AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
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Generated 4 days ago

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  • 5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks

    As technology consultants, we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. We want to provide our clients with enterprise-level IT, but that requires that we specialize in overwhelmingly intricate technology. Explaining even the most foundational aspects of our cyber-security would most likely put you to sleep before convincing you of our expertise. The post 5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks app...

  • Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

    Microsoft has just announced plans to bring support for add-ins for the Mac version of Microsoft Office. Despite being in the initial testing stages, this development is still exciting nonetheless. This marks another step forward in Microsoft’s efforts to bring the Mac version of the Office Suite closer to its Windows counterpart. The post Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac appeared first on AXI...

  • 4 Google apps to start using now

    Did you know that Google offers more than just Gmail, Maps and YouTube? Although indispensable to the lives of smartphone users the world over, these apps aren’t everything the search engine giant has to offer. A quick browse through Google Play will introduce you up to a host of apps that can make your life easier. The post 4 Google apps to start using now appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Office 365 and G Suite

    Google’s G Suite or Microsoft’s Office 365? That’s the question. One that many business owners ask themselves but often put aside because weighing the individual functionality seems like a monumental task! We’re here to help end that indecisiveness, so let’s take a look at what each has to offer. The post Office 365 and G Suite appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Our 4 favorite web browsers

    Internet browsers are a unique type of software. No two browsers share the same list of features and functions, and almost all of them are free. That means you have a lot of options when choosing which is right for you, and that decision isn’t always clear cut. The post Our 4 favorite web browsers appeared first on AXICOM.

AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Business opportunities with IoT

    Many IT experts predict that more businesses will gravitate towards the Internet of Things (IoT). This statement is hard to dispute considering that smart thermostats and refrigerators are already in widespread use. But internet-connected appliances aren’t the only thing IoT has to offer. The post Business opportunities with IoT appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Chromebooks: new home for Android apps

    Windows and Apple apps available on laptops and Macs, respectively, are more than enough to keep their devoted users happy. But wouldn’t it be great if Android apps, which are most popular for mobile devices, could be used with laptops? 2017 could be the year Android becomes a staple in laptops when Chromebooks, Google Chrome OS-backed notebooks, adopt Google Play. The post Chromebooks: new home ...

  • The new face of e-marketing: IG stories

    Scroll, double-tap, repeat, might have been the original Instagram-ing routine, but not anymore. After partnering with global advertising giants, IG is introducing its latest feature: Stories. With it, you can share short videos, or even personally decorated snapshots of your daily life. The post The new face of e-marketing: IG stories appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, February 5, 2017

    Important Security Updates Dropbox: Dropbox has released version 19.4.12 for its file hosting program. Updates are available at Dropbox’s website. [See Citadel’s warning below] Google Chrome: Google has released Google Chrome version 56.0.2924.76. Updates are available from within the browser or from Google Chrome’s website. The post Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, February 5, 2017 appeare...

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, February 5, 2017

    Individuals at Risk Identity Theft Identity fraud rises 16% to record high: The number of identity fraud victims increased by sixteen percent (rising to 15.4 million U.S. consumers) in the last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. Their study found that despite the efforts of the industry, fraudsters successfully adapted to net two million more victims this year with the amount fraudste...

  • What hyperconvergence means for you

    Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology, big data storage and cloud computing computer service business concept: server room interior in datacenter in blue light Virtualization is great, but it is awfully confusing. And although the whole point of hiring a managed services provider is to hand off these issues to the experts, we believe a cursory understanding is helpful for ...

  • Microsoft says goodbye to Office 2013

    Office 365 subscribers have a little less than a month to enjoy a fully-supported Office 2013 productivity suite. In an effort to push users towards the 2016 version of Office 365, Microsoft will no longer focus on their Office 2013 offerings. Although the announcement is hardly surprising -- considering Microsoft’s track record with software upgrades -- there are extra details you should know. T...

  • Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

    The number of small businesses that will move their unified communications to the cloud is predicted to increase from 10% to 48%, while medium-sized firms and large enterprises follow, albeit in smaller percentages. These numbers are not surprising because migrating unified communications to the cloud presents a host of benefits to communication systems: simplicity, flexibility, and lowered costs...

AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • No more extended support for Windows 7

    When you grow accustomed to something -- like a morning routine, a particular type of coffee, or in this case, an operating system -- attempts at change aren't always successful. Case in point, the struggle between Windows 7 and Windows 10. Users have until 2020 to make up their minds, and unless you don’t mind other businesses leaving you in the dust, it’s time to make a move. The post No more e...

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, January 29, 2017

    Important Security Updates Apple: Apple has released updates to address vulnerabilities in iTunes, Safari, iCloud for Windows, macOS Sierra, iOS, tvOS and watchOS. Updates are available from Apple’s website. Dropbox: Dropbox has released version 18.4.32 for its file hosting program. The post Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, January 29, 2017 appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, January 29, 2017

    Individuals at Risk Cyber Update WordPress 4.7.2 Update Fixes XSS, SQL Injection Bugs: Developers with WordPress fixed three security issues this week, including a cross-site scripting and a SQL injection vulnerability, with the latest version of the CMS. ThreatPost, January 27, 2017 Cyber Warning Remote attackers can force Samsung Galaxy devices into never-ending reboot loop: A single SMS can for...

  • Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

    Does filling in web forms sap all your browsing energy? Do you find it especially taxing to shop or register online using a mobile device? Google’s Chrome alleviated this dilemma when it introduced the Autofill feature in 2011, which made filling in forms much faster and making credit card purchases online more convenient. The post Hackers use browsers to get credit card info appeared first on AX...

  • The business benefits of CRM software

    Investing in customer relationship management (CRM) software is absolutely essential for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to up their sales performance. It helps sales departments understand their clients, tailor their marketing efforts, and more. The post The business benefits of CRM software appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Apple’s new year comes with new malware

    We love Mac computers as much as anyone does, but even we have to admit the notion of superior cybersecurity can be a bit overblown. Malware still finds its way onto Apple devices, and the only remedy is preparedness. Take a minute to brush up on the first Apple malware of 2017 before it puts a damper on your new year. The post Apple’s new year comes with new malware appeared first on AXICOM.

  • G Suite’s new updates

    Google Cloud’s popular business line of applications, G Suite, has gained traction ever since its inception, thanks to its user-friendly interface and practical features that streamline operations. Better yet, users will be happy to know that Google has just introduced five new updates that will make life easier. The post G Suite’s new updates appeared first on AXICOM.

  • The latest Cloud Print service from Google

    Not too long ago, the thought of being able to access printers from your computer, tablets or smartphones was almost unheard of. But today, it’s a completely different story -- enter Google’s Cloud service. Now you can access both regular and Internet-enabled printers through the web. The post The latest Cloud Print service from Google appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, January 22, 2017

    Important Security Updates Google Earth: Google has released version 7.1.8.3036 for Google Earth. Updates are available from Google’s website. Kindle for PC: Amazon has released version 1.19.1 Build 46084. Updates are available through the Kindle or from Amazon’s website. The post Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, January 22, 2017 appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, January 22, 2017

    Individuals at Risk Cyber Privacy You’ve probably never heard of this creepy genealogy site. But it knows a lot about you: Early Tuesday morning, Anna Brittain got a text from her sister: Did she know about Familytreenow.com? The relatively unknown site, which presents itself as a free genealogy resource, seemed to know an awful lot about her. The post Cyber Security News of the Week, January 22, ...

AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • The next big thing in endpoint security

    As virtualization becomes a household name for small- and medium-sized business owners, more and more services are being introduced. Hardware virtualization, storage virtualization, and even network virtualization all aim to capitalize on the trend of creating virtual versions of physical technology. The post The next big thing in endpoint security appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, September 25, 2016

    Individuals at Risk Identity Theft Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Data on 500 Million Users in 2014: SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo announced on Thursday that the account information of at least 500 million users was stolen by hackers two years ago, in the biggest known intrusion of one company’s computer network. The post Cyber Security News of the Week, September 25, 2016 appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 25, 2016

    Important Security Updates Apple iOS: Apple has released version 10.0.2 of its iOS to fix at least 1 vulnerability reported in previous versions. Updates are available through the device or through Apple’s website. Apple macOS Server: Apple has released updates for macOS Server 5.2 for macOS Sierra v10.12 and later to fix at least 2 vulnerabilities, some of which are highly critical, reported in p...

  • Tame Windows 10 notifications in 3 steps

    Microsoft has equipped Windows 10 users with a comprehensive set of tools to get their action center settings under control -- even if most users don’t know it. Unfortunately, most desktops are coming with more software and features that result in more notifications, without ever providing users the opportunity to personalize their desktop and get the stream of information under control. The post...

  • Can others access deleted Google history?

    The reason we part ways with certain things is that we don’t wish to see them ever again. But in this modern day and age, is that possible? Imagine that the deleted search history you believed to be dead and gone rose from the IT grave like zombies bent on causing you nothing but embarrassment and awkwardness. The post Can others access deleted Google history? appeared first on AXICOM.

  • 9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know

    Everyone, from doctors to lawyers, needs to continue learning to stay ahead of the times. Business owners might have it worst of all, oftentimes needing to stay on top of several industries to keep their company running. Keep reading for a refresher on all the latest trends and buzzwords used in the cybersecurity sector. The post 9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know appeared first on AXICOM.

AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Four considerations before buying hardware

    Unlike getting a new pair of sweatpants, the process of buying new hardware isn’t as straightforward. Because there are so many choices out there, it’s hard to go with what your friend has to say or which ones are selling at 50% off. If you want hardware that doesn’t only fit but also compliments your computer, go through these five things every buyer should consider if new hardware is on the top...

  • VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

    A common refrain heard by installers of traditional PBX phone systems and over-the-internet VoIP systems is “Wait, before you go, what’s best for on-hold music and messages, and how do I set those up?” Usually it’s an easy process for both types of phone systems, but with VoIP solutions it’s typically easier and provides greater flexibility to small-business owners in their attempts to reduce han...

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, September 18, 2016

    Individuals at Risk Identity Theft Identity Theft: How To Protect Yourself Or Resolve It: Identity theft impacts more than 17 million consumers every year, and consumers over 50 can be particularly vulnerable. This year is on track to exceed the 780 data breaches of 2015, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. The post Cyber Security News of the Week, September 18, 2016 appeared first on...

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 18, 2016

    Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 23.0.0.162 to fix at least 26 vulnerabilities. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Updates are also available for Adobe AIR. Apple iOS: Apple has released version 10.0.1 of its iOS to fix at least 1 vulnerability reported in previous versions. The post Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 18, 2016 appear...

  • The coolest Chrome feature no one knows about

    Everything is wirelessly connected nowadays. If you can purchase a refrigerator that sends you a message when your vegetables are going bad, why can’t you stream the audio and video of your phone or desktop to your TV? It turns out you can, and Google just made it a whole lot easier. The post The coolest Chrome feature no one knows about appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Enhance networking with LinkedIn Alumni

    Catching up with your friends at your high school reunion is all well and fun before the conversation turns to work. It seems like all your friends have well-paying jobs, and you’re stuck with a demanding one that’s underpaid. What if there were a way you could land better jobs or further your career path? No sacrificial ceremonies needed. The post Enhance networking with LinkedIn Alumni appeared...

AXICOM, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • How to avoid your own Delta IT disaster

    Earlier this year, thousands of Delta passengers worldwide were grounded due to a power outage that halted critical IT operations. This was a huge problem not only for the many delayed travelers, but also for the airline company itself. Within three days, the airline company cancelled around 2300 flights and paid over millions of dollars in downtime costs. The post How to avoid your own Delta IT ...

  • Master your next Powerpoint presentation

    Back in the prehistoric ages, Neanderthals resorted to cave drawings to tell bedtime stories or to announce marriages. Microsoft PowerPoint is the modern-day equivalent of cave art; the objective remains unchanged, but its efficiency can be questionable. The post Master your next Powerpoint presentation appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Apple announces iOS 10 release date

    Apple loves dramatic product reveals, and unfortunately that often means long wait times for new devices and software. Consumers have had plenty of opportunities to read about how great iOS 10 is, albeit with no official release date to accompany it. The post Apple announces iOS 10 release date appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Cyber Security News of the Week, September 11, 2016

    Individuals at Risk Identity Theft Regulators Slam Wells Fargo for Identity Theft: For years, some Wells Fargo employees subscribed the bank’s customers to products they didn’t request, and that practice has now triggered $185 million in fines. The post Cyber Security News of the Week, September 11, 2016 appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 11, 2016

    Important Security Updates AVG Free Edition: AVG has released version 2016.111.7797 of its 64 and 32 bit Free Edition. Updates are available on AVG’s website. Avira Free Antivirus: Avira has released version 15.0.20.59 of its free Antivirus. The post Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, September 11, 2016 appeared first on AXICOM.

  • Android Nougat’s top 9 features

    What gets you out of bed each day? Is it the smell of freshly-brewed coffee or the sounds of bacon sizzling on the pan? Now apply this toward smartphones: What gets you really worked up? Could it be the new, sleek design or its upgraded selfie camera? Regardless of the reason, we are all drawn to novelty like moths to a flame. The post Android Nougat’s top 9 features appeared first on AXICOM.

  • New security patches for VMware machines

    While virtualization still has a host of security advantages over its localized counterparts, it isn’t exempt from the attention of cyber attackers. Most recently, one of the industry’s leading software vendors, VMware, was forced to release a patch for a critical vulnerability that allowed underprivileged users to attain access to administrative rights. The post New security patches for VMware m...

  • How Fantom is haunting unsuspecting users

    The heart of a lady is not easily won; a man can’t rely on his looks or wallet to make a girl fall head over heels. He must charm his way into her heart. Let’s say that a computer user is the woman, and that ransomware, the man, is the dreamboat that has worked his way through all the woman’s defenses. The post How Fantom is haunting unsuspecting users appeared first on AXICOM.

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