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Google Drive upgrade: Commenting on MS Files

Google constantly strives to boost user experience by regularly updating their series of tools and applications. This time around, they added a new feature to Google Drive wherein users can add a comment directly on the ‘Preview’ pane of Microsoft Office files, images, and PDFs. Read on to find out how this can benefit your… Continue reading Google Drive upgrade: Commenting on MS Files

The importance of HTTPS

Very few internet users understand the meaning of the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. Let’s go over some user-friendly HTTPS best practices to help you surf the web safely. HTTPS Encryption Older web protocols lack… Continue reading The importance of HTTPS

Safe web browsing requires HTTPS

How many times this month have you paid for something online using your credit card? Was each payment page secured by HTTPS? If you’re not 100% certain, you’re a prime target for identity theft. The padlock icon in your web browser’s address bar is immensely important and it requires your attention. HTTPS Encryption Older web… Continue reading Safe web browsing requires HTTPS

HTTPS is something to care about

For all the time we spend discussing the complexity of internet security, there are a few simple things you can do. Avoiding websites that aren’t secured with the HTTPS protocol is one of them. It’s a habit that can be developed with a better understanding of what the padlock icon in your web browser’s address… Continue reading HTTPS is something to care about

Top business phones according to Google

The mobile market is populated with a staggering variety of Android smartphones. Not only do you have to choose between several phone manufacturers like Samsung and HTC, but there are also other considerations like computing power, software features, and design. Fortunately, Google has a few Android recommendations for business use. Google-approved devices Recently, Google launched… Continue reading Top business phones according to Google

Google suggests business-friendly phones

If you’re in the market for a new Android phone but overwhelmed with the number of options available, Google can help. They’ve recently published a set of standards of what constitutes a ‘business-friendly’ phone and has created a short list to help you decide. Google-approved devices Recently, Google launched Android Enterprise Recommended to make it… Continue reading Google suggests business-friendly phones

Android phones worth using for business

From Samsung to Huawei to HTC, there are plenty of Android smartphones available to consumers and businesses. But the choices get even more confusing as smartphone manufacturers release new models every year. That’s why Google compiled a list of devices to help you choose. Google-approved devices Recently, Google launched Android Enterprise Recommended to make it… Continue reading Android phones worth using for business

Top 3 ways to prevent Spectre and Meltdown

Data security is critical to the healthcare industry. Hospitals and clinics need to ensure medical records are protected at all times to stay HIPAA-compliant. But with Spectre and Meltdown affecting every server, all healthcare providers are at risk of data breach. Why is Spectre and Meltdown a big problem for healthcare providers? Spectre and Meltdown… Continue reading Top 3 ways to prevent Spectre and Meltdown

3 ways to avoid Spectre and Meltdown

Due to Spectre and Meltdown, thousands of healthcare providers are at risk of data leakage, which can result in lawsuits and reputation loss. As such, institutions will need to be more proactive about their cybersecurity. Read on to learn how to secure your confidential files. Why is Spectre and Meltdown a big problem for healthcare… Continue reading 3 ways to avoid Spectre and Meltdown

How to avoid Spectre & Meltdown attacks

Hospitals and clinics have been storing confidential medical files and patient data in highly protected servers. But unless patches are being installed, Spectre and Meltdown attacks could undermine the security of healthcare providers. Why is Spectre and Meltdown a big problem for healthcare providers? Spectre and Meltdown are security flaws in computer chips that give… Continue reading How to avoid Spectre & Meltdown attacks