Manage the security risks of virtualization

Manage the security risks of virtualization

Virtualization security is a topic that often goes undiscussed on the Internet, and you may even think it’s a non-issue because of this. However, like the rest of your technology, a virtualized infrastructure must be secured. To help keep yours protected, here are some of the security risks involved with virtualization and how you can go about mitigating them.

Is your computer infected with malware?

Is your computer infected with malware?

Has your computer been running slow lately? Are you getting a bunch of unwanted pop-ups? Then it’s possible your system’s security has been breached. Being able to identify whether or not your computer is infected with malware will allow you to quickly come up with antivirus solutions to protect your system.

Opera’s browser is adding a native ad blocker

Opera’s browser is adding a native ad blocker

You may have mixed feelings about ad blockers. On one hand, you may love that they create a smoother browsing experience. And on the other, you may cringe knowing that other Internet users are likely blocking ads your business is creating. So with the upcoming release of Opera’s native ad blocker, business owners are likely to have mixed feelings.

What’s different with the new iPad Pro?

What’s different with the new iPad Pro?

Apple could soon have another device to wrangle consumers back in again. With the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, you get a tablet as powerful as its predecessor but it happens to be smaller and cheaper. Will this be the go-to tablet for all your personal computing needs? Before it’s available in an Apple Store near you, you should probably know what features it offers and see if it’s the right device for you.

Help yourself: use these Office 365 features

Help yourself: use these Office 365 features

Need help getting some work done? Fortunately, Microsoft constantly releases new Office 365 features that can help you get an edge on the pile of work sitting on your computer. Among some of the new Office 365 features, you can Skype over a document with your coworkers, plot charts into excel with ease, and even sign for a document electronically with any device.

Whah, Whah, Whah – You’re Killing Me!

Whah, Whah, Whah – You’re Killing Me!

I hear it every day, excuses why small businesses deal with sub-standard IT services and out of date technology.   What makes it ironic is this is a hole in the bucket where profits are leaking out of their companies.    “It’s too expensive to update our website”,  “What’s the big deal if my anti-virus is out of date”, “I don’t need a firewall, my cable company provides one with the service”,  “Do I really need to continue maintenance on my router, what for?” and on and on.

Should you virtualize your business?

Should you virtualize your business?

Upgrading your hardware is an incredibly long, arduous and costly process. Fortunately, virtualization has become a popular, affordable and flexible solution to upgrade your network. However, before you start investing in virtualized systems, it’s important to consider the benefits and costs that come with this solution.