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The 5 Most Costly Types of IT-Related Cybercrimes

In May 2018, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released its “2017 Internet Crime Report“. The IC3, which is part of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), was established to gather complaints from victims of Internet crime. In 2017, an average of 826 complaints per day were received from victims. The complaints reveal that […]

How to Set Up Two-Step Verification for Your LinkedIn Account

Many business professionals use LinkedIn to promote their businesses as well as connect with colleagues. It is especially popular among small business owners since there is no fee for setting up a basic LinkedIn page. However, LinkedIn has been the target of many cyberattacks, with the most serious one being the 2012 data breach of 117 […]

Adding a Meeting Room to an Outlook Calendar Invite

Check out our short video below to learn how to add a meeting room to an outlook calendar invite.  

4 Emerging Trends in 2018 IT Budgets

Both Spiceworks and Tech Pro Research have released reports exploring whether companies are planning to increase or decrease their 2018 IT budgets  and how those dollars will be spent. Knowing how other companies are allocating their IT budgets can give you insights that might help you when you are creating your own budget. Here are […]

How to Transform a Table into a Chart in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel is well-known for its ability to turn tables into charts, but many people are unaware that Microsoft Word offers a similar capability. This feature can save you time. For example, if you are writing a business report and want to turn a table of quarterly earnings into a graph, you do not have […]

3 quick tips for using Skype for Business

Skype for Business lets you collaborate with anyone, anywhere, on any device, with the security and control of Microsoft. It is an amazing tool for collaboration, however we often find that many of our clients have never used skype for business and do not know where to start.  Here are the 3 questions we find […]

How to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive

Many businesses are taking advantage of Microsoft’s  OneDrive accounts. Businesses can do more than just store their files and folders, though. They can also share files and folders with employees, giving those individuals the ability to edit the items if desired. The Ways You Can Share Files and Folders There are two ways to share […]

How to Create Strong Passwords

Many websites and online services have users sign in to their account with an email address-based username. While this makes it easier for people to remember their login information, it also makes it easier for hackers to gain access to users’ accounts. And when this login information contains weak passwords, hacking into the accounts becomes […]

How to Archive Your Google Data

When you sign up for a Google account, you get access to many services, such as Gmail, Contacts, and Google Drive. Upon activation, each of these services will rapidly start accumulating large amounts of data on Google’s servers, especially if you use the services for work. However, you won’t be able to access any of […]

5 Ways to Prepare Your IT Systems for Severe Weather

Severe weather can be as devastating to your IT environment as cyberattacks. While you cannot prevent or stop events like tornados and hurricanes, you can prepare for them. With the correct preparations, you can minimize the damage to your IT systems and lessen downtime if disaster strikes. Here are five ways you can prepare your […]