Are Digital Devices Dumbing Us Down?

Cell phones, which have become full-fledged computers with high-speed Internet connections, let people relieve the tedium of exercising, the grocery store line, or lulls in the dinner conversation. Now, instead of having a moment of downtime, every waking second can be filled with text messages, e-mail, Internet connectivity, and games.

New Security Breach Notification Laws: What You Need To Know

It’s Monday morning and one of your employees notifies you that they lost their laptop at a Starbucks over the weekend, apologizing profusely. Aside from the cost and inconvenience of buying a new laptop, could you be on the hook for bigger costs, and should you notify all your clients?

Maybe, depending on where you live and what type of data you had stored on that laptop.

What The Difference Is Between Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity And Why You Should Care

Face it—downtime is depressing, difficult and downright dumb. You can’t afford to lose business, customers, and your reputation because of failed computer systems. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC).

Almost every business depends on secure, reliable computer systems.

Spooky Silliness

Knock knock.     Who's there?     Phillip.     Phillip who?     Phillip my bag with candy, please!

What's a ghost's favorite dessert?     I Scream Sandwitch Cookies

Why didn't the skeleton go trick or treating?     Because he had no guts!

Do zombies eat popcorn with their fingers?     No, they eat the fingers separately.

Attention All Businesses Processing, Storing, Or Handling Credit Cards: What You Need To Know About PCI Compliance

PCI Compliance is shorthand for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and it is a set of legal requirements for any business that processes, stores or accepts credit card payments, even if they use a third-party processor. PCI was designed with one goal in mind: to prevent credit card fraud and identity theft.