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Our IT experts share their insights into the world of technology with weekly blog posts. Blog topics include how-to guides, tech updates and IT strategies.

How to Onboard Remote Employees More Efficiently

How to Onboard Remote Employees More Efficiently As more companies switch to remote work, employers need to embrace the best onboarding practices to enhance new hires’ experience. Alignment involves updating various tools and processes to ensure seamless onboarding....

How To Have a Successful Zoom Call

How To Have a Successful Zoom Call

How To Have a Successful Zoom Call When the world went into lockdown, it effectively shut down business for a little while. In the legal world, however, you can’t just stop. This led to law firms and courts using Zoom to conduct hearings and trials. Naturally, this...

Inclusive Work Environment Is Vital for Digital Transformation

Inclusive Work Environment Is Vital for Digital Transformation

Inclusive Work Environment Is Vital for Digital Transformation As an ever-increasing number of companies implement a digital transformation, decision-makers need to adopt viable ways to transition successfully. Creating an inclusive work environment is undoubtedly one...

Has Your Organization Been Breached By Solar Winds Malware?

Has Your Organization Been Breached By Solar Winds Malware?

Has Your Organization Been Breached By Solarwinds Malware? Although mainstream media coverage of the massive Solarwinds hack seems to indicate the danger is over, the sophisticated hackers may still be hiding in plain sight. Microsoft recently uncovered at least three...

Can You Automatically Record Microsoft Teams Meetings?

Can You Automatically Record Microsoft Teams Meetings?

Can You Automatically Record Microsoft Teams Meetings? If you’ve ever been annoyed by the fact that every time you start a new meeting with Microsoft Teams, you have to manually enable the program to record the meeting for later use, you’re not alone. A quick Google...

SOC 2 Type 1 vs. Type 2: Here Is What You Need To Know

SOC 2 Type 1 vs. Type 2: Here Is What You Need To Know

SOC 2 Type 1 vs. Type 2: Here Is What You Need To Know Cybersecurity continues to occupy a prominent spot in companies’ priority lists. As such, companies commit substantial amounts of money to bolster cyber defenses. Norton’s 2019 data breach report revealed that bad...

The Need for Your Business to Set Up Network Security Is Urgent

The Need for Your Business to Set Up Network Security Is Urgent

The Need for Your Business to Set Up Network Security Is Urgent In the early 20th century, if a crook wanted money, they’d rob a bank or steal a woman’s purse on the street. Real masterminds might devise an elaborate heist to hold up a Brink’s truck or befriend a...

Key Executive Positions Added at IT Services Leader

Key Executive Positions Added at IT Services Leader

HAUPPAUGE, NY (March 1, 2021) — Custom Computer Specialists Inc. (Custom), an information technology service leader in the Northeast, announced two key additions to its executive team, Bruce Latman, Chief Financial Officer and Eliud Custodio, Vice President of...

Leading a remote workforce

Leading a remote workforce

How Can Business Executives Lead A Remote Workforce Through The Pandemic & Beyond? The pandemic accelerated an ongoing remote workforce trend by forcing companies to pivot and conduct business with people from home offices and dining room tables. A reported 41.8...

5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life

5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life

5 Things Companies Need to Know About Adobe End of Life Big Tech corporations have driven the final nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash Player. Its “end of life (EoL),” or “death,” if you will, was long expected. As the popular software timed out at the end of 2020,...

What Are the Key Differences Between IT Services and Consulting?

What Are the Key Differences Between IT Services and Consulting?

What Are the Key Differences Between IT Services and Consulting? When business leaders create annual budgets, IT typically ranks among the top investments. More than $4 trillion was spent globally in 2019, and the average company funneled 8.2 percent of its total...

Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes

Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes

Microsoft Makes Anti-Spam Changes The year 2020 is not the only thing that is coming to an end. Microsoft is slowly rolling out changes meant to deter spam. This is causing some features to come to an end and changing the way a few Microsoft products, most notably...

Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks

Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks

Top 15 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular and influential digital team-building solutions available for startups and business teams of any size. Using Microsoft Teams as your company’s preferred collaboration tool provides...

9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams

9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams

9 Meeting Tips for Using Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is a simple, yet effective tool for hosting meetings. It has both audio and video capabilities as well as a chat feature. It can handle conference calls and one on one meetings, with members of your organization...

What’s New With Microsoft Forms

What’s New With Microsoft Forms

What’s New With Microsoft Forms Microsoft Forms gives you a plethora of features to utilize to your advantage. It easily creates useful documentation for your business and is accessible to virtually everyone in your organization. Forms integrate well with many other...

Beware: COVID-19 Vaccine News May Lead to New Wave of Phishing

Beware: COVID-19 Vaccine News May Lead to New Wave of Phishing

COVID-19 Vaccine Related Phishing and How You Can Protect Your Organization As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives across the globe and infection rates continue to soar, scientists are continually looking for a solution to end the world’s suffering. In the...