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The Longer Your Passwords, The Harder They Are To Crack

Longer, more complex passwords are more difficult to crack…It’s as simple as that. Yet, so many of us still opt for easy to remember or repetitive passwords – even when the risk of doing this is unbelievably high.No-one can remember multiple complex passwords. So, the solution is a password manager.That way, your team only needs…

3 Ways To Become A Paperless Office

Think about all the paperwork your business has moved over the years… You might think that paper is cheap. But factor in the cost of printers, toners, connectivity, and maintenance. And maybe it’s more trouble than it’s worth. Going paperless is a smart move on many levels. It’s good for the planet, you get faster…

Is Your Team Hiding Security Breaches?

Honesty is always the best policy, and will never be punished. This is the culture your business should promote when it comes to potential breaches in cybersecurity. When we’re busy, we can easily get tricked by an online scam because most are so believable. If your team feels like they’ve clicked a bad link or…

What Are Managed IT Services??

Nowadays, regardless of the work you do, you probably rely on a number of different technologies. Should any of those technologies get too complex or just up and fail on you, you need someone to help support them. Today I’m going to talk to you about Managed IT Services, and specifically, what you, the small…

Pushing Send? That Email Isn’t Secure

Every day, we send an estimated 306 billion personal and professional emails around the world. Still, it’s not secure. Any sensitive documents, proprietary information, or private data sent are at risk. Sending an email is fast and quick, but when it comes to sensitive information, you’re better off using a different method of delivery, one…

Whiteboard Makes Collaboration Simple

Brainstorming is an important part of any collaboration. And Whiteboard, inside Microsoft 365, is the simple, no-nonsense way for teams to do it.Whiteboard does exactly what you might think. It’s a tool for sharing ideas with as many people as you like, in real time just by sharing a link.Whiteboard is at its best when…

A Good Internal IT Person Is Hard to Find

Technology is everywhere, yet we don’t always understand it. When things go wrong or get challenging, we turn to IT Services for help, but it’s becoming difficult for businesses to hire internal IT support staff. The IT talent shortage has been an issue for more than a decade. A majority (56%) of leaders globally bemoaned…

Another Week, Another Hack: Kaseya

The latest event hitting the news is about a company most of you have probably never heard of before, Kaseya, and how they got hit with a ransomware attack. Who or what is a Kaseya? Well, the average person, unless they work in IT or a related industry, likely has no clue. Kaseya, a US-based…

Should Your Business Be Cloud Based?

Should your business move to the cloud or not? First, let’s explain what this means. A cloud based solution simply means that your data is stored safely on remote servers. And you can access it from anywhere on any device.There are lots of benefits to going 100% cloud based.It can be more secure, there’s better…

Microsoft Teams: Immersive and Inclusive

Teams has become a vital part of the Microsoft 365 world, because so many of us are working & learning remotely.One-to-one conversations, group messaging, video meetings and audio calls are all key features of Teams. Along with useful integration into other 365 applications such as Word, Outlook, and SharePoint.The value in Teams is obvious. But…