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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Survey: IT staff head for the exits due to work-related stress [Infographic]

Stress is something we experience every day. It can be mild or intense. Every one of us deals with stress differently but in small doses, stress is good for us; it is what keeps us going. The problems begin when our stress levels reach a point where it proves detrimental to our health, to our […]

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Video: Small business employees and remote working

Longer hours mean lower job satisfaction – or so you might think. However, GFI’s small business employee survey indicates otherwise. According to respondents, those who have worked remotely report longer work weeks, with 26 percent working 50 hours or more compared to only 10 percent of those who haven’t worked remotely. Despite that, 75 percent […]

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Are you the Lone Ranger in your company?

Understaffed and overworked? Flying solo with the workload of a team of many? Are you spending all your time just trying to keep things running, with no time for yourself or for proactive projects? Are you reading this post on your phone while eating lunch at your desk because you don’t have time to take […]

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How to confirm your systems aren’t suffering a major Heartbleed

The Internet was rocked last week when a two-year-old bug in OpenSSL was revealed. Heartbleed, as the vulnerability is known, can result in massive information disclosure through simple requests that require no privileges, and leave no logs. Anything from command … Scan your systems with GFI LanGuard to make sure that the Heartbleed Open SSL […]

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