Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft Planner

MS Planner

Many people use Microsoft’s apps to power their business processes. As well as the usual Microsoft apps of Word, Excel and Outlook a lot more businesses are now using Planner, Microsoft To Do, and Project for the web. These tools help keep processes on track and enable task accountability. But they are separate apps and switching between them can be cumbersome and adds more complexity to the daily workflow. Continue reading

Have You Had Issues Emailing Certain People Recently?

 

Have you been having issues emailing certain people recently? Google, Yahoo and some other providers have been implementing extra security features to their email servers recently. This causes problems when people email them if the senders have not implemented certain features for their domain. Continue reading

Be Wary When Scanning QR Codes As New Scams Emerge

Qishing

You can find QR codes are everywhere these days, on restaurant menus, in shops, flyers and posters. QR codes are convenient and easy to use and you can easily scan them with your smartphone camera to go to a website, a coupon, a video or some other online content. Continue reading

Internet Redundancy / Failover

Network Redundancy / Failover

In today’s digital age, businesses cannot operate without a reliable internet connection. However, recent events, such as last years Optus outage, have shown us the potential risks of relying on a single network source. Continue reading

Don’t Settle for Less: Upgrade Your IT Provider

Proactive IT support

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

Top Breaches of 2023 and How You Can Protect Yourself

Computer Security

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

The Risks of QR Codes

Qishing

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

Do You Really Need It All? Understanding the Need for Comprehensive Cybersecurity

Security Testing

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

7 Great Features Rolled Out in the Latest Windows 11 Update

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

Why You Should Not Do Social Media Quizzes

Social Media Quizzes and Surveys

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