If you want to cut costs on IT hardware, don’t settle for cheap but old or low-quality machines. They’ll likely offer subpar performance, which will hurt your team’s productivity. What’s worse, they’ll likely break down often, too, which means the money you initially saved will go to repairs and upgrades. Instead of buying low-end machines, […]
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provides small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with the convenience of making and receiving calls from anywhere with an active internet connection. VoIP enables your staff to meet the demands of your clients, which boosts customer satisfaction. VoIP also has another feature that can take your customer service to the next […]
In April 2020, Microsoft launched Microsoft 365, the successor to its popular Office 365. But it’s not a mere name change. The tech giant is also introducing improvements to its productivity software that will enhance how your business deals with cyberthreats every day. Name change Microsoft has time and again shown that they are willing […]
Last time I talked about making email safer. I focused on inbound email to your users and outbound encrypted emails. However, I neglected to say that advanced spam filters also work outbound. That means that your end-users email and attachments will be scanned to protect against an inadvertent sending out of malicious content.
Almost everyone in the world browses the internet every day. People look up information, shop, chat with friends, or just pass the time by surfing the web. Internet browsing has become second nature to us that we often forget one thing: checking our address bar for an “S” after the “HTTP” prefix. HTTPS encryption The […]
The COVID-19 pandemic and the sweeping shutdowns to contain the spread of the virus brought about significant impacts on businesses. Many small companies realized they lacked the resources to rapidly adopt a remote work setup and tapped their IT partners to help address their technology demands. Here’s how managed IT services providers (MSPs) are rising […]
Last week, Microsoft unveiled the May 2020 Update, which is the latest version of Windows 10. While some users are able to update their systems, some PCs are prevented from installing it. Here’s what’s causing the update block, and how you can bypass it. Known issues The update block is present on devices such as […]
Last week I talked about the importance of Cloud Backup in our new remote teaching and learning and back-office school environments.
This week I am going to talk about secure and reliable communications.
The reality is that the number one threat to your network is your users clicking on attachments or web links that lead to bad places that can potentially launch an attack against the user and ultimately your physical and cloud network resources.
Security researchers have discovered a new Android malware called DEFENSOR ID that snuck its way into the Google Play Store. Forensic analysis shows that the malware takes advantage of an Android device’s Accessibility Services to infiltrate the system and cause damage without being detected. To help you avoid this dangerous strain of malware, we’ve compiled […]
Android devices are most effective when they have a stable network connection. The problem is that many mobile networks limit how much data you can use during a subscription cycle. Instead of upgrading to a more expensive plan, consider paying closer attention to how and when you use data and scaling back. It’s easier than […]