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5 Overlooked Security Considerations For Remote Workers

  • May 31, 2018

Freelance Worker

There’s never been more freedom and autonomy in the workforce than today. However, with all this freedom comes great responsibility and security tops the list when working remotely.

Hackers love easy targets and when you extend the corporate network by working remotely or taking work devices into public spaces you are unknowingly inviting someone to take a peek.

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Phishing Scams Go Social

  • May 29, 2018

With more business being performed online and across social channels, the likelihood of your personal information falling into the hands of cyber criminals, unfortunately, also increases.

Recent reports on cybersecurity confirm that phishing scams alone increased 65% last year and 76% of businesses reported being a victim of a phishing scam last year.

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Improve Smartphone Data Storage

  • May 24, 2018

It’s happened to all of us. The smartphone notification none of us want to see: Not Enough Storage.

By the time that pop up shows on your phone, it’s no longer a friendly reminder to clear out data, it’s a block and preventative measure stopping you from downloading anything else.

And, don;t you find it strange that it usually happens when you need your phone the most – capturing a photo or trying to record video of a moment you know you’ll never get to recreate?

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6 Tech Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed

  • May 22, 2018

Tech GadgetsWe all love technology and the growing number of gadgets being developed. With each device created, our lives become more connected and a bit easier.

As a technology company, we figured we should give you a window into some of our favorite tech gadgets. This list highlights the gadgets that we love and the ones we now don’t want to operate without. Once you give these gadgets a try,  you’ll certainly be hooked.

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The Smart Way To Toss Old Devices

  • May 8, 2018

We all have them. Old devices sitting around in our garages or storage areas, in drawers and boxes, causing clutter. Many times, we hesitate to get rid of old devices because of the amount of information and memories they have in them.

But toss them we must! Just follow these simple rules to ensure your sensitive data is protected and your old device is disposed of properly.

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Security Breach Horror Stories

  • May 3, 2018

Law Firms High Risk For Data Breach After HurricaneData breaches used to be big news but lately they come at such a regular and rapid pace it is hard to tell one from another.

Here’s A Rundown Of The Top Security Breach Horror Stories:

Sony (2011) – 77,000,000 records.  Sony’s network was compromised and 77 million records containing personally identifiable information was stolen – all in un-encrypted format.

Zappos (2012) – 24,000,000 records.  Known for their excellent customer service, Zappos was reported to have disconnected their phones after reporting the loss of 24 million records including names and addresses.

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5 Applications To Improve Your Organization And Productivity

  • April 26, 2018

Increased ProductivityWe’ve all been there. You’re tired, stressed and it seems like everything is due yesterday. Just the everyday demands of working on an always online work environment.

But whether you’re grappling with a crammed schedule, want to brush up on general organization habits, or listen to an audiobook on your commute to work, we’ve compiled the best organization apps to improve your productivity.

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Avoid Being Fooled By Phishing Scams This Year

  • March 29, 2018

Phishing scams have been making media headlines consistently since 2003. And since then, whether it’s through emails, text messages or phone calls, millions of individuals have been deceived through hacks that appear to come through legitimate sources. The worldwide impact of those phishing scams has reportedly hit more than $5 billion.

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Remove The Digital Clutter

  • March 15, 2018

Remove Digital ClutterMost of us commit to IT organization. Whether we like it or not, the annual purge of walking through our homes with a meticulous eye to remove clutter is useful.

That detailed lens helps us see past the surface and identify the baseboards that need cleaning and extra “stuff” floating around that needs to find a new home.

But how often do we give that same meticulous eye to the digital footprint we generate for ourselves?

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Daylight Savings Time And Windows 10

  • March 8, 2018

Windows 10We’ve come to consider Daylight Savings Time as a placeholder and reminder to conduct pulse checks on the things we often overlook. So why not start considering Daylight Savings Time as a chance to check the health of your computer’s anti-virus system? Is it running properly? Is the system up to date?

The hope is that you are checking your anti-virus system more than twice a year, but if not, twice a year is better than never.

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