Video: Small business employees and remote working

Longer hours mean lower job satisfaction – or so you might think. However, GFI’s small business employee survey indicates otherwise. According to respondents, those who have worked remotely report longer work weeks, with 26 percent working 50 hours or more compared to only 10 percent of those who haven’t worked remotely. Despite that, 75 percent […]

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Are you the Lone Ranger in your company?

Understaffed and overworked? Flying solo with the workload of a team of many? Are you spending all your time just trying to keep things running, with no time for yourself or for proactive projects? Are you reading this post on your phone while eating lunch at your desk because you don’t have time to take […]

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How to confirm your systems aren’t suffering a major Heartbleed

The Internet was rocked last week when a two-year-old bug in OpenSSL was revealed. Heartbleed, as the vulnerability is known, can result in massive information disclosure through simple requests that require no privileges, and leave no logs. Anything from command history to other users’ credentials to private keys can be exposed, and the aftershocks of […]

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Beyond storage: Why email archiving can save the day

How many email messages do you send each day? How many do you receive? Like many regular users, you probably send over 30 messages per day and receive over 100. If you are a power user, you can probably double those numbers and still come up short. With so much mail flowing through your inbox, […]

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Where there’s a will, there’s a social media way! [Video]

Social networking, like almost any other technology, can be used wisely or irresponsibly. Relationships developed through social sites can be beneficial to the business, but socializing can be taken too far and become detrimental to the company (and to the employee’s career). And that’s only one facet of social networking’s impact on businesses today. Employees […]

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9 tips to improve wireless connectivity in the office

Two things that really upset people when they try to connect to a wireless service is that a) the connection is not free and b) that it doesn’t work properly. The reaction is very much the same within an office environment. Employees not only expect the company to provide wireless but they also expect a […]

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And the winner is… 123456

Fans of Star Wars or Star Trek will surely remember the excellent 1987 spoof, ‘Spaceballs’. Hilarious, witty and featuring a star-studded cast, Spaceballs was more than just a spoof… it also generated a massive cult following.

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The privacy of things

The right to privacy is something we take for granted. If we are in the comfort of our homes, on the phone to a relative or friend or simply sending an email from a personal account, we expect that no one is prying, listening in on our conversation or reading what we wrote.

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Survey: 81% of Small Business Employees Are Satisfied with Their Jobs [Infographic]

Technology has changed the way we communicate, socialize and do business. Every day, millions of employees in the US use some form of technology as part of their daily work and personal activities, contributing to the growth and success of the companies that they work for. Technology has also enabled the US employee to do […]

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95.6% of Commuters in the US put Company Data at Risk over Free Public Wi-Fi [Survey]

Study reveals commuters regularly connect to free, unsecure Wi-Fi services during their daily commute, putting personal and company data at risk every week.

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