Microsoft pulls Patch Tuesday security fix

Source: www.zdnet.com

By Charlie Osborne

Tech giant Microsoft has recommended that an update released in the latest Patch Tuesday be removed, after users reported incidents of the "blue screen of death" after installation.

Microsoft released two critical security updates and others rated as "important" for Windows and Internet Explorer as part of its latest round of Patch Tuesday updates.

Data backup is good, Continuity’s better

Business continuity - the act of ensuring that business activities are available at all times, including during disasters - is a practice all businesses, regardless of their size, should be implementing in their organization. While many businesses backup their data and think that they’re protected, they will find that during times of disaster they aren’t.

Here are five things you should be doing, aside from backing up your data, to ensure you're ready for anything.

Tech firm wants to ban office e-mail

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

An IT services firm plans to ban internal e-mail from company communications
CEO estimates only 10% of the 200 messages employees receive per day are useful
Instead, employees will communicate mostly through instant-messaging tools

Imagine: A workday without e-mail.

Net-Tech Launches Newsletter

Net-Tech, is pleased to ring in the new year by launching our new monthly newsletter. We constantly have our ear to the ground for the latest in technology tidbits, and we like to share the wealth. So, we’re finally launching an informative newsletter that includes:

Simple tech tips to make your life easier
Interesting tech news relevant to your business
Deals and special offers from Net-Tech

Just as with our IT services, we believe in providing value without wasting your time, so this newsletter is only sent out once a month.