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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

What is Malware-as-a-Service and what can your business do to ramp up security?

Alyssa Sisco
The structure of the cyber crime industry often parallels that of legitimate tech businesses, more than one would think. As cloud computing has become relatively commonplace for businesses of all sizes and industries, you may have encountered terms like Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS). As these advancements occur on the legitimate side of the tech industry, cyber criminals don’t want to be left in the dust. So, how are they ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Alert

End of life for Windows 7

Alyssa Sisco
A constant drive to create new features, combined with limited resources, leaves software with an expiration date. Since the goal of most tech companies is to evolve and innovate, they can only lend so much time, money and energy on their old programs. So, software is given what's called an end of life date. On that day, the developer will no longer fix any issues found in the software. Not even Microsoft has the resources to keep software supported forever. So, it's coming time to say goodbye ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Network Security, Alert

Recall: Check your HP notebooks and workstations

Alyssa Sisco
HP has put into effect a recall of certain batteries used in their notebook computers and mobile workstations due to safety concerns. The faulty batteries have the potential to overheat and catch fire or inflict burns, so it is important to check any HP products that could be affected. It is projected that almost 3% of the following HP products sold between December 2015 and December 2017 will be affected:
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Topics: Alert