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Measures taken to secure corporate networks
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Any person employed as a CIO is required to be continuously aware of how the business is operating and the state of its staff, applications and network. Due to their strenuous duties, they may find it difficult to keep up with network improvements that are relevant to the business. However, there are some methods that they could adopt to ensure the business runs smoothly.
Limiting access to VPN by moving content to private clouds or cloud service providers, access to the corporate network will restrict those authorised to access it. It is important that the CIO ensure that the system is...

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Putting the IT Bear into Business

Today businesses and organizations all over the world have now taken a digital leap and are driven by technology. Although with this innovating and positive approach the bear has now leapt out of the cage and is going AWOL. 

Why Are IT Sectors becoming Disrupted?

IT sectors are becoming so overloaded that they are falling apart. IT teams are finding it hard to deal with the change in the systems. There is so much transformation happening and so rapidly that tech specialists can't keep up. A lot of people have named IT as a complex beast, a bear that needs taming. Although IT...

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A New Revolutionary Software for Your Devices is on the Way
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A new operating system that is set to revolutionise the way you use your computers and mobile devices is right on the way. The two developers credited for developing the software are Christopher Anderson, the veteran of Google Nexus Q Projects and Google Android TV. The other developer is Brian Swetland who is the senior software developer at Google. 

The Fuschia Operating System 

The Fuschia operating system is not based on the Linus kernel that is known to support Google Chrome and Android. The operating system is built on Magenta, which is a medium-sized micro kernel that is...

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The four biggest consequences of brexiting so far
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The shock victory in the brexiting camp could already be hitting the EU economic market. It triggered a political turmoil and sent shockwaves throughout global markets. Britain seems to be set for an economic turmoil. Below is a summary of the 4 biggest consequences of the brexit vote so far. 

Trade deals 
The new ministry of trade will have to sign a deal with the other 27 EU members. Bilateral trade bloc deals may take many years to mature. Britain may also be behind the queue in terms of UK-US trade deals. While this is true, UK trades does not largely depend on trade...

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Protecting Your System against Ransomware

Ransomware has been an increasing threat over the past few years with businesses and consumers facing terrible losses. This type of cybercrime involves hacking of critical information and then holding it for ransom until the owners pay. Most of these attacks target companies where data is a vital resource. A majority of ransomware infects systems through emails. Users click on infected links and end up with compromised data files. The most common tactic is to make files unreadable or inaccessible and then demand payment in the form of bitcoins to release the originals. In some instances,...

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Google in Learning: Google Launches Four New Educational Tools
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Google has been working hard to develop a new set of tools and apps which are designed to boost interactive learning experiences. Unveiled during the 2016 Denver Technology in Education Conference, these four new tools are set to change the way educational classes are taught. From the new quiz feature in Google forms, to incredible immersive VR technology, read on for updates on Google's latest educational products. 

Expedition Kits
The star of the show is the new Expeditions kit.The kit comes in a bundle that features 30 viewing devices, a teacher device, router, charger and 3D...

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The Challenges Enterprises Face with BYOD

The concept of BYOD or "bring-your-own-device" has become very popular in the workplace, offering a win-win proposition for both employers and employees. Employers do not have to invest in arranging computing devices for their employees, or train them to use in-house devices. Employees get to make a seamless transition between work and home, and improve their productivity manifold.

However, the concept of BYOD is fraught with challenges for enterprises. 

As more and more employee-owned devices enter the workplace, the number of devices connecting to the corporate network...

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Wave Goodbye to Invoicing Woes
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Keeping on top of the admin is key to the success of many new and established businesses. Getting invoices issued and paid is obviously essential to ensure positive cash flow and the ongoing success of your enterprise. There are many accounting packages that include invoicing, but if you want to create invoices quickly, then Wave offer a free invoicing app.

Wave's Invoice is free to use, but there are fees to use their services to accept credit card payments. In the UK, charges will be 20p per credit card transaction plus 1.4% of the total (2.9% for non-European cards). This means that...

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Reduce print costs by going paperless
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Converting to paperless can be a challenge for many businesses, especially if they aren’t prepared for this transition. Going from paper-based to paperless will improve documents’ security, while enhancing office efficiency at the same time. Here is a quick overview of the benefits of going paperless. 

Labour and time savings
Working with paper requires a great deal of time to retrieve and organise. Offices, on average, spend around 1 hour per month searching for files. Almost every business organisation employs administrators to take care of the filing. The move to...

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Adobe Releases an Emergency Update for Flash
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Adobe has recently released an emergency Flash Player update due to a zero-day vulnerability in Flash. This update was due to a hole in flash that allows hackers to install ransomware on a victim’s PC. The attacker will then extort them for money in exchange for putting their systems back under their control. Even though Adobe maintains that the particular active attacks that were known to them were aiming at Windows 10 and any machines running older versions of Flash Player, the emergency update included fixes for Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Chrome OS systems.

Adobe gave most of...

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