Cybersecurity

How password managers work

By Brandon Jackson

If you’re like many other people, you may have kept track of your passwords with a pen and paper for years now. Maybe you’ve heard of password managers, but you were wary of them because you weren’t sure how they worked.

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Which Office 365 do I need?

By Brandon Jackson

Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription from Microsoft. It combines multiple applications and services, making them an attractive option for small and medium businesses.

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How phishing affects businesses

By John Merrey

We’ve talked previously about how to protect yourself from phishing scams. But is phishing something you should even be concerned about? How does phishing actually affect businesses? Does it actually affect businesses at all?

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Why password length is important

By John Merrey

Did you know that the most popular password in 2018 was “123456”? Or that the second most popular was “password”? Third place was “123456789” and fourth place was “12345678.” Talk about making things easier for hackers! Let’s take a look at what the best length is for passwords, then whether you really need to worry about having a complex password or not.

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How do I report a phishing email?

By Brandon Jackson

If you’ve ever had someone access any of your online accounts without your consent, you know what a pain it can be. Depending on what is accessed, it can range from being annoying to being a huge problem. So when you get a phishing email that’s trying to steal your login information, how do you report it so that others aren’t taken advantage of?

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Office 365 or Exchange?

By John Merrey

Many of our clients have a background in a traditional corporate environment. As a result, they often have experience with a Microsoft Exchange Server for their email and calendar. But now that Office 365 is an option, it’s not always clear which of the two is the better choice. How can you decide which one is right for you and your organization?

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How ransomware works

By Brandon Jackson

You’ve probably heard about ransomware for some time now. But if you’re like most small and medium business owners you may not really know what it is. You may also be assuming you shouldn’t be worried about it. In reality, you’re probably a better target than most large businesses!

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What is the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365?

By Davis Merrey

 In recent years, we’ve been helping more and more organizations make the switch to Office 365. However, since it comes in a few different versions, you may be worried that you’ll pick the wrong one. Let’s take a look at what is included in the two versions that people consider most often: Office 365 and…

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Why ransomware is dangerous

By Davis Merrey

 Just a few years ago, ransomware sounded like something out of a late ’90s hacker movie. Someone uses malicious software to lock you out of your computer then demands you pay a ransom. Unfortunately, it’s a reality in today’s business world! Let’s take a look at how a ransomware attack works, the real cost of…

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Do I need a password manager?

By Davis Merrey

If you’ve listened to IT professionals at all in the past ten years, there’s a decent chance you’ve heard advice like, “Your password needs to be longer,” and “Change your password often.” Do any of those sound familiar? Well, if you’ve tried to follow any of that advice, you may have sticky notes on your…

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