F1 Solutions: Security Reminder: How safe are phone Apps?!

How safe are phone Apps?!

It seems like everyone uses a smart phone these days. Taking advantage of the many Apps available to use for convenience is something all of us have done. Some like to play games while waiting for a doctor’s appointment, some like to keep track of their travel expenses, some like to map where their next appointment is.

What is a Virtual server?

It seems like every month some new and exciting technology comes out that is very cool but only to those who understand it. We would like to tell you about one such technology and how you may benefit from it.

Virtualization is quickly becoming standard in new and robust server networks.

Drive Encryption: Protecting the “Data at Rest”

We lock the doors to our cars. We lock the doors to our home, we lock and secure the things that are most important to us and our data should be no exception. Data is the intellectual property that gives your business its competitive edge. Just Ask Sony how painful it is if your intellectual property is hacked or stolen.

F1 Supports Discovery Middle Schools’ Cyber Security Week

F1 Solutions was Proud to assist with The Cyber Security Week events at Discovery Middle school this week. This was done in conjunction with their STEMs program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

We spoke on an array of subjects from “Career opportunities in Technology” to Social Engineering and Hacking.

Apple OS X Yosemite Upgrade Alert

Apple OS X Yosemite Upgrade Alert

As many Mac users are already aware, Apple has released its latest version of the Mac Operating System OS X 10.10, also known as Yosemite.


This is a free upgrade to current Mac users, but F1 Solutions would like to warn against upgrading right away.

What is the Internet of Things?

If you haven’t heard of the term “The Internet of THINGS” (IoT) you soon will. Most of you probably are already using a component of this topic in your day to day lives. If you have a fancy refrigerator, an alarm system that you can control remotely, a TIVO that you can set to record while away, unlock your car by simply walking up to it, a family pet with a locator chip, etc… then you are involved in the Internet of Things

We are used to the internet being a large network mainly designed around the sharing of information between human beings for the benefit of each other (pictures, messages, documents and data) As the internet and connectivity have grown so is what we can now process through it.

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