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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.
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...

Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling

Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling

Microsoft Teams and the Future of Video Calling Microsoft Teams is a free cross-platform collaboration software that focuses on users, enabling great collaboration with teammates and customers across any device and empowering customers to work faster. Teams aims to...

Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords?

Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords?

Does Your Workforce Create Strong Passwords & Have a Plan B Cybersecurity Defense? As the old saying goes, “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Unfortunately, the new saying is that a business network is only as secure as its employees’ passwords....

What Is PCI Compliance?

What Is PCI Compliance?

What Is PCI Compliance? You’re probably reading this because you looked up information on PCI compliance. This article explores how you can meet PCI requirements and secure your clients’ sensitive cardholder data. Today’s business world is highly regulated, and while...

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams?

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams?

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams? What drives workplace performance? A few years ago, a Stanford study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology suggested that workplace performance was driven by collaboration. In fact, just the thought of...

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...