As unfortunate as it is, businesses can’t always avoid disasters. Often, all it takes for a well-functioning business to experience a major IT crisis is a single natural disaster, successfully executed cyber attack, critical hardware malfunction, or serious human error.
You wake up your computer and discover an ominous message in the middle of the screen, informing you that the entire content of your hard drive has been encrypted and that the only way to regain access to it is to pay a hefty ransom. That’s what it’s like to get hit by a ransomware […]
The web is not secure. Or at least not as secure as it would be if all websites used HTTPS. If this five-letter acronym seems familiar to you, that’s because the company behind the most popular search engine in the world, Google, has been putting pressure on website owners for the last three+ years to […]
Modern technology is great, but it can be even better if you learn how to use it to its full potential. The top 15 tech tips described in this article are guaranteed to take your productivity to the next level, and you can use them every day regardless of whether you’re working on an important […]
In 2020, many businesses are discovering the limitations of local storage and actively exploring the cloud as a more flexible alternative, one that’s capable of meeting the needs of employees who have been thrown head-first into various working-from-home arrangements.
Here at BCA IT, we realize it can be tough for a new business to keep up with the latest IT trends while staying afloat in today’s troubling economy. That’s why we’re here to help! For thirty years we’ve helped companies become stronger, more efficient, and technically advanced.
Millions of people around the world use Microsoft Outlook every day to manage their email communication, but only a small fraction of them know how to take advantage of its full potential. If you’re among them and would like to know how to work smarter in Outlook to save time and become more productive, then […]
It almost seems that a month doesn’t go by without a massive data breach involving a vast quantity of personal information making the headlines. Indeed, organizations such as Equifax, Ashley Madison, Adobe, eBay, Heartland Payment Systems, or LinkedIn have all experienced the consequences of insufficient cybersecurity, and people all around the world have read about […]
A lot has been said and written about the importance of having a strong password strategy. Unfortunately, it seems that many password strategies need to be revised from the ground up because compromised passwords are responsible for 81 percent of hacking-related breaches, according to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.
In its August 2020 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released patches for 120 CVEs, 17 of which are considered to be critical, and two are actively exploited at the time of writing this article. This most recent set of patches brings the total of patches released by Microsoft so far in 2020 to 862, more than the software giant released during the entire 2019.