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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Top 10 Questions to Ask During Your Microsoft Teams Setup

Chris Vilim
Microsoft Teams is garnering a lot of attention right now for its video conference and communication capabilities. However, this chat-based workspace within Office 365 offers much more than virtual meetings.  To leverage Microsoft Teams services for your organization, it’s important to learn the ins and outs of the platform first, so you can customize it to your needs.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Technology Planning

Maximize Your Computer’s Screen Space with Windows Virtual Desktop

Joel Havenridge
Sometimes, even with multiple monitors, screen real estate is hard to come by. You have many programs open and need many up at the same time, like Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams or Slack, QuickBooks, Business Works, Dynamics, Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and whatever other line of business applications you use throughout the day. Virtual Desktop, a Windows 10 feature, gives you the opportunity to move applications into their own desktop and helps you juggle all those open windows.
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Topics: Microsoft Products

CoreTech is the Proud Recipient of the CompTIA Security Trustmark+

Kaitlin Schneider
“CoreTech continues to align with our clients' business needs and goals by putting them first, especially when it comes to the security of IT systems and data,” says Chris Vilim, president of CoreTech.   From proactive approaches in managed IT services to regular cyber security updates and alerts on our numerous channels, CoreTech is a client-focused, security-driven managed service provider (MSP).  To reinforce those values, our team recently underwent the process to obtain an IT security ...
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Topics: Our Company

Microsoft Teams Guide

Kaitlin Schneider
Microsoft Teams Guide A chat-based work space within Office 365, Microsoft Teams brings together people, ideas and conversations for easy collaboration throughout any office. As more workplaces incorporate remote working, the benefits of Microsoft Teams make it easier than ever to get everyone on the same page. To make the most of Microsoft Teams for your business, learn the Microsoft Teams basics from our group of Microsoft Teams consulting experts. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

How Do You Know Your Outsourced IT Provider Is Giving You Their Best Service?

Bill Weber
As a small-business owner, utilizing outsourced IT support is critical to helping your organization run smoothly and achieve your business goals. But how do you know your outsourced IT support provider is giving you their best service? There are a number of questions you should consider when evaluating your IT support. 
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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT Support

Take Charge of Your Microsoft Teams Activity Feed with Filtering

Kaitlin Schneider
If your company uses Microsoft Teams, you’re likely part of numerous Teams and channels within the application.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products

6 Motivations of Cyber Criminals

Kaitlin Schneider
If you’ve read about recent cyber attacks in the news, you might be wondering why cyber criminals try to hack into other systems and what motivates them.   If you can understand some of their motivations a little more clearly, along with who is most likely to be targeting your specific organization, you can bolster your defenses and be ready for whatever the threat landscape throws your way.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security

Need an Outsourced IT Provider? What to Know About Managed Services vs. IT Projects

Damon Hagerty
Staying on top of your technology needs is crucial to running your business, but it can be a complex and time consuming undertaking. Purchasing new equipment, updating your software, addressing security concerns — taking on the full responsibility of managing all these tasks without in-depth knowledge or broad technical experience is a real challenge for many small businesses. 
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Topics: Outsourced IT

Scam Alert: Keep an Eye Out During the 2021 Tax Season

Kaitlin Schneider
Normally, tax season is a special occasion for cyber criminals to ramp up their scam efforts, but cyber scams have been consistent throughout the last year due to the political climate, the pandemic and now, the distribution of a vaccine.   Throw in tax season, and hackers have considerable fodder for numerous cyber scams.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Trends, Finance

Stay Alert to Compromised Credentials with Dark Web Monitoring

CoreTech Staff
Do you know if your CEO’s email username and password are being sold on the dark web right now? How would you? Eventually, you’ll find out when you have to prevent finance from wiring a hacker - posing as your CEO - large sums of money. Or, you may find out after finance has already fallen for a CEO fraud phishing scam and wired a hacker money… But if there is a way for you to know when your CEO’s credentials are being sold in the first place, you can stop the scam before it even starts. Well, ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security