You’ve been working on this important document for an hour. You’re just about to hit Save … when the power goes out. Your screen goes dark. Your computer shuts down. A few minutes later the power comes back on. You restart your computer, hoping that you can recover the document to the point you were […]
Open source software is typically free. You can download it, install it, and use it without ever opening your wallet. But there’s a better reason to use it.
You’re rightly concerned about the security of your online accounts. A compromised account could put your entire business at risk. So you’re careful to use unique, complex passwords. But are strong passwords enough? Not if those passwords are stolen by hackers. In 2012, hackers attacked the popular business social networking site LinkedIn. During the breach, […]
Imagine you’ve bought a car. You had to pay for it, so you might think that it’s yours and you can do whatever you want with it. But you can’t. While you can drive the car, you’re not allowed to make any changes to it. You can’t even open the hood to see the engine. […]
Imagine that you’re the IT Manager for a mid-sized engineering company. You arrive at your place of work one morning to find emergency vehicles surrounding the smoldering ruins of what used to be your office. While you may be tempted to simply get back in your car and drive to the nearest pub where you […]