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9 essential cybersecurity phrases

9 essential cybersecurity phrases

As with all technology, trendy phrases come and go with the passing of every IT conference and newly released virus. And when dealing with cybersecurity, keeping up with them all can mean the survival — or demise — of a business. If you’re looking for a list of the industry’s most relevant terms, you’ve come to the right place.

4 Lessons to learn from Delta’s DR failure

4 Lessons to learn from Delta’s DR failure

Delta is paying big for the IT outage that occurred last month: millions of dollars in damages, 2300 cancelled flights, and significant reputational damage. Despite the harsh cut to the airline’s bottom line, Delta will probably still survive. But the real question is this: Can your business survive after long periods of downtime? A natural disaster, power outage, or successful hack can be the downfall of many small- to medium-sized businesses.

You are just minutes away from creating a dazzling design – free

With these 3 online tools you don't need to pay a pro or buy fancy software.

1)  Canva templates make it easy to create a business card, eBook or info-graphic.  Just drag and drop objects until you like how it looks.  Add images, tweak colors, swap fonts and voila - You've got a design you can be proud of.

Did you know your iPhone could do this?

Respond to texts without unlocking the phone.  When you get a notification, swipe left on the message and a blue “Reply” button appears.  Just tap it and text away! Take a photo with the volume button.  For that ultimate, one-handed selfie, open the camera app and press the “+” button for volume on the side of your phone.

We bet you’ve never even heard of these new technologies

1) Perovskite solar cells promise to be cheap, easy to install and efficient enough to power entire buildings, large or small.  Made with a compound called perovskite, they reach new areas of the light spectrum, thus producing far more energy than current solar technology.

Are you addicted to your work?

To find out, rate yourself 1 to 5 on the following statements.  Give yourself a 5 for “often” and 1 for “rarely”:  a) You think of how to free up more time to work. b) You spend more time working than initially intended.  c) Your work helps you reduce feelings of guilt, anxiety, helplessness and depression.

The Future Is Yours

I just did a program for a large multinational manufacturing company that has been in business for over 70 years.  My client’s theme for the conference was … The Future Is Yours. In preparing for the program, I decided to do some research on great quotes and statements that have to do with our future.