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5 Mistakes Companies Are Making in the Digital Workplace

By | 2022-09-01T15:31:04-05:00 October 5th, 2022|Productivity|

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 [...]

You Need to Watch Out for Reply-Chain Phishing Attacks

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:13-05:00 September 30th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

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 [...]

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

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:15-05:00 September 25th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

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 [...]

Microsoft Productivity Score Overview

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:19-05:00 September 20th, 2022|Microsoft|

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 [...]

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Shared Cloud Storage Organized

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:21-05:00 September 15th, 2022|Cloud|

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 [...]

6 Important IT Policies Any Size Company Should Implement

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:23-05:00 September 10th, 2022|IT Management|

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 [...]

6 Discontinued Technology Tools You Should Not Be Using Any Longer

By | 2022-08-08T15:31:25-05:00 September 5th, 2022|IT Management|

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 [...]

How Using the SLAM Method Can Improve Phishing Detection

By | 2022-07-25T15:31:19-05:00 August 31st, 2022|Cybersecurity|

There is a reason why phishing is usually at the top of the list for security awareness training. For the last decade or two, it has been the main delivery method for all types of attacks. Ransomware, credential theft, database breaches, and more launch via a phishing email.Why has phishing remained such a large threat [...]

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

By | 2022-07-25T15:31:15-05:00 August 25th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

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 [...]

How Often Do You Need to Train Employees on Cybersecurity Awareness?

By | 2022-07-25T15:31:12-05:00 August 20th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

You’ve completed your annual phishing training. This includes teaching employees how to spot phishing emails. You’re feeling good about it. That is until about 5-6 months later. Your company suffers a costly ransomware infection due to a click on a phishing link.You wonder why you seem to need to train on the same information every [...]