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Viruses are becoming increasingly clever, desperate to access your sensitive data they will take every advantage in your IT security. In our previous article we covered 6 common viruses you need to be aware of. Today we are here to inform you of different methods viruses use to spread to your network and devices. We know how tedious this information is to absorb, so we have created a fun infographic to help you learn through entertainment. We have included fun imagery and...

The COVID-19 Pandemic has forced many companies to quickly change how they do business. What it has proven is that entrepreneurs are quick to think on their feet and change their business strategy in the blink of an eye if necessary. From contactless deliveries, e-commerce site launches and developing work from home policies, technology has quickly become a saving grace. We have 8 security tips we want to share to help your home and business remain digitally safe during this transitional...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Whether you're using a computer at work, in your home or a mobile device, it is imperative that you take digital security seriously. According to A Clark School study at the University of Maryland, there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds. It's easy to assume that you will never be affected, but the reality is that everyone is at risk. According to the IBM Security Services 2014 Cyber Security Intelligence Index report, 95% of cyber security breaches are due to...

No matter how big or small your company may be, investing in IT can be full of uncertainty and sometimes even a ‘scary’ prospect. If you have not already invested, you could potentially be missing out on important technology that can improve your business’ profitability and efficiency. Often times the upfront costs can have us lose sight of the end-goal, but the business world has taught us that technology is the way of the present and the future. Here are a...

5 best digital marketing campaigns 2019

With 2019 coming to a wrap, the AlphaKOR Academy wanted to feature 5 of the best digital marketing campaign to come out this year. All digital marketing campaigns we're about to highlight were completed by either large advertising agencies or companies. However, that does not mean the only value to get out of this is entertainment. There are digital lessons to learn with each of these marketing campaigns and maybe one of these lessons will be the spark of inspiration...

windows 7 end of life

There are many reasons why your business can no longer hold on to the aging Windows 7. Putting off the upgrade has become an operating system time bomb for your day-to-day and has many hidden ramifications you may not have noticed.  You can continue to run Windows 7 if you desire; but, it is the IT equivalent to holding your door open to global hackers and handing them a plate of cookies, a glass of milk and a warm hug as...

  A new blog post by Wordfence has highlighted a newly discovered WordPress security vulnerability in the Ad Inserter plugin. This is a popular plugin with over 200,00 installs on websites. The weakness allowed authenticated users (Subscribers and above) to execute arbitrary PHP code on websites using the plugin. Wordfence's threat intelligence team has privately disclose the issue to the plugin's developer, who released a patch the very next day. This is considered a critical security issue, and websites running Ad Inserter 2.4.21 or below should...

  If you’re asking yourself any of the following questions or thinking any of the following statements, then this blog is for you. Does your business have an App? We should have an app for this!   Can we set up an app for that? Is Mobile Marketing worth the extra effort? It would save a lot of time if I could do this online.   How much would it cost to get an app built for that?   App – App – App (sounds like the invaders...

We all think we know what a computer virus is, but many people can not identify the different types of viruses, or how to protect their devices against them. To help bridge this knowledge gap we have created a three part series that covers the types of viruses, how they spread and how you can defend yourself from them. let’s begin with the basics. What Is A Computer Virus? A computer virus is a program or peice of code which is loaded...

Beyond Cloud Servers Event At our January Executek peer group event, Daniel Charnock, Senior Account Manager, presented the topic "Beyond Cloud Servers."  The attendees were given an in-depth presentation on the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud solutions. This was followed by a discussion about Cloud and which platform would be best for each respective company attending the event. The Agenda Highlights Of The Presentation Which Cloud Server provider do you support or thinking of supporting? Reach out to our team for more information via e-mail info@alphakor.com...