Remote Worker

What is Technology-as-a-Service? With the rise of cloud computing, more and more users are considering thinking outside of the box for on-premises technology. What Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) essentially means is that through the use of cloud-based services, users can transfer all of their processes being handled onsite to the internet. This is obviously a large undertaking, that involves all stakeholders and requires transferring all your vital data...

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If you look back a few years ago, you could witness the corporate offices with hardware computer systems. A desktop monitor, keyword, mouse, and a workstation. Back then, considering virtual offices were just a thought, or a amenity that not every business could afford. The scenario was different at that time. Only businesses where remote working was inescapable could make use of virtual desktops. However, with...

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remote worker

The amount of people who work from home has slowly increased from year to year. In 2020 that number skyrocketed as companies across the globe were forced to implement telecommuting policies. Making the transition from traditional office to home office has brought some challenges, but arguably the most challenging aspect of the process has been maintaining cyber security. Now in 2021 the need for remote...

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cloud backup

Data loss prevention (DLP) should never be taken for granted, especially with your business’s Office 365 account. A good way to protect your Office 365 data is with a cloud account from a managed services provider (MSP). Another Layer of Data Protection Trusting data security to another company, even a mega-company, could be a mistake. Protecting data is essential for the purpose of business continuity. With Office 365 backups, you can...

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buying a laptop

When you are on the hunt for a new personal laptop. The market is saturated with options. It can be hard to search through the many features and benefits and understand what the best laptop for you would be. First, as you look through the features, you need to keep in mind how you will use this laptop. For example, if you are not a gamer, you...

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coronavirus

Although the number of COVID-19 infections decreasing in some areas and people beginning to return to a relative state of normalcy, experts are warning of a likely inevitable second wave that could likely come in the 2020-2021 holiday season.   In the event of a second wave, it’s important to prepare your network now and ensure that you can withstand another potential lockdown as the season approaches....

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zoom hacked zoom bomb

Employees around the world are working remotely full-time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are turning to applications like Zoom to meet online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals see this trend as a new opportunity to attack people for profit. Therefore, you must protect these platforms so your company is safe from costly and embarrassing security breaches.  Common video conference attacks:  Video Bombing: This involves uninvited guests disrupting your meetings. They may show inappropriate images, shout...

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Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, our need to work remotely has increased due to both the recommendations from the government and medical professionals. Asking employees to shift to remote work arrangements can be difficult, especially for organizations that do not have remote work already rooted in their cultures. One of the largest challenges in managing remote workers is guaranteeing effective and proficient communication. The Office 365 platform...

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IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED FOR AN UNEXPECTED CLOSURE?

In today’s world every company should have a solid business continuity plan. COVID-19 caused many businesses and schools to close their doors, employees and students continue to attend meetings, classes and training remotely. Large events have been canceled, and crowded offices are still discouraged. Everyone found themselves asking is my business set-up to properly handle its remote workforce? Review the questions below to determine what you...

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