What is ransomware? Ransomware is an unusual type of threat because it holds your files for ransom while leaving your systems essentially otherwise operational. A piece of malicious software enters your network and applies an encryption algorithm to your computer files, rendering them unavailable. The files are still there, and you can see them in a file […]
Move-in day will be here before you know it, and it’s crucial to have an IT migration plan in place. A managed IT support service can help make your move as smooth as possible. If you’re nervous about handling this all in-house, contact us today if you’re interested in learning more about IT support.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaPYL3DHP6I] Do you have a lot of data? Are you able to organize your data in a convenient logical way and then search for it with ease and/or with advanced search criteria so that the results are not in the hundreds but in the tens or less? Is managing it or finding specific data […]
What Is the Big Picture in Terms of Cybercrime in 2018? The past few years have revealed trends that show us cybercrime won’t just go away. The following stats put the breadth of the threat into perspective: Cybercrime was the 2nd largest crime in terms of the number of incidents reported. Cybercrime accounts for more than half all criminal activity in the U.K. […]
Every company that does business online is a potential target, and unfortunately, criminals see small to mid-size companies as an easy mark. Did you know that 60% of companies close within six months of a breach of their IT environment?
Users of Facebook Messenger, which number over 1.2 billion people worldwide, now have a new feature that makes life a bit easier after making an “oops.” An oops is a mistake in an instant message that is immediately noticed, right after sending it, by the person who wrote it. It could be that a message […]
Microsoft’s Visio Visual and Power BI are two extremely useful software tools that help business owners store, organize, and interpret data with easy-to-understand visual representations. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iicz4D6gnYA] Using these tools can take your business to the next level. Still, many business owners don’t know about Visio Visual or Power BI. Moreover, many are skeptical as […]
Hiring an IT consultant is a proven method of boosting small to midsize businesses beyond their current capabilities. Rather than hiring full-time employees or tying up internal resources, businesses can allow an IT consultant to do some of the heavy lifting. That’s not to suggest that hiring an IT consultant does not have some pitfalls. Here are […]
If you own or manage a company and are considering outsourcing your IT services, you’re on your way to markedly reduced expenditures and greatly improved cybersecurity and technology. Still wondering about the benefits of outsourcing IT? Not sure how to go about hiring a managed IT service provider? We’ve got you covered. Let’s start with what IT […]
You can create a data entry form in Microsoft Excel without using VBA or even recording a macro. If those terms don’t mean anything to you, don’t worry. You won’t need to learn them. Excel has a hidden tool you can use to make dreaded data entry fast and easy. Using a data entry form […]
On January 22, 2019, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, CISA, issued an emergency directive. This emergency directive was put into place to address ongoing problems and issues associated with global Domain Name System, or DNS, infrastructure tampering. As a business owner or executive in charge of a business, […]
Do you want to have the ability to stay on top of your emails from anywhere without the need to learn a new email system? Then enjoy the convenience of using your Microsoft Office 365 email and calendar directly on your smartphone. The Microsoft Outlook app is available for both iPhone and Android devices, it […]