In this Harry Brelsford’s “HOW TO” contribution, the case for use automation to drive efficiency in your technology consulting and managed services provider practice is asserted. You will learn about the following approaches:

I'm on an email theme right now as it's both an essential tool and a popular IT attack vector. This blog is to highlight a cool tool to provide email address protection. And it's been brought to market by well-known player David Hughes. Peeps will remember Hughes from Boston-based Reflexion that was acquired by Sophos.

The most recent Tech Tuesday covers an increasingly tranding topic: phising! We discuss definitions that include the tighter band of spear phising. And as always, we have a bit of fun with "gone fishing" jokes. Seriously - a few examples are shown as well as some great analysis from Redmond Magazine. Finally, we suggest a couple

Migration watch: Windows 10 in August continued to gain ground in user share and should supplant Windows 7 as the most popular version of Windows in October.

By Gregg Keizer

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Windows 10 last month recorded its strongest growth since January, accelerating the timeline when the newer operating system will overtake the venerable Windows 7.

Welcome back from summer everyone! It’s time to focus on work. And it’s time to focus on the future by attending select technology conferences. Participating in a conference is essential to your professional development and much more.

In today's Tech Tuesday segment on Northwest Digital News here, Kevin and Kylie discuss five conferences you should consider this Fall before the turkey gets the hot foot.

Connect your things, solve problems, make money. Learn how you can deliver recurring, continuous value with these six IoT business models.

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According to the McKinsey Global Institute, IoT will have a total potential impact of up to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. With so much opportunity, it makes sense why so many companies are looking to connect their devices and enter the IoT arena.

Leading SMB MSP thought leader shares his deep insights into the recently completed CompTIA ChannelCon 2018 conference. Palachuk is seen frequently at leading industry conferences as a speaker and community leader. In my humble opinion, what makes this part of the GeekSpeak is that Karl does a call out to Internet of Things (IoT).

By Marty Puranki 

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The healthcare cloud has been growing incredibly, becoming an ever-more-important element of health information technology, or HIT. There are many reasons why the HIT cloud has been becoming more prominent, such as research and development and collaboration.

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If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you're among the first people who can take Microsoft's "Your Phone" app for a spin. Microsoft has started testing the experimental application, which gives you easy access to the files on your phone from a Windows 10 PC.


how is blockchain changing the nature of trust

Blockchain has since its beginnings been presented as a very innovative and very promising technology in terms of trust. What is it really? Some recent events raise doubts.

Understand the technology

The blockchain can be classically assimilated to a “big” book of accessible and auditable accounts, which is deployed on the Internet. It is based on a very large number of computing resources distributed around the world, called “nodes”, which participate in the operation of the Blockchain.

What's to be done if you end up being a victim of a website hack or malware attack? How to resolve things when you're at the receiving end of a phishing scam or of any other kind of online fraudulent activity, or if you're receiving spam?

Ya’ just never know when and where you’ll bump into a new geek toy! I unexpectedly learned of one the most cool tools in a longtime from an Alaskan group on Facebook (I grew up in Anchorage). An early childhood friend replied into my unrelated post and that led to a circuitous route to web-based text messaging for Android-based phones. The story gets better in that folks I have now told of this “best kept secret”