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Beyond storage: Why email archiving can save the day

How many email messages do you send each day? How many do you receive? Like many regular users, you probably send over 30 messages per day and receive over 100. If you are a power user, you can probably double those numbers and still come up short. With so much mail flowing through your inbox, […]

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Is your work environment making you a more (or less) productive worker?

We all know that a “hostile work environment” is bad for employees and for the company, in many ways. But what about a down right boring work environment? Some employers prohibit employees from engaging in “extracurricular” activities while working – such as listening to music or taking an occasional break to check personal email or […]

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10 must-know email security tips

Email is by far the number one way networks are compromised and the main route for data leakage. Fortunately there are some simple ways to safeguard this vital asset and the resources your email connects to.

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The Wi-Fi question you need to answer… And why

Anything specific catch your eye during the recent Winter Olympics? (Hopefully it wasn’t the infection that turned broadcasting icon Bob Costas into the talk of Twitter).

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Wearable computing: How will it change business and society?

The tech industry has been talking about it for decades: the personal area network (PAN) and wearable computing. It’s the logical outgrowth of the smart phone craze – computing devices that you attach to your body (or even, in extreme versions, that permanently become a part of your body). Various companies have tried marketing smart […]

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Where there’s a will, there’s a social media way! [Video]

If email was the killer app of the 1990s, social networking holds that distinction thus far in the new millennium. It began as a venue for the younger generation but now people of all ages use Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and other social sites for both personal and business-related communications.GFI’s recent small business surveyshows that 37 […]

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How to capture ‘all emails’ and meet compliance

Environment Canterbury is a regional council of the New Zealand government, and it is responsible for protecting the quality of air, land and water in Canterbury – the country’s second-most populated region. The council of 570 employees is also responsible for protecting any communication – including email – that deals with the region’s natural and […]

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Nobody’s safe: Big companies’ websites inadvertently spreading malware

If you don’t speak/read Dutch, here’s a malware story that you might have missed: ConsuWijzer, which is a consumer advice web site run by the government in the Netherlands, advised last week that a large scale malware campaign was spreading throughout the country. The problem was discovered and reported by Fox-IT, a Dutch security company, […]

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5 ways to strengthen your wireless security

Try to wrap your brain around these numbers: In a mere six years, an estimated 24 billion devices will connect to the Internet. (Yes, that’s “billion” – with a “b.”) And half of those devices will be mobile.

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Target’s tale: Lesson learned or will you be burned?

Turn back the clock to late last year. At the height of the holiday season, between November 27 and December 15, hackers certainly gave new meaning to the term “hit the bull’s-eye!”

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