Category: Category: Technology

5G security issues? Are you ready?

On our Newave Facebook page, we recently shared a video about 5G networks, and the IT staff is buzzing with concerns. Why? Because Newave experts are already aware of the 5G security vulnerabilities in this emerging technology. The current concern with 5G networks is authentication security. A Cornell University analysis abstract states, “we find that some […]

The Biggest Phish Story of 2018

Just this month, the FBI warned that there was a 60% increase in 2018 in fake email schemes that aim at stealing money or tax data. Phishing attacks aren’t new, but the realization of the impact to business infrastructure and economy is wide reaching. Integrity in marketing and specifically email communication is at the center […]

What is the Section 179 Deduction

  What is the Section 179 Deduction Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE […]

6 Most Popular Cyberattack Methods

Are cyberattacks really a problem? Is it just hype? – No, it’s not just hype; and here’s why…   Cyberattacks are on an increase this year.  According to a report by Positive Technologies, Q2 2018 demonstrates a startling increase by 47% in cyberattacks over Q2 2017. The six most common cyberattack methods criminals used in […]

Is Your Mobile Device Management Policy Right for Your Company and Your Employees?

  MDM stands for Mobile Device Management, and your office may have a policy in place already. MDMs help a business control available resources, internet bandwidth, and protect against virus and malware transmission.   While businesses are ready to implement MDM policies for employees to opt-in to with their personal mobile devices (phones, laptops, tablets, […]

3 Reasons Why Businesses Need Help Desk Services for IT

From network outages to online security threats, tech problems can end up costing businesses a great deal of time and money. While larger companies may defend themselves against these dangers by hiring internal tech specialists, smaller businesses may not always have the resources or need to create a dedicated IT staff. Fortunately, these organizations can […]

Virtual Reality on the Verge of a Breakthrough

Virtual reality (or VR) has been featured in science fiction for decades. After several failed attempts to commercialize the technology in the 80s and 90s, VR is finally on the verge of a major breakthrough. The VR industry has benefited from more and more powerful computers, the shrinking size of electronics, and huge multi-billion dollar […]

6 tips to work better from home

In recent years there has been a tremendous increase in home-based workers, among the self-employed as well as telecommuting employees who work for traditional businesses. Whether you work for yourself or an established employer, you are likely to face obstacles in adapting to working in a home-based environment. Here are a few tips that might […]

Protect Your Business, The Importance of Strong Password

It’s simple. Make sure that your passwords are strong and unique. Don’t use your birth date, phone number, social security number, family members name or your pet’s name – these can be easily guessed by a cyber crook usually just by looking over your social profiles. It’s also important that you don’t reuse passwords between your accounts or […]

Home Smart Home

In the past several years, there’s been a lot of talk about “Smart Homes” and “The Internet of Things” but the reality of it seemed elusive. No more. It’s now safe to say that a genuine Smart Home is no longer a futuristic concept.   We are featuring a few Smart Home products here that […]