The Complete Guide to BYOD and Security

BYOD and Security

The modern office has changed. It no longer requires you to have rows and rows of computer terminals lined up in small cubicles for your employees to work. In fact, most employees remain happier and do a better job when they are able to work on their own schedule. Or at the very least, with their own computer and around the office (sometimes just a change of scenery within the office can do wonders).

However, when people bring their own devices (BYOD, or bring your own device), it can leave your entire network susceptible to problems. Your employees will take these computers home and use them as their personal computers as well as their professional computers. This means they are checking emails, social media accounts, visiting ticket purchasing websites, and so on. (more…)

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Our Top Office 365 Productivity Tips

office 365 productivity tips

The Office suite of programs just keeps getting better and better. However, with new tweaks and features coming out every single year it can be a bit of a challenge to stay up on it all without taking an extensive certification course on Office 365. You probably don’t have the kind of time to devote to this, After all, you’re a busy individual with a lot on your plate. To help you with this, here are some of the best Office 365 productivity tips you need to take advantage of. (more…)

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Signs of Malware on your Computer

signs of malware on your computer

Malware. The very word is enough to send a shiver down the spine of computer users everywhere. The thought of an infected computer is both frustrating and angering. Most people are doing nothing wrong when they are infected with malware. They might simply end up on a website that is infested. It could be from an email account they open that then leaches the malware onto their computer. It could be from opening a pop-up window that says they need to update their Adobe settings. However, malware might strike, once it does it is important to track down and kill every last infected file on the computer. But how do you know there is an issue in the first place? Here are some of the top signs of malware on your computer. (more…)

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Your Law Firm Data Security & Why You Need an MSP

law firm data security

As a law firm, you work with confidential information all the time. Everything that is said between you and your client stays between you and your client. While much of this is word of mouth, you and your staff likely have extensive records and research stored on computers. However, whether you store the data on local hard drives or in the cloud, it is critical you do everything in your power to keep this information protected. That is where law firm data security comes in. (more…)

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Smart Home Devices Security Options

smart home devices security

The Internet of Things (IoT) industry has exploded over the last few years. With the introduction of smart assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home, smart devices make it possible to control just about your entire house via a smartphone or voice control. From opening your window blinds to locking your front door, there’s no limit to the future of smart home devices.

However, lurking behind the corner of these fantastic home additions is the security risk each poses to your home. This is often out of sight out of mind, but therein lies the problem. Your home’s Internet security is only as strong as the weakest link, and there’s a good chance your home smart devices are not protected. (more…)

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