5 Benefits of Decluttering for the Small Business Owner

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

The decluttering trend has gained traction among homeowners, leading many to downsize their lives and their possessions. But the advantages of decluttering go far beyond the four walls of your home – if you own a small business, you might want to take the lessons you have learned and bring them to the office. Decluttering at your desk has many …

Why Secure Deletion Software Isn’t a Comprehensive Media Destruction Solution

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

Every business needs a standardized process for media destruction. Many managers assume that secure erasure software offers a cost-effective means of protecting sensitive data — and for individual files, that’s mostly true. Software can overwrite data on a bit level, permanently preventing data recovery.  But while secure file deletion software certainly plays an important role in data security, physical media …

Worst and Best Apps That Collect and Share Your Personal Data and Some That Don’t

MD Monthly Uncategorized

Facebook in the dust. Of the browsing history and personal data Instagram collects on its users, the app shares 79% with external entities. That is concerning, especially given the fact that it is 22% more than the 57% shared by its affiliate company, and runner-up, Facebook. LinkedIn and Uber Eats tied for third at 50%. Trainline, YouTube, and YouTube Music …

Budgeting Tips You Can Use as a New Business Owner

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

Upon starting a business, one of the main areas that are critical to your initial growth is budgeting. Being able to manage expenses at your business can set you off on the right foot. How do you manage expenses and maintain a friendly budget when starting out? Here are applicable tips you can use to help budget as a new …

Protect Your Privacy: Get a Free Encrypted Texting App

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

Try running an online search for apps that can intercept chat or text messages. Among the results, you may find the spyphone.com site that offers to sell you the capability to capture the instant messages of almost anyone anywhere in the world who uses apps including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Line, and others. This site includes a disclaimer at the …

Secure Device Disposal Protecting Your Sensitive Data

MD Monthly Uncategorized

Simply deleting data from computers, tablets, phones, and other devices doesn’t remove it. The space occupied by the “deleted” information is simply marked as being available for reuse when needed. Until or unless that old data is overwritten or otherwise destroyed, it can be recovered, possibly by a cybercriminal with bad intentions. The act of permanently removing or destroying data …

5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

If you want to help prevent climate change and its effects on the planet, you’ll want to reduce your carbon footprint. However, it can be hard to know where to start or how to fit the challenge around your other commitments. But there are all sorts of simple ways you can help, even with a busy lifestyle, and every step …

How to Protect Your Data When Selling or Donating a Printer

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

You already know that you need to wipe the data from your old computers and laptops before selling or donating them. You probably also know that smartphones and tablets can harbor hidden personal data and put your identity at risk. But what about your printer? You might not think twice when donating an old printer, listing it on Craigslist, or …

Tips for Creating and Recalling Passwords with Ease

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

If you’re a regular internet user, you’ll be accustomed to using passwords to access data. You’re probably accumulating passwords at quite a fast rate, in fact, as you expand your web use and sign up to ever more sites. But inventing a new security code on the spur of the moment can be a perplexing task, what with the need …

Maintaining Business Focus in an Ever-Noisy World

Sarah Soliz Uncategorized

If you’ve ever watched athletes line up on the track before a 100-yard sprint, you’ll notice the level of focus on their faces. The stadium could be packed to the brim, noise blaring from all corners, but each runner’s attention is squarely on the track ahead. That’s the same approach you ought to employ when running your business. As a …