The Risks Of Having Admin Access To Your Computer

Nicholas WestgateBlog

The Risks Of Having Admin Access To Your Computer

Often overlooked, but a highly effective and simple method to mitigate data security risk, is limiting end-user permissions.  Especially for this post, we’re discussing limiting or removing altogether, local administrative rights. When it comes to assigning permissions within an organization, a best practice is to assign the permissions that are only necessary for end users to do their jobs. In … Read More

The Art Of Creating A Secure Password

Michael GadaletaBlog

The Art Of Creating A Secure Password

As electronic communications and the use of the Internet have become part of our daily routine, being more diligent while using technology is more important than ever before.  For example, we share information in the workplace using many different platforms.  This also means that we have passwords for each of these different platforms or applications.  This is where the extra … Read More

Father’s Day Tech Gift Ideas

Graham CaparuloBlog

Father's Day Tech Gift Ideas

What do Dads want for Father’s Day?  First, let me tell you what we don’t want.  Socks, ties and golf tees.  What we really want is a clear calendar with the option to fill it (or not) with whatever we please.  Understanding that’s likely not an option for today’s Dad, I’ve polled all of the Dads at Diligex and created … Read More

Why Your Business Should Consider a Hosted Desktop Solution

Nicholas WestgateBlog

Does it make sense to keep replacing PCs as they age, or should you migrate to a Hosted Desktop solution? What is a Hosted Desktop anyway? In this week’s blog post we’ll attempt to answer those questions and help you come to a conclusion as to why your business should consider a hosted desktop solution. First, let’s explain what a … Read More

7 Tips To Make Your Employees and Business More Productive

Graham CaparuloBlog

7 Tips To Make Your Employees and Business More Productive

Do you end your work day with a sense of accomplishment?  Or do you hit the end of the day behind a desk stacked with unfinished tasks, so tired that you barely drag yourself away? In today’s fast paced work environment, making the most of our work day and available time is essential. Does your business scramble every time new … Read More

Cyberattacks, Phishing, and Ransomware

Nicholas WestgateBlog

Cyberattacks, Phishing, and Ransomware

Cyberattacks. Phishing. Ransomware. These words sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, but as we face the ever-growing challenges of Cyberattacks, “Phishing and Ransomware” are becoming much more commonplace. According to the Webroot Quarterly Threat Trends September 2017 report,  Phishing is the number one form of Cyberattack, and in 2016, 93% of Phishing attacks led to Ransomware. What does this mean? It … Read More

How Smart is Your Home?

Jovany SotoBlog

how smart is your home

It’s 2018 and smart technology is only getting smarter.  We’ve learned that we simply can not live without our smart phones (remember when we actually used phones to talk to people, cringe)!  And now that same technology is changing the way we live at home.  Welcome to the era of the Smart Home.  Whether it’s smart heating and cooling, smart … Read More

6 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Outsource Their IT Support

Graham CaparuloBlog

outsource or hire

If you’re a small business owner, you know that there are a lot of tasks to manage. Between operations, products and services, finances, marketing and sales, IT and Data Security can become an afterthought. Outsourcing IT to a Managed Services Provider (MSP) is becoming a common practice for small and mid-sized businesses.  A MSP manages the network, users, services and devices that … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Nicholas WestgateBlog

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Every year we make resolutions to improve ourselves: lose weight, travel the world and become more technically savvy!  Okay maybe the last one didn’t make your list but it should!   Here are some New Year’s resolutions to improve your use of technology, protect your data and help your business be more productive in 2018 giving you more time to look … Read More

Net Neutrality Is Over! The End Of The Open Internet?

Nicholas WestgateBlog

net neutrality

About four years ago, I wrote a piece regarding the Open Internet called “Net Neutrality and the Internet Slowdown: What you need to know!”. In this blog post, I discussed a protest that was organized to show us how the Internet might look like if we lost Net Neutrality.  On December 14th, 2017, the FCC voted to repeal the 2010 … Read More