Recently we noticed we got a lot of email from “HSBC Advising Service” struck in our Total Email Protection quarantine. Looking closely at the email content, it is clear virus are hidden in them or rather the link inside. Here are some things to take note of to protect yourself from virus coming in through email.

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If you have a server and you’re not backing it up, you are tempting fate. It’s only a matter of time before something tragic will happen: a hardware failure, a hacker, or a corrupted Windows update. Something will bring that server down and do everything it can to take your data with it. Here are some type of backup you can consider for protecting your servers before any disaster happen.

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While consumers have embraced cloud-based file-sync systems, IT managers have been less enthused about bringing these services into the workplace because they lack many advanced features critical to the enterprise.

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Consumer-grade file sync solutions (referred to as CGFS solutions) pose many challenges to Singapore businesses that care about control and visibility over company vital information and data storage. Here are seven of the biggest risks that these solutions pose in a business environment.

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Is your company safe from Rogue Access? Organizations of all sizes have a problem that most of them are not addressing adequately: their employees store corporate data on various file-sharing and content access platforms and most of these people still have access to this data after they are no longer employees.

Worse, much of this data in what Osterman Research is calling “rogue applications” is sensitive or confidential and many former employees continue to access it and – in some cases – share it with others.

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Since the new of the hack is released, it seem the situation has worsen for Sony as each day goes by. From leakage of scripts, celebrities’ confidential information to virus that wipe out data from the network, just how much worse can it get? While there are 7 outrageous things you can learn from the leak, there are several lessons businesses can take away from this big event.

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Email is (and has been) a prime method of communication for businesses of all sizes. With email comes a whole slew of issues that are essentially synonymous with the technology; spam, information overload, phishing, and information privacy. Even Singapore small businesses that only do business locally are at risk of these email safety issues. Personal email accounts are equally at risk. Employing proper precautions and practices whenever communicating via email is very important to prevent the risk of security compromises, monetary loss, and even legality issues.

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The largest IT vendors such as Microsoft and Google have successfully marketed the promise of the cloud to clients and users. These vendors have marketed cloud hosting and services as affordable, easy, and secure. The reality is far more complex.

In today’s blog, we want to explore some myths around cloud computing and explain why, for most end-users, the cloud is not do-it-yourself. Now more than ever, businesses need the advice, counsel, and managed services of IT partners.

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Microsoft has disclosed a potentially catastrophic vulnerability in virtually all versions of Windows. People operating Windows systems, particularly those who run websites, should immediately install a Microsoft Windows patch released Tuesday morning.

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