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VPNs: Why you need them

December 6th, 2017
VPNs: Why you need them

Installing powerful antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, government agencies, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private.

Mac keyboard shortcuts that save you a click

December 5th, 2017
Mac keyboard shortcuts that save you a click

If you’re an experienced Mac user, you’ve probably mastered many of the handiest keyboard shortcuts. But there’s plenty more beyond Control + C (copy), Control + X (cut), and Control + V (paste). Here’s a look at some of the less common Mac keyboard shortcuts that will save you time.

Healthcare Security Breaches Skyrocket

December 4th, 2017
Healthcare Security Breaches Skyrocket

Security breaches are becoming an all-too-common occurrence in the healthcare industry. Due to a sever lack of competent security measures to protect extremely vital patient records, healthcare organizations have become a prime target for hackers and malicious insiders alike.

Try out Microsoft’s newest releases today!

November 30th, 2017
Try out Microsoft’s newest releases today!

At Microsoft’s 2017 Ignite conference, three new apps were announced that help small businesses streamline everyday tasks. The apps — Connections, Listings, and Invoicing — spent a few months as limited previews, but are now available to anyone with an Office 365 Business Premium subscription.

Chrome Cleanup tool’s enhanced features

November 29th, 2017
Chrome Cleanup tool’s enhanced features

If the browser you’re using can’t guarantee your safety, you could be one click away from downloading malware into your computer. Although it’s easy to click ‘X’ on suspicious pop-up ads, some threats are more difficult to detect. Google addresses this and other web safety risks by substantially changing Chrome’s security settings.

Accessorizing your Android devices

November 28th, 2017
Accessorizing your Android devices

Wouldn’t life be much easier if you could connect a keyboard or mouse to your Android tablet or smartphone? Believe it or not, you can. What’s more, you can connect an Xbox controller and play games console-style right from your device.

USB keyboards, mice, and gamepads

Android phones and tablets don’t come with standard, full-size USB ports so you can’t plug a USB accessory directly into it.

Don’t waste money on fleets of VMs

November 27th, 2017
Don’t waste money on fleets of VMs

Server virtualization allows you to deliver computing resources to workstations in your network. Those resources are packed into virtual machines (VMs), which can be deployed at a moment’s notice so you can easily add users to your network. However, there are risks associated with trying to manage lots of VMs.

The dangers of VM sprawl
VM sprawl is a phenomenon that occurs when there are too many virtual machines on a network.

Microsoft simplifies Outlook on desktop

November 23rd, 2017
Microsoft simplifies Outlook on desktop

Microsoft recently announced that it’s revamping Outlook’s user interface and improving certain features. The redesign is aimed at decluttering the desktop version and align it with the much cleaner and more user-friendly iOS version. Mac and Windows users can look forward to a sleeker design, better features, and reduced complexity.

Google releases year-long security study

November 21st, 2017
Google releases year-long security study

Your passwords are the gateway to your files, money, and identity, so it’s no surprise that hackers are constantly trying to steal them. Most cybercriminals will use malware to do the trick, but they also have other means at their disposal. Google’s year-long security investigation provides the details.

No more passwords: Windows 10 knows your face

November 20th, 2017
No more passwords: Windows 10 knows your face

Passwords are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Microsoft’s Windows Hello feature, for example, allows you to unlock your device by simply glancing at the screen. Read on to learn more about this intriguing feature.

Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans

Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in Windows 10. With it, there’s no need to enter a password; all it needs is your fingerprint, eye scan, or just your face.