Why Cyber Attacks Should Be Treated Like Natural Disasters

Companies often prepare their employees for emergencies such as natural disasters, weather events or fires with outlined procedures and training in order to minimize damage and ensure safety. When it comes to cybersecurity, businesses often overlook the potential for serious harm to occur from a data breach. This ultimately leaves employees uninformed and unprepared for a cyber disaster to occur.   Recent Reports According to World Economic Forum, each year the Global Risks Report works with experts and decision-makers across the world to identify and analyze the most pressing risks that we face. The report for 2018 shows a strong indication that the threat of cyber attacks will cause just…

Why Businesses Should Embrace Cloud Complexities, Not Fear Them

As the grey overcast of winter gives way to the fine sunshine of spring, the one cloud that remains constant throughout any season has little to do with the weather. A recent survey revealed fears of complexity and a lack of in-house tech skills as deterrents to many businesses considering a migration of their operations to the cloud. Read on as we break down the cloud stigma and detail the rewards of a cloud migration.     When we speak of “cloud” computing, we’re really talking about computing based on the internet. Where in years past, users would run programs or applications from software downloaded on a physical computer or…

Google Fiber: Prairie Village 12th City To Give It Approval

Google Fiber: Prairie Village 12th City To Give It Approval Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology Prairie Village, Kan. will soon become a “Fiberhood” after the Prairie Village City Council approved a deal to welcome Google Fiber‘s high-speed Internet services into town. This deal makes Prairie Village the 12th city in the world to approve Google Fiber. According to the Prairie Village Post, the dea will allow Google to construct buildings on city property to house some of its equipment and it includes a 10-year term of free public Wi-fi and broadband access. Even though the clock for the 10-year deal started ticking on Aug. 19, city leaders…