Monthly Archives - July 2022

Which Form of MFA Is the Most Secure? Which Is the Most Convenient?

Credential theft is now at an all-time high and is responsible for more data breaches than any other type of attack.With data and business processes now largely cloud-based, a user’s password is the quickest and easiest way to conduct many different types of dangerous activities.Being logged in as a user (especially if they have admin privileges) can allow a criminal to send out phishing emails from your company account to your staff and customers. The hacker can also infect...

Survival – Humans account for 95% of cyber-attack data breaches

Data Breaches with regard to technology, the Human Race is in an actual race to have the latest products and solutions integrated into our lives. We will stand in line for hours to be the first to have a new phone when it is released.  Camp out on Black Friday to get a good deal on electronics and smart devices.  We make it a priority to have the latest and greatest.  But why aren’t we integrating the latest or greatest habits into...

Top 5 Mobile Device Attacks You Need to Watch Out For

Smartphones and tablets are often the preferred device for communications, web searching, and accessing many types of apps. They’re more portable and can be used from anywhere.We’re seeing the takeover of many activities that used to be performed on traditional computers. Now, people are using mobile devices instead.For example, Microsoft estimates that up to 80% of the workload in many enterprise organizations is now done via mobile devices. Over half of all web searches are also now conducted from...

Signs That Your Computer May Be Infected with Malware

Approximately 34% of businesses take a week or longer to regain access to their data and systems once hit with a malware attack.Malware is an umbrella term that encompasses many different types of malicious code. It can include:VirusesRansomwareSpywareTrojansAdwareKey loggersAnd moreThe longer that malware sits on your system unchecked, the more damage it can do. Most forms of malware have a directive built in to spread to as many systems as possible. So, if not caught and removed right away,...

Should I Consider Switching to Microsoft’s Edge Browser? (Top Features)

One of the most important applications we choose is our internet browser. When on a computer or a mobile device, we work in that most of the time because many applications are now cloud-based, so accessing them means going through your browser.Over the years browsers have come and gone. A little over a decade ago, Internet Explorer was the head of the pack, and now that browser is retired, Google’s Chrome has been in the top spot for several...

Pros & Cons of Using the Windows 365 Cloud PC

While many companies have moved most of their workflows to the cloud, there is still a key component of office operations that is location-based. This would be employee computers.Most companies still rely on desktops and laptops to allow employees to access critical software and as their main workstation.This can become inconvenient if you’re doing work from one location. For example, if you work both at the office and home, in one of those places, you’ll be without your “main...

Are Two Monitors Really More Productive Than One?

When you see those people with two monitors, you may assume they do some specialized work that requires all that screen space, or they just really like technology.But having the additional display real estate that a second screen provides can benefit anyone, even if you’re doing accounting or document work all day.We get used to being boxed in by the screen size we have. This can lead to us struggling when trying to fit two windows next to each...