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Which server does your business need?

A small server might not look different to a high-end desktop PC, but they are designed for very different tasks. A desktop computer is designed for one person who needs a user-friendly operating system to run desktop applications such as word processor, a spreadsheet, an email client and a web browser. What a server does…

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How to troubleshoot your printer

Printers often frustrate even the most patient of us. Fortunately, many printer issues are easy to resolve. With little information, you can improve the speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness of your printer. Here are our three easy steps of how to troubleshoot your printer. How to troubleshoot: When the printer doesn’t respond, try to print a…

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How to boot into safe mode?

Safe Mode is a diagnostic mode that allows you to use Windows with basic drivers. No extra software is loaded, so troubleshooting software and driver problems are much easier. A very common way to troubleshoot a PC is to boot into Safe Mode. There have been various ways to troubleshoot a PC in the past,…

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Google’s Cloud IoT Core is now available

Cloud IoT Core, Google’s fully managed service for connecting, managing and ingesting data from IoT devices, is now out of beta and generally available. Google envisions the service, which launched in public beta last September, as the first entry point for IoT data into its cloud. Once the data has been ingested, users can use Cloud IoT Core to push…

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Firewall Management Practices: Top Practices

Firewalls that protect enterprise networks play a crucial role on the front line of defence. The people who administer these firewalls have a lot of responsibility in seeing that only the right kind of traffic gets through when it should, and all the bad stuff gets blocked. The Top Practices of Firewalls  Keep the enterprise…

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Firewalls and the era of sophisticated attacks

It’s important to understand the role firewall network security plays in information security controls.  Enterprise security pros should think of a firewall as one layer in a set of defences that comprise a defence-in-depth strategy, rather than as a standalone defence that protects against a specific set of attacks.  The reality is many potential attacks are dissatisfied…

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Security measures to protect your servers

Most businesses find data security just as important as physical security. Would you leave critical business information, intellectual property and client data that you store on your servers, sitting on your desk with the door unlocked? No, you would not, and that’s why you shouldn’t leave it stored on your servers without putting adequate measures…

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South Africa is a hot spot for cyber attacks

A 2018 report revealed that cyber incidents remain a top threat, with 38% being from South African businesses. A cyber attack is a deliberate act through cyberspace to manipulate or destroy computers, networks or the information in them. Cyber attacks may include the following consequences: Identity theft, fraud, extortion Malware, pharming, phishing, spamming, spoofing, spyware,…

What You Need To Know About Managed Servers

What are servers? A server is a computer designed to process requests and deliver data to another computer over the internet or a local network.  Simply put, a server is a computer (or a computer program) that is the main component of a network. It manages access to the resources, files, programs and services used…