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Archive for July, 2023

How to Create an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan for Your Business

A solid disaster recovery plan for businesses is essential in today’s tech-focused world. Without one, companies risk their reputation, customers’ personal information, and profits in the wake of an unpredictable event that ...

Using Digital Whiteboards for Teamwork

Collaborating with a team that’s spread out can be a challenge. One way to address it is by using digital whiteboards. These are virtual platforms where teams can work together, brainstorm, and ...

Protect Your Business: Getting to Know the Top Software Threats

MITRE, a leading organization in the field of security, recently shared its list of top software threats for 2023. The top spots remain occupied by the same software bugs as last year. ...

Hackers Fool Multi-Factor Authentication

In the world of cybersecurity, change is the only constant. For many business owners, multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been the go-to option for extra security. But hackers today are more ingenious, working ...

Why Your Business Needs a Knowledge Management System

What if you could download and store industry-related knowledge from each employee at your business? A knowledge management system (KMS) does just that. It streamlines the way businesses organize and share their ...

Old OS, New Risks: The Implications of Firefox’s 115 Update for Businesses

When running a business, you have to keep your technology up-to-date. That includes the programs running on your computers. Mozilla Firefox has a new update called Firefox 115. This update doesn't support ...

Navigating the Future of Work: How Technology Is Changing the Workplace

Over the last few years, there have been drastic shifts in how people work. Technology and the COVID-19 pandemic are the two main drivers of these changes. Businesses now face the challenge ...

Apple’s Latest iOS 16.5.1 Updates Security Flaws

Running a business involves keeping your devices and digital assets secure. Fresh concerns have emerged with the recent discovery of two significant vulnerabilities in Apple's software. These vulnerabilities were exploited in Apple ...

The Benefits and Challenges of Building a Remote Workforce for Your Business

While in the past, employees arrived at their offices in person, working from home has become increasingly popular since 2020. But is building a remote workforce a worthy investment for businesses? Like ...

A New Chapter in Business Automation with Machine Learning

Think of machines that can learn and adapt to any situation. Thanks to researchers from MIT and Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, this is now possible. They have created a new ...

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Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Many business owners believe the key to success is setting down company roots in a high-foot-traffic area or building brand[...]
Supercharge Your Productivity with High-Speed Internet

Supercharge Your Productivity with High-Speed Internet

Anyone who experienced the early days of dial-up internet knows the frustration that comes from slow speeds. Even if you[...]
Don’t Fall Victim: Protecting Your Business from Malicious Web App Downloads

Don’t Fall Victim: Protecting Your Business from Malicious Web App Downloads

Progressive web applications are valuable for business owners. These tools allow your customers or employees to view and navigate your[...]

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Since 2003, The Critical Update has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Austin metropolitan area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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