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A New Software Vulnerability in Log4J Has Put Millions of Devices in Danger

It seems like every time you turn around there is a new major cybersecurity risk in the news headlines. Earlier this year, we had back-to-back ransomware attacks at Colonial Pipeline and global meat producer, JBS. Recently, there was a major vulnerability found in software that runs medical devices.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Price Increase for Microsoft 365 Plans

If you are a Microsoft 365 user, you are familiar with significant feature upgrades at regular intervals. Recent updates include things like the addition of webinar registration to MS Teams and the new Visio for the web app which is used for creating stunning diagrams.

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Are You the Cause of Your Employees Falling for a Phishing Email?

Company employee cybersecurity awareness training often focuses on identifying phishing attacks and avoiding falling for malicious links and attachments. Phishing is the main driver of all types of cyberattacks and continues to grow as its delivery is optimized by large criminal groups.

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Dozens of Vulnerabilities Were Just Found in Software Used in Medical Devices

The healthcare sector uses technology and IoT devices all day and every day. From the tablets that allow doctors and nurses to make notes on the go to patient monitors sending signals wirelessly to the nurses’ station, healthcare IT has become vital in most medical facilities.

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5 Alarming New Phishing Attack Trends to Be on Alert For

Phishing seems like it has been around since the beginning of email itself. Scammers have used the medium to send lies and threats to users in an attempt to get them to do something. 

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Is It Okay to Upgrade to Windows 11 or Should We Wait a While?

The much-anticipated update to the Windows operating system is now out and being rolled out to compatible Windows 10 computers. Windows 11 was designed to be geared toward a hybrid workflow, an increase in online communications during the pandemic and making the workspace as distraction-free as possible. 

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How to Keep Your Network Safe During the Holiday Online Shopping Frenzy

The holiday shopping frenzy has already begun as people try to get out ahead of a supply chain crunch. This means that employees in Connecticut and throughout the country will be on their phones and computers buying gifts while on a company network and/or device.

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Business Customers of Microsoft 365 Now Have Visio. What It Is & How to Use It

Signing up for a Microsoft 365 Business account gives you more than just access to the Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and cloud storage. Your subscription comes with many other tools (like Visio) and extras that you may not even know about.

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What Are the Best IT Upgrades to Make by the End of 2021 for Tax Deductions?
It feels like we were just celebrating the start of 2021 and now we are already in the last quarter of the year. It is also the last chance that businesses have to upgrade and do things that can reduce their tax bill prior to next spring.

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You Should Stop Using "Sign-in with (Facebook, Google, etc.)" Here's Why!

Passwords have become more difficult to deal with over the years because they seem to multiply. Users are now up to approximately 100 passwords that they need to manage which is an overwhelming task for most people if you’re simply relying on memory.

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