The internet can be a worrying place for some, and a wondrous one for others. Those who are new to the world of technology can often approach it with caution due to the bad press it’s received. While it’s true that certain platforms have been attacked, this wasn’t necessarily due to its location, but rather its lack of security.
Becoming confident with something means you have to understand more about it, and that will come with time like many thinks.
In the short-term, it can be useful to know the difference between fact and fiction in the world of cloud service providers. Continue reading →
Originally posted on August 24, 2015 @ 10:14 am
Thinking about content strategy or blog monetization can be imperative to the success of your website. But you also need to think about keeping your websites secure and stable. Running anything from a hand-coded platform to an open source CMS will require security. No website is completely protected from harmful intruders.
Data backups are one of the easiest ways you might combat spam or hacking attempts. If somebody compromises your website with some type of bug or malware, it might not be easy to remove. Your hosting support staff does have tools for the job but it’s not always perfect. Thus you might consider methods for organizing your data into local and remote backups for quick re-installation.
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Originally posted on November 25, 2013 @ 5:12 am
On the web today, professionals, small business owners and companies passionate about teaching people on how to do things whether in real life or on the internet can use various free online tools. They can create a blog, slideshows or they can also create a video, a podcast or even a webinar.
While videos posted on YouTube and other video sharing sites are popular these days and a good avenue to do tutorials, a more formal option is to hold a webinar. Free and paid systems are available but it’s essential to choose one that can meet your needs. It’s best to learn first about the providers available at www.bestwebinar.com.
The major benefit of a webinar is it allows real time interaction between the presenter and his audience during a specific schedule and attendees can discuss many issues during the live presentation.
For teachers and professionals wanting to reach out to their students and potential clients, the webinar system can become their virtual classroom or training platform. It enables them to connect with people in different places around the world at little or no cost at all. Additionally, this online tool allows them to share their knowledge and skills over the internet. Continue reading →
Originally posted on April 23, 2013 @ 1:16 am
Computers may be considered as super machines but being machines, they can still malfunction for varied reasons. Viruses and other malware can attack them, their storage space can get full through time, power failures can occur and affect the hard drive and some hardware can stop functioning well such as when it crashes or freezes which can result in your data, photos, videos and mp3s to getting lost.
This being the case, it is always a must for computer users to back up their files. This way, they can still recover them in case something goes wrong with their device or emergency situations such as a fire, tornado or floods can occur in their homes and offices.
People today have different ways to back up their important files. They can choose to have a removable hard drive, external hard drive or they can also use the USB flash drive. The latest option available is using the cloud storage service.
This type of service is not only being used by consumers but even by small to medium sized businesses. A 2010 survey showed that many people use cloud for purposes of disaster recovery while some use it to keep primary data. Continue reading →
Originally posted on April 12, 2013 @ 5:54 am
On a regular internet today, fraudulent activities are just lurking around. Users can be scammed, sites can be hacked and people can become a victim of phishing and identity theft. No matter how careful you are, you can never be sure about your privacy and security while browsing online.
Active internet users, however, can protect themselves today by using a VPN or a virtual private network. Businesses, private individuals and educational institutions are using this in an effort to keep their vital information private and not visible to the prying eyes of the public.
A VPN is a new technology that makes use of a public network to connect remote networks and users but in a more discreet and secure manner. Organizations and people using this enjoy private internet surfing as data they’re reading is encrypted and therefore, cannot be intercepted by anybody using an unsecured public network.
Various companies now provide this service. You can choose to sign up between the free and paid VPNs. But how would you know a good VPN provider? Continue reading →
Originally posted on April 17, 2013 @ 1:00 am