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How To Open A Shared Mailbox Using Microsoft Outlook 2016

A shared mailbox in Microsoft Outlook will prove invaluable if your team is collaborating on a project, as they can exchange messages from a central platform. A communal email center is also an asset if your employees are responsible for responding to customer inquiries. Outlook Calendar allows members to create events or let others know when they’ll be out of the office. When you create a shar...

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The Hidden Costs of Your Next Data Breach

Ask any small or medium-sized business owner and they’ll tell you the same thing: They’re terrified of a data breach. Sure, their fears might not exist on the same plane as, say, a Target or a Wells Fargo, but that doesn’t mean they’re not real and quantifiable. The average numbers are pretty scary, in fact. According to MarketWatch, citing a study by IBM Security and Ponemon Institute, ...

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What Should Be In Your 2019 Technology Strategic Plan

Making an Ultimate Technology Plan for the New Year Times are changing. Apparently, this is the case considering we’re about to head into 2019. How is your current technology holding up at your company? If you feel like there are certain things that you need to change up to stay competitive, it might be time to confront this challenge head-on with an ultimate technology plan. You may not be fam...

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Will Cybercriminals Shutter Your Business In 2019?

If the frightening headlines about massive data breaches were not warning enough, upwards of 60 percent of all small and mid-sized businesses, reportedly shutter within six months of a systems hack. The leading causes of nefarious systems incursions are reportedly caused by about 25 percent of valued employees repeating the same username and password across multiple platforms. But what remains ev...

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2019 Best Practices For Keeping Your Password Secure

Every account you have is protected by a password or a PIN of some kind. A PIN is a personal identification number that is unique to the account it is attached to. In some cases, you are allowed to choose your own PIN. For other accounts, you must use the PIN or password that is provided by the creator of the account. Memorizing PINs and passwords is essential if you want to maintain your privacy...

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Top 8 Cybersecurity Concerns For Local Businesses

As businesses add more layers of cybersecurity to their arsenals, cybercriminals are finding new ways to attack system, networks and devices. There is a constant stream of emerging threats that can mean trouble for companies of any size. Why Is Data Security a Major Challenge Going Forward? Businesses today are realizing the vast opportunities that come from leveraging, monetizing and collaborati...

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SCAM ALERT: Google Play Gift Cards

If there’s a will there’s a way when it comes to scammers, especially with gift cards. Everyone loves gift cards. Consumers love how easy it is to purchase gift cards, use gift cards and even give gift cards. It’s as simple as buying a card at a brick and mortar store or clicking a few buttons and almost instantly having the funds needed to play. Scammers love gift cards too. Gift cards ...

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5 Tips To Boost The Performance Of Your Business WiFi Network

It’s difficult to imagine a modern business that doesn’t have Wi-Fi. The internet is one of the most powerful tools in the world right now, and every level of every business typically needs it on demand. For most business locations, that access is determined by the integrity of the Wi-Fi network. There are a lot of components to even the simplest networks, and some things can make performance...

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Cyberthugs Have Made $4 Million So Far in Email Sextrotion

Not every internet scam needs sophisticated software to put into action. In fact, one of the most successful ones going on right now is incredibly simple in operation, while being quite sophisticated in its psychological tactics. It is the psychology of it that gets people to send the scammers money. The concept of the latest scam is simple. The scammers send emails to potential targets telling t...

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Canadian Data Breaches: Changes to the Laws Occurred on November 1st, 2018

Many business owners don’t realize that new laws are in place surrounding data breaches. On November 1st, 2018, these new laws went into effect for all Canadian business owners. These laws will affect thousands of businesses now, so it’s essential for all business owners to be aware of the changes and be prepared to comply. If these laws are not followed, businesses could be fined up to $100,...

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