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Workers Who Use Their Own iPhones at Work

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. Many companies are doing this. Employees like to have just one device to carry, companies don’t want to buy Androids or iPads for every employee, and other benefits make this look appealing. But what about security…

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Disallow Forwarding Email to Personal Accounts

In some organizations, sometimes unbeknownst to the executives and owners, employees have their work email automatically forwarded to their personal email address at gmail, yahoo, etc. Do you really…

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Use IT to Soar Past Your Competitors!

If you are like most organizations, your company would suffer big time if your technology ground to a halt. But avoiding Windows 8.1 – especially if you still use XP – is a big mistake that you want your competitors to make…

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Do NOT Upgrade to Windows 7!

Some organizations still use Windows XP on some machines, and have plans to upgrade to Windows 7. This is a very bad idea, and here is why…

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