business. Picture the scene: You walk up to the coffee vending machine in the office, stop for five seconds, and you’re greeted with a: “Good morning John, coffee, extra milk, extra sugar. Have […]

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If it’s free, you’re probably the product

Free email, free accounts, free storage, free software, free hosting, free this, free that, free the other. “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”. Companies plying their wares on the Internet are not charities. They are trying to make a profit. And there is nothing wrong with that. Everyone has to pay their bills, […]

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The six most significant trends in IT management

Britain’s Sir Winston Churchill, famously said: “Never have so few, been asked to do so much, for so many, with so little.” If he were around today, he could use those same words to describe a growing trend in IT Management Senior leadership at companies big and small, from global corporations to SMBs, all seem […]

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The six things SMBs need to know about social media

The social web is changing the way people and companies use the Internet. From staying constantly up-to-date on what your friends and the world are doing, to being able to reach out and correspond with anyone and everyone around the world, social media makes attention deficit disorder the new normal. While you can argue that […]

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