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9 essential cybersecurity phrases - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

As with all technology, trendy phrases come and go with the passing of every IT conference and newly released virus. And when dealing with …

Anti-Virus Software

Privacy expert shares tips for preventing visual hacking

When the Ponemon Institute released its 2016 Global Visual Hacking Experiment, the research firm found that 91 percent of visual hacking attempts are …

4 Lessons to learn from Delta’s DR failure - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Delta is paying big for the IT outage that occurred last month: millions of dollars in damages, 2300 cancelled flights, and significant reputational …

Kansas City

7 reasons your top execs should NOT blog

Is blogging a good idea for <i>your</i> top executive(s)?<p>Six years ago, Gawker broke a story: <i>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Has a 'Ghostwriter</i>.'<p>Some were …

Leadership

Medical data of U.S. Olympic athletes leaked by Russian hackers

Russian cybercriminal group ‘Tsar Team,’ or ‘Fancy Bear,’ hacked the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System of World Anti-Doping Agency and …

Computer Support, Network Services, IT Consulting - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Pranksters, malicious attackers, extremists — hackers come in different forms, but they all have one thing in mind: compromising your online privacy …

Kansas City

10 cutting-edge tools that take endpoint security to a new level

The days of simple endpoint protection are over. Scanning and screening for malware has become a very complex process, and most traditional …

Security

Data hoarders are shining a spotlight on past breaches

Old data breaches carried out years ago are entering into the limelight thanks to anonymous internet users like Keen.<p>Earlier this week, Keen, a data …

Crafty malware is found targeting U.S. government employees

A tough-to-detect malware that attacks government and corporate computers has been upgraded, making it more aggressive in its mission to steal …

Reset your Dropbox password - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Remember in 2012 when Dropbox’s data, which contained details of around two-thirds of its customers, were leaked? At the time, Dropbox reported that …

Kansas City

VMware releases security patches - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Sometimes technology solutions seem safer merely because they’re not widespread enough to be a lucrative target. Although increasingly popular, …

Kansas City

4 Key Components of Thriving Digital Workplaces

The notion of digital business, which Gartner defines as, “the creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds,” is …

Five of the best health monitoring devices

From exercise trackers to blood pressure monitors, we give the latest bits of biometric tech a close examination<p>You can record your heart rate manually by holding your wrist and counting your pulse, but this hasn’t stopped technology companies producing devices to do the job with electronics. Most …

Fitness Technology

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Every time we learn about a cyberattack that has affected so many businesses, we invest in security technologies that will safeguard our systems. …

Identity Theft

MEDJACK Strikes Again, Exploiting Outdated Software on Medical Devices

<b>After a series of successful attacks last year, more evolved MEDJACK.2 attacks have been detected in hospital-related outbreaks, announced security</b> …

Seamless Disaster Recovery Management

Disaster recovery isn’t only about keeping the backup safe, but to pre-assign roles for the conjured action plan. Tips for planning inside.<p>For a …

Want To Safeguard Your Small Business? Create A Business Continuity Plan

<i>Scott Kinka (Image and logo courtesy of Evolve IP)</i><p><i>By Scott Kinka of Evolve IP</i><p>This most recent El Niño season was the worst in two decades, causing …

Telecoms offering network virtualization - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

With virtualization yet to make its way into the lexicon of common tech phrases, many business owners are still trying to decipher the full extent of …

Network Virtualization

SMBs on Facebook: 6 tips - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

Facebook’s most recent monthly active users numbered over 1.7 billion. Billion, with a ‘b.’ Since creating and managing a page for your business is …

Marketing

Arrange meetings with Microsoft FindTime - Joplin, Pittsburg, Kansas City

While an impressive arsenal of weapons can help you win a battle, you need diligence, perseverance and sacrifice to win the war. But when that war is …

Kansas City

How Endpoint Solutions Can Protect Businesses Against Ransomware

<i>This entry is the second part of a four-part blog series discussing the different techniques ransomware uses to affect users and organizations. These</i> …

Ransomware

OHSU pays $2.7 million fine to HHS Office for Civil Rights for two HIPAA breaches

Oregon Health and Science University said it will pay $2.7 million in fines for two HIPAA data breaches involving protected health information …

7 Smarter Tips to Protect Yourself from Being Hacked

From a technical standpoint, anything that is connected to the Internet has the potential of being hacked. However, there are several different …

5 Wearable Gadgets That Will Increase Your Productivity

Go ahead, lose your keys, forget your passwords, and leave your charger at home. These wearables have you covered.<p>As an entrepreneur, you know better than most that time is finite. When you are not working on your business, you are probably spending your free time with loved ones, hatching the next …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

The Difference Between Big Data and Smart Data in Healthcare

The healthcare system’s digital makeover has aimed to help providers work smarter instead of harder, but there are plenty of stakeholders who firmly …

5 Tips For Staying Cyber-Secure On Your Summer Vacation

Stick with mobile payment apps and carrier networks when traveling. And don't broadcast your plans or locations via social media.<p>Summer is officially …

Social Media

The focus on Bitcoin misses the real digital revolution

You had to wire the money through a mainstream financial service, like Western Union or a bank. That meant paying high fees and waiting up to several days for the money to arrive.<p>A radically new option arose in 2009 with the introduction of bitcoin. Bitcoin makes it possible to transfer value …