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Cybersecurity can be defined as technologies, processes and practices that protect networks, computers, programs and data from unauthorized access, attack, or damage. Commonly referred to as hacking, unauthorized access is a common cybersecurity risk, and a legitimate fear for most computer owners and users. A recent Gallup poll reports that 70 percent of Americans worry that hackers will steal their credit card numbers from retailers, and 63 percent worry that hackers will target their personal devices; the same poll reports that approximately 30 percent of those people?s fears were realized; 27 percent of Americans have been victims of credit card information theft; 11 percent have had other types of unauthorized access to their computer or smartphone. The unfortunate truth is that, annually, there (more…)
Mobile seo has become a necessary asset for cellphone users since more than 50% of people are now using their phones as their number one authority for online information. Because cellphones go with everyone everywhere, there is now much more online activity than when the internet could only be accessed by computer; therefore, the need for mobile seo, or search engine optimization, has grown immensely. Search engines have become most people’s top choice in looking for businesses and services at the spur of the moment. Of customers who have searched websites for the services or businesses they need, 48% have reported that a company’s web design tells them a lot abou (more…)
Crime happens. Many people opt for a home security system installation to protect their home. In the United States more than 2.5 million homes are invaded. The amount lost to crime in 2013 was roughly $16.6 billion. There are some additional benefits to having a security system installation done. Here are a few of them.
- You protect your stuff. This is the first benefit of the security system installation. Most people know someone who is been impacted by crime. Every day people lose jewelry or electronic equipment in a home invasion. Having a video surveillance system can prevent that. Video surveillance systems are very effective at protecting a person’s belongings. Video surveillan (more…)
Is employee retention an issue with your business or organization? A recent survey showed that this is an issue for over half, or 57%, of the organizations polled. While the reasons for this will vary, a human resources executive search firm can assist you with locating new employees by providing talent acquisition services.
Two reasons that new employees may leave their jobs pertain to temperament issues and poor performance. A recent survey found that approximately 22% of new employees actually leave their positions within six weeks.
Whether employee retention issues arise from poor hiring decisions or other factors, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that they are costly. In many instances, these hiring decisions can be equivalent to 30% of the employee’s potential earnings within their first year. (more…)
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What are managed services, what types of managed services are there, and how can they benefit your business? What are Managed Services? These are a form of IT service provider. Businesses outsource the management of certain services, usually related to the cloud, to IT support companies with whom they maintain a contractual relationship. How Popular [...]
You did everything you were supposed to do to prepare yourself for a successful career. You received good grades in high school and made it into a good college. You took advantage of the many opportunities of college and graduated with the highest of honors. Yet, now you are left unemployed. Everywhere you turn is [...]
Most of us never think about someone breaking into our home until it happens to us; or to a neighbor or friend. Once we or someone we know has been victimized, it suddenly all becomes too real. The wise thing to do is to think about these issues before they affect us directly, in the [...]