Understanding the dangers of Ransomware-as-a-Service

October 21st, 2020

Ransomware is counted among today’s top cyberthreats, causing severe downtimes and costing some victims millions of dollars in damages and lost business. In 2019, an attack by the ransomware strain known as RobbinHood set back the city of Baltimore by more than $18 million.

Microsoft 365 features that prevent phishing

Over the years, Microsoft has built a reputation as a provider of powerful and intuitive tools that enhance efficiency and productivity. The company is also continuously taking steps to protect their users from today’s top cyberthreats. A great example of this is Microsoft 365, which is well equipped to combat phishing scams. Among the many […]

Optimizing website images for SEO

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often tempted to relegate their search engine optimization (SEO) analyses to the free reports offered by online platforms like WordPress and Google Analytics. Unfortunately, those reports rarely provide the details you need to improve your SEO. One of the things they tend to glaze over is image optimization. Do […]

Here are 4 ways your business can get ahead of the tech curve

The key to finding competitive advantage is by embracing innovation. So no matter how trivial or whimsical a technological development may seem, you’ll want to keep an open mind about what it can do for you. But for a small company, what does “embracing innovation” actually entail? Read on to learn more. Be an early […]

Here’s why you need a VPN and how to choose one

Installing antivirus software and using strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With your online activities transparent to internet service providers, third parties, and hackers alike, it’s important to keep your information secure and private by using a virtual private network (VPN). Here’s why. What is a VPN? A VPN creates […]

5 Reasons you need to invest in tech during the pandemic

September 29th, 2020

For a lot of businesses, navigating the restrictions introduced to curb the spread of COVID-19 has been about survival more than anything else. During the early days of the pandemic, this typically involved dramatically scaling back funding for departments and processes deemed nonessential and letting go of large numbers of employees.

5 Tips for providing better feedback to remote workers

September 29th, 2020

The ability to consistently provide useful feedback is critical for personal and professional improvement. However, the shift from in-person discussions to digital communications takes some getting used to. For companies that had previously been slow to implement remote work programs for their staff, the sudden transition has put them under even greater pressure.

Perks of using dual monitors

While dual monitor setups aren’t as popular as single monitor setups, you should consider working with two screens since doing so has a lot of advantages. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of dual monitors. Enhanced productivity A survey by Jon Peddie Research shows that working with dual monitors increases overall productivity […]

Make the most out of Microsoft Word with these tips

Microsoft Word remains the word processing software of choice for businesses large and small. With Word, you can create a wide variety of documents, from reports to invoices to brochures. Word also has a number of features that, when utilized properly, could greatly enhance your productivity and efficiency at work. Let’s take a look at […]

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