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Digital minimalism - how to reduce screen time and stay current

A survey asked 1,180 millennials ages 18 to 34 what they would be willing to give up for their smartphones. An astonishing 41% said they would rather give up shampooing for a week than forego their phone for the same amount of time. It was more important for these people to stay digitally connected than to have clean hair. (Source) This is a sign ...

Enabling remote work is easier than ever (and good for your business)

Does your business empower employees to "work from home" yet or is there still a stigma attached to that phrase? It was less than ten years ago that company employees working remotely required virtual private network (VPN) software installed on their devices and the company to buy all the expensive secure server infrastructure required to maintain...

What you need to know about Private Channels in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Office 365 is the gold standard for business productivity with over 200 million people using it every month. But beyond just email and documents, the popular new Microsoft Teams app that comes free with Office 365 is changing the way we work. Over 20 million people use Microsoft Teams every day for real-time collaboration and communicati...

6 tech trends to watch for in 2020

2020. A year that once had a futuristic ring to it. A year we imagined with flying cars and robot butlers. Alas, technology hasn’t advanced that far just yet! Though we've seen plenty of impressive new technology, like artificial intelligence and phones that unlock by scanning our faces, it's not quite the world we imagined we would be living in w...

Avoid the Microsoft end of support apocalypse of 2020

As of the writing of this blog, IT departments are under pressure from the impending end of life (EOL) for Microsoft Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. While nobody predicts a "Y2K" redux where PCs stop working, EOL means the over ten year-old PC operating system will no longer get software patches, including security updates, from Microsoft on Tuesda...

Want email security? Ditch sharing your Outlook user mailboxes!

Many businesses use generic user mailboxes in their Microsoft Outlook email system that can be logged onto or shared by multiple users. Shared mailboxes are useful for multiple employees at the company who need access to the same mailbox for a functional purpose. For example, a support@examplecorp.com email address might be shared by multiple peop...

Secure your business' Office 365 the easy way

The importance of strong cyber-security in today's cloud-enabled and highly mobile workforce can't be overstated. Right now, there are thousands of hackers and criminals probing the cyber-security defenses at small-to-mid sized businesses (SMBs). Far from being immune to the threat of hackers, SMBs have become a major target. Recent stats point to...

Avoid the high cost of cyberattacks in 2020

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an advisory in the summer of 2019 warning of an increase in a type of fraud called a Business Email Compromise (BEC). A BEC scam targets employees with access to company finances such as your accounts payable department. For example, a typical BEC scam looks like an email from the company's CEO to a...

8 Skills Needed To Be A Successful Tech Lead

It goes without saying that technology has exploded in recent years. While for many organizations today, technology is the business, even non-tech companies have a tech or IT person, team or department. Technology is such a crucial aspect of business that software engineers and developers now have a seat at the leadership table. Business leaders a...

Security features in Microsoft 365 your business should be using

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365 and the Windows 10 Pro operating system into a cloud-delivered package with added cyber-security and management features tailor-made for business. Cyber-security, data privacy, and regulatory compliance are crucial factors in everyday business. Fortunately, Microsoft 365 has inherent protections that help you creat...

Three simple ways to enhance your business' cybersecurity

At this point, most business owners don't need anyone to explain why cyber-security is important for their business. They already get that there's an ever-increasing threat to data and privacy. What entrepreneurs, especially those at the helm of a small to mid-sized business (SMB), really need is advice on how to counter all of those cyber-securit...

How to set up zero trust security at your business

Almost a decade ago, cybersecurity industry analyst John Kindervag introduced "zero trust security" to the IT world. The idea was to keep user data safe from cyberattacks no matter what devices or networks were used to access the data. Zero trust security is tailor-made for companies using cloud-based apps at their business. While the zero trust s...

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