How to prevent WannaCrypt /WannaCry ransomware? Over the weekend of May 12th 2017, the world experienced one of the most severe ransomware outbreaks in history, with businesses of all sizes in over 150 countries impacted. As ransomware becomes a household name, one thing is for certain: Global cybersecurity has reached a moment of emergency. This Read more about Did WannaCrypt make you Wanna cry?[…]
Connected Healthcare needs lots of bandwidth The healthcare sector is experiencing explosive growth in bandwidth demand. From transmitting MRI images to wearable devices to video consultations, networks must work at higher-than-ever speeds to deliver services that ensure patient safety. It’s clear that this demand will continue to grow exponentially, putting more and more strain on Read more about How to Prepare for Future Bandwidth Demands of Connected Healthcare[…]
Can’t login to Google Voice on iPhone (iOS 10.x) 2017
There appears to be a glitch with the most recent iteration of Google Voice iOS App (ver. 2.0 released early 2017) that caught many GV enthusiasts off guard.
The problem is that users are unable to sing in to Google Voice App on the iOS devices and there seems to be no fix in sight available from Google support to address it. It may serve a sign of its diminishing reliability and makes you think twice about using it for business or otherwise important purpose.
Luckily, there are workarounds to alleviate the problem:
I. Use Chrome to sing in to your Google account associate with your GV account and here are the steps:
1. Open your GV App on iPhone/iPad
2. Sing In with your GV email and password
3. Once you get greeted with the message: “Something went wrong. Sorry, something went wrong there. Try again.” copy the URL from the top address bar
What exactly is preventive cyber-security?
There has been a movement among technology providers to promise “proactive” cyber security consulting. Small- and medium-sized businesses love the idea of preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches before they happen, and service providers would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cyber-security means, so let’s take a minute to go over it.
Understand the threats you’re facing
Before any small- or medium-sized business can work toward preventing cyber-attacks, everyone involved needs to know exactly what they’re fighting against. Whether you’re working with in-house IT staff or an outsourced provider, you should review what types of attack vectors are most common in your industry. Ideally, your team would do this a few times a year.