How Cognitive Computing Improves Cyber Security

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Remember when technology consisted on being able to talk on the phone for hours, because thanks to call waiting, an important call wouldn’t get a busy signal? You could talk to your crush for as long as you wanted, without a worry. I can picture your sparkling braces smile. How times have changed. Now we […]

What is Data Masking?

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When was the most recent time that you heard about some sort of cyber security breach affecting a Fortune 500 company? Criminal charges have been brought as a result of the hacking of over 500 million Yahoo accounts. In addition, American Express had to embarrassingly notify their clients that their information may have been compromised. Then we […]

How The Shortage In IT Professionals May Affect You

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For the past couple of years, technology has advanced at a dizzying pace. Before we get used to our new cell phones, a better version comes along. At some restaurants, you can place your order from a tablet. Watching television has gotten more high tech, with devices such as Apple TV. Even something as simple […]

Why You Should Have Visitor Management Software

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A lot of components come into play when it comes to keeping a business safe. You can install a closed circuit security camera system to safeguard against intruders (or at least to be able to identify them). You can hire security guards. Some places have metal detectors. Hopefully, every single business owner has a solid […]

How Concerned Should You Be About Ransomware?

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On May 12, 2017, the biggest virus attack in the world hit over 150 countries, affecting businesses, government agencies, hospitals, and all kinds of institutions. From big companies to small businesses, the result was the same: people panicking as they watched their business data disappear and held hostage for ransom. Worst of all? They didn’t […]

Are Wireless Security Cameras Better?

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Some of us are old enough to remember when phones had a curly chord securing a handled earpiece to the dial pad. Those were the days: Being a teenager trying to have a very important conversation about high school shenanigans while standing in a kitchen corner, while the rest of the family would walk by. […]

Safety Concerns At Event Arenas

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On May 22nd of this year, a tragedy occurred in Manchester, England, at the conclusion of an Ariana Grande concert. Similar events have happened in Paris, Colorado, and in our very own backyard last year, at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. These events beg the question: If you are running a large scale venue, what are […]

How Secure is In-Flight WiFi?

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When was the last time you checked your phone? If you’re like most of Americans, you probably pick it up over 2,000 times a day. Whether ranting on social media or catching up with work, we’re constantly connected to the Internet. WiFi has become our best friend. Once upon a time, getting on a flight […]

How To Maximize Your Existing Cyber Security

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We’ve all experienced that sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach when we open a file we received via email, and everything on our computer goes haywire. On a best case scenario, you can do damage control; but it could be costly. On worst case scenario, your system was infected by malware and may […]

How to improve images in Closed Circuit TV

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How fun is it when you’re watching a funny video or a sports recap on YouTube and the screen freezes? Do you automatically assume your computer sucks, or do you think it might be the Internet connection? If you blame the Internet, or your connection to the internet you get points for guessing right. The […]

Using Biometrics in Business Security

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Do you use your thumb print to log into your phone? (Ok. Hang on. Just reread that first sentence and imagine yourself reading this blog in 1995…. Toto, look how far we’ve come). Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines biometrics as the analysis of unique physical or behavioral characteristics, such as fingerprints or voice patterns, as a means […]

Facial Recognition: A New Age in Security Technology

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Tom Cruise tends to play hero in high intensity films, such as Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, and Minority Report. In that last one, retina scans were regularly used to gain access into secured spaces. It provided good entertainment. It also made us wonder what the future in technology holds. Hollywood Meets Reality On April 21st, […]

How Hard Is It to Hack Into Your Security System?

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Before owning your own business, did you ever have a job you hated as much as the main character on Office Space hated his? Were you rooting for the “bad guys” when they hacked into their employer’s computer system to make money? Would you hack into someone’s security system, just for fun and giggles? You […]

Smart Equip Your Vacation Home

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Enjoy having a vacation property without the worry with one of the new Smart Home systems.   Many people own vacation homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, there are now more than eight million vacation homes across the country, and sales are rising by 20 to 30 percent each year. Since you don’t live […]