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The Worst IT Mistakes Businesses Make When They Forget About Security

IT without security is a mess waiting to happen: Don’t make these mistakes! No business should make an IT decision without considering data security. When the two get separated, IT decisions start to develop serious problems. Too many companies have focused on adopting a particular solution without exploring how safe it is…which leads to problems … Read more

How the Internet of Things is Helping Factories Reduce Costs and Enhance Processes

The Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud technology offers manufacturing plants the data necessary to improve organizational processes and increase profitability. Leaders of enterprises spanning every industry are continuously looking for ways to improve organizational processes, reduce spending, deliver quality goods and services, and increase profits. While every business stands to gain from achieving these … Read more

Facebook Ads Manager Basics

Facebook Ads Manager is child’s play once you get accustomed to the interface. Spend a lot of time trying out each tool to make the most of your Facebook marketing campaigns. Facebook Ads and Excel easily sound like a match made in heaven. What could be easier than tracking your ads via a convenient Excel … Read more

Is Your IT Support Team Up to the WannaCry Challenge?

Unless you have been totally disconnected from the world the last few days, you have heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack that has been spreading around the world. This attack is being dubbed by some as the precursor to a larger, more focused attack once the extent of the vulnerability is revealed. Those primarily affected … Read more

Communicating Tips for Offsite Workers

Develop the perfect set of communication skills for dealing with offsite workers. With both onsite and remote team members on the same page, productivity levels will surge.   Most companies are now hiring employees located around the globe. The advantage of hiring remote contractors are ample—they allow businesses to widen their net to attract skilled … Read more

It’s Not Even Close to Over… Wanna Cry?

In case you have been living in a cave the past three days… Wanna Cry is a ransomware that spreads like wildfire by leveraging a Windows SMB exploit to remotely access and infect computers running on unpatched or unsupported versions of Windows. It infects the targeted computer then moves on to others on the network … Read more

HoeflerText Malware: How to Stay Savvy in the Internet Jungle

Mozilla Firefox users, the HoeflerText malware is back and this time, it’s targeting you. Several months ago, Google Chrome users were the target of a vicious malware scam. When visiting a targeted website, an official looking Chrome message popped up indicating: “The ‘HoeflerText’ font wasn’t found. The web page you are trying to load is … Read more

What Business Professionals Need To Know About April’s Microsoft Office Update

Microsoft’s April releases include new apps and updates to old favorites Several major updates to Office 365 were published in April. The worldwide rollout of Outlook Customer Manager and the introduction of Microsoft To-Do are particularly good news. Outlook Customer Manager Outlook Customer Manager was first introduced in November to Office 365 customers who take … Read more

May the Fourth Be With You on Password Day!

Become a force to be reckoned with this May the Fourth with a strong password that works behind the scenes of your accounts. May the fourth is quickly approaching. This exciting day marks a time when the world’s attention turns to celebrating an iconic movie series that has generated a following spanning more than 30 … Read more

Comparing Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams vs. Slack

Microsoft recently released Microsoft Teams, billing it as a direct competitor to Slack for organizations seeking a cost-effective collaboration tool. How do the two platforms compare? No matter the size of your team, and whether they work in the office or off-site, collaboration tools are a necessity for so many projects today. With G Suite, … Read more