Keeping private information safe has always been a priority, however more than ever, smartphone threat protection is of the utmost importance. According to Pew Research Center, 68 percent of American adults own a smartphone. This number only continues to grow as more businesses adopt the idea of BYOD. The more that employees and contractors use mobile devices to access organizational systems, application and data, the more important it is to protect such access. Here are CoreTech’s tips on how to avoid mobile security risks.
Getting help with your email hangover.
So you have just gotten home from a very relaxing, much needed vacation. You feel great! The work tension in your body is gone. On Monday you walk into your office still thinking of the beautiful scenery you’ve just encountered. You turn on your PC, open Outlook and…POW. Relaxation is gone!!
What seems like a thousand emails start piling up. Some of them are junk, some very important, and some are needed information to use later. You dread the thought of sorting through each email to decide what actions must be taken.
We’ve all been there.
So here we are on the verge of spring (thank goodness), and I do have to say this winter gave us some perilous drives to work. In fact, one so icy that my boss declared it a “work at home” day. I was relieved as I live on a hill that is not forgiving and there were no snow plows in sight!
In years past, working from home would have not have been as productive as I had files and software that I need available to get my work done. Now, there are so many different avenues to tap to be productive away from the office that working from home was not an issue!
Almost anything you do online these days requires a password, from logging into your Facebook account to conducting online banking to managing personal and business credit card statements. Passwords are a necessity to keep your online information safe and sound. How should you protect your passwords?
I came across a great educational resource for Windows 7. Although written when Microsoft just launched 7 and people were transitioning from Vista (or XP as the case may be), these tips are still applicable to Windows 7 today.
Now, don’t be overwhelmed by the number of tips – yes, there are 50! We’ve called out a few for you below to check out. Plus, the website is a resource you may refer back to once a week or so in order to put some time-saving features to use. Before you know it you will have implemented a lot of useful features you had never considered in the past.
Are you having trouble navigating the tiles and simply want to log in directly to Windows 8.1? Soon Window 10 will make this a non-issue, however in the meantime, just follow these couple steps so that your desktop will appear after log in.
It’s exciting to receive a package in the mail with new products or deals I’ve found during some online shopping. So when I received an email about an undeliverable package to my work email address (and I was expecting a package, which was overdue), I almost didn’t think twice about it. And then, I began to wonder about the email address and was pretty certain I supplied my home email when ordering online.
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