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What you need to know about VoIP phishing

Scammers have found a way to exploit vulnerabilities in VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) via a scam called vishing. This scam works much like any phishing attack: a scammer purports to be a legitimate entity and asks the potential victim to provide sensitive information. Learn how vishers operate. VoIP makes it easy to create fake […]

Boosting productivity with Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics allows managers to assess their employees’ performance using the data gathered from Office 365. Unlike past Microsoft productivity tools that showed only the user’s own information, Workplace Analytics allows both employees and managers to view each others’ performance data. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace […]

Speed hacks to make Google Chrome faster

Is your Google Chrome browser a little slower lately? While Chrome is widely known as the browser of choice, it does have a habit of consuming a lot of system RAM. Additionally, there are times when it feels slower than before. Fortunately, these problems are simple to fix. Here are some speed hacks that will […]

Top reasons for technology business reviews

Businesses need technology to be profitable and productive. But not all technologies are capable of delivering on their perceived benefits. To make sure your investments are worth keeping, you need to perform technology business reviews. A technology business review reveals the strengths and weaknesses of your company’s IT framework. It’s often performed by a third-party […]

How to remove bloatware from your Windows 10 PC

Bloatware is pre-installed software (that may or may not be malicious) that typically requires an unwarranted amount of disk space, slowing down your computer and exposing you to more cybersecurity risks. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner ads were breaking webpage layouts and pop-ups were making […]

7 Things To Do So You DON’T Get Hacked When Shopping Online

1. Verify the URL is safe. Many browsers have a little padlock in the URL bar. If the padlock is closed, the URL is safe. If it’s open, you may want to avoid the site.

2. Verify the URL is accurate. Many scammers register fake websites using misspelled URLs or extra numbers to look like the real deal.

3 Reasons Why Recessions Are Awesome for Great Companies

It may be jarring to read the words “recession” and “awesome” in the same sentence. Recessions are bad for most people. I will not make light of how horrible recessions are for the vast majority of companies and their employees,
(as well as for not-for-profit organizations and governments).

For most companies, recessions mean increased stress at work, stalled career progression or even layoffs, uncertainty, increased board and shareholder pressure, increased financial strain and a feeling of looming danger in the pit of your stomach, which is no fun to wake up to every day!

But for great companies, recessions can be awesome.

If You Think Your Business Is Too Small to Be Hacked … You’re a Cybercriminal’s #1 Target

Many cybercriminals look at small businesses like blank checks. More often than not, small businesses just don’t put money into their cyber security, and hackers and cybercriminals love those odds. They can target small businesses at random, and they are all but guaranteed to find a business that has no IT security – or the business does have some security, but it isn’t set up correctly.

Do these before buying cybersecurity software

The booming market for cybersecurity products is a sign that businesses are taking the issue seriously. But before your company invests in any product, ask yourself if it’s something you really need. Here are some tips on how you can make the most out of your cybersecurity investment. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should […]

How blockchain can improve healthcare

For the non-tech-savvy, new technology trends can seem confusing. Blockchain, for instance, is a complex concept, but it has the potential to revolutionize every industry, including healthcare. That’s why you should take the time to understand what it is and what it can do for your company. What is blockchain? Although the technology is known […]