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Hackers come in all shapes and sizes

Hackers are known by the general public as cybercriminals, especially with news about millions of customers information being stolen and government agencies paying ransoms hackers. However, did you know that not all hackers are bad guys? Read on to learn more about them.

How to speed up Google Chrome

Google made its foray into web browsers in 2008 with Chrome. With its remarkable speed and ease, Chrome was welcomed by many users. However, over time, the browser becomes a bit sluggish, especially if you’ve installed extras such as extensions. Follow these easy steps to ramp up your Chrome browser’s speed.

Office 365 hacking: What you need to know

With over 150 million active subscribers, Office 365 is, unsurprisingly, on top of hackers’ minds. And now, hackers are using a technique that doesn’t even require users to give up their credentials. Learn how they do it and get protected.

A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials

The latest cyberattack on Microsoft Office 365 involves harvesting users’ credentials.

Cybersecurity: How to defend your RIA from insider threats

In the cybersecurity world, an insider threat is an individual or business partner who uses company data inappropriately. Today's RIAs must take proactive steps to prevent insider threats, which is why we put together some tips and tricks.

#1 Educate

Teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial implications of a breach.

7 essential Office 365 add-ons for your RIA

Microsoft Office 365 productivity applications like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook have allowed RIAs to meet client demands efficiently, and its numerous productivity add-ons have enabled users to deliver more in less time. Here’s a handful of Office 365 extensions that help you improve workflow.

Business continuity in the cloud

Backing up to an internal drive or an external hard drive won’t completely secure data. If someone steals your device, you instantly lose the backup it contains. Natural disasters, cybercrime, or man-made errors will also likely destroy your backups. As a result, your company could face expensive downtime.

BI is for small businesses too

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been limited to big business; only they can afford pricey experts with specialist knowledge who can leverage BI’s value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to get in on the game too. And with SMBs now producing far greater volumes of data than in the past, there’s never been a better time to put BI to use in your organization. Here’s what you need to know about BI.

5 Bad business security practices

Companies — small- and medium-sized businesses in particular — struggle to protect their data. For one, they make mistakes in the strategies they employ to protect their IT infrastructure. If your organization still does one or more of these bad security practices, act quickly to correct them.