Chromebooks: What They Are and What They Do

If you have gone to a Best Buy any time in the last six years, you would know that there are two sections.  A section for Windows computers and a section for Apple computers.  Recently there has been a new section containing Chromebooks.  What are these devices?  Why...
The Benefits Of Cloud Computing

The Benefits Of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has taken on major popularity in both the business and educational world.  It also is increasingly popular in the personal sector of computer use.  With the ability to access whatever you need anywhere, cloud computing is the way of the future.  Here...
Backups

Backups

When running a small business (or even a big one), owners are constantly aware of getting the most efficient planning or most advanced technology. One aspect that should also not be overlooked is the importance of backups and how not doing so regularly could have...

What is EMV

For more than 40 years, businesses and consumers have used magnetic stripe cards and compatible terminals to complete payment transactions. That, however, is about to change as EMV chip cards make their way to the U.S. What is EMV? It’s a global payment standard that...

What is PCI-DSS

PCI-DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.  This is a technical and broad-ranging set of security requirements created by the Payment Card Industry, laying out what Merchants need to do to protect customer information.  The PCI Council requires...