Archive for author: David Shelley

How to setup iCloud for multiple devices| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Apple products have become very popular and many people have more than iPhone, or iPad, or iPod.  Now when you have more than one of these devices you want them all setup to your icloud device.  First you must ...

Multiple Monitor Setup – Docking Station| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

If you’re a laptop user and have a setup with multiple monitors, there is a docking station that allows you connect two monitors on the back of the dock, your Ethernet port, and even sound, then you just plug t...

Alienware Alpha | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

The first Stream Machine made by Alienware called Alpha will be available sometime in November.  The interesting thing is that this will have a Windows 8.1 platform for the OS.  The Alpha looks very similar to ...

Microsoft Released Nine Security Updates | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Microsoft released nine security updates on Tuesday, 2 critical and seven regular updates to correct security flaws. On the second Tuesday of every month they release updates they call “Update Tuesday&#82...

6 Essential Web Application Securities| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Follow these six steps to ensure you are protecting your business’ websites. The First step is create an active sponsorship by having teams within the IT department collaborate to ensure the best security...

OpenSSL-Software Fixes | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

According to an article on Networkworld.com, OpenSSL received nine updates to fix flawed software. These updates are after news broke in April that a “heartbleed” had been detected. The “heart...

Routers Are Safer Than Network Attached Storage Devices | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Research done by Jacob Holcomb, a security analyst at Baltimore-based Independent Security Evaluators, on NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. He found that fifty percent of these devices could be compromise...

Internet Explorer Will Start Blocking Outdated Java Plug-Ins | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

On August 7th Microsoft announced that IE (Internet Explorer) will no longer be allowing out of date ActiveX plugins to update on your computer, as of next week once the updates have been made on Windows 7 &amp...

AirParrot – AirPlay mirror your Mac or PC’s Screen to your Apple TV wirelessly | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

For those of you with an AppleTV, one of the key features of the device is to stream a MacBook screen to the TV, wirelessly.  Natively the newer MacBooks do this with built in airplay, however some of the older...

Cisco RV220W Wireless Network Security Firewall | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

When talking about Business Class wireless routers most businesses are looking for security, remote access and scalability.  Many business routers don’t come with built in wireless capabilities, however you can...