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OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote is the lesser known sibling of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. It’s a powerful note-taking app that allows you to integrate text, video, audio, and other multimedia resources to organize or visualize ideas. Find out what you’re missing out on. Organize your digital notebook While both Microsoft Word and […]

Lessons learned from the biggest HIPAA blunders of 2018

Lessons learned from the biggest HIPAA blunders of 2018

Cybercriminals target the healthcare industry because of the many ways they can make money from stolen electronic patient health information (ePHI). They can sell the data on the dark web, hack patients’ credit cards, or demand a ransom so that they won’t release sensitive health information to the public.

The dangers of autocomplete passwords

The dangers of autocomplete passwords

Hackers have found a new way to track you online. Aside from using advertisements and suggestions, they can now use autocomplete passwords to track you down. Feeling unsecure? Here are some ways to keep you out of harm’s way. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users […]

5 tips to lower your printing costs

5 tips to lower your printing costs

Your growing printing expenditures may be the result of over-dependence on hard copies, the lack of an effective printing workflow, and obsolete printers. With some fresh ideas, clever problem-solving, and the following tips, you could significantly cut down your printing budget. Replace outdated printers Outdated and cheap printers may be functional, but they are putting […]

Quick facts about virtualization and the cloud

Quick facts about virtualization and the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes mistaken as one and the same, causing much confusion. For the record, virtualization is different from cloud computing, but these two technologies usually overlap. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. If there were a spike in email traffic, […]

5 Ways your business can save money by going virtual

5 Ways your business can save money by going virtual

Virtualization has been commonplace among innovative businesses for the past years. They are now virtualizing their servers for reduced operating and hardware expenses, easier maintenance, improved security, and better efficiency. In fact, some experts believe that as much as 50% of the US workforce will be telecommuting by 2010.

With virtualization, you can save the applications and operating systems (OS) of each of your devices into single files, called images, and save them in a secure and well-maintained virtual server.

Best practices to maximize your CRM

Best practices to maximize your CRM

Customer relationship management (CRM) software can add value to your business in many ways. Next to being a very important sales improvement tool, CRM software strengthens your company’s professional image in the market. However, not all CRM users utilize the software a hundred percent. Here’s what you can do with CRM to get the job […]

Why data encryption is crucial for law firms

Why data encryption is crucial for law firms

Cybersecurity is the biggest risk that law firms face because documents pertaining to business deals and legal cases are increasingly being stored and transmitted online. Be it at rest or in transit, data is vulnerable to hackers.

To illustrate, firms might make staff enter usernames and passwords to access electronically stored information (ESI), but hackers can guess weak passwords or steal access credentials via social engineering scams.

What is Single Sign-On and who is it for?

What is Single Sign-On and who is it for?

An average enterprise uses over a thousand cloud services. Even if small businesses use just a few dozen apps, securely managing account logins is still a huge problem for both users and administrators. Single Sign-On (SSO) is an excellent solution to this issue, so let’s dive into how it works. What is SSO? Single Sign-On […]

Breathe new life into your old PC

Breathe new life into your old PC

Don’t be so quick to dump that old computer! Despite being slow, clunky, and prone to crashes, your old desktop or laptop might just be perfectly usable — after a few light upgrades that will breathe new life into it and enable you to use it for other computing needs. As mentioned, you have to […]