Office 365 is the Backbone of American Business, and Cybercriminals are Taking Advantage

Flaws in Office 365 continue to be exploited by cybercriminals looking to take advantage of business owners who haven’t taken the proper precautions to protect their IT network. A recent report by the FBI has shown that administrative accounts have increasingly been hijacked for the purpose of siphoning money out of private accounts and stealing banking/credit data.

How to deal with common VoIP problems

When it comes to saving money for small businesses, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a good solution. But not all VoIP systems are built the same. So when you’re ready to use this technology for your business, beware of these common VoIP pitfalls. Any of these VoIP issues can tarnish your company’s reputation and […]

Use Gmail with ease with these 5 tips

Gmail’s email management interface is a crowd favorite, owing to its pleasant aesthetics and intuitive design. But did you know that you can still take your Gmail experience up a notch? Try the following tricks. Undo Send In the fast-paced world of business, mistakes happen. And because everybody deserves a second chance at writing that […]

Chicago Public Schools Starting Next School Year Virtually

If you pay property tax or you’re a parent struggling to juggle remote work with taking care of your kid’s education, you’ll not be too pleased with this news. Citing their fears of the coronavirus, the district made the decision to begin the next school year with virtual learning, with the caveat that November would be when they revisit the issue and decide to continue or return to regular schooling.

The Coming Storm: 2020’s Surge in Cybercrime

2020 has proven itself to be one of the best years for cybercriminals. Across the globe, businesses have driven to bankruptcy due to being unprepared to respond to the pandemic, not having adequate security for their remote workers, and not being able to maintain efficiency under a remote working environment.

UCSF Paid $1.15 Million to Recover Stolen Data

The University of California San Francisco was targeted by cybercriminals from the NetWalker hacking group. The group encrypted several of their servers which hosted data containing sensitive information on the university’s school of medicine. Due to poor disaster recovery planning and failure to implement proper backups, they had no choice but to pay roughly $1.15 billion to the hackers in order to get a key to unlock their encrypted files.

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) used to be an expensive solution that relied predominantly on tape backups. Today, cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape, affording even small- and medium-sized businesses cheaper and more reliable DR solutions. Unfortunately, there are still a number of misconceptions about DR. Here are three myths that no longer apply. Myth […]

New Microsoft Edge features that will make you want to switch browsers

The latest iteration of Windows’s default web browser was built from the ground up using the same code as Google Chrome. It’s a similar yet entirely different browser that offers faster loading times, improved security and support, and better compatibility with websites and extensions, among other outstanding features. Here’s what else you can look forward […]