Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter: Can Employers Demand Employees Give Up Their Login Info?

Here’s a new question that’s being discussed in the courts: Do employers have the right to ask new hires for their username and password to various social media sites? According to the state of Maryland, the answer is, “No.”

Recently the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that prevents employers in the state from asking prospective employees for their login information for various social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.

Access Your Desktop From Anywhere On Any Device And Other Benefits Of Cloud Computing

While the cloud may not be right for every small business, it can deliver many benefits for others. One of the benefits is the ability to access your desktop and/or applications from anywhere and any device. If you travel a lot, have remote workers or prefer to use an iPad while traveling and a laptop at your house, cloud computing will give you the ability to work from any of these devices.

How to Possibly Save Money in the Cloud

With all the hype around the cloud and the benefits of cloud computing, probably the single most compelling reason more and more small businesses are moving parts of their network to the cloud is - no surprise - to lower their IT costs.

Not only can you save money on software licenses, but hardware (servers and workstations) as well as in IT support and up-grades.

Go Green with Your IT

Most businesses know what it takes to "Go Green" around the office, but not every business knows what they can do to make their IT systems Greener while lowering their electrical bill. Here’s a couple of environmentally-friendly IT efforts that can help your business be greener and save money at the same time.