Why Your Business Should Consider Cloud Computing

One of the options that can help your business become more efficient and increase sales potential is cloud computing. Since Kansas City is growing into a renowned tech community, adapting cloud computing into your business structure will get you ahead of competition that is not utilizing tech effectively. First, let us explain exactly what cloud computing does. The cloud is a storage option much like your hard drive, but it is on the Internet. Not only can files be stored on the cloud, but applications and resources can be stored and utilized through the cloud as well. As a business, you choose a cloud provider that supplies a pay-as-you-go service…

Law Firm Tech Survey About Cloud Computing Shows Industry Split

The Big Law Business section of Bloomberg reported on a survey that asked directors of law firms of all sizes how they are currently spending on tech solutions and how they plan to in the future. The survey results were pretty standard, showcasing the growth in more law firms transitioning to technology as a workflow and security solution, except for one topic area. Law firms were split on their views about cloud computing. According to the survey, sixty-three percent of law firms who responded said they wanted to avoid cloud-based technologies due to security concerns. However, twenty-nine percent said that security was the reason they wanted to use the cloud…

Three Techweek KC Events You Should Consider Attending

Techweek, one of the largest technology conferences in the country, is coming this week to Kansas City for the first time. KC was chosen because of the incredible tech growth we have had in the area thanks to Google Fiber. The arrival of Techweek shows the nation that Kansas City is on the cutting edge. Besides the awesome parties and networking events, here are three events we are excited to attend during Techweek KC. Emerging City This is the event that really dives into how Kansas City has grown with Google Fiber and other tech initiatives along with predictions and plans for the future of Kansas City’s tech community. The…

New Malware Called KeyRaider Targets Jailbroken iPhones

The latest malware threat is not targeting computers, but mobile devices. On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, news broke that more than 225,000 Apple accounts were victims of an iPhone data hack. Hackers hacked the account information using a malware program called KeyRaider. KeyRaider is from China and has now made its way to 18 countries, including the United States. Previously, websites and apps in China had KeyRaider hidden in the software and it was used to hack data from jailbroken iPhones. Now it has expanded to the United States. The data received from the hacks is not kept by the hackers, but offered as an app on iTunes that allows…