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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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9 tips to improve wireless connectivity in the office

Two things that really upset people when they try to connect to a wireless service is that a) the connection is not free and b) that it doesn’t work properly. The reaction is very much the same within an office environment. Employees not only expect the company to provide wireless but they also expect a […]

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What do 300,000 Wi-Fi routers have in common?

Did you hear about the hackers that hijacked more than 300,000 wireless routers? Four words for those of you expecting a punch line: Don’t hold your breath. This months-in-the-making story made headlines on March 3, and it was no joke. Rather, it was a massive pharming attack that took control of small office/home office (SOHO) […]

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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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