Why You Should Restart Your Computer

At the end of the workday, it's important that you take the correct steps to start the following morning on the right foot. The best way? Restarting your computer, rather than shutting it down or letting it enter Sleep mode. ...

Eight Ways to Avoid Paying the Ransom

Earlier this month, TechRepublic posted an article reflecting on a new report from Sophos. It included eight tips to combat hackers' ever-evolving tactics to gain ransom payments. (Tactics being: threatening to release the data, gathering/releasing employees' personal data, changing passwords, ...

The Real Dangers Of Using Personal Email Accounts For Business

The real question: “When is it OK to use a personal email for business purposes?” The short answer: “Never.” Risks of using personal email at work: Employees might use a personal email address to set up any number of functions ...

Which PDF Editor Should you Use?

For many of our clients, it's imperative that they're able to edit, gather signatures and protect documents for and from their customers and coworkers. One of them, a construction company, has been looking into upgrading to eSignatures to increase [quicker] ...

How to be Prepared for Losing Your Phone

Losing your phone can be quite panic-inducing, especially when you realize just how much of your life is on your phone! Text conversations, contacts, photos, important tabs on your internet browser, saved logins, notes...your phone may even be your payment ...

Ad Blockers Protect Your Privacy and Your Productivity

It's an unfortunate reality that ads are a part of life everywhere we go now. We've of course been familiar with them on commercials throughout the morning news and on billboards while driving to work, but now they're constantly at ...

Zooming Out from the Chip Shortage

The Global Supply Chain Domino Effect Updated January 11, 2022. Years ago, the Internet of Things began to skyrocket. That is, the number of objects that require sensors, software and other technologies. Since 2016, the "demand for both new and ...

Are You Struggling to Send or Receive Large Files via Email?

If you’ve gotten the pesky notification that your attachment is too large, you’ve probably wondered why there’s size limits in the first place! It can be especially frustrating when sending/receiving larger files is a day to day part of your ...

Majority of Companies Experience Ransomware

In a 2021 report done by ThycoticCentrify, they gathered some sobering statistics. They surveyed 300 US IT business decision-makers and found the following: 64% of companies were victims to a ransomware attack in the last year (October 2020-2021). 50% of ...

Business Phone Systems are an Easy Target

Updated November 8th, 2021. On September 16th, VoIP provider, VoIP.ms, began dealing with a ransom DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. It took down almost all their services and portals, leaving the majority of their customers without phone services. The ...