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Password Best Practices

Password Best Practices

12 Password Best Practices With the business world heavily reliant on digitalization in this day and age, the use of technology in your organization is unavoidable. Although technology can undeniably give your business an advantage in increasingly competitive markets,...

Zero Trust Networks: What Are They?

Zero Trust Networks: What Are They?

Zero Trust Networks: What Are They? The internet has brought a world of opportunity for businesses. It is easy for companies to reach out to consumers and offer them products or services without a physical storefront. However, this also opens businesses up to the risk...

Can Ransomware Spread Through Business WiFi Networks?

Can Ransomware Spread Through Business WiFi Networks?

Can Ransomware Spread Through WiFi? Ransomware has been a menace to businesses large and small for years, and the problem is only getting worse. One of the most insidious aspects of ransomware is its ability to spread through wifi networks, infecting multiple...

Network Equipment Shortages

Network Equipment Shortages

Network Equipment Shortages The current state of microchips for network equipment is difficult at best, depending on a supply chain that can cross over 70 international borders and 31,000 miles before reaching its end destination, with processes in Texas, Michigan,...

Slack vs. Microsoft Teams

Slack vs. Microsoft Teams

Slack vs. Microsoft Teams Chat-based collaboration has been around for several years, but with the sudden impact at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Slack and Microsoft Teams both quickly rose to the forefront. But which one is better for your business?...

Microsoft Office 365 Updates

Microsoft Office 365 Updates

Updates To Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Office 365 Are you a Microsoft 365 or Office 365 subscriber? Then, you’ll have access to the latest security patches, bug fixes, and software features. However, it might be challenging to monitor the changes in every update and...

Adopt Zero Trust Security for Your SMB

Adopt Zero Trust Security for Your SMB

With the cyberthreat landscape getting more complicated with every passing minute, cybersecurity deserves more attention than ever before. Fully trusting applications, interfaces, networks, devices, traffic and users without authentication is no longer an option....

What Is Google Assistant?

What Is Google Assistant?

What Is Google Assistant? Have you ever told a friend or coworker: “I could really use a personal assistant!” Or perhaps muttered the same words under your breath while tackling a particularly prickly list of to-dos? If so, your next line (thought silently,...

Improve Network Performance With Your iPhone

Improve Network Performance With Your iPhone

Improve Network Performance With Your iPhone In today’s remote working world, many people are exploring the world. However, bad signal and hotspot coverage are two of the most frustrating issues you’ll face. Here are a few ways to improve coverage and the reliability...

What is USB C?

What is USB C?

What Is USB C? Are you using one of the latest laptop models? Then, you probably have come across the new USB Type-C. The advent of this new connection standard port eliminates multiple challenges faced while using previous chargers. With the earlier chargers, you had...

Manually Update Windows Defender

Manually Update Windows Defender

Manually Update Windows Defender Online security is more important than ever, and given the prevalence of Windows operating systems, knowing how to update Microsoft Defender, the built-in anti-malware package included with modern Windows operating systems, is vital to...

Apple Notes Tips

Apple Notes Tips

Apple Notes Tips With the dawn of the new year, January is the perfect time to get your to-do list in order. But these days, most people’s lists are complicated agendas full of work and personal items, multiple schedules, and seemingly endless tasks. To keep things...

11 Unexpected Ways to Manage Chromebook Files

11 Unexpected Ways to Manage Chromebook Files

Chromebooks have been around for over a decade now, but at the beginning, they weren’t intended for file management, with the original Chromebooks not even having a Files app. Copying or moving data, finding files or wirelessly transferring and syncing files with other systems was virtually impossible. But as they say in show business, you’ve come a long way, baby, and today’s Chromebooks are designed to be sophisticated devices with plenty of file management options. However, the best possibilities are easy to miss, because they’re not available at the surface. If you use a Chromebook for productivity, these next-level file management options deliver a higher level of efficiency on your experience.

What Are Workers’ Rights in the Face of Employee Monitoring?

What Are Workers’ Rights in the Face of Employee Monitoring?

What Are Workers’ Rights in the Face of Employee Monitoring? As the use of technology in our everyday lives continues to increase, it’s no surprise that any legislation surrounding that technology is constantly lagging behind. After all, it’s usually impossible to...

Can Technology Reverse the Workforce – Depleting ‘Great Resignation’ of 2021?

Can Technology Reverse the Workforce – Depleting ‘Great Resignation’ of 2021?

Although remote and other technology appears to be an underlying cause of the 2021 “Great Resignation,” it may also hold the key to a “Great Return.”

Many believed the mass exodus from the workforce had peaked in April when a total of 24 million had quit for the year. But month-over-month attrition rates have remained staggeringly high. More than 4 million Americans quit their job in July. During September and October, the monthly dropout rate hovered around 4.4 million, and the year’s tally exceeds 38 million and rising.