Direct Technology Group Blog

Direct Technology Group provides professional IT Support and Network Services for Businesses around South Florida. Computer Services, Tech Support, IT Solutions and more!

Former Fraudster Says to Stop Using Debit Cards

Former Fraudster Says to Stop Using Debit Cards

When over 16 million people are scammed out of over $16 billion, there’s likely some type of problem that needs to be addressed. Famous con artist, Frank Abagnale, the man immortalized in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can, a movie that was based off his own memoir, has been working as a security consultant with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for over 45 years. In that time, he has become an expert in cybersecurity and fraud prevention.

Continue reading
0 Comment

The Wild Ride That Is Data Privacy, Part II

The Wild Ride That Is Data Privacy, Part II

Earlier this week, we published the first part of our blog, “The Wild Ride That Is Data Privacy” where we went over the systems in place in society that are designed to put your privacy at risk. We continue the article today. Please visit our blog to re.

Continue reading
0 Comment

The Wild Ride That Is Data Privacy, Part I

The Wild Ride That Is Data Privacy, Part I

Data Privacy is a huge topic these days. We often talk about data security when it comes to protecting your organization’s information, but we often don’t go into a lot of depth when it comes to protecting an individual’s information. It’s important to understand how personal information moves around, so you know what you are up against when it comes to protecting your privacy online. This post is going to be a bit of a deep rabbit hole, but I really want to shine some light on the subject for my readers.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Google Location Services and How They Apply to the Average User

Google Location Services and How They Apply to the Average User

In the dog days of summer, the news media started running a story about how Google’s location tracking services continue to track people even after they order their mobile device’s OS to quit it. A researcher from Princeton proved these claims by traveling through New York and into New Jersey after turning location services off on for hi Android smartphones, only to be tracked through all the Interstate travel. We’ll take an in-depth look at why Google seemingly knows exactly where you are if you want them to or not.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Taking a Look at Facebook’s Recent Controversies

Taking a Look at Facebook’s Recent Controversies

The past few years certainly haven’t been very good for Facebook. After going public in 2012, Facebook acquired several organizations and applications to make waves in the market. The company is now responsible for a considerable amount of data, which has led to several data breaches, exacerbating the media and creating skepticism toward the social media giant.

Continue reading
0 Comment

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Business Computing Cloud Google Hackers Malware Microsoft Efficiency Network Security User Tips Business Miscellaneous Productivity Software Data Innovation Internet Backup Hardware Smartphones communications Email Computer Hosted Solutions Productivity Mobile Devices Android Smartphone Communication Workplace Tips Ransomware Windows 10 Windows Browser Cybersecurity Network VoIP Upgrade Business Management Tech Term Social Media Mobile Device Outsourced IT Employer-Employee Relationship Passwords Microsoft Office Save Money Small Business IT Services Bandwidth IT Support Business Continuity Holiday Managed IT Services Windows 10 Office Chrome Automation Managed IT Services Apps Internet of Things Users IT Support Marketing Collaboration Gadgets Gmail Quick Tips Applications Password Wi-Fi Disaster Recovery Wireless Cloud Computing Server Facebook Data Backup Alert Data Recovery Information Computers Business Intelligence App Mobile Device Management Hacking Virtualization Networking Office Tips Health Router Mobility Remote Computing Settings Data Management Retail Managed Service Provider Blockchain Office 365 Analytics Laptop BYOD Physical Security Application Saving Money Excel Cybercrime Apple Government Website Managed Service Law Enforcement Operating System Access Control Artificial Intelligence Battery Mobile Computing Spam Telephone Systems Biometrics Value Entertainment Patch Management History Mouse Twitter WiFi Big Data Remote Monitoring Word Google Drive Safety Workers Recovery Virus VoIP Paperless Office Phishing Social Engineering VPN Environment Politics Maintenance iPhone Data Breach Lithium-ion battery Humor Tablet Shortcut Data storage Managing Stress Medical IT Connectivity End of Support Voice over Internet Protocol Human Resources Bring Your Own Device Cleaning Hosted Solution Wireless Charging Dark Web DDoS Robot IT solutions Going Green Hard Drives Tech Support Tip of the week Risk Management BDR Virtual Assistant Customer Service Data Protection Internet Exlporer HIPAA How To Streaming Media Hybrid Cloud Fax Server The Internet of Things Tech Terms Remote Monitoring and Management PowerPoint RAM Cost Management Two-factor Authentication Sports Net Neutrality Information Technology Vulnerability eWaste Processor Managed IT Service Healthcare Company Culture Scam Compliance Cortana Smart Technology User Error Printer Telephony Data Security G Suite Best Practice Files Printer Server E-Commerce Document Management Cables Windows Media Player Automobile WhatsApp Wireless Technology People Solid State Drive Bloatware Data loss Knowledge eCommerce Running Cable Recycling Profitability Chromecast Payment Digital News Uninterrupted Power Supply Current Events Copy Mobile Office Monitor Hard Disk Drive Entrepreneur Staff GDPR Access Comparison disposal Online Shopping Downloads Search Internet exploMicrosoft Batteries Social Networking Eliminating Downtime instant Messaging Tablets Edge Antivirus Telephone System Techology Paste Meetings Reputation Video Phone System Websites Storage Printers Specifications Trends Google Maps Advertising Bitcoin User Wireless Internet Vulnerabilities Amazon Education HaaS Spotify Customer OneNote Dongle Error Conferencing Lead Generation A.I. Distributed Denial of Service Private Cloud Payment Cards Customer Relationship Management Help Desk Budget Cryptocurrency Memory IT budget Plug-In Personal Information Remote Support Shadow IT Flexibility Hiring/Firing Cabling Remote Control Windows Server 2008 R2 Touchscreen Content Filtering Database Movies Botnet Public Cloud Bluetooth Certification Touchpad Windows 7 IT Management Proactive IT SaaS Legal Staffing Spam Blocking Taskbar Programming Technology Tips Microsoft Office 365 User Tip Tactics WannaCry Unified Communications Managed IT USB Training Time Management File Sharing Windows XP Email Management SharePoint Relocation National Security Backup and Disaster Recovery Authentication Telecommuting Internet Explorer Hard Drive Encryption PDF Security Cameras Chrome OS Analyitcs Network Attached Storage Analysis User Security Video Games Updates Consultant SSD Authorization Computer Accessories Millennials Threat Hacker Processors Microsoft Teams Licensing Notifications Wearables Black Market Employee-Employer Relationship Server Management Business Technology Gadget Webcam Best Available Inventory Troubleshooting Cameras Printing Science Spyware Travel YouTube Electronic Health Records Machine Learning Worker Alerts Paper Display Mobile Security Update Windows 8 HP Live Streaming NarrowBand Downtime Employees WIndows 7 Virtual Reality Telecommute Reporting Unified Threat Management Sales Work/Life Balance Voice over IP Ink Avoiding Downtime Multi-Factor Security Wearable Technology Benchmarks Social e-waste Outlook