Are You Ready for the Windows Server 2003 End of Support?

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On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows Server 2003 products. In technical terms, this is the "end-of-life" date. Servers won’t spontaneously combust, but for business users, the results could be just as grave. For a few years after the release of an operating system, Microsoft provides users with updates and extensive customer support options. This stage of the … Read More

4 Steps for Surviving the Windows Server 2003 End of Support

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Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. Without a supported server operating system, your company will be exposed to some serious security vulnerabilities. In order to properly prepare for this change, you need to understand the challenges surrounding the end of support for Windows Server 2003. Here are 4 steps you can take to overcome … Read More

The Top 3 Issues in the Bring Your Own Device Debate

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, which allow employees to use their personal devices at work, are rapidly gaining acceptance. They seek to balance mobile security concerns with employee productivity. BYOD has been touted as the most radical change to the client computing industry in decades. While it does offer a wealth of potential advantages, BYOD still has its opponents. … Read More

Password Security: How Hackers Steal Data and Savvy Users Keep It Safe

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Digital security has never been more important than it has been in 2014. Cyber crimes are becoming both more prolific and more devastating. Most recently, the world learned that Russian hackers had stolen 1.2 billion unique password and user name combinations. Shortly afterward, two US supermarkets announced they too had been hacked. Customers’ credit card information was stolen from 180 … Read More

How to Reduce the Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome While In The Office

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Numbness, weakness and pain in your fingertips are all symptoms of carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel is one of the risks associated with long-term computer use. Carpal tunnel can be easily avoided with daily desk exercises and an ergonomic desk setup. Most daily exercises focus on stretching the bottom of your wrist on the same side as the palm of your … Read More