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5 Citrix ShareFile Alternatives for Safer File Transfers

5 Citrix ShareFile Alternatives for Safer File Transfers

Many people today are seeking ways to simply, quickly, and safely get files from one place to another. The ability to share files easily through file sharing, file transfer, and other means of file communication helps mobilize business data for optimization. Using...

14 Top CMS Platforms in 2021

14 Top CMS Platforms in 2021

Are you struggling to decide what CMS platform to use for building your new website? A CMS (Content Management System) platform lets you easily create and managed a website without understanding any code (at least for most of them). There are lots of CMS options...

What Is a Hostname?

What Is a Hostname?

A hostname is a label assigned to a device (a host) on a network. It distinguishes one device from another on a specific network or over the internet. The hostname for a computer on a home network may be something like new...

What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work

What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work

A DNS cache (sometimes called a DNS resolver cache) is a temporary database, maintained by a computer's operating system, that contains records of all the recent visits and attempted visits to websites and other internet domains. In other words, a DNS cache...

Best Free Public DNS Servers

Best Free Public DNS Servers

The best free public DNS servers include Google, Quad9, OpenDNS, Cloudflare, CleanBrowsing, Alternate DNS, and AdGuard DNS. Here's a quick reference if you know what you're doing, but we get into these services a lot more later in this article: Best Free & Public...

The Ultimate Guide to Active Directory Best Practices

The Ultimate Guide to Active Directory Best Practices

Security Groups, User Accounts, and Other AD Basics At many enterprises and SMBs that use Windows devices, IT teams are likely to use Active Directory (AD). Essentially, Active Directory is an integral part of the operating system’s architecture, allowing IT more...

is Email Secure?

is Email Secure?

Yes and No. Email is a highly valuable tool that has evolved to be more secure, but there are still ways to exploit email for nefarious purposes. Email users should be careful with how they use email and the emails they respond to. Let’s look at email security in more...

19 Best Free Live Chat Software

19 Best Free Live Chat Software

Live chat is big right now – and the numbers behind its adoption prove why. Recent research from Kayako, which surveyed more than 400 consumers and 100 businesses, found that: Consumers are more likely to remain loyal, engage in positive word of mouth, and...

How to keep your domain secure

How to keep your domain secure

The short guide to domain security Keep all of your web accounts secure with hard-to-guess passwords. Add 2-step authentication where possible and never give out your domain account information to anyone.Employ anti-virus and spyware measures to prevent keylogging...

7 Great Disaster Recovery Solutions

7 Great Disaster Recovery Solutions

Organizations can face disruption due to unexpected events: human-made and natural disasters, cyberattacks, or unexpected system failures. It is imperative to strategize and implement disaster recovery before disaster can impact operations and lead to significant...

What is the biggest threat to cybersecurity?

What is the biggest threat to cybersecurity?

What is the biggest threat to cybersecurity or IT infrastructure right now? According to one of Canada’s premier cybersecurity experts, if you answered malware or ransomware or crypto, you’d be wrong. According to Calgary-based cybersecurity leader Sonya Goulet,...

What Is DNS? | How DNS Works

What Is DNS? | How DNS Works

What is DNS? The Domain Name System (DNS) is the phonebook of the Internet. Humans access information online through domain names, like nytimes.com or espn.com. Web browsers interact through Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. DNS translates domain names to IP...

Generate strong passwords for sending to clients

Generate strong passwords for sending to clients

There are loads of password generator out there which will generate strong passwords for you, this is nothing new, but I came across this very handy tool today called "Hardest PW" which does something else useful. Aside from generating a strong password, it will also...

Domains vs Subdomains

Domains vs Subdomains

When you’re searching for a domain name, there are all kinds of terms that you’ll come across. All of this can be a little overwhelming when you’re just getting started, one of those is the concepts of domains vs subdomains. All you want to do is build a website as...

7 Tips to make your website secure

7 Tips to make your website secure

A hacker attack occurs every 39 seconds in the US, affecting one in three Americans every year. Don’t leave the front door of your site wide open! You need to secure your website, which means putting protection in place to keep out hackers, bugs, and...

Beginners guide to Google search console

Beginners guide to Google search console

by Neil Patel Are you looking for better search engine rankings? Of course, you can spend your way to success on Google. But that comes with some serious downsides—namely, it’s expensive and the traffic evaporates as soon as you stop spending. Instead, if you’re low...

What is a Database Management System (DBMS)?

What is a Database Management System (DBMS)?

By Muhammad Raza The term ‘database’ is defined as any collection of electronic records that can be processed to produce useful information. The data can be accessed, modified, managed, controlled and organized to perform various data-processing operations. The data...

20 ways to speed up your website

20 ways to speed up your website

Source: The Daily Egg Think that speeding up your website isn’t important? Think again. A one-second delay in page load time yields: 11% fewer page views16% decrease in customer satisfaction7% loss in conversions A few extra seconds could have...