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SD-WAN: What is it and Why is it Changing Business Networking?

SD-WAN is a new technology with a board range of offerings and varying designs. It allows IT to tackle daily challenges with one network implementation. With SD-WAN, networks can deliver routing efficiently, protect itself from threats, offload expensive circuits efficiently, and simplify WAN network management.

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The Importance of a Strong Data Governance Policy

Did you know your data is more vulnerable now than ever before? Learn how you can minimize risks on your business's file sharing platforms. You'll understand the reasons why producing a data governance policy for your business can help you protect your intellectual property and sensitive data.

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Tips to Stay Connected with Your Staff Remotely

In wake of COVID-19's impact on local and national businesses, we've been seeing a lot of requests for team collaboration solutions using modern technology to host video meetings, and easily collaborate with chat/instant messaging software. Find out our top recommendations here!

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Tips for Enhancing Your Home Network Security

If you are still using the out-of-the-box settings for your home network, you could already be, or easily become compromised. The good thing is, you can factory-reset your home network router, but then what’s next?

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Identifying Threats in Your Mailbox

Phishing Attacks In our previous blog post “Phishing: How to Protect Your Business from Email Fraud” we explained what a phishing attack was and some automated prevention measures known as spam filters. In this post we are going to focus on what you, the user, can do to protect yourself and your co ...

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Top 10 Windows Keyboard Shortcuts: Efficiency at the Press of a Key

Windows provides a way of quickly accessing some of its most useful functions. These include locking your user account, starting Task Manager, opening File Explorer, and many others. All these tasks have been assigned a specific combination of keys, which when pressed simultaneously, will perform the task immediately.

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Microsoft SharePoint

What is Microsoft SharePoint? SharePoint is Microsoft’s “intranet” platform, allowing users to “Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.” (Microsoft, 2019) Whether you’re updating a comp ...

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Windows 7 End of Life is Around the Corner

Are you one of the 40.1% of users who still have a Windows 7 Operating System?

Microsoft released a bulletin announcing End of Life support for Windows 7.

End of Life Means End of Support

After January 14, 2020, security updates and support for Windows 7 PCs will no longer be available.

 

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Multi-Factor Authentication

Keeping on the topic of e-mail security from last month’s post, another great way to secure your e-mails is by setting up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your accounts.  

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Phishing: How to Protect Your Business from Email Fraud

For all the productivity-boosting qualities it holds, email has transformed business communication in ways that are not all for the better. 

Email hacking is incredibly common, and one of the most successful tactics used by hackers is known as phishing. 

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