CyberStreams Blog

What is NAS?

NAS stands for network-attached storage. Instead of constantly having your computer store important data you can implement a solid NAS to separately for storage and backup onto your network. They’re used are used to store and backup all types of files, file sharing, and print sharing. Think of NAS as a computer appliance. Small business owners will often have two alternatives. Investing in […]

What is Shadow IT?

When we hear the term Shadow IT, we must think to ourselves. Great, another term we need to keep track of! We must not confuse BYOD and Shadow IT. BYOD is the act of bringing a personal device to interact with an existing IT work environment Shadow IT is hardware and software that is unsupported, often unknown in the IT work environment […]

Is Dropbox Safe?

Rumors of Dropbox being hacked have been reported. Dropbox services millions of users. Signing up is as easy as signing up for an email account. However, there have been a series of articles claiming 7 million user accounts and passwords compromised. “Recent news articles claiming that Dropbox was hacked aren’t true. Your stuff is safe. The usernames and […]

The Risks of Using Public Wi-Fi

The phrase free Wi-Fi can often generate excitement. Who wants to arrive at their destination without Wi-Fi? Before connecting to that “free” Wi-Fi―think about the consequences. You create risk by joining public Wi-Fi as hackers can easily compromise the connection. They can probe, infect your device with a virus, and even spy on your browsing habits. Hackers will then execute a method called packet sniffing―a term used to […]

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