WiFi: Secure or Open?

When it comes to connectivity, wifi is one of the most widely available ports of entry to the vast internet. A few years ago, it was the only way to wirelessly access the internet, and people with laptops were glad to have it. Coffee shops started hosting free wifi and now some restaurants feature it. In the mobile age, most phones are able to access the internet via 3G or 4G connections through their carrier, but wifi is more reliable inside a large building and it won’t cost you anything for data. Read More

Should You Upgrade to Windows 10 or Wait ?

You may have noticed that little popup window nagging you to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. Free is good, right? Well, truth be told, even though Microsoft is offering the upgrade for free, you might be getting more than you bargained for with the upgrade. There are some things to consider before making the jump from Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 to Windows 10. Don’t worry about rushing the upgrade, as you have a year from July 29, 2015 to do it. Read More

Why should You have a Cloud Backup?

If your business relies on on storing a lot of digital files, whether for your own purposes or storing client data, it is absolutely crucial that you back that data up. About 60% of SMBs (small or medium businesses) prefer backing up data to drives connected to one of their computers, according to a study done by Spiceworks. However, it’s probably not conducive to back it up to several hard drives that take up space all around your office and are all vulnerable to one catastrophe. Read More

Stage fright Exploit Getting Addressed on Mobiles 

In April 2014, the world became aware of a serious issue: the Heart bleed Bug. This exploit could potentially allow hackers access to vast amounts of encrypted login information for numerous websites. In April 2015, iOS devices could fall victim to a purposely flawed SSL certificate that allowed hackers to put an iOS device into a permanent restart loop. In July 2015, another widespread exploit was discovered, this time on Android powered mobile devices: Stage fright. Read More

Web Connected Vehicles and Hacking

In the digital age, there will always be risks. From corporate breaches that expose our sensitive information like credit card numbers to hackers and thieves to viruses that hijack our computers. Now we can add cars to that list of worries. Wired magazine enlisted the help of a couple of hackers to test the susceptibility of a new Jeep Cherokee that has wireless capabilities. Read More

Security and HIPAA Compliance

In the digital age, emails are sent by the millions every day around the world. Some people worry about the level of security offered in that digital parcel, as evidenced by numerous outcries in the wake of privacy invasions. People want to know that their personal correspondence is secure and safe from prying eyes. In the years since email became a primary means of communication, numerous safeguards have been developed and implemented. Read More

Want to build your own website? Here are five reasons that will change your mind

Up until recently, it was almost impossible to build a website without a team of professional coders and designers. That is not the case anymore. Almost anyone who can use a keyboard and a mouse can build their own website; this has prompted a torrent of bloggers, DIY enthusiasts and reviewers to setup websites on their own for almost no money at all. If you are a growing business, you need a website, no doubt about it, but you also need to save as much money as possible, and funnel cash into the business, marketing, and sales. Read More

Getting Familiarized With JOOMLA

JOOMLA is one of the most prioritized, convenient and free open source content ma
nagement systems. The system was initially written in PHP and released in 2005. However, myriad features were added through CMS published content which significantly increase its abilities. In this article we will take you through different aspects of CMS. Read More

MySQL InnoDB Tables: Save your Database from unexpected Crashes!

Developer prefers MySQL for its performance, scalability and user-friendliness. MyISAM was the default storage engine for database in MySQL versions prior to 5.5. However InnoDB is the default database storage engine in MySQL version 5-5. The change in default storage engine from MyISAM to InnoDB has seen wide appreciation owing to its significant enhancements for administrators and database users. Read More