The Latest Ransomware Attack Has Immobilized Major Companies Across the Globe

05/22/2017

While it remains unclear exactly how many have been affected by the latest ransomware, aptly called “WannaCry,’ the estimate has already reached more than 75,000 computers in over 150 counties worldwide. Hospitals, government offices, and high profile organizations are still reeling today after what cyber experts are calling one of the largest cyber attacks ever. […]

Is Your IT Support Team Up to the WannaCry Challenge?

05/19/2017

Unless you have been totally disconnected from the world the last few days, you have heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack that has been spreading around the world. This attack is being dubbed by some as the precursor to a larger, more focused attack once the extent of the vulnerability is revealed. Those primarily affected […]

I Want Highly Informative Excel Spreadsheets

05/10/2017

If you are giving a presentation and part of it involves a shared display or handouts of a spreadsheet what can you do to keep the group awake? Let’s face it, Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool for organizing and manipulating statistical data, but when sharing your spreadsheet with others, your spreadsheet has to be […]

Microsoft Unveils Task Management App: To-Do

05/08/2017

Microsoft wants to help their users stay organized and get even more out of their day – and with their newest app, they plan to do just that. Meet To-Do, an intelligent task management app that’s currently available in Preview. Fully integrated with Microsoft Office 365, To-Do lets you create a list for anything, from […]

Wisdom Wednesday: Master Snapchat In Your Business

05/03/2017

When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are no longer enough. Get an edge over your competition by mastering Snapchat now! Since all but taking over online communication, social media has become a viable business tool as well. Social media is easy and affordable to use, and it allows access to […]

Wisdom Wednesday: The Hidden Costs Of Malware

04/26/2017

Ransomware is malware that either freezes your computer or locks it so you cannot access data and programs that your company normally uses. The criminal that is holding your system hostage, demands a ransom that is usually paid in Bitcoin. Imagine opening your business one morning, turning your computer on and reading a message that […]

Toshiba Telecommunications is Shutting Down: Here’s What That Means for Business Phone Services

04/25/2017

When a major business phone system provider shuts down, it’s important to check your own system to make sure there’s no problem! Big news from Toshiba is sending waves through the business community: The company is closing up its telecom branch permanently within the next few months. Specifically, Toshiba is going to be shutting down […]

Is Your Email Making Your Company Vulnerable?

04/24/2017

You have several options to protect your organization from malicious email attacks. Keep data secured through alternatives like cloud-based client portals. As more and more businesses are using email as their primary form of communication, it is of utmost important to keep networks safe. You may be relying on email to share confidential information with […]

Flashback Friday: Still Using 1995 Internet Technologies

04/21/2017

The internet has changed over the years, but people remain the same. See what’s different, what’s similar and how the past can define the future. There’s a famous clip from The Today Show in 1994 where the hosts try to figure out what the internet is. Millennials watch it and giggle as the stars puzzle […]

Domain Name SEO Tips

04/20/2017

Don’t think a domain name affects SEO? Think again. Use these tips to make your domain relevant to local search engines. Domain names hold more importance to a business than most companies first realize. Domain names not only help your web pages get found by clients but also play a vital role in driving search […]