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Don’t know how to lock your Mac? Here’s how

Confidential data stored in your Mac is at risk of exposure if you leave your desk with your computer on. One of the most effective ways to protect your data is to lock your Mac with a password. It’s not enough to log off your Mac Some people “lock” their Mac computer by logging off […]

The importance of QoS in VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become many small- to medium-sized businesses’ top communication system of choice. While there are many vendors that offer different VoIP packages with their respective features, you should look into their Quality of Service (QoS) to know which one could meet your company’s needs. Here’s a quick overview of what […]

Office 365 Connectors explained

Within Office 365 Groups, there’s a feature called Connectors. It allows you to link to popular third-party services without ever having to leave Outlook. This means relevant content and updates that you want are sent immediately to your group feed, making workflow more seamless. Let’s take a look at what Office 365 Connectors can do […]

3 Ways to browse the net safely at work

Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, companies must take precautions when accessing the internet. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyberattacks that may cripple productivity and profit. Here are steps that your company should take to browse the net safely. Prevent browser tracking If you […]

Top 5 business continuity errors

Business continuity plans are designed to protect an organization’s critical data in case of a crisis, but employees are also a part of that equation. If you want a strong business continuity plan, it’s imperative you avoid the following mistakes. Mistake #1: Failing to plan for employees Companies that survive unexpected incidents are the ones […]

Uninstall these sneaky Android adware apps now

Fifteen apps were recently removed from Google Play following a Sophos report that identified them to contain malicious adware code. These apps are designed to serve users with unwanted advertisements and collect marketing-type data about them. If you think you’re one of the 1.3 million users worldwide who downloaded at least one of these apps, […]

Common problems with virtual server backup

Over the years, data virtualization has provided businesses more options to manage their data. However, even virtualized data is susceptible to loss. This is why you need a good data backup solution to protect it, and be prepared to face some common problems when backing up virtualized data. Data virtualization involves taking all enterprise data […]

How secure are your Apple devices?

Although more generally secure than Windows computers and Android devices, Apple computers and devices have security threats, too. Thinking that Macs and iPhones don’t need protection is just asking for trouble. Follow these tips to bolster the security of all your business gadgets. Keep abreast of current security threats Educate your organization about the most […]

Get VoIP-ready for the holidays

Small business owners understand the nuisance that comes with the holiday season. Fortunately, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems offer numerous cloud-enabled features that ought to help you handle large volumes of calls and cover periods when you are closed throughout the shopping season. However, if you don’t optimize their utility, you may run into […]