Protecting your Business against Cyber Attacks

Cyber security is increasingly becoming a concern for businesses, particularly with the recent attacks on Sony and Target. Large corporations like these have a massive budget to deal with these type of attacks, but small to medium sized businesses might lack the resources to protect themselves. Losing data is a nightmare for anyone, but especially for a small business, who might not have the resources to consult a professional data recovery specialist.

One major threat at the moment is ransomware. The way this works is by encrypting files on your machine, then selling you software – often useless – to get your data back. This is why it’s important to backup frequently – it might take a day or two to completely wipe and restore your business’ data, but this might be cheaper than paying out for the software that might not even work anywhere. A cheaper option might even be to approach a data recovery company for a quote on how much it will cost to get your data back. Continue reading…

Balancing Cortisol Levels by Changing Your Lifestyl

Cortisol is a hormone that acts as the messenger to pass the activity of particular organs or cells in the body. Most people refer cortisol as the stress hormone, which makes it sound evil. Cortisol plays a primary role in influencing how people react to stress. However, it has other helpful roles physiologically. The hormone is responsible for three primary mechanisms that assist the body in sustaining a state of balance. The hormone raises blood sugar, regulates inflammation and increases blood pressure. Through these mechanisms, cortisol directly modulates life-sustaining processes like: Continue reading…

What’s the Best Lottery to Play?

There’s no doubt about it – whenever a lottery boasts a huge jackpot prize, we rush to purchase our tickets as quickly as possible. The bigger the jackpot, the more we want to play the game. When the U.S. Powerball set a record in January 2016, offering a $1.58 billion jackpot, people from all over the world rushed to get in on the action. Incredible jackpots are offered by the U.S. Mega Millions and the EuroMillions week after week and we can’t afford to miss a single draw. Continue reading…

Electric Golf Carts – Are They Worth It?

Golf is a great game to play with friends, business colleagues or even in competition, and as there are many fine golf courses across the UK, you will certainly have one within a few miles of you. In fact, did you know there are more than 500 golf courses in Scotland alone? It is, after all, considered the home of the game, so that should be no surprise. No matter what your level of competency is, whether you play for fun or for sport, there are always gadgets that make life easier, and the game more fun, so what are we talking about here? Continue reading…