Computer Ignorance Costs Money

Washington Post writer, Kathleen Day, recounts how her installing a broadband internet connection without a firewall caused serious headaches to her family’s computer.
She writes By the end I came to understand that the meltdown of my home computer was my fault, the result of having switched to a high-speed Internet connection without installing a firewall or heeding those pesky warnings to download critical updates for Windows and anti-virus software. What wasn’t my fault was the ordeal I had to endure to fix it.
This happened to someone’s personal computer – but what about your business. Could you afford to have half of your computers crash because of a hacker?
What’s the solution?
Just as you invest in a lawyer and accountant (and plumber and electrician) invest in the skills of a technologist who can guide you as you use technology in your business.

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Ramon Ray, Editor & Technology Evangelist, Smallbiztechnology.com . Editor and Founder, Smart Hustle Magazine Full bio at http://www.ramonray.com . Check him out on Google Plus, Twitter or Facebook