2401, 2020

Microsoft changes how it updates Windows 10

By |January 24, 2020|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before, whenever Microsoft’s hardware partners released updates on their drivers, those updates caused multiple problems for Windows 10 users. To resolve that, Microsoft revised the way it updates Windows 10. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software that allows [...]

1502, 2019

Lock down iOS 12 devices with these features

By |February 15, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software offering, is finally available, and it promises to be better at keeping your data locked down. Here are some tweaks that you can make to boost iOS 12’s security and privacy settings. Set a stronger passcode iOS 12 now requires six-digit passcodes, and this [...]

312, 2018

Is the IoT a boon or a bane in healthcare?

By |December 3, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The rule of cybersecurity states that anything that connects to the internet can be hacked. With the increasing popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) in the healthcare industry, every business should be on alert. Devices that contain a treasure trove of patient data are attractive targets for cybercriminals. Healthcare apps, [...]

1411, 2018

When Microsoft stops supporting Windows

By |November 14, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft only supports each version of Window for a certain period and the end of its support for a software product can be a significant challenge for businesses. Currently, Windows 7 is on "extended support" until January 14, 2020. What does it mean when Microsoft terminates support of your Windows [...]

2905, 2018

How WP security updates impact your site

By |May 29, 2018|Categories: Web & Cloud|Tags: , , , , , , |

WordPress (WP) websites require routine updates to keep up with user demands. Some of WP’s most critical updates are security patches, which protect sites from various cyberattacks. But why does your website sometimes act up when you finish running an update, and how can you prevent it? Be cautious with [...]

1604, 2018

Setting up your G Suite activity dashboard

By |April 16, 2018|Categories: Google|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

G Suite users can finally see which of their colleagues viewed a document on the new activity dashboard, along with a time and date. It functions as an added collaboration tool in Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets showing every file comment, change, or suggested edit. Here are two ways to [...]

1903, 2018

Google Assistant: New features unveiled

By |March 19, 2018|Categories: Google|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Google created a Google Assistant Fun House to display the many features of its AI assistant platform. Apart from the basic tasks it can perform on a smarthome, Google wanted to flaunt some of its unique uses, including a beer [...]

210, 2017

Beware of healthcare IoT security risks

By |October 2, 2017|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to completely revolutionize the healthcare industry. Innovations like smart pacemakers and fitness trackers monitor patients’ vitals and unearth patterns that can lead to more accurate diagnoses. But like any new technology, it also brings a slew of security risks healthcare professionals need [...]

1105, 2017

Predictability coming to Windows 10 updates

By |May 11, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Updates to the Windows operating system have a controversial reputation. On the one hand, Microsoft issues them frequently to combat cybersecurity risks and introduce new features. On the other hand, the update frequency and requirements leave some users feeling like it's impossible to keep up. The most recent announcement from [...]

3101, 2017

The countdown begins for Windows 7 users

By |January 31, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the saying goes: Out with the old, in with the new. That’s exactly what Microsoft is encouraging Windows 7 users to do as soon as possible. It’s been reported that Windows 7 in 2017 is so outdated that patches are unable to secure it anymore. Maybe it’s the nostalgic [...]

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