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7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

May 29th, 2017
7 tips for avoiding data loss in Office 365

Office 365 is a complete cloud solution that allows you to store thousands of files and collaborate on them, too. In addition to its productivity features, Office 365 comes with security and compliance solutions that will help businesses avoid the crushing financial and legal repercussions of data loss.

What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

May 26th, 2017
What’s on tap for Windows 10 this fall?

The feature-packed Windows Creators Update might not have made its way into every PC yet, but Microsoft wasted no time in announcing its successor! The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was announced at the Build 2017 conference and is expected to hit most Windows 10 PCs (including Windows 10 S devices) by September.

Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

May 25th, 2017
Lessons learned from the WannaCry malware

By now, you must have heard of the WannaCry ransomware. It ranks as one of the most effective pieces of malware in the internet’s history, and it has everyone worried about what’s coming next. To guard yourself, the best place to start is with a better understanding of what made WannaCry different.

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

May 24th, 2017
Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

If you’ve downloaded the macOS version of HandBreak, a popular video transcoding program that converts multimedia files into different formats, checking your computer’s safety right now would be wise. Users who downloaded the program between May 2 and May 6 have a 50 percent chance of being infected with an Apple Trojan, based on an announcement on HandBrake’s website.

Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

May 23rd, 2017
Precautions against WannaCry ransomware

This month, ransomware has taken center stage yet again. WannaCry has already infected thousands of users around the world. In true ransomware fashion, WannaCry holds user data hostage until the victim decides to pay the ransom. What’s more alarming, however, is that the global success of this malware will likely spawn even more potent variants.

Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

May 22nd, 2017
Choosing a web browser: Which one is safest?

Recently, an unprecedented strain of ransomware known as “WannaCry” infected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe. This horrible campaign has forced small businesses to revisit the security of their IT infrastructure. It’s a complicated endeavor, but reevaluating your web browsers is a quick and easy place to start.

4 Ways to take better care of your servers

May 19th, 2017
4 Ways to take better care of your servers

By their very definition, servers are tasked with managing significantly higher burdens than the average desktop workstation. If your business has a server onsite, there are so many things you need to consider to get the most out of your investment. Read on for a few of them:

Mount your servers properly

Small businesses are usually forced to prioritize the here and now over long-term planning.

Google adds phishing defenses for Android

May 18th, 2017
Google adds phishing defenses for Android

Phishing scams, whereby cybercriminals masquerade as trustworthy entities to fool victims into disclosing private information, have had a recent surge in popularity. This is largely because hackers realize the best way to infiltrate a system is by exploiting people’s trust.

Windows Server now includes virtualization

May 17th, 2017
Windows Server now includes virtualization

If you’re a business owner interested in utilizing virtualization technology, you have a lot of options for how to go about that. However, there is one virtualization vendor you’re probably already comfortable with: Microsoft. Read on for more information on the new and exciting features packaged with the Windows operating system.

Qualities of an ideal VoIP distributor

May 16th, 2017
Qualities of an ideal VoIP distributor

Because of its cost-effectiveness, VoIP is quickly gaining popularity among SMBs looking to upgrade their phone systems. However, this doesn’t mean you should contact just any VoIP distributor; you need to make sure they are able to meet your business’s requirements.