PhishPoint: Phishing Scam Attack Of The Week On Office 365 Users

  • August 28, 2018

Our topic today are the sharks in our digital waters this week. The latest Microsoft phishing attack, dubbed “PhishPoint,” demonstrates the lengthy extents in which cyber criminals will go to obtain confidential information.

In the most recent PhishPoint security breach, these hackers were able to use Microsoft’s Online platform to gain this information from users.

Here’s what happened and most importantly, here’s how you can protect this from happening to you, your employees or your clients if you’re an Office 365 User.

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How To Excel At Excel: 6 Easy Excel Shortcuts To Make Your Life Easier

  • August 9, 2018

Keyboard ShortcutsExcel: The stomping ground for tracking metrics, building equations and navigating through the moving parts of a business and seeing what’s working and what’s not working. It’s a cornerstone tool for business.

Here’s a compilation of 6 easy Excel shortcuts and overlooked features to make your life easier. 

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Working Smarter With Microsoft Outlook

  • November 28, 2017

Microsoft Outlook is still the leading email tool of businesses today. And because it integrates so much –email, calendar, tasks, address book – it’s often the place where employees can spend significant parts of their work day.

Recent studies have reported that email consumes 28 percent of employee time on the job. Easily a productivity killer, email can be the place where employees get trapped and bogged down each day.

But if you know how to effectively use Microsoft Outlook, it can be a powerful productivity tool; it’s just a matter of understanding its full capabilities. It’s time we rethink the way businesses use Outlook.

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CEO Phishing: Don’t Take The Bait

  • July 18, 2017

Always be on the lookout for CEO phishing emails. Because no one is safe – even us.

In this post, we’re going to share our experience as a target of a CEO Phishing scam. We’ll share the actual email we received from hackers who’s trying to pull the wool over our eyes.

It’s our hope that by sharing our own experience, we can help other business become aware of these scams, train their staff, and keep their data secure. Don’t be the one that gets reeled in – educate your staff and implement procedures to protect your business.

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Exporting Multiple Emails From Outlook

  • April 6, 2017

Outlook LogoIn providing IT Services to such a diverse group of businesses, we get some pretty good questions from our clients.

This week, my customer was looking for a simple way to export multiple emails from Outlook onto a USB drive. I’ve exported individual emails from Outlook before but never a group of emails. And, let me tell you, the solution is deceptively simple.

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Quickly Finding Deleted Outlook Messages

  • January 3, 2017

Keeping your Outlook Inbox clean and organized can sometimes feel like a full time job.  Seems like, in my rush to get to zero in my in box to the magical zero count, I often get a little trigger happy and delete an email that I need to file or act on.  I usually realize this right away and hop into my Deleted Items folder to retrieve the email, only to find it is lost in the thousands of previously deleted emails.

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Outlook Follow Ups

  • November 17, 2016

microsoft-outlook-followupsStaying on top of your ‘to-dos’ can be tough.  Seems we get more and more on our plates every day and keeping all the balls in the air can be a challenge – especially follow ups. You email someone and need to follow up at a later date to be sure your message got through and the item was addressed.

Here is an easy way in Outlook to be sure you stay on top of the things you are waiting on or have delegated to others.

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Save Time By Reusing Text In Outlook

  • August 20, 2014

Reusing Text Blocks in OutlookOutlook is a lot like our brain; very underutilized. There are tons of great little tips and tricks in Microsoft Outlook that can help you be more productive when it comes to using your email. Let’s look at reusing text blocks for example.

Do you send out a lot of the same information on a regular basis? Find yourself typing the same email over and over or going back to copy/paste content from previous emails? Then I bet you guessed it; reusing text blocks is for you.

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