5 Ways Managed IT Services Is the Right Choice for Your Business

Choosing a managed IT services firm to handle your business’s IT is the right choice for many businesses. Here are our top 5 reasons why. 1. Focus on Your Business’s Core Competencies Here’s the bottom line: unless you are a managed IT services firm, your core competency isn’t IT services. It’s something else. Every resource you devote in-house to IT services is a resource you’re no...

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How to Share Screens with Microsoft Teams

  Microsoft Teams is an amazingly powerful collaboration tool that’s available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. At its core, it’s kind of like Slack on steroids, but that core functionality is just the tip of the iceberg. Because it’s integrated with the rest of Microsoft Office, it has so many powerful features. One feature area in Microsoft Teams is the ability to host and join...

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5 Crucial Elements to Training Your Employees in Optimal Cyber Security

Cyber attackers are highly motivated to obtain or corrupt your company’s data. But whether their motivation is to steal your funds outright, hold your data for ransom, practice espionage, or simply disrupt your business, most hackers cannot access your network without an “in.” In other words, they require a login, personal access codes, or network access through malware to initialize their ...

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Happy Victoria Day

Big Plans For The May 2-4 Weekend? This year, Victoria Day falls on Monday, May 20th. Why do we call it the May 24 weekend? Whether you’re taking the time to kick back and relax, spend time with friends, or plan to get the jump on the workweek ahead, our team hopes you have an awesome long weekend! And of course, just because Monday is a holiday, that doesn’t mean you’ll have to make do ...

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Critical Update From Microsoft: Remote Desktop Services

Impacted Systems: Windows Server 2003 Windows XP Windows7 Windows Server 2008 Nonimpacted Systems: Windows 10 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2019 If you are still using Windows Server 2003 or XP, Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2, or Windows 2008 you could be in trouble. A wormable virus may be coming your way. The virus is designated as CVE-2019-0708. This means that the virus can get into your...

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12th is Mother’s Day – what are your plans to mark the occasion? Flowers? A special meal? A day out with the kids?   Whatever your plans are, take some time this Sunday to celebrate all of the mothers in your life, not just your own. And if this is your day? The Sysoft team hopes that it’s a great one! ...

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Is Your Business Ready for Voice Search?

It’s already obvious to most businesses that search engine optimization (SEO) is critical to business success. That’s because, being listed high in search engine results means a higher likelihood that consumers will go to your website and choose your company to do business with. But what about voice search optimization? Is your business ready? If you’re not familiar with the term, le...

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Outsourced Onsite Tech Support: Where Can You Turn?

When your server shuts down or you can’t find your data files, you need help right away. But if you don’t have tech staff onsite, you’ll just have to sit there and wait until your IT company can send someone. In the meantime, you’re wasting time and money because your employees can’t do their jobs. Does Your Company Have Onsite IT Staff? The problem is that many small businesses in and ...

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Have You Heard of DuckDuckGo?

The self-proclaimed “search engine that doesn’t track you,” DuckDuckGo is likely the most successful search engine available when it comes to privacy and security. While Google remains the most popular search engine by far, many users are concerned about its practice of collecting and using your personal data. Namely, Google tracks what you search (yes, everything), stores it, and uses it...

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UEFI Rootkits

Whether you are a cybersecurity expert or not, there are some security risks that every business leader needs to be aware of—and UEFI rootkits definitely fall into that category. These nasty computer viruses are uniquely dangerous to your computer systems because they do not get wiped out when you reformat your hard drive or reinstall your operating system. Instead, they stick around in your co...

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