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Top productivity hacks for computer users

October 17th,2017 outsourceIT

We’re all obsessed with finding new ways to become more productive. Business gurus often emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output. If you use a computer all day, check out these ...

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A beginner's guide to creating Facebook ads

October 11th,2017 outsourceIT

No one can deny that social media has become a powerful online marketing channel. It’s cheaper, less complicated, more effective, and…a lot cooler. The numerous benefits are especially advantageous to small businesses that don’t have print or TV ads. Interested in creating a social media ad of your own? Read on.

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Equifax’s Leak: lessons learned

October 3rd,2017 outsourceIT

No business owner wants their customers’ data leaked, but no matter how well your prevention plan is, the unexpected can happen. And when it does, what will determine the fate of your business is how well you respond to it. So before you start planning an incident response, read the following story and recite this: Don’t walk in the ...

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How can ERP improve your business?

September 28th,2017 outsourceIT

Small- and medium-sized businesses constantly struggle with different areas of business, whether it’s accounting, inventory, or strategic planning. This is because SMBs often lack the tools to manage these systems efficiently. However, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can come in handy. If you’re looking to improve ...

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Office 365 threat comes with new techniques

September 15th,2017 outsourceIT

If you're using Office 365, you wouldn’t want to miss this news: Online scammers are carrying out a highly customized spear-phishing campaign to steal Office 365 users' credentials and attack organizations internally. Get yourself informed and read on.

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DR tips for floods and hurricanes

September 13th,2017 outsourceIT

The trail of devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma has reminded us once again that coastlines and even entire regions of the country can be demolished by natural disasters. While catastrophes cannot be prevented, planning around them with a well-crafted disaster recovery (DR) strategy can help minimize the damages and keep ...

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Social engineering exploits Facebook

September 11th,2017 outsourceIT

You’ve received a message from one of your Facebook friends. You click on the link not knowing what you’ve gotten yourself into. This describes one of the latest social media adware schemes, which has wreaked havoc on Facebook users worldwide.

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Beware of a new Locky-type ransomware

August 30th,2017 outsourceIT

Disguising itself as an invoice proved to be an effective approach for the original Locky ransomware, which infected millions of users in 2016. Although it was mostly defeated, hackers are currently using a similar approach to spreading a new type of malware. In 2017, a new Locky ransomware is poised to duplicate the success of its ...

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What is Amazon AppStream 2.0?

August 28th,2017 outsourceIT

Managing applications on-premise is expensive and inefficient. Today’s workforce is now more mobile than ever before, which is why businesses are investing in remote access solutions so their employees can access applications and documents whenever and wherever. Amazon AppStream 2.0 is one such solution, and here’s why it’s worth ...

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Are all hackers out to do harm? Not so fast

August 16th,2017 outsourceIT

Newspaper headlines and Hollywood movies have influenced our understanding of computer hackers, but in the real world it’s not so simple. Some hackers are making tremendous contributions to the field of cyber security, it just depends on which hat they’re wearing that day. Take a few minutes to learn about white, black and gray hat ...

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