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What To Do to Prevent Cyberattack?

February 13th, 2023

Preventing cyberattacks requires a combination of technical and non-technical measures. Here are some steps you can take to minimize your risk of a cyberattack: Use strong, unique passwords and enable two-factor authentication wherever possible. Keep all software and systems up to date with the latest security patches. Use antivirus and anti-malware software, and keep it

These Signs May Indicate Your VoIP System is Being Hacked

April 22nd, 2020

Because of the wide array of benefits a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system offers, more businesses are ditching their traditional landline system in favor of this technology. However, like any piece of modern technology, VoIP systems are not immune from being exploited by cybercriminals. Here are the signs that might indicate that your VoIP

Preparing Your Office Suite for Changes Brought by COVID-19

April 20th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to be creative with collaboration and productivity — and made work from home (WFH) setups through Microsoft applications more prominent. Just make sure your data is safe in your employees’ hands by following these tips. Before the pandemic broke out, companies across the United States had already been on

How Working From Home Is Becoming The New Norm

April 15th, 2020

For many businesses, remote working seemed impossible for a multitude of operational and financial reasons. But with the COVID-19 pandemic relentlessly plaguing the world, working from home has become the new standard. How will this change the corporate setup? Enforced flexibility A pandemic is one of the most socially, economically, and politically disruptive events that

Cybersecurity Tips For Working Remotely

April 10th, 2020

Remote work policies have become a necessity not just because of the current coronavirus crisis, but also for the ways they improve a company’s bottom line and efficiency. Yet despite remote work’s benefits, it leaves you and your company exposed to online scams and other cybersecurity threats. To defend your company and your remote workers,

Unlock The Potential Of Remote Work With These Tools

April 06th, 2020

Businesses are still grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and one way they’re dealing with the situation is by implementing remote work policies. The global health crisis is driving them to unlock the full potential of working remotely, allowing people to work through quarantines, as well as keep companies and even economies afloat.

Stay connected and productive with VoIP during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 01st, 2020

If there’s one thing we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that communication is key during a crisis or emergency. Poor communication can lead to misinformation, which can cause undue panic. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers organizations in all sectors with the perfect solution to keep their workforces, clients, and partners in

Business impacts of the coronavirus disease

March 25th, 2020

Consumers and businesses are already dealing with the huge impact of COVID-19. As governments and private businesses continue to find ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, they turn to all available technology resources. In the long term, expect the following changes in the use of technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for

Basic Topics To Include In Your Employee Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program

March 23rd, 2020

Nowadays, being called “basic” is insulting, but it can’t be helped if people really have to go back to basics when it comes to skills training. Something as critical as cybersecurity requires a thorough program because gaps in awareness are where data breaches occur. To build a broad and firm foundation in the mind of

The risks of autocomplete passwords

March 20th, 2020

Hackers may have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that enable usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. There are also password manager applications that have made it

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