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MFA Bug Opens Door For Hackers To Attack Microsoft 365

MFA Bug Opens Door For Hackers To Attack Microsoft 365

New and heightened digital threats develop every day, and having standard security software may not be enough to protect your personal data and business from exploitation from malware attacks. Businesses across industries are vulnerable to new attacks, as many security software lags behind.

What Is The Dark Web?

What Is The Dark Web?

What Is The Dark Web? Are your company’s data and network secure? Solidly secure? Or, are you worried you may have been hacked, putting sensitive data at risk? You may be wondering about the latter if you’re looking up information on the dark web and how it may impact...

What Exactly Is NIST?

What Exactly Is NIST?

What Exactly Is NIST? No matter what industry you work in, chances are you’ve encountered the term NIST at one time or another. It’s most often used in relation to technology and, specifically, in relation to cybersecurity. Like many things related to these fields,...

Remote Workers Are Here to Stay! Important Tips

Remote Workers Are Here to Stay! Important Tips

Exactly a year ago today, no one would’ve thought that this many people would be working from home. Yet, here we are. The numbers are truly astounding. In June, the estimate was that 42% of the United States’ labor force had transitioned to full-time at-home work. For...

ACDS

ACDS

For more than 50 years, ACDS has been providing much-needed services to children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.  

OneGroup

OneGroup

For more than 100 years, OneGroup has been providing insurance for New York families and businesses, starting upstate in Oneida before expanding to other regions including Nassau County and Forest Hills, Queens. Along with that geographic expansion has come an...

Genser Cona Elder Law

Genser Cona Elder Law

After celebrating its 20th anniversary and being name the top elder law firm on Long Island for the eighth consecutive year by Long Island Business News, Genser Cona Elder Law and its attorneys continue to be leaders in the field, creating programs and initiatives...

Wisselman, Harounian & Associates

Wisselman, Harounian & Associates

Great Neck matrimonial and family law firm Wisselman, Harounian & Associates and its attorneys have been widely recognized as leaders in their field. Firm founder Jerry Wisselman and his partner, Jackie Harounian, recently spoke with us about the firm’s mission,...

The Viscardi Center

The Viscardi Center

Ever since it was founded in 1952 by Dr. Henry Viscardi Jr., The Viscardi Center in Albertson has been effectively working to eliminate the many barriers that people with disabilities all too often face at school, work, and elsewhere. John D. Kemp, who was named...

Long Island Cares

Long Island Cares

Ever since it was founded in 1980 as the first food bank on Long Island by the late Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin and his wife, Sandy Chapin, Long Island Cares has been helping feed the hungry. Paule Pachter, who has served as its...

Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP

Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP

The lawyers at Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP have earned a reputation for success and client-centered representation, specializing in elder law and estate planning for many years. Aaron E. Futterman and Ronald S. Lanza started Futterman & Lanza in 2004 with...

PENCIL

PENCIL

  Lisa Belzberg founded PENCIL in 1995 as she embarked on a project to invite executives and other leaders of industry to serve as principals for a day in New York City and realize the opportunity and responsibility businesses have to support public education....

Long Island Alzheimer’s & Dementia Center

Long Island Alzheimer’s & Dementia Center

Long Island Alzheimer’s & Dementia (LIAD) Center was started in 1988 by five Long Island women who each had a connection with dementia and wanted to create a place where families could turn for much-needed help and services. The grassroots, not-for-profit...

The Book Fairies

The Book Fairies

Amy Zaslansky founded The Book Fairies in 2012 as a solution for teachers who were spending their own money to buy books for students without home libraries. What began as a local book drive that collected 3,000 books evolved into a thriving nonprofit that collects...

Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams

Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams

Exciting New Features Found In Microsoft Teams It feels like an understatement to say that 2020 has ushered in a “new normal” in the workplace, and it’s undeniable that this year has fundamentally changed the way we use business tech tools. Microsoft Teams is just one...

Plagiarism Checker Will Be Added To Microsoft Word

Plagiarism Checker Will Be Added To Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word users have been relying on third-party plugins and services to check their work for similarity issues. However, the tech giant recently announced that plans are underway to include an in-built plagiarism checker in its Word program. How will this...

Tips for Secure Remote Workforce Management

Tips for Secure Remote Workforce Management

Remote work skyrocketed in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many offices to close their doors and move their staff into home offices around the globe. This has effectively changed the way companies operate, and many have shifted to a remote workforce...

Can Microsoft Edge Really Beat Chrome?

Can Microsoft Edge Really Beat Chrome?

Microsoft Edge Vs. Google Chrome Google Chrome is undoubtedly the most popular web browser available on the market. As of June 2020, Chrome boasts a 70 percent market share, while Microsoft Edge is the second most popular option. Microsoft is working tirelessly to...

What Is Two-Factor Authentication?

What Is Two-Factor Authentication?

What Is Two-Factor Authentication? When it comes to keeping your business safe from hackers, you’re willing to pull out all the stops. But what if he didn’t have to “pull out all the stops”? What if the only thing you needed was a simple technique for preventing...

What’s New Apple MacOS 11 “Big Sur”

What’s New Apple MacOS 11 “Big Sur”

A Look at the New Apple macOS 11 Big Sur Update The newest macOS update, officially number 11 and called Big Sur, was announced in late June 2020 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Big Sur is such a large and significant update that Apple skipped...