The COVID-19 pandemic has truly transformed many aspects of our lives. In regard to the working world, more and more people are preferring or adopting remote working in order to prioritise their work-life balance. Companies are also looking to implement a fully remote or hybrid workplace to suit current and future needs and expectations, alongside better managing their resources. With the rise of remote working, portable media devices are more in-demand and required than ever. What is a Portable Media Device? Portable media devices, otherwise known as removable media devices..
Harnessing the power of modern technologies we use daily can be done in many ways, with USB (Universal Serial Bus) connectivity being one of the most common and widely known. From desktop computers to smartphones in our pockets, transferring data from one device to another has never been more convenient. However, this convenience also comes with a risk, as USB ports are at risk of a wide range of security exploits that could lead to disastrous consequences from personal to organisational levels. Honeywell published their 2021 Industrial Cybersecurity USB Threat Report stating that USB p..
Both laser and inkjet printers have come a long way in the printing industry, and they remain to this day as the most mainstream and reliable printing methods for home use and in professional settings. Laser printers were the first to be introduced, with the prototype invented by Gary Starkweather in the Xerox research lab in 1969. Inkjet printers then came onto the market in 1976 but only enjoyed huge success from 1998 onwards. Fast forward to today, many consumers face this common dilemma: which printer type should I get my hands on? Before knowing the specifics of both the laser and ..
According to The State of Ransomware 2022, Sopho’s annual study of ransomware experiences of IT professionals worldwide, 65% of organisations in Singapore were hit with ransomware in 2021. This caused organisations to forcefully pay an average ransom of $2.2 million last year to get their data back. The numbers prove the impact of cyber security attacks on organisations in Singapore and the rest of the world. Organisations claim that these threats impacted their ability to operate, with 83% of the victims saying they had completely lost revenue and, in the worst-case scenario, the busi..
Living in a digital world may offer many benefits to many people. For one, it makes everything virtually automated, making lives easier for millions of people. However, digitalisation exposes people to unethical activities online that can cost a lot of money. What makes cyberattacks immensely burdensome is that a lot of people don’t readily know that they have been hacked until it’s too late. Every year, organisations in Singapore and other parts of the world spend millions of dollars to get back data that has been illegally accessed through ransomware. This is why individuals and enter..
In business, efficient printing is essential for effective communication. About thousands of printers are purchased by companies around the world in order to help them perform their daily tasks with much ease and convenience. Indeed, printers make life a bit easier during work schedules. Whether it is a simple contract or a glossy proposal for a new client, it is important to make sure all business documents are of high quality, and high-quality documents are only guaranteed when you purchase the right printing equipment and tools. This includes ink cartridges. Many business ow..
As the digital footprint of companies and organisations expands, cyber security has become a more critical priority in business. Especially now that digital business processes in the cloud and hybrid work have become commonplace, new security risks and threats are continuously emerging in the cyber landscape. Deeply embedded vulnerabilities, sustained ransomware attacks, and attacks on the digital supply chain have all exposed the skills shortages and technology gaps in the systems of numerous businesses. These disruptions do not exist in isolation but have a compound effect instead. To..
Regardless if you like it or not, there is no doubt some parts of your life are interconnected with technology. From mobile phones and other digital devices to household appliances, we rely more on technology than ever before in order to get through the day efficiently and conveniently. While it goes without saying that technology has a positive impact on many aspects of our society, such as education, work, and entertainment, we cannot ignore the adverse effects of it all, which is the increasing risk of cyberattacks and threats. A cyberattack is defined as an assault or access to our ..
The pandemic impacted many industries, and printing is no exception. As the COVID-19 pandemic brings about a digital transformation in many aspects of our lives, we are increasingly connected with and reliant on technology, indicating that more traditional features are dwindling in popularity and use around the world. When it comes to the printing industry, in particular, this may seem that printers will soon go obsolete, considering that almost everything is taking place online, from schoolwork and documents to transactions. In addition, more and more people are conscious of the environmental..
No matter what industry the business belongs in, technological integration can no longer be ignored if the company intends to make profits and implement new business strategies down the road successfully. This is because technology offers a great deal of benefits and opportunities, from streamlining internal workflow to providing convenience and efficiency for employees. Considering that technology is constantly developing in terms of size, quality, and performance, businesses should stay ahead of the game and not lose out with such changes.While technology has seen some overt progressions ove..
There are many ways we can keep our personal information secured and out of the hands of cybercriminals and unauthorised individuals by practising cyber security. Whether you take a proactive approach in keeping your software up to date or using strong passwords for various websites, cyber security plays a crucial role in protecting and deflecting our digital devices from malicious attacks. However, there is another way to safeguard our data, and that is by using port blockers. For those who are not tech enthusiasts or are unfamiliar with this term, no worries, as we will be explaining what ex..
An independent security products that block, protect and control your system's input and output ports, delaying these cyber attack.