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Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Heads up if you’ve stayed or made reservations at a Marriott or Starwood property over the last decade. A major security issue was just announced and the scope of the problem is actually quite astonishing. Here’s what you need to know about the Marriott International...

Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

How Marriott Got Caught In A 500-Million Person Data Breach Were You Affected? (Your Questions Answered) What Do We Need To Know About The Marriott Breach? Another big corporation got hooked. This time it was Marriott International. They just revealed that their...

How Does Using Microsoft Digital Ink Improve Workplace Collaboration?

How Does Using Microsoft Digital Ink Improve Workplace Collaboration?

The integration of the Microsoft (MS) digital ink function and digital pen provides companies with a way to improve collaboration, increase out-the-box creativity, and drive innovation. Have you given thought on how your organization can create better cooperation...

Is Your Company Phone Line A Potential Security Risk?

Is Your Company Phone Line A Potential Security Risk?

It seems like every week, a new, high-profile data breach is in the news. Both national and international companies alike can be hacked at any time, putting clients and customers in danger of having their financial and personal information used by criminals. Likewise,...

What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

How do you usually shop when you need something like a gift for a friend, a new pair of shoes, or a bike for your son or daughter? Today more than ever before, Americans make a beeline for the computer or a big box store when it comes to getting through their shopping...

The Best Online Grammar and Plagiarism Tools for Checking Your Writing

The Best Online Grammar and Plagiarism Tools for Checking Your Writing

Anyone who has passed a high school English class can tell you two things—writing is tough and plagiarism is wrong. Hiring an outside writer from a website such as Fiverr is a great way to create great content without exerting an overabundance of effort, but not every...

How You Can Celebrate Entrepreneurs’ Day in 2018?

How You Can Celebrate Entrepreneurs’ Day in 2018?

Look around you. Your desk lamp, your headphones, that smartphone in your hands — everything you own and use daily was created in the mind of an entrepreneur. Sure, it may be mass-produced now, but at one time, every item in existence had to be thought up, created,...

Want The IRS To Pay For Your New Technology?

Want The IRS To Pay For Your New Technology?

What would be the one thing better than getting your hands on the new hardware, software, or office furniture you’ve had your eye on? How about getting new technology as a tax write-off? Awesome, right? Especially since technology tends to be as expensive as it is...

Creating Video Marketing That Stands Out

Creating Video Marketing That Stands Out

It is hard to maintain a strong brand presence without video marketing. Whether local or national, brick and mortar or eCommerce, goods or services, video content is crucial to success in the current marketplace. Here are some recent numbers from an Animoto study to...

Why is my Windows 10 Pro Deactivating?

Why is my Windows 10 Pro Deactivating?

If you are experiencing problems with your Windows 10 Pro operating system, you are not alone. Thousands of users from the US, Japan, and South Korea flooded tech message boards late this week with complaints that their legitimately purchased software was deactivating...

Happy Birthday USMC

Happy Birthday USMC

Every year, the United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated with a cake-cutting ceremony and a traditional ball on November 10th. This event celebrates the establishment of the Continental Marines on November 10th, 1775. Many Marines have become to view November...

What Is Background Blur With Microsoft Teams?

What Is Background Blur With Microsoft Teams?

Remember that hilarious video of a BBC news reporter talking with a professor on camera, only to get upstaged by his family behind him? The professor is sitting in his chair. The door opens behind him and in marches a little arm flaying child. Then a baby wheels in on...

Different Ways You Can Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day

Different Ways You Can Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day

As a business owner, executive or manager, you may use a lawyer for many different reasons. You may need a lawyer to look over your business contracts, to help when you buy or sell a business, to help you with any tax issues that may arise or to help with any personal...

What Is Microsoft Proposal Manager?

What Is Microsoft Proposal Manager?

In the past, the proposal management process has been plagued by different data sources, manual methods, and a lack of collaboration across groups, despite the rise of industrial lending. Microsoft has built a solution for the Microsoft 365 platform known as Proposal...

What Are We Most Frightened Of This Halloween?

What Are We Most Frightened Of This Halloween?

7 Cyberattack Facts This Halloween we’re celebrating by sharing some scary cyberattack facts. Why? Because, unfortunately, cyber attacks are increasing. The cyber threat landscape is rapidly becoming more of a concern. Not only are businesses seeing an increase in the...

Do You Have Good Computer Habits?

Do You Have Good Computer Habits?

We know it’s important to have good habits in many parts of our lives, from our work to our daily hygiene. However, quite a few of us forget that we need to have good computer habits, too. Developing wise practices in connection with our computers and smartphones can...

Google My Business Reviews: The 3 Critical Things You Need to Know

Google My Business Reviews: The 3 Critical Things You Need to Know

Google My Business is an excellent tool for establishing and tracking your company’s online presence. Included in Google My Business are tools to help you manage customer reviews. However, in order to get the most out of the review tools, you need to know (1) how to...

PSA Alert! Sleeping While Phone Charges

PSA Alert! Sleeping While Phone Charges

Read the following alert before charging your phone tonight and from this day forward. According to the Newton, New Hampshire, fire department’s PSA message posted on social media; it seems as though charging a phone in bed poses a serious health risk and lethal...

Happy Spreadsheet Day!!!

Happy Spreadsheet Day!!!

What Are You Doing for Spreadsheet Day? Spreadsheets: some people love them, some people hate them, and some people are a little afraid of them. No matter which category you may currently fall into, you probably know that spreadsheets are vital to the inner workings...

October 16th Is Steve Jobs Day

October 16th Is Steve Jobs Day

Steve Jobs Day Sheds Light On Apple Founder’s Legacy In today’s modern world, the name “Apple” has become synonymous with technology. It’s no wonder then that Steve Jobs, the company’s late co-founder, has become such an influential figure in American history. His...

Apple iOS 12: Top Features You Need to Know About

Apple iOS 12 has so many different new features available it’s almost overwhelming. From better password management options to the introduction of the Memoji, users will appreciate some of these more than others. This article will highlight some of the most...

How To Ensure A Secure Home Network

How To Ensure A Secure Home Network

Most homeowners and renters understand the importance of home security. In fact, in today’s world, it’s not uncommon for homeowners to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on home protection. But while securing your belongings is considered good common sense,...

Google Shutting Down Google+

Google Shutting Down Google+

Google+ Social Media App Will Soon Move Off Into The Sunset Google+ has never really been a popular social media network. In fact, most people say they’ve never used it and don’t know how it works. So it’s not too surprising to hear that Google has finally decided to...

What You Need to Know About Secure Messaging Apps

What You Need to Know About Secure Messaging Apps

You probably use messaging for communications every day, but how secure are your messages? Messaging apps are as susceptible to hackers as any other type of electronic communication, and if you are concerned about privacy then it’s time to learn the basics about...

Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Data Breach

Are you aware of a potentially serious data breach involving Facebook?  According to many top news outlets, 50 million users accounts may have been impacted and Facebook now faces potential huge fines in the EU. Read more...

New Gift Card Scam Hits Just In Time For The Holidays

New Gift Card Scam Hits Just In Time For The Holidays

There’s a new Gift Card scam going around that has already cost consumers lots of money, frustration, and headaches. Here’s how it works. You’ll get an email from a friend or relative asking you to go buy them a gift card. The email will say that your friend or...

Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach

Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Was Breached Were You Or A Facebook Friend Affected? Facebook has confirmed that more than 50 million user accounts have been breached. They made the announcement today, Friday, September 28th.  However, their engineering team discovered the security breach...

What’s New in the September Update of Office 365?

What’s New in the September Update of Office 365?

The September update of Office 365 includes some major additions and changes to tools such as Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, and Excel, just to name a few. It is important to keep up with these developments, so here is a list of the major advancements of which you need...

Using OneNote on a Tablet: Surface Pro vs the iPad Pro

Using OneNote on a Tablet: Surface Pro vs the iPad Pro

OneNote is a free application from Microsoft that allows you to collect notes in a variety of formats – handwritten text, typed text, digital drawings, photographs, links, screenshots, videos, and audio files – and organize them, share them, and use them to create...

Did You Know That October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

Did You Know That October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

Online security is something that should get everyone’s attention. Threats exist all around us: ransomware, viruses, spyware, social engineering attacks and more. There’s so much you need to know to keep your personal and business information safe.   But… where do...

Want To Learn 3 Cool Linkedin Tips?

Want To Learn 3 Cool Linkedin Tips?

Profile – Viewing – Searching We get questions from our clients about using LinkedIn all the time. And we get so many that we’ve been keeping track of some of the most commonly asked ones. We’ve posted three of them here with detailed answers for you. 1. “Is There A...

Can Business Benefit From Microsoft Office 365?

Can Business Benefit From Microsoft Office 365?

In today’s business world, it’s important for companies to stay ahead of the trends when it comes to the latest in tools for productivity. Office suites like Microsoft’s Office 365 have become popular among organizations hoping for more effective performance and...

Check Spelling With Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Check Spelling With Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

If you’ve ever attended a high-level education course or business meeting, chances are you’ve come across the PowerPoint presentation. Microsoft’s PowerPoint program has been helping students and professionals organize their thoughts and ideas for decades. From class...

Using Yammer With Office 365

Using Yammer With Office 365

Social media has become an integral part of everyday life for many people. From Facebook, to Instagram and Snapchat, a growing number of internet users are embracing the power of instant connection. And while this is par for the course for social life, social media...

How Can Instagram Accounts Be Hacked?

How Can Instagram Accounts Be Hacked?

What Is Instagram And How Is It Vulnerable? Instagram is a recently created social media site that allows users to share images and videos. It is owned by the same soul that owns Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. Originally created in the partnership of Kevin Systrom and...

What Is a VPN, How Does It Work and Why Should I Use It?

What Is a VPN, How Does It Work and Why Should I Use It?

Does it make you nervous when you consider how much of your personal information is essentially spread all over the internet? In spite of antivirus programs and firewalls, all data is somewhat at risk on the web. One of the most proven techniques to ensure your data...

Intel Chip Vulnerabilities: What We Know So Far!

Intel Chip Vulnerabilities: What We Know So Far!

What Do We Know About Terminal Fault (L1TF) Chip Vulnerabilities? Understanding The L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) Intel has recently confirmed L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) chip vulnerabilities in its processors that can be manipulated by malware and malevolent virtual machines...

What Are the Top 10 Phishing Email Subject Lines from Q2 2018?

What Are the Top 10 Phishing Email Subject Lines from Q2 2018?

Hackers are constantly throwing in new and clever phishing attacks that threaten email users’ security.  KnowBe4, one of the top security attentiveness and simulated phishing platform contributors recently issued the top 10 phishing email subject lines from this...

How Concerned Should I Be About An IoT Attack?

How Concerned Should I Be About An IoT Attack?

This video made by Cisco does an incredible job of showing how the Internet of Things (IoT) based attacks are already a reality in the business environment. The Internet of Things is changing our culture. For us to see innovations in medical care, manufacturing, and...

Is LinkedIn Feeling The Pressure From Competitors?

Is LinkedIn Feeling The Pressure From Competitors?

Communicate More Effectively With These New LinkedIn Messaging Features While Facebook and Instagram are the social networks of choice for the modern day mobile user, apps like LinkedIn haven’t lost their luster. The professional network is still the master of its...

Have You Heard Of Microsoft Whiteboard?

Have You Heard Of Microsoft Whiteboard?

Create and Collaborate With The All-New and Completely Radical Microsoft Whiteboard What do most companies have in common these days? The need to collaborate on a multitude of projects. Enter the old-fashioned whiteboard. This key piece of “equipment” is where a...

Save Valuable Laptop Battery Life (Tips/Tricks)

Save Valuable Laptop Battery Life (Tips/Tricks)

How Can You Keep Your Laptop Running Longer? Getting work done in the airport or other remote location where you can’t find a spare plug to recharge your “dying” laptop can be tricky. Battery power only lasts so long on any device, and once it’s used up, you’re stuck...