Month: April 2015

What if you could have an entire PC packed into a super small package? The Intel Compute Stick is just that – it plugs into a display’s HDMI port and gives you a full Windows 8 PC that you can take anywhere. It’s available this month for just $150 dollars. So, is it worth the

Just a few years ago cloud computing was the biggest new trend in the tech world. So what has become the new fad that every business is talking about this year? Strategic Information Technology: It’s the practice of analyzing your IT environment from a business perspective and can be broken down into two main questions:

“As the price of oil and natural gas are already low in the region, businesses are more prone to be exposed to risks in case of any major events.” Canadian Oil & Gas 2015 Outlook, Torys LLP Managing your company’s information technology (IT) support and services and maintaining an in-house IT team can be costly

Taking notice of vulnerabilities is absolutely crucial – and there’s one you need to pay attention to right now. There’s a serious vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that allows attacks to steal your credentials from valuable services. The bug is related to the way Windows and other software handles some HTTP requests. Researchers

When you’re trying to stay organized there’s nothing worse than an untidy inbox. And even the most organized professionals have trouble keeping their email in check – whether you’re in the office or relaxing at home after hours, the messages don’t stop coming. How many emails are usually waiting each time you check your inbox?

When technology evolves, usually it’s to better your business – to increase productivity, make collaboration easier, and let you get work done with less hassle. Now, with the latest addition to Office 365, that’s just as true as ever. Lync is now Skype for Business, a newly integrated way to connect with clients, coworkers and

You have the power to choose the systems you and your colleagues use, as well as how you use them. That’s the thrust of ‘green IT’ Spring has sprung and with it comes the opportunity to clean up and refresh your home or office environment. But more than that, and with Earth Day upon us

How many emails do you send and receive each day? Probably too many to count. You probably think that because of how often we all use email that they’re totally safe – but that’s not the case. In fact, your data is most at risk when it’s in transit. That means every time you send

Did You See CTECH Consulting Group’s Carl Fransen On Global News? Don’t leave your data security to chance – your personal and business information could be getting sold and exchanged online. You might think that when you turn your phone in to a store to be recycled, it’s going to be wiped clean… well, in some cases

Are you keeping up with critical system updates to ensure your business stays protected? Microsoft has released a patch for a critical vulnerability in the Windows HTTP protocol stack. Known as HTTP.sys, it could have disastrous consequences once it’s publicly exploited. The latest bulletin features four critical updates issued by Microsoft. They warn that exploiting