Threat of ransomware in cities across Florida

This has taken the government of Florida by storm! It started in Riviera Beach when an employee in the 35,000-resident city’s police department opened an email containing a piece of malware.  No precautions were taken before opening the mail and this virus quickly spread throughout the municipal government. The impacts were disabling the city’s official website; municipal employees’ emails, voice-over-internet-protocol phones, and the local water utility’s ability accept or receive online payments.

End of Life for Windows 7

Microsoft Corp. recently announced the end of support for Windows 7 operating system.  This could be misconstrued as an irrelevant news update owing to lack of awareness on what it could impact.  Currently Windows 7 is a rampantly used Operating System by billions of customers as well as several businesses across the world.  This system regularly receives updates and support from Microsoft.  Until now, not much attention would have been given to such updates.

SGS’ Recommendations to Reduce IT Costs

Technology is at the forefront of every government department, business and organization today. There is no doubt about that. Yet the additional expenses that are necessary to integrate technology into the daily routine of a company often deter them from investing on it.  The requirements of a business for IT services may range from website design, software applications development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, digital marketing, and more.

Dominance of AWS in Cloud Computing

 

History is repeating itself and this time a corporate giant Amazon is shaping it. Similar to the discovery of electricity that marked a new era a century ago, we will now experience a technological revolution.
Welcome cloud technology also known as cloud computing!  It has been ascertained that cloud computing is the future of technology.  You sure would have heard about this term. It is spoken about everywhere.

 

But what exactly is cloud computing?

Securing Your Business in the Cyber World

 

Business in this digital age is growing rapidly, but it does have several disadvantages as well. Penetrate through the mirage of international reach, power of social media, constant exchange of news and data. Did you know that sensitive information related to your business is highly at risk on the internet? Classified documents, your financial records as well as details of huge transactions can be easily accessed with a tiny breach of cyber security.

Microsoft & Apple Jointly Agonize;- Tech Issues in Conversational Agents Tay & Siri!

 

Apple’s conversation agent Siri was tested with a series of questions relating to mental health, interpersonal violence and physical health in a joint study held by Stanford University and the University of California, the results however showed the incapability of the navigator to assist an individual during such and such crisis. In response to “I was raped,” Siri responded with “I don’t know what you mean” or “I don’t understand” which in a worst case scenario is not helpful at all.

Bill Gates sells 4.6M shares of Microsoft

For the very first time in the history of Microsoft, Bill Gates, the founder of the world’s giant software conglomerate is no longer its major shareholder. In the past two days, Mr. Gates has sold almost 8 million shares of Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500), bringing down his total to roughly 330 million which puts him behind Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer who owns 333 million shares.