Prevent phishing scams using Microsoft 365 Defender

October 29th, 2021

Microsoft is an established provider of top-tier business productivity software — and its commitment to its subscribers’ cybersecurity is integral to that reputation. To combat phishing, one of today’s most prevalent cyberthreats, the software giant has equipped Microsoft 365 Defender with powerful features. Here are some of them. 1. Anti-phishing The most dangerous types of […]

3 Critical strategies to mitigate insider threats

October 29th, 2021

While it’s true that thousands of cybercriminals are after your small- or medium-sized business (SMB), not all threats to cybersecurity are external actors. More often than not, it's your own employees who can put your security at risk. According to Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report, insider threats account for about 22% of security incidents.

Basic web conversion strategies you need to use

October 27th, 2021

Making sure your website is easy to use is crucial to attract prospects and convince them to buy your products or services. Here are five tips that improve user experience, site trustworthiness, and conversion rates. 1. Optimize your website for mobile devices More people are now surfing the web via smartphones and tablets. If you […]

Don’t believe these disaster recovery myths

October 25th, 2021

Modern technology changes rapidly, but not all businesses can match its pace. When it comes to disaster recovery (DR), for instance, we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. It’s high time you learn the truth about the following DR myths so you can stop believing them. Myth 1: Tape backups are […]

Tips to increase your website traffic

October 22nd, 2021

The pandemic has changed the way consumers transact with businesses to buy goods and services. Electronic commerce (eCommerce) has seen a stratospheric rise in the past year as a result of lockdowns and limited consumer mobility, and experts predict that it will remain to be a viable option for consumers post-pandemic.

A guide to implementing proactive cybersecurity measures

October 20th, 2021

Running a business has always been a challenge, but the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape has made it even more so. Every day, newer, more sophisticated cyberthreats emerge, putting businesses at risk of significant data, productivity, and financial losses. Implementing a proactive cybersecurity strategy is an effective way to keep these threats at bay and ensure continuous […]

The 10 things you should know about Windows 11 before upgrading

October 15th, 2021

Windows 11 will be out on October 5. Microsoft’s new operating system (OS) is touted to be sleeker and more powerful than its predecessor but is also expected to present some adjustment challenges for users coming from Windows 10.

If you’re planning to upgrade to the latest Microsoft OS, here are 10 things you need to know:

1. A centered Start menu – By default, the Start menu in Windows 11 appears at the center of the screen, although you can change its setting so that it appears on the left, as in the previous Windows versions.

Maximize your Microsoft Word subscription with these tips

October 13th, 2021

Microsoft Word is synonymous with document processing, which isn’t a surprise given its ubiquity and reputation for being user-friendly. Yet, many users are still surprised to learn that it has plenty of useful features, albeit ones that are hiding in plain sight. Here are some of them. Work online Don’t have the Word app on […]

The ideal internet bandwidth allocation for WFH staff

October 11th, 2021

Internet access is one of the most important resources people need to be able to work from home. However, poor internet quality can lead to poor job performance and a dip in productivity. If you want to know how much internet bandwidth is needed for remote work, this guide can help. What is bandwidth? Bandwidth […]

How to choose the best MSP for your business

October 8th, 2021

More and more business owners are discovering the importance of adopting efficient, flexible, and cost-effective IT systems. But as customers’ expectations evolve, so too does IT —sometimes becoming far too complex and demanding for businesses to manage on their own. This is why many companies partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). MSPs defined […]

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