Hackers are targeting all businesses, all the time. With the evolution of cyber-crime, there is much more to worry about than pressing one bad link. Spoofing, pharming, and whaling are just a few of the ways cybercriminals are getting access to your business’s hard-earned data.
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If You Are Plugged In, You Are A Target
If you run a small business, you are a target for cybercriminals. I know you don’t believe it but I see it all the time. It’s just a fact of life, if you’re plugged in, you are a target.
Hackers, scammers, and cybercriminals of all kinds target small businesses because they are plentiful, and most times, they lack good cybersecurity - if they have any!. Here’s the real crime: these criminals don’t need to use malicious code or advanced hacking skills to get what they want.
Lately in the news we have heard a lot about Eyewitnesses and how often they are inaccurate. Eyewitness misidentification plays a role in nearly 75% of the convictions overturned through DNA testing. In supporting our clients we often find that our “eyewitnesses” can sometimes get it wrong too. In this weeks ITech Insights we are going to look at a little known tool that was introduced in windows 7 called the “Problem Steps Recorder” or PSR
From the time that we were kids it was drilled into us “if you don’t know what a button does, don’t push it”. The standard computer keyboard has 104 buttons, several of which we never touch because… well.. we don’t know what they do. In this weeks ITech Insights I’m telling you about one of these rarely used buttons and letting you in on just what you’re missing by not giving it a tap.
With it’s amazing versatility Microsoft excel often ends up being the goto program for running reports and managing data. In this our third and final part in our three part series on excel tips and tricks we’re helping to quell the problem where sometimes our spreadsheets grow so large that finding exactly what we want, when we want it can be a bit of a chore. One of excel’s biggest strengths is in helping you to quickly organize and filter out even tremendously large amounts of data and in this ITech Insight We’ll show you how to do it.
n the Microsoft Office suite of applications Excel is by far one of the most versatile of the bunch. Aside from just handling our day to day number crunching it is one of those programs we often jump in and out of for creating and viewing reports, calculating figures, and sometimes even just managing that office phone list. In this weeks ITech Insights we’re starting the first of a 3 part series of tips and tricks that can help to improve your efficiency in this amazing program.
One of the most used applications in any business is Microsoft Outlook. It is often the first application we start up in the morning, and the last one we close out at the end of our day. In this weeks ITech Insights we’re sharing a few tips and tricks to outlook that, just maybe, you don’t know about, that can really help you use this core application more efficiently.
More and more we are putting our personal information into our computers, smartphones, and onto the web. Because of this fact we all know that it’s important to have a good solid password but the problem is just how do you come up with one that is both secure and easy to remember? In this weeks ITech Insights I’m sharing an easy way to come-up with a password that YOU can easily remember but will also be almost impossible for hackers to guess. Show Notes: www.pics-itech.com www.pics.com
With as many different websites, web services, and online accounts that we use on a day to day basis, it’s no wonder that one of the most common calls we get in the IT field is… ummm I’ve forgotten my password. In this weeks ITech Insights I am sharing two great tools for helping you manage all of those pesky passwords and making lost passwords a thing of the past.
Whether you like it or not we are living in a paperless world. With all of the advantages that being paperless brings there are some disadvantages. Being paperless means more documents, more spreadsheets, more information in general that we need to organize in some way or another. In this weeks ITech Insight, I’m sharing a way to help you organize this information in a way that you can quickly and easily find what you want, when you want it with just a few clicks of the mouse.