Whether it’s convenience-oriented apps, electronic tolls, or even pre-ordering your latte at Starbucks, consumers are seeking solutions that moves them through their day faster and easier. People want to think as little as possible about basic tasks, and companies are leapfrogging through technology to be that “frictionless” solution.
Social engineering is the psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential or sensitive data for the purpose of fraud and/or system access. It is often difficult to identify the attacker because it is just one layer in a sophisticated hacking scheme.
With Internet costs rising and broadband speed increasingly important for day-to-day business operations, more people – including the government – are questioning whether consumers are receiving the broadband speeds they are paying for. Sinu can do something to help you negotiate faster Internet speeds now. If your business has had the same Internet contract for years, you may be paying too much for too little speed.
Departing employees often leave behind vast amounts of information in their email correspondences, so archiving the data is recommended. For continuity, an organization may wish to take some action to deal with emails which continue to arrive at that address after they have left, either with an auto-responder message indicating that the employee has left and who to contact, or by forwarding the emails to another address.
Sinu customers already know that we provide a reliable IT infrastructure and full-time support, but did you know that we also install and manage a wide range of business productivity solutions offered as a monthly subscription service by Sinu?
Sinu has been monitoring the weather conditions in NYC and DC and have prepared our team to be able to operate during any interruption that may be caused by the #blizzard2016 along the East Coast.
Is your nonprofit doing enough to secure its most important data? Our friends at Idealware have put together their newest report: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Security: A Practical Guide to Managing Risk.
Despite an announcement in 2014 informing users that they would no longer offer support or security upgrades for Internet Explorer (IE) 8, 9, and 10, it is estimated that 340 million users will be using outdated versions of Internet Explorer if they do not upgrade or switch browsers by January 12.
It's been nearly two years since New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio and CityBridge announced a project called LinkNYC to transform public pay phones in New York City into digital hubs. And while we have been following this story and blogging about in during that time (see: New York City to have the “Fastest Free Wi-Fi in the World” and From Waste To WiFi: New York City’s Innovation Shows No Signs of Slowing), we can finally report that we should soon see some of these Wi-Fi kiosks popping up around the city.
The New Year is often a time for reflection and for resolutions designed to better ourselves. The same is true for IT! Do a New Year’s “reboot” by adopting five simple tech resolutions for your organization.
Historically, 40 percent of online fraud occurs in the last three months of the year, but experts predict that figure could be even higher this year. According to an estimate from Forrester Research, online holiday sales in the U.S. are expected to be at their highest ever, an estimated $95 billion.
Thanks to our customers providing ongoing feedback about our service and our dedicated team of expert technicians, Sinu has exceeded the competition for customer satisfaction four quarters in a row!
From holiday scams and data leaks to CEO phishing, we have covered quite a bit of topics on how to protect yourself, your employees and your business against scammers trying to steal your identity and hard-earned money. Some scams are new and innovative while others, like spoofing, are tried and true tools that prey on human nature to gain unauthorized access to your workstation, data, or personal and financial information.
Microsoft launches its first laptop, the Surface Book.Microsoft’s first laptop, the Surface Book, is creating quite a buzz because the company is not only taking a page out of the Apple playbook by trying to control the tablet-laptop customer experience from software to hardware, but it is also stepping on the toes of traditional hardware manufacturers like HP, Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell.
Mac users have waited anxiously for Office for Mac 2016 (the previous version Office for Mac 2011 was released in October 2010).
Many Sinu customers have asked us about web development. There are a number of good platform options out there (see Sinu blog for more info on website builder solutions), so I would evaluate which platform is right for you based on hosting costs, functionality, and pre-designed templates. Once you have decided on a platform, look for a developer from that ecosystem.