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Doing Business in a Mobile-First World: What Google’s Changes Mean To You

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Well, here we are in 2018, the year Google has announced it intends to switch to a mobile-first index. Up to 60% of all Google searches currently originate on a mobile device, and the expectation is that this percentage will only increase. For this reason, there will be a significant change in the way search… Continue Reading »

Have You Talked to Your Team About Data Security?

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Sometimes, when I start talking to an audience about data security, I can see people’s shoulders start relaxing. Almost always, these shoulders belong to the owners of small businesses: they’re convinced that for whatever reason, their business data isn’t valuable enough to interest hackers. “We’re so small we don’t even have proper file sharing,” one… Continue Reading »

The WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack: A Worldwide Wake Up Call

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At this point, most of us know that data security breaches are going to happen. Headlines about hackers causing chaos and accessing people’s identifying information appear regularly. The WannaCrypt Ransomware attack is a little different. Rather than sneaking into systems to steal data, the team behind WannaCrypt figured out a way to hold peoples’ computers… Continue Reading »

Originality is Overrated – Really!

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After the Republican National Convention, everyone’s talking about originality. High school teachers across the country took to social media to explain the ins and outs of plagiarism; both Melania and Donald Jr. have been accused of, at a minimum, borrowing key phrases from other people’s speeches. It’s clear that when it comes to content –… Continue Reading »