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Internet Explorer Has Lost All Support (What You Need to Know)

After being the main entry to the internet in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Internet Explorer (IE) is gone. As of June 15, 2022, Microsoft dropped the web browser from support.IE ushered in the age of connection to the world in 1995 and held a majority of the browser market share for many years.

By |2022-09-01T18:24:41-07:00October 10th, 2022|Cybersecurity, Microsoft|Comments Off on Internet Explorer Has Lost All Support (What You Need to Know)

5 Mistakes Companies Are Making in the Digital Workplace

The pandemic has been a reality that companies around the world have shared. It required major changes in how they operate. No longer, did the status quo of having everyone work in the office make sense for everyone. Many organizations had to quickly evolve to working through remote means.During the worst of the pandemic, it’s

By |2022-09-01T18:24:29-07:00October 5th, 2022|Productivity|Comments Off on 5 Mistakes Companies Are Making in the Digital Workplace

You Need to Watch Out for Reply-Chain Phishing Attacks

Phishing. It seems you can’t read an article on cybersecurity without it coming up. That’s because phishing is still the number one delivery vehicle for cyberattacks.A cybercriminal may want to steal employee login credentials. Or wish to launch a ransomware attack for a payout. Or possibly plant spyware to steal sensitive info. Sending a phishing

By |2022-08-08T00:29:45-07:00September 30th, 2022|Cybersecurity|Comments Off on You Need to Watch Out for Reply-Chain Phishing Attacks

What Should You Do to Reduce Risk When Your Mobile Device Goes Missing?

Few things invoke instant panic like a missing smartphone or laptop. These devices hold a good part of our lives. This includes files, personal financials, apps, passwords, pictures, videos, and so much more.The information they hold is more personal than even that which is in your wallet. It's because of all your digital footprints. This

By |2022-08-08T00:29:59-07:00September 25th, 2022|Cybersecurity|Comments Off on What Should You Do to Reduce Risk When Your Mobile Device Goes Missing?

Microsoft Productivity Score Overview

Productivity can be challenging to track, no matter where employees are working. How do you know they’re using their tools as effectively as possible? How can you enable them to adopt best practices?These are questions that managers often ask themselves. If they’re looking at the wrong things, it can get in the way of empowering

By |2022-08-08T00:30:27-07:00September 20th, 2022|Microsoft|Comments Off on Microsoft Productivity Score Overview

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Shared Cloud Storage Organized

Cloud file storage revolutionized the way we handle documents. No more having to email files back and forth. No more wondering which person in the office has the most recent copy of a document.Between 2015 and 2022, the percentage of worldwide corporate data stored in the cloud doubled. It went from 30% to 60%. A

By |2022-08-08T00:30:38-07:00September 15th, 2022|Cloud|Comments Off on Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Shared Cloud Storage Organized

6 Important IT Policies Any Size Company Should Implement

Many small businesses make the mistake of skipping policies. They feel that things don’t need to be so formal. They’ll just tell staff what’s expected when it comes up and think that’s good enough.But this way of thinking can cause issues for small and mid-sized business owners. Employees aren’t mind readers. Things that you think

By |2022-08-08T00:30:57-07:00September 10th, 2022|IT Management|Comments Off on 6 Important IT Policies Any Size Company Should Implement

6 Discontinued Technology Tools You Should Not Be Using Any Longer

One constant about technology is that it changes rapidly. Tools that were once staples, like Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash, age out. New tools replace those that are obsolete. Discontinued technology can leave computers and networks vulnerable to attacks.While older technology may still run fine on your systems that doesn’t mean that it’s okay to

By |2022-08-08T00:31:10-07:00September 5th, 2022|IT Management|Comments Off on 6 Discontinued Technology Tools You Should Not Be Using Any Longer

Did You Just Receive a Text from Yourself? Learn What Smishing Scams to Expect

How many text messages from companies do you receive today as compared to about two years ago? If you’re like many people, it’s quite a few more.This is because retailers have begun bypassing bloated email inboxes. They are urging consumers to sign up for SMS alerts for shipment tracking and sale notices. The medical industry

By |2022-07-04T04:25:28-07:00August 25th, 2022|Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Did You Just Receive a Text from Yourself? Learn What Smishing Scams to Expect
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