Haviland Broadband Blog Posts

Introducing the New Microsoft Planner

Calendars, task lists, and project planning are important business tools. Many people have turned to Microsoft’s apps to power these processes including Planner, Microsoft To Do, and Project for the web. These tools help keep processes on track and enable task...

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How to Properly Deploy IoT on a Business Network

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a futuristic concept. It's rapidly transforming industries and reshaping how businesses operate. IoT is a blanket term to describe internet-enabled smart devices. Examples include smart sensors monitoring production lines, or...

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Beware of Deepfakes! Learn to Spot the Different Types

Have you ever seen a video of your favorite celebrity saying something outrageous? Then later, you find out it was completely fabricated? Or perhaps you've received an urgent email seemingly from your boss but something felt off. Welcome to the world of deepfakes....

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10 Most Common Smart Home Issues (and How to Fix Them)

Back when you were a kid, living in a “smart home” probably sounded futuristic; something out of Back to the Future II or The Jetsons. Well, we don’t yet have flying cars, but we do have video telephones, smart refrigerators, remotely controlled thermostats, and...

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5 Data Security Trends to Prepare for in 2024

With cyber threats evolving at an alarming pace, staying ahead of the curve is a must for safeguarding sensitive information. Data security threats are becoming more sophisticated and prevalent. Over 70% of business professionals say their data privacy efforts are...

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Be Careful When Scanning QR Codes

QR codes are everywhere these days; on restaurant menus, flyers, utility bills, commercials on your TV, posters and more. They’re used both offline and online and are convenient and easy to use. Just scan them with your smartphone camera and you’re directed to a link,...

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Signs That Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked

Smart home devices are becoming more popular and convenient, but they also pose some serious security risks. Hackers can target these devices to access your personal information as well as spy on your activities or cause damage to your home or business. Often the...

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024 You Should Plan For

Cybersecurity is a constantly evolving field, with new threats, technologies, and opportunities emerging every year. These days, organizations need to be aware of current cyber threats, and able to adapt to future ones. Businesses of all sizes and sectors should plan...

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Are Your Smart Home Devices Spying On You?

The integration of smart home devices has become synonymous with modern living. They offer convenience, efficiency, and connectivity at our fingertips. However, a recent study has raised concerns about the darker side of these smart gadgets suggesting that our beloved...

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Gamers Beware! Hackers are Targeting You

Gamers haven’t really been the focus of cybersecurity for a long time. You mostly hear about attacks on businesses or stolen personal data due to phishing attacks, but gamers are not safe from hackers targeting them. As cyberattacks continue to escalate, gamers have...

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Show the Tangible Value of Cybersecurity

The importance of cybersecurity in an era dominated by digital advancements cannot be overstated. Businesses and organizations are increasingly reliant on technology to drive operations. This makes them more susceptible to cyber threats. Two-thirds of small businesses...

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Top Data Breaches of 2023

The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge. Unfortunately, U.S. data compromises have surged to an all-time high based on data from the first 9 months of the 2023 (meaning that numbers will only end up higher for the year). The last data breach record...

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Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technologies

The global average cost of a data breach last year was USD $4.45 million, which is an increase of 15% over three years. As we step into 2024, it's crucial to be aware of emerging technology threats that could potentially disrupt and harm your business. Technology is...

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Do You Still Believe in These Common Tech Myths?

In today's digital age, technology plays a significant role in our lives. Sadly, along with the rapid advancements and innovations, several myths have persisted to be perceived as true.  Is it okay to leave your smartphone charging overnight? Do Macs get viruses?...

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