How to Share Screens with Microsoft Teams

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISSDppQnyiE]  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, i

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What Are the Benefits of SD-WAN for Today’s Businesses?

Ensuring that you have a high-speed, highly reliable digital connection to the world is crucial for today’s technology leaders. Business professionals are now accustomed to near-instant access to the information and platforms that they need and are increasingly unwilling to accept less than perfection when it comes to infrastructure. Unfortunate

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Malware attack hits US accounting firms

A major accounting software and cloud services company has been hit by malware, affecting their many clients across the US. Wolters Kluwer, a major provider of tax accounting software and cloud services, has been hit by malware. The many financial software services they offer to clients across the country have been down since Monday, May 6. The s

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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

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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 yo

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Microsoft Accounts Targeted For Months, Hackers Serve A Security Reminder

Microsoft began notifying Outlook.com users of a 2019 security breach that occurred between January 1st and March 28th. Hackers were unintentionally given unauthorized access to some accounts, where they were then able to view subject lines, email addresses, and folder names. While no login details—including passwords—were directly accessed as

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Celebrate Earth Day This April 22nd!

  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wamWSHSCIQ4]  This year, what will you do to celebrate Earth Day? The 49th Annual Earth Day is nearly upon us. As always, it’s April 22nd and the perfect day to celebrate this beautiful blue planet we live on. Let’s learn more about what Earth Day is, where it comes from, and how you can celebrate.

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Should We Go With A Private Cloud Or Public Cloud?

Business objectives should help determine how technology will be used. The growth planning helps as technology experts determine the plans for support services. Several companies of many sizes are continuing their research of private and public clouds. The question is, “Should we go with a private cloud or public cloud?” The reviews of public

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What Is The Dark Web?

According to some in the technology industry, criminals use the dark web to buy and sell stolen data. Identity thieves are a must stop with any Internet offerings. The top priority with all of this is forced compliance for Internet data protection, consumer protection, and business information protection. Internet Structures and Business Use Under

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Tech Education: What Is Microsoft Office 365?

  The ability to work anywhere used to be limited to freelancers and writers, but today’s professionals need the flexibility to be productive regardless of their physical location. Microsoft Office 365 provides the full-featured suite of services that businesses need to scale quickly and focus on core growth. While Office 365 may call to mind b

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Australian Tax Office Issues Tax Refund Scam Warning

As tax season rolls around, another tax scam has reared its ugly head, this time in Australia. This particular scam is fooling so many people that the Australian government’s Taxation Office has issued an urgent warning about it to the citizens of the country. It is the goal of the Taxation Office to prevent any other Australian citizens from fa

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Is Virtual Reality For Real In Healthcare?

Over the last couple of years, both the concept and the real world application of Virtual Reality (VR) has moved from the fringes of our imagination, into everyday use. What was once a technology that was considered as only beneficial in computer games and futuristic projects designed never to come to fruition, is now infiltrating many areas of ou

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Microsoft Data Breach Highlights Need for MSP Collaboration and Security

A recently announced a data security breach of Microsoft’s Outlook.com product has many wondering how to work with MSP customers to understand the scope and impact. What Happened to Outlook.com Data? It appears that the breach occurred when a support agent’s access credentials were compromised. Support agents are customer service representativ

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Be Aware: ASUS Update Tool Hijacked By Aggressive Hackers

Large software and hardware manufacturers are generally a trusted source for updates, but that same level of trust with consumers is what makes these groups a heavy target for hackers. The recent infiltration of ASUS made it all too clear that no one is safe from the threat of malware attacks. The Taiwan-based tech giant recently was the high-pr

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How To Encrypt an Email In Microsoft Outlook

There is any number of reasons to encrypt an email in Microsoft Office Outlook, anything from details about your salary to negotiations to purchase a business. With the state of cybersecurity, you need to know that you are protected from individuals who may attempt to hijack your email as it is in transit between locations, too. Fortunately, Outlo

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Tech Education: What Is A PBX Phone System?

The image of a traditional PBX phone system may make you uncomfortable because systems in the past were either tied into a particular type of hardware or an individual vendor. While that may make you want to shy away from the enhanced functionality that you receive with a PBX system, today’s telephone switching is radically different than in the

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Tech Education: What Is A Firewall?

Firewalls were developed over thirty years ago and function as the first line of defense for many business networks. This piece of network equipment is a perimeter defense that determines whether packets can move into or out of the network. While the basic concept of a firewall is simple, the way that it performs this function and the features it

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