One of the fastest growing business technology trends is employees using their personal mobile devices for work purposes (aka BYOD). The trend is growing so fast that Juniper Research estimates there will be one billion employee-owned devices used in enterprises by 2018. Read More
One of the worst hacks that can hit your computer is called a botnet attack. If a hacker is successful with it, then they can literally take control of your PC. Once your PC is compromised by a botnet attack, it's safe to say that your day is ruined. Read More
In the 1800s, two pieces of office equipment were invented that revolutionized the business world. In 1843, the fax machine was conceived and a prototype was made by Alexander Bain, and in 1892 offices were introduced to the new-fangled file cabinet. Read More
The difference between giving great customer service and poor customer service is the difference between keeping and losing a customer. When it comes to great customer service, nowhere is this more important than with remote IT service. Read More
The same day that Microsoft ceased supporting Windows XP with security patches was also the day a vicious little monster was discovered – the Heartbleed bug, which renders privacy in the OpenSSL cryptographic library completely obsolete. Basically, anything utilizing the OpenSSL open source library is at risk here. Read More
The world is changing as technology grows ever more mobile. Cell phones have gone from bulky, large pieces of hardware to smaller, more compact specimens. Fifteen years ago, if you were to tell someone that your cell phone could connect to the Internet, you would quickly be dismissed. Read More
k_Street Consulting has been serving DC Metro Area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, staff augmentation and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses. It's always been our goal to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small business sector. Our experience has allowed us to build and develop the infrastructure needed to keep our prices affordable and our clients up and running.
Tech Fun Fact
About 1.8 billion people connect to the Internet and only 450 million of them speak English.