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4 Advantages To Using Managed IT

4 Advantages To Using Managed IT

How does your business control its mission-critical technology solutions? We know that most small businesses have some trouble with this topic, either due to budget restrictions or a lack of personnel. Either way, there is a better way to manage your business’ technology, and it’s all thanks to managed IT services.

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How To Change Colors In Google Docs

How To Change Colors In Google Docs

Google Drive folders appear in gray by default, but you can alter the way they look to make things easier to see. This blog entry is dedicated to helping you set up a color system in your folders so that you can navigate your Google Drive more efficiently.

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Bill 2763 Could Help Small Businesses

Bill 2763 Could Help Small Businesses

For small businesses to remain competitive in this economy there has a chance for them to participate as a viable competitor. This is the goal of a United States bill that has passed through the House of Representatives and is moving forward to be voted on by the Senate.

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The Advanced Protection Program is Google's Latest Creation

The Advanced Protection Program is Google's Latest Creation

Google is developing ways to protect the data of a small group of its users who have the greatest risk of encountering a data hack or breach. The Advance Protection Program is the name of this new service and shows promise in protecting the information that these select few can access.

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Five Tips To More Effectively Use Your Smartphone

Five Tips To More Effectively Use Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is an extraordinary device that's capable of performing so many different tasks for you. Here are some ways to pinch even more functions out of your mobile device.

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Low-Tech Voting Machines May Be Better

Low-Tech Voting Machines May Be Better

The capability to vote is one of the most significant rights in the world, setting an individual's voice and opinion into action to shape history. However, it has been demonstrated that the electronic voting machines that some states in the United States use just are nowhere near secure enough to ensure that the democratic process is preserved.

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Cyber Criminals Have a New Enemy: AI

Cyber Criminals Have a New Enemy: AI

There are numerous businesses in the world that straight-up can’t have hackers and cyber criminals interfering with their data. One of these organizations, CERN (whose acronym translates to the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) has far too powerful of a computer grid to allow hackers to access it. To keep it safe, CERN has deployed what may be the future of cybersecurity: artificial intelligence (AI).

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How To Set Up Cortana

How To Set Up Cortana

This article will teach you how to set up Cortana to follow your favorite sports teams - whatever sport that may be. It’s easier than you might think! Remember that this only works on devices that have Cortana, so it will likely need to be set up on your Windows PC.

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What Does That Mean For SMB?

What Does That Mean For SMB?

One of the most revered NFL coaches in history, Vince Lombardi once said, “If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.” Although that wasn’t its intended use, this quotation can easily apply to technology. The tech industry is constantly changing, improving, and innovating. Adapting to changes is something all businesses must do to succeed.

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Four Advantages to File Sharing

Four Advantages to File Sharing

For the modern business world, technology is imperative. These days there is a monumental shift in the way organizations' of all sizes grab hold of the computing resources necessary to succeed. As cloud-based solutions continue to offer businesses new computing options, there is a hosted solution that sticks out in the crowd for the value it presents: file sharing.

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Software as a Service

Software as a Service

Most organizations are reliant on software solutions in order to stay productive. It could be a spreadsheet builder, a word processor, or merely data storage in the cloud; all software is deeply entrenched in the current business world. Your organization be taking full advantage of this! You can start by implementing Software as a Service.

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Use Microsoft Excel More Efficiently

Use Microsoft Excel More Efficiently

Microsoft Office is arguably the most famous and most popular application suite. Regardless of size, companies rely on these programs in order to function; a standard knowledge of Microsoft Office is often a prerequisite for employment. However, despite so many businesses using these programs on such a regular basis, few understand their full capabilities. Take, for example, Excel, Microsoft’s spreadsheet program.

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Don't Leave Your Business in Fate's Hands: The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

Don't Leave Your Business in Fate's Hands: The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

Business continuity planning is something every organization needs to practice; around the corner there is always some type of disaster, data-related or otherwise. Could your company survive a significant failure in your infrastructure? Could your company survive the building you work in burning down? Could you company survive a criminal stealing equipment? If your company has a business continuity plan, it's possible the company could survive all of the above scenarios. 

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Follow These ATM Tips To Avoid 'Skimmers'

Follow These ATM Tips To Avoid 'Skimmers'

Unfortunately, ATM machines can offer hackers a disturbingly large amount of information. These criminals will go to great lengths to obtain important credentials (credit card numbers, expiration dates), including placing ‘skimmers’ in the cash-carrying machines. 

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Placing a Table of Contents in a Google Document

Placing a Table of Contents in a Google Document

If a document you have written is wide in length, placing a table of contents can assist the reader in locating certain topics or chapters, saving them time. 

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Protect Your Business Against a New Threat: KRACK

Protect Your Business Against a New Threat: KRACK

A significant weakness has been discovered that affects all Wi-Fi users. Key Reinstallation Attack, or KRACK, affects the core encryption protocol that most Wi-Fi users depend upon to shield their browsing from others, Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2).

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Zero-Touch Provisioning Has Arrived with Google Pixel

Zero-Touch Provisioning Has Arrived with Google Pixel

If your company use Google’s line of Android devices for business reasons, Google’s new zero-touch solution for enterprises for their Pixel line of smartphones might be good news for you. If you provide smartphones for your companies’ employees, you know how much of an inconvenience it is to set up these devices. The new zero-touch policy tries to change that.

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Arm Your Business Against Nightmarish Fortune With Data Backup

Arm Your Business Against Nightmarish Fortune With Data Backup

Disasters arrive in all forms and sizes; from an inexplicable storm ruining your place of business and every IT component you had inside, to an employee whose path was crossed by a black cat accidentally spilling their coffee on their keyboard as they access some key data.

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One Of Your Most Significant Security Risks That You May Not Be Aware Of

One Of Your Most Significant Security Risks That You May Not Be Aware Of

A significant number of security risks come from the interior of your business. User error on the part of the employee can bring serious issuess for your workflow, data security, and the integrity of your organization. User error could be as simple as an employee clicking on the wrong links when they receive a suspicious email in their inbox, or if they are accessing data that they simply have no business accessing in the first place. There are even situations where organizations completely forget to remove employee credentials when they depart the company, resulting in a vulnerable opening in your network. The bottom line is that user error must be accounted for.

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The Newest iPhones Use An Upgraded Approach

The Newest iPhones Use An Upgraded Approach

Smartphones have been around for over a decade. When Apple rolled out the first iPhone in 2007, it triggered an enormous shift in the way people access information. Over the past 10 years these devices have gone from somewhat of a novelty to a staple of modern computing. More data is transmitted and accessed by smartphone than by any other means, and Apple has been at the forefront of this computing shift from its inception.

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