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5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life

5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life

5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life Big Tech corporations have driven the final nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash Player. Its “end of life (EoL),” or “death,” if you will, was long expected. As the popular software timed out at the end of 2020,...

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Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes

Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes

Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes The year 2020 is not the only thing that is coming to an end. Microsoft is slowly rolling out changes meant to deter spam. This is causing some features to come to an end and changing the way a few Microsoft products, most notably...

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Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks

Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks

Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular and influential digital team-building solutions available for startups and business teams of any size. Using Microsoft Teams as your company’s preferred collaboration tool provides...

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9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams

9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams

9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is a simple, yet effective tool for hosting meetings. It has both audio and video capabilities as well as a chat feature. It can handle conference calls and one on one meetings, with members of your organization...

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What’s New With Microsoft Forms

What’s New With Microsoft Forms

What’s New With Microsoft Forms Microsoft Forms gives you a plethora of features to utilize to your advantage. It easily creates useful documentation for your business and is accessible to virtually everyone in your organization. Forms integrate well with many...

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Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling

Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling

Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling Microsoft Teams is a free cross-platform collaboration software that focuses on users, enabling great collaboration with teammates and customers across any device and empowering customers to work faster. Teams aims to...

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Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords?

Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords?

Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords & Have a Plan B Cybersecurity Defense? As the old saying goes, “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Unfortunately, the new saying is that a business network is only as secure as its employees’ passwords....

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What Is PCI Compliance?

What Is PCI Compliance?

What Is PCI Compliance? You’re probably reading this because you looked up information on PCI compliance. This article explores how you can meet PCI requirements and secure your clients’ sensitive cardholder data. Today’s business world is highly...

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Getting Started With Microsoft Teams?

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams?

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams? What drives workplace performance? A few years ago, a Stanford study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology suggested that workplace performance was driven by collaboration. In fact, just the thought of...

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MFA Bug Opens Door For Hackers To Attack Microsoft 365

MFA Bug Opens Door For Hackers To Attack Microsoft 365

New and heightened digital threats develop every day, and having standard security software may not be enough to protect your personal data and business from exploitation from malware attacks. Businesses across industries are vulnerable to new attacks, as many...

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What Exactly Is NIST?

What Exactly Is NIST?

What Exactly Is NIST? No matter what industry you work in, chances are you’ve encountered the term NIST at one time or another. It’s most often used in relation to technology and, specifically, in relation to cybersecurity. Like many things related to these fields,...

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Remote Workers Are Here to Stay! Important Tips

Remote Workers Are Here to Stay! Important Tips

Exactly a year ago today, no one would’ve thought that this many people would be working from home. Yet, here we are. The numbers are truly astounding. In June, the estimate was that 42% of the United States’ labor force had transitioned to full-time...

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Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams

Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams

Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams It feels like an understatement to say that 2020 has ushered in a “new normal” in the workplace, and it’s undeniable that this year has fundamentally changed the way we use business tech tools. Microsoft...

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Plagiarism Checker Will Be Added To Microsoft Word

Plagiarism Checker Will Be Added To Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word users have been relying on third-party plugins and services to check their work for similarity issues. However, the tech giant recently announced that plans are underway to include an in-built plagiarism checker in its Word program. How will this...

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Can Microsoft Edge Really Beat Chrome?

Can Microsoft Edge Really Beat Chrome?

Microsoft Edge Vs. Google Chrome Google Chrome is undoubtedly the most popular web browser available on the market. As of June 2020, Chrome boasts a 70 percent market share, while Microsoft Edge is the second most popular option. Microsoft is working tirelessly to...

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What Is Two-Factor Authentication?

What Is Two-Factor Authentication?

What Is Two-Factor Authentication? When it comes to keeping your business safe from hackers, you’re willing to pull out all the stops. But what if he didn’t have to “pull out all the stops”? What if the only thing you needed was a simple...

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What’s New Apple MacOS 11 “Big Sur”

What’s New Apple MacOS 11 “Big Sur”

A Look at the New Apple macOS 11 Big Sur Update The newest macOS update, officially number 11 and called Big Sur, was announced in late June 2020 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Big Sur is such a large and significant update that Apple skipped...

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Vital Considerations to Make When Hiring an IT Consultant

Vital Considerations to Make When Hiring an IT Consultant

When the going gets tough in business, it’s those who can adapt through drastic changes thrive. You may have made some strategic decisions through a triage of measures that helped you to leverage the resources you have to climb up the success ladder. There comes a...

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How To Combine Multiple PDF Files

How To Combine Multiple PDF Files

In many cases, you might want to combine multiple PDF files to create a single document. Disseminating information is often easier when you share one file instead of many. If you have Adobe PDF Pro, it’s easy enough to combine more than one document. You can also make...

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Managed IT Services vs. IT Outsourcing (Comparison)

Managed IT Services vs. IT Outsourcing (Comparison)

IT Managed Services vs. IT Outsourcing: What’s the Difference? While there are some similarities between IT outsourcing and partnering with an IT managed service, there are also important differences that could spell the difference between a highly successful...

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Are You Still Using 123456 as Your Password?

Are You Still Using 123456 as Your Password?

Using 123456 as Your Password? Is your company’s cybersecurity repeatedly swept under the rug? While reinforcing passwords and setting up firewalls can seem daunting, you may not realize the severe risk of neglecting these and other routine security practices....

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What Is Social Engineering? (Insights/Information)

What Is Social Engineering? (Insights/Information)

Social Engineering: A Threat to Your Cybersecurity Social engineering is the use of psychological manipulation to gather confidential information. Criminals are always looking to exploit you for valuable data: personal logins, bank accounts, and even remote access to...

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What Is The Modern Workplace?

What Is The Modern Workplace?

The Secret Workplace Every Single Employee Dreams About Whenever They Clock In Employee retention is always a challenge. Because it takes so long to find, recruit, and train your best employees, it’s very important to focus on how you can keep them. And the best...

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Reset Your Computer System Today Using Windows 10

Do you need to reset your computer system? Resetting is different from simply refreshing or restoring a computer system. Resetting means reinstalling Windows but during the process, you delete your personal settings, apps (unless the apps originated with the...

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Convert a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox in Microsoft 365

Convert a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox in Microsoft 365

How to Convert a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox in Microsoft 365 After converting your regular mailbox to a shared mailbox in Microsoft 365, you retain all your existing calendars and email. The only difference is that it will be visible to several people. You can...

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Microsoft Edge Browser FAQ

Microsoft Edge Browser FAQ

Have You Tried The Microsoft Edge Browser? Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has been around from the early beginnings of the World-Wide Web. Over the years, it was sometimes immersed in controversy since it was “built into” some previous Windows versions....

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Internal IT vs. Outsourcing IT

Internal IT vs. Outsourcing IT

Internal IT vs. Outsourcing IT: The Value of Outsourcing to an MSP The question of whether to outsource or rely on an internal IT team is common. Services that were once considered ‘nice to have’ are now necessities. They include machine learning, artificial...

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Microsoft Office Lens Lets You Scan Virtually Anything

How Microsoft Office Lens Lets You Scan Virtually Anything As businesses move online, more of their documents become virtual. Even with the mass migration to the digital world, however, there’s still plenty of work done on paper and other real-world canvases....

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Did You Really “Reply All” On That Last Email?

Did You Really “Reply All” On That Last Email?

Office Workers Rejoice: Microsoft is Finally Subduing the Dreaded’ Reply All’ Do never-ending reply-all threads emails put a damper on your business chewing up precious time and resources? The good news is, Microsoft rolled out Reply-All-Storm Protection...

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