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The Dangers of Third-Party App Stores

Third-party app stores provide an avenue for hackers to target unsuspecting smartphone and tablet users with malicious apps. As smartphone and tablet usage continues to rise and the number of available apps for these devices proliferates, so does the number of cyber criminals targeting unsuspecting users with malware disguised as legitimate apps. Third-party app stores […]

Is ITAR compliance on your radar?

Any manufacturing, sales, or distribution of defense and space-related articles on the United States Munitions List (USML) are subject to ITAR. While defense contractors are clearly affected by ITAR, any company that participates in the supply chain for USML products must still meet ITAR requirements. Even products primarily having civil use can fall under ITAR. […]

Data Loss Protection: Backup vs. Replication

Do you understand the difference between data backup and data replication? Data loss occurs in many ways. Businesses lose data when hardware breaks, software becomes corrupts, from human error, and from ransomware, virus, or malware. It is no longer a question of how you will lose data, but when. The best way to safeguard data […]

Wisdom Wednesday: Twelve Shortcuts Saving Maximum Time Using Microsoft Outlook

The latest version of Microsoft Outlook is designed to be a personal information manager, not just email. Learn the shortcut tricks and a user can become a power communicator very quickly.   While many wish there might be another choice, it is unlikely that Microsoft Outlook as a user interface is going to go away […]