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How an IT Support Firm can benefit your business

Unconvinced? Take a look at the list below that enumerates the ways in which an IT support firm can benefit your business.<p>An IT Support Firm can:<p>1) …

In House Versus Outsourced IT Support

Hiring the right person<p>Why Outsourced IT Support?<p>Of course, hiring an IT manager has disadvantages when compared to outsourced IT support. First, for …

Ransomware: What is it and how do you get rid of it?

Ransomware

Does dropping malicious USB sticks really work? Yes, worryingly well...

Plugging in that USB stick you found lying around on the street outside your office could lead to a security breach.<p>This is no secret, of course. We …

University of Illinois

Firewalls: How to Choose the Right One for Your Small Business

The word firewall is a rather dire one. It conjures contrasting images of cities ablaze, filled with chaos and destruction held at bay only by the …

Small Business

A mathematical conundrum is the key to cryptography

Cryptography depends on the assumption that nobody can factor prime numbers efficiently. Is this assumption safe?<p>Thu, Aug 4, 2016, 06:00<p>The National …

Mathematics

Windows 10 Tips, Tricks and Features Part 2 – Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has been lagging way behind the competition for many years in the internet browser space. The company publicly acknowledged this fact when …

Windows 10 Tips, Tricks and Features: Part 1 – Cortana

These days it can feel as if there is a never-ending barrage of software updates to deal with. Each one of these updates forces you to spend time …

Windows 10 tips, tricks and features part 3 – Virtual Desktops and Task View: (alt + tab) ²

Have you ever used ‘alt + tab’ to cycle between the open applications on your desktop? If so, you understand how simple tools that facilitate …

Microsoft offers a closer look at the Windows 10 Anniversary Update features

Microsoft yesterday released Windows 10 Anniversary Update for Windows 10 PCs. You can read about all the new features included in Windows 10 …

52 Nifty SEO Quotes that will Expand Your Grasp of Search

If you read our piece last week on digital marketing quotes you might have noticed one very important element of digital marketing that was left out …

ThreatMarket: The world's first security search engine

SecurityScorecard is previewing the world’s first security search engine, ThreatMarket, at Black Hat USA 2016.<p>Comprised of patented and proprietary …

7 Hacks for Getting Your Website Indexed by Google

Getting a new website indexed quickly by Google is ideal. Learn these 7 hacks to make this process easier and boost your site’s launch.

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge - ExtremeTech

By on August 3, 2016 at 4:32 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Over the past few months, Microsoft …

Windows 10

Banner Health nailed by huge cyberattack that compromised personal data of 3.7 million people

Banner Health revealed that hackers may have accessed the healthcare, payment and health plan information of up to 3.7 million individuals.<p>Attackers …

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact …

Snitches get stitches: Little Snitch bugs were a blessing for malware

<b>DEF CON</b> Now-patched kernel-level flaw in OS X app firewall will be revealed this weekA vulnerability in popular OS X security tool Little Snitch …

First Service has a New Website!

Sitting down to create a new website can be a surprisingly difficult proposition. It’s fairly simple to come up with a concept and some general ideas …

Understanding Google Analytics for Bloggers & Entrepreneurs

Understanding Analytics<p>So you’ve created a blog or website. You’ve spent time creating the perfect design, adding clever content, and making sure …

Cryptolocker: A Hostage Taking Virus

PC hackers have outdone themselves this time. A new type of malicious software is going around called “Ransomware” or more specifically …

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IT Support<p>We manage and maintain our client’s computers, networks and other components of their IT infrastructure so that they are always secure, …

Support for Windows XP is ending?

That’s right. After <b>April 8, 2014</b>Microsoft will no longer be providing support or security updates for Windows XP.<p><b>What does this mean?</b><p>Without support …

First Service BDR – A Breakthrough in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

First Service is redefining end-to-end support in delivering optimal managed services uptime by combining intelligent remote monitoring and …