DNS Services: What’s a safe bet for finance?

After your company has decided that a managed Domain Name System (DNS) solution is the right move, there are some important next steps you should take. Surfing the web, you never really think about your DNS. If you type in a website address and immediately have access to it, all is well. Once considered secure, standard… Read more »

Drupal Performance & Tuning Tips

Site performance is essential to garner leads and potential clients. Sometimes updates are required to achieve this.  However, if the site is still not performing at its optimal speed or at the level it should be performing at, then it may be time for a tune-up. Developers and site managers can overhaul their Drupal-based sites… Read more »

Ramping Up System Audits for HIPAA Compliance

The healthcare industry is more complicated than ever. If you’re a healthcare provider, a business associated with healthcare, or even a patient, changes in healthcare IT are important to you – especially in regard to the security and storage of confidential data. In recent years, one major focus of healthcare IT has been compliance. As you… Read more »

How Website Speed Impacts Marketing Performance

Consumers do not have a lot of patience when it comes to website load times. If they have to wait longer than four seconds, approximately 25 percent of users will leave the website before looking at it. Slow website speed can cause many undesirable issues for a company, including poor marketing performance. In these situations,… Read more »

Five Technical Benefits of Managed Hosting

To be competitive, a business or organization must prioritize its mission – providing products or services to its clients or supporters. With today’s technology-centric business environment, these groups attempt to manage their IT infrastructure themselves. Unfortunately, too many get bogged down in the mundane, technical components, which can displace resources and efforts that could be… Read more »

5 Ways Optimized Drupal Hosting Can Improve Your Customer Experience

The free and open-source content-management framework Drupal was used as a back-end for more than five percent of the world’s websites in 2017. Behind WordPress and Joomla, it’s the most popular website back-end, and the community includes more than 30,000 developers. With tens of thousands of extensions and add-ons available, Drupal is one of the… Read more »

More Banking, Less Hacking: Protecting your Financial Data

John Dillinger. Bonnie and Clyde. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid … The most notorious bank robbers are long gone – as are the days when you could actually put a name and face to the person committing the heist. However, robberies are not the only concern for today’s financial institutions or their clients. The… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Atlassian Security Stress

Stress is a common part of having a job in IT, but some stress can be good.  It keeps you on your toes, looking for what might be an issue, and keeps you from being completely surprised by unexpected risks. However, security stress can become paralyzing, and inhibit your ability to make decisions because you’re… Read more »

Does Covering your Webcam Make You Paranoid or Proactive?

It glares at you, often for several hours at a time. You travel with it. You may never use it, but always have it. Webcams are now a staple for our laptops, tablets, and even our phones. As with every aspect of our technologically-inclined society, webcams are not as unassuming as they seem. You’re NOT… Read more »

Top 5 Jira Plugins for Manufacturing

To create great products, manufacturers must be able to monitor quality, efficiently plan processes, and track the efficacy of production. However, manufacturers must also stay organized throughout this process and have tools that can facilitate these capabilities. Atlassian’s Jira is a useful platform for managing the workflows of the manufacturing process thanks to its features… Read more »