Tips to prep your tech this holiday season

With plenty more shopping sprees and holiday sales on the horizon, having the right tech can keep your business on top of its game. According to Adobe Analytics, companies can expect a 33% surge in digital spending this season, spurred by quarantine measures due to COVID-19. Should brick-and-mortar stores be forced to close once again, the gains may be even greater.

Signs your online accounts have been hacked (and how to secure them)

With most of the world now active on social media, individual privacy has never been more vulnerable. This is especially because social media provides cybercriminals with multiple entry points to one’s personal, financial, and business information.

Fortunately, most social media platforms offer tools and services for monitoring and preventing hacker activity.

5 Common mistakes to avoid when buying new hardware

Investing in new tech can be as challenging as it is exciting. Buyers often fall into the trap of investing in the shiniest new IT trend, forgetting proper research and preparation before making the upgrade.

Whether you’re buying a new gadget or simply looking to add new features, we discuss some of the most common shopping mistakes below, and how you can avoid buyer’s remorse.

Tips to make security training more engaging

Crucial as the topic may be, security training isn’t one’s typical idea of “fun.” Nevertheless, it’s necessary and, if implemented correctly, reduces cybersecurity risks by 10–15%.

Unfortunately, statistics from The Chubb’s latest cyber report show that while 70% of respondents believe their company has “good” or “excellent” security practices, only 31% of them receive the annual updates or training they need from their employer.

5 Simple tips to increase productivity levels

With great productivity comes great business profits. Ensuring innovative, efficient, and communicative work processes are vital to getting companies up, running, and headed for bigger, better wins.

Research shows that the best-performing employees have three main things in common: high engagement, talent, and over 10 years of service at their organization.

When is it time to get a new computer?

As powerful some devices claim to be, they don’t last forever. Your trusted desktop PCs will eventually warrant replacement.

This is inevitable for both Mac and PC users, though some may argue for Macs having a longer life span (mainly due to Apple’s strong service support).

Regardless of the developer, most computers last between five and eight years, with a minimum life span of three years.

A guide for returning to the workplace

As businesses strive for economic stability in the wake of the coronavirus, recent surveys conducted by CNBC reveal that most large corporations are planning to have over half of their workforce back on site in September. Major factors such as a potential vaccine (albeit vague, uncertain progress toward one) and a possible second wave of infections, however, have made the plan for transition an incredibly complex one.

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