As computers age, they inevitably begin to have problems. They slow down, cause more downtime and can begin to have strange issues like programs getting stuck and requiring a reboot.
Longevity studies of business computers show that PC’s that are older than four years have twice the downtime of three-year old computers.
The popularity of TikTok has exploded during the pandemic. The social media app that launched in 2016 has people addicted to watching short user video clips edited with effects and music.
The average user spends 52 minutes a day on the app and it is not just kids. Adults have been drawn to the app as well. Even some small businesses have discovered that they can use it for marketing to find new customers.
Anyone dealing with protected health information (PHI) has to comply with HIPAA including doctor offices or nursing homes.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was designed to ensure personal health information is protected from unauthorized disclosure and ensure that patients have access to their own health information.
One major cybersecurity risk that continues to plague businesses year in and year out is phishing attacks.
Just when a system is put in place to detect them, phishing scammers morph their attacks to try to get around it. For example, when the detection of malicious file attachments by anti-malware programs successfully began blocking a majority of scam emails, attackers switched to including links to malicious websites instead.