Safe Harbour Information Technology Blog
Protect Yourself Against Data Breaches
Data breaches are serious business. If you haven’t put much thought into protecting yourself yet, then now is the time to start. Perhaps you feel that you are not in danger, thinking that only businesses need to worry about hackers. Unfortunately, that is not the case. According to an article from Wired 2.2 billion usernames […]Read More >>
How to Find Your Computer Name
Does your computer have a name? Don’t be so quick to answer “no.” You may be quite surprised to discover that your computer does, indeed, have a name, and we aren’t referring to cute nicknames that some people give computer, plants, cars, and more, though you can certainly give a pet name to your computer […]Read More >>
5 Tips for Avoiding Spammers, Hackers, and Identity Thieves
You have undoubtedly received spam. Virtually everyone has at some point, but in some cases, it becomes more than just an occasional annoyance. How do you deal with it? How about other, even more grave issues such as hacking and identity theft? With cyber crime, an inescapable reality of modern life, security has become increasingly […]Read More >>
Why should you restart your computer?
We’ve all heard the cliché advice, “turn it off for a few seconds, then turn it back on,” but is that ever really effective? If so, when is it appropriate? Many people laugh at this advice and are even incredulous when it is first suggested to them, but the truth is that many issues that […]Read More >>
10 Ways to Boost your Facebook Security
Local small businesses are always looking for new ways to become visible to their audience. And in recent years, Facebook has become an excellent tool for them to use, with a wide reach and low cost. Seventy percent of those local businesses who have expressed an interest in online marketing have started using Facebook for […]Read More >>
Are You Properly Staffed for Your IT Needs?
It’s not a big secret how important IT is to the growth and development of your company. The proper use of technology will help your business flourish, but sometimes properly staffing IT may seem a bit tricky. You understand the need to be prepared for changes and increases in production, but do you know how […]Read More >>
Top Anti-Phishing Tips for Your Business
Just as science and technology continue to move forward and evolve, so too do the ways in which scammers ply their trade. Where they once may have relied on phone calls or even face-to-face interaction, today’s scammers are now using more advanced means to reach a larger group of potential victims. It is not always […]Read More >>
What Does Digital Disruption Mean for Your Growing Small Business?
Among the many challenges being faced by small and mid-sized businesses today, one must not overlook the effects of digital disruption. What precisely does this mean for your business? First, what exactly is digital disruption? Digital disruption refers to the change that takes place when emerging digital technologies and business models affect the perceived value […]Read More >>
Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your Inside “IT Guy”
There used to be a time when people would go running to find the “IT Guy” whenever a problem came up. The IT person was always the one who seemed able to fix any problem that came up and would help to keep things running smoothly. In recent years, however, there has been a growing […]Read More >>
When Should You Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan
You never know when disaster will strike. Wise companies will plan for disasters to the best of their ability and have a recovery plan in place should something unfortunate occur. But while creating and implementing a recovery plan is important, some companies fail to keep their plans up to date. How often should you update […]Read More >>