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Don’t fall for distributed spam distraction

February 8th, 2018

One of the most frustrating things about using email is seeing dozens of spam messages every day. Fortunately, they’re just minor annoyances that are easy to remove from your inbox. However, hackers have developed a way to make spam much more insidious. Here’s what you need to know about modern spam attacks. Understanding DSD Distributed […]

Enhance your new laptop in 5 steps

February 6th, 2018

Laptops may not be the most powerful computers, but the benefits they provide are undisputable. For one thing, they deliver a similar user experience to your huge desktop PC, but much more conveniently and affordably. But before you reap their many benefits, learn five precautionary steps you should take before using them. 1. Update your […]

How can Small Businesses Take Advantage of Cloud Technology?

February 6th, 2018

It’s 2018, we’ve all heard of the cloud. So why have so many small businesses failed to migrate their office IT there? There’s no doubt that handing over your data to a complex and hard-to-define technology is intimidating, and that’s why you need the right IT partner to consult with along the way.

Virtual DR for ransomware protection

February 2nd, 2018

The massive success of ransomware like WannaCry and Petya have spurred other cybercriminals to develop their own ransomware and sell it on the black market. This means we can expect more ransomware attacks in the future. To prepare your business, you need virtualized disaster recovery solutions. Here’s why. Virtual DR Virtual DR solutions allow you […]

Microsoft unveils 4 search features for Bing

February 1st, 2018

Thanks to a recent update from Microsoft’s Bing search engine, finding answers to your questions is no longer an issue of phrasing or syntax. Read on for more information about the four latest upgrades. Validating answers using many websites Before the recent update, Bing would answer questions based on what it found on a single […]

Microsoft’s free virtualization upgrade

January 30th, 2018

One of the greatest things about cloud-based virtualization is that updates are rolled out by providers and don’t require end users to do anything. In the latest example of this, Microsoft just drastically increased the speed of its virtual machines for almost everyone using its platform. Azure: Microsoft’s virtualization platform As a full-service cloud solution, […]

What Can Hackers Steal After Breaking Into Your Network?

January 30th, 2018

As a business owner, your network safety is top priority. From internal company files to sensitive client data, protecting this information is key to your success and reputation. However, no matter how safe you think you are, there are thousands of people working around the clock to try and gain access to your network.

Groups, Yammer, and Teams defined

January 26th, 2018

While most Office 365 apps serve a unique purpose, tools like Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams can all be used to communicate and collaborate with coworkers. However, there are subtle differences in the way they can be used, and today we’ll break it down for you. Outlook Groups With Outlook Groups, every member gets […]

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

January 24th, 2018

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released. Let’s review […]

3 simple and easy cyber-security tips!

January 22nd, 2018

Data security and privacy should be a top priority in this age of constant and downright dangerous cyber attacks. However, in your quest for ultimate security, don’t forget to implement these non-technical steps to shield your business’s IT resources. Cover up your webcam There must be some credibility to doing this if Facebook founder, Mark […]