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 business and…

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. Unfortunately,…

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 your computer. Whenever…

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…

Is Your Organization Prepared for Top 2020 Cybersecurity Threats?

Top 2020 Cybersecurity Threats Managed IT cybersecurity professionals have been challenged to the hilt through the first half of 2020. Phishing attacks increased by upwards of 600 percent during the height of the pandemic as industry leaders made haste to…

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 computer),…

Reasons for Choosing Microsoft Teams as an Alternative to Zoom

Microsoft Teams as an Alternative to Zoom COVID- 19 induced lockdowns and social distancing measures helped spur Zoom’s growth. The video conferencing app managed to attract 300 million users by April 2020 compared to 10 million in December. Its rise…

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…

What Does $150K Ransomware Payment Say About Your Cybersecurity?

$150K Ransomware Payment A recent news piece published by Tech Republic highlights the discouraging reasons why too many businesses fall prey to hackers and pay ransoms for their digital property. Perhaps nothing adds insult to injury quite like someone burglarizing…

What’s the Best Way to Switch IT Managed Service Providers?

The Best Way to Switch IT Managed Service Providers The COVID-19 lockdowns have naturally changed how many organizations and companies operate. Educational institutions are embracing virtual classes, events that were previously held in person are now fully virtual, and a whopping 98% of…