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Tips and Tricks for Designing from Home

By CRA | February 07, 2018
Working from home is no longer something people dream of. The amount of people working from home, especially designers, is increasing rapidly. This week we’re breaking down the stats and trends and then sharing tips and tricks for thriving in work from home graphic design jobs.  Working From Home: By The Numbers One in five Americans works from home at least once a week. That’s 30 million...

Adobe CC 2018: What’s New?

By CRA | January 30, 2018
Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 is out and has seen some significant changes over previous versions. Here’s the rundown on what you can expect from the new suite. What’s New In Adobe CC 2018? Broken down by components of Adobe Creative Cloud, here are the updates to the suite that will improve your workflow. Photoshop There are several new features and improvements. Find the complete release notes here...

Version Control: Collaborating on Live Projects

By CRA | January 24, 2018
As work culture becomes more open and collaborative, version control is increasingly important. From the simple example of “track changes” in Word, or creating a spreadsheet together in Google Sheets, office-based and remote workers are regularly collaborating in realtime and can easily see what others have done to improve code, texturize a logo or electrify language. It’s time for this...

CAD in 2018: What to Expect

By CRA | January 22, 2018
While architecture and engineering don’t change much, the technology used to design is evolving at a rapid rate. Computer-aided design (CAD) is no exception. We’ve been watching and have made predictions about what to expect in 2018. Here are our top predictions for advancements in CAD in the next twelve months.  2018: Our 6 CAD Predictions Tech trends cross several industries and because CAD is...

Computer Resources of America (CRA) Listed as Top IT Services & Consulting Firms, and Top Cloud Consultants by Clutch

By CRA | December 13, 2017
Computer Resources of America named Top IT Services & Consulting Firms and Top Cloud Consultants representing 12% of companies from the IT Services industry of Global Leaders by Clutch. B2B ratings and reviews platform Clutch has named Computer Resources of America (CRA) a Global Leader in two categories on its annual Global Leaders List, an exclusive ranking of the most highly recommended...

The Importance of Backups: Restoring Data After A Breach

By CRA | November 21, 2017
In one year, from April 2016 to August 2017, 14 million small businesses were hacked. Small- to medium-sized businesses have a high risk of cyber attacks for a host of reasons. The combination of the number of attacks and the risk has moved Congress to seek legislation creating a set of resources and guidelines for small businesses to help keep them safe from the myriad attacks that they face....

The 17 Types of Cyber Attacks You're Likely To Face

By CRA | November 14, 2017
When a cyber security attack happens to a big company it hits the news and gets plenty of air time. In a world of virtual money hundreds of thousands can be affected by a data breach. But it’s not just big banks and dating sites that are at risk. Small to medium-sized businesses are the likeliest targets of attacks. What kinds of cyber attack exist and how can you prevent them? Here are the #...

Why Are SMBs Targets For Hackers?

By CRA | November 08, 2017
Small to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs, are at the most risk for hacks. If your business has fewer than 1000 employees, there’s a good chance that you’re at risk. Let’s explore why and how hackers target SMBs and how to tighten up your enterprise to avoid a breach. What Makes SMBs At Risk For Hacking One of the main reasons small to medium businesses are at risk for hacking is a lack of...

4 Ways To Protect Your IoT Devices

By CRA | November 02, 2017
Ten years ago the first iPhone hit the market and our lives changed. Sure, there were BlackBerry and Treo phones before then that hinted at the capabilities of internet-capable phones but it was the iPhone that opened us to all the possibilities. The most incredible of those possibilities? The Internet of Things: the network of devices that can communicate with each other. The IoT includes cars,...