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New Windows operating system is on its way

March 7th, 2019
New Windows operating system is on its way

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lightweight version of Windows. The operating system (OS), currently known as “Windows Lite,” is said to be Microsoft’s answer to Google’s Chrome OS. There are still plenty of unanswered questions about the OS, but here’s what we know so far. What is Windows Lite? Windows Lite is a […]

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

March 6th, 2019
Cyberthreats and the finance sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]

Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

March 5th, 2019
Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these steps first. Sign into all […]

Dell XPS 13 – Glitchy Bluetooth Mouse

March 5th, 2019

I purchased a new Dell XPS 13 and a new Bluetooth mouse because of the lack of USB cables.  I was very disappointed in the performance of the mouse.  I was not sure if it was the mouse or the bluetooth driver.  I would constantly have to move the mouse to keep it "awake".  It turns out  it was a power setting that was quickly and easily resolved.

Why you need managed services in healthcare

March 4th, 2019
Why you need managed services in healthcare

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the healthcare industry for its perceived vulnerability. Nowadays, more and more hospitals are realizing that overall patient care not only involves medical attention, but also entails securing patient data. For many healthcare organizations, it’s crucial to work with the right managed services provider (MSP) to ensure transactions are seamless and patient […]

How to minimize Wi-Fi hiccups

March 1st, 2019
How to minimize Wi-Fi hiccups

Today, you simply can’t survive without a Wi-Fi connection. Businesses need fast, secure, and reliable internet to get work done and satisfy customers. But what about when you experience Wi-Fi issues? These fixes ought to do the trick! Range constraints Wi-Fi works via radio waves that are broadcast from a central hub, usually a piece […]

Why is HTTPS important?

February 28th, 2019
Why is HTTPS important?

Many internet users still do not understand what the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar is for. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. This is an important feature that lets users know whether the site they are visiting is secure or not. […]

Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

February 27th, 2019
Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

Why do some companies fail their disaster recovery plan (DPR) audit? Perhaps because they did not get the right information for it. They say experience is the best teacher; thus, nothing beats what you can learn from real-world case studies. See what you can learn from the following case. Hosting certain types of data and […]

How to transfer files from Android via USB cable

February 26th, 2019
How to transfer files from Android via USB cable

You can use Wi-Fi to transfer files between your Android phone and your PC or Mac, but if an internet connection is unavailable or unstable, there’s another option: use your trusted USB cable. Read on to find out how your USB cable can help you move files between devices without a hitch. To transfer files […]

Groups, Yammer, and Teams: What are they?

February 21st, 2019
Groups, Yammer, and Teams: What are they?

While most Office 365 apps serve a unique purpose, tools like Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams can all be used for office communication and collaboration. However, there are small differences in the way they can be used. Let us break it down for you. Outlook Groups With Outlook Groups, every member gets a shared […]