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Is the Internet of Things Worth It?

Nearly half of U.S. companies experienced a ransomware attack last year. The Internet of Things (IoT) appears to be making it easier for hackers to target networks due to the complexity of securing IoT devices. Businesses are adopting IoT gadgets by the billions and it is often difficult to know if they’re opening a back door to your network security.

Internet of Things

internet, security

If you listen to the radio, watch TV or read a newspaper, you have likely heard the term Internet of Things (IoT).  As a matter of fact, you’ve probably heard it over and over and over in the past few months.  I’ve heard the term floating around for a few years but it was really amped up during this past holiday season so I thought I’d check into what I’m being pushed into now.  I figured that, whatever it is, they are wanting us to buy into it in a big way.

Dropbox – A Synching Ship?

Dropbox – A Synching Ship?

internet, cloud, security

Dropbox is a free service that more than 100 million of us worldwide have used at least once.  It’s a quick and handy tool for sharing files with friends and colleagues.  The real beauty of Dropbox, however, is that it is free if you don’t require more than 2 GB of storage.  So that’s the good news.

This Just In - The Internet is Huge

internet, web, technology

I’ve recently been struck by the enormity of the internet.  This crazy little “world wide web” idea hatched by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 (give or take a year), has morphed into the most influential socioeconomic game-changer since coal. 

It’s challenging to think that the Web literally started with only two computers talking together - not that long ago either.  My how things have changed.

Internet Bandwidth

IT, internet

The Internet is bringing us more and more opportunities.  It seems that every entertainment and communication option that is open to Microsoft and GE is now available to the smallest of companies.  By utilizing cloud technology and shared resources, a one-person enterprise can affordably utilize voice-over-IP phone service, Exchange Server, Enterprise-level customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) databases, Internet conferencing, streamable video and audio on demand, etc.