One of the essential assets of a company in the contemporary business environment is data. Storing, managing, and protecting such data are some of the hallmark activities of successful companies in the modern economy. Data collected and stored by the organization may include credit card records, personal information, customer preferences, and records of user activity. Such data is highly confidential, and it is imperative that organizations prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. Innumerable organizations report data breaches, in spite of the importance of data. The large and damaging data breaches demonstrate the scale of the challenge involved in data management from Equifax, the credit bureau, to the Office of Personnel Management.
Software upgrades are happening every single minute. This is an attempt to make technology more convenient, innovative and user-friendly. When these software upgrades happen, people who had installed it before need to get the version that has the newer and better features without having to uninstall the system they have in place. This is essentially what patch software is all about. Since there can be dozens of software systems upgrading themselves at a go, it is also important to have a system which manages the patch process. Here is what you need to know about patch management and why you need a patch software system.
Main Event: New Components
Now that we’ve talked about what fits together, we can talk about which new components you should buy! This shopping list describes the essentials and why you’d need them, including CPU, motherboard, ram cards, video cards, the power supply, a hard drive or two, a cooler for the new components, a case to hold it all in, and maybe some extras if you need them(and if your wallet allows!). Read more “New Components and Your Selections”
Last time, we talked about your goals and constraints. Now that you’ve recognized and documented your goals, there are a few more rules that come into play. Just like the ratios of ingredients going into a cake, Form Factors are an essential part of fitting your build together. These new constraints will add the next level to your current mental picture of your setup, often making it better than before. Don’t be afraid of making changes, we’re still far from done in our series! Read more “Form Factors: Making Sure Your Parts Are Compatible”
First you must ask: Why am I here? The answer to this first question will be referenced throughout the series. It should become your project mission statement. You must keep this answer in mind through the whole process as you build a PC. The parts you select may make things difficult in the long run if you have conflicting goals. Is your old machine crapping out? Or just not keeping up at work? Read more “So You Wanna Build a PC?”
If you have not been living in a cave recently you have probably heard the news that you should restart your home or office router. On May 23rd the FBI released a statement asking people to restart their routers to mitigate an emerging threat that they have detected. The threat is a virus known as VPNFilter and by restarting your router you could aid in preventing this cyber threat. Read more “Have You Heard The News — You Should Reboot Your Router!!”