We have all been there: rushing to grab your USB drive only to be stopped in your tracks by the ominous warning about “safely removing” it first, but does this advice from the “old” days still apply in the modern era of Windows 10 and 11. Continue reading
Most people know they should not be using an outdated operating system such as Windows 7 or 8.1. But they believe that as long as you avoid visiting shady websites and refrain from clicking on suspicious links or emails, there is no harm! Continue reading
As a business owner, you may already have an existing IT support provider or MSP that handles your IT needs. However, have you ever considered if they still truly meet your needs and expectations? Just settling for the status quo and sticking with the “devil you know” may not always be the best approach to your current business’s needs. Continue reading
Microsoft 365 has a powerful suite of cloud-based productivity tools whose aim is to help you work smarter and faster. Microsoft has consistently been at the forefront of innovation and M365 was one of the very first all-in-one cloud tools (first introduced as Office 365 in 2013). Now, Microsoft and its business tools are at the leading edge of generative AI. Continue reading
The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge and unfortunately there is no one thing that will protect you 100% and 2023 has proven to be a watershed year for data breaches. Data compromises have surged to an all-time high in the U.S. This is based on data from the first 9 months of the year. Meaning that numbers will only end up higher for the year. Continue reading
Quick Response (QR) codes have been around for over 20 years, but were not used a lot until recently. During the COVI-19 pandemic, businesses needed a safe, contactless solution and QR codes provided an easy way for customers to access menus, place orders, log into WiFi and more – all without touching shared surfaces. Continue reading
As a small business owner, your top priority is keeping costs low while supporting business growth. Your IT provider recommends investing in a robust stack of cybersecurity software and owners wonder whether they really need all those solutions. Continue reading
Unwanted marketing messages (aka SPAM) are clogging up everyone’s inboxes, but have you ever stopped to wonder how on earth all those spammers have sourced your email address?
Hare are some ways they may have gotten your email address: Continue reading
In a world where technology constantly evolves, Microsoft continues to pioneer innovations. Their innovations transform how we interact with our digital universe.
The fall Windows 11 update is more than just an upgrade, it is a leap into the future of computing with Microsoft touting it as “The most personal Windows 11 experience.” Continue reading
Answering quizzes or surveys on social media may seem innocent, but the people behind those questions could have ill intent. They are using a quiz format to gather the personal information they need to access your accounts. Think about it. Who else asks for your pets’ names, your favourite colour, the school and / or university you attended, or your mother’s maiden name? These are questions you use as password reset prompts. Continue reading