Boost online security with browser extensions

Boost online security with browser extensions

Protecting yourself, your employees, and your business when you’re using the internet is necessary if you want to remain safe, productive, and profitable. Given the proliferation of phishing attacks, hacks, and online fraud, we all need to ramp up our online security measures. Here are some ways to bolster security using browser extensions. Prevent browser tracking If you don’t like …

Technology tips to increase efficiency

Technology tips to increase efficiency

Successful businesses make technology work for them, not the other way round. When used correctly, technology can make every task much faster to execute. So, if you’re looking to increase staff efficiency, consider the following methods to implement technology into your day-to-day business operations. Change office communication To increase efficiency, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft …

2-step and 2-factor authentication

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the two, so you’re more knowledgeable …

protect yourself from cryptojacking

How to protect yourself from cryptojacking

Hackers use cryptojacking to mine cryptocurrencies, and this process can cause PCs to run below optimal speeds.  If you have a relatively new computer but are experiencing performance problems after clicking a link or visiting a website, you might be a victim of cryptojacking. Here’s what to do. Hijacked hardware Instead of paying for computing power themselves, hackers opt to …

How Microsoft Teams Can Benefit Your Organisation

How Microsoft Teams Can Benefit Your Organisation

In business, communication is everything. Even if you’re running a one-person outfit, you still need to collaborate with your clients and customers to deliver optimal outcomes. However, most small and medium-sized companies are composed of collaborative teams- and those teams need to be able to communicate and coordinate with maximum bandwidth and clarity. That’s where Microsoft Teams comes in. What …

Avoiding Office 365 migration failure

Avoiding Office 365 migration failure

Office 365, the cloud-based version of Office, is one of the most popular software suites used by small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. With an ever-increasing number of companies migrating to this solution, it’s not surprising that many others are considering making the move. However, there’s always a chance of migration failure. Learn how to avoid this by knowing the …

Office 365 Features that can help you

Office 365 Features that can help you

Need help getting some work done? Microsoft constantly releases new Office 365 features that can help you get an edge over the pile of work on your computer. With some of the new Office 365 features, you can Skype over a document with your coworkers, plot charts into Excel with ease, and even sign for a document electronically with any …

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cyber-crime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cyber criminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and other personal information to …

What your staff will need to work from home

What your staff will need to work from home

At the office, everything employees need to get work done is provided by the company. They have their PCs, standard keyboards, mice, and perhaps headsets if they do lots of calls. However, circumstances like community quarantines during viral outbreaks may force you to have staff work from their homes. Question is, what hardware and software must they have for their …

Cloud use surges during COVID-19 pandemic

Cloud use surges during COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads to more nations worldwide, millions of businesses turn to the internet as their employees are forced to work from home. Is the World Wide Web ready for the sudden increase in demand for cloud-based services? Even before the pandemic, many companies were already turning to online productivity and collaboration tools for their business. While projections …

Boost your new laptop

Boost your new laptop in 5 steps

Laptops may not be the most powerful computers, but the benefits they provide are indisputable. For one thing, they deliver a similar user experience as your huge desktop PC, but much more conveniently and affordably. But before you reap their many benefits, here are five steps you should take before using them to improve their performance. 1. Update your laptop’s …

Web design

Web design trends you should follow today

Many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) nowadays build and maintain their own website to reach more customers. But because a majority of your competitors also have a website, an under performing site just won’t do. Follow these web design trends to increase web traffic and boost your bottom line. Scrolling Scrolling is a convenient method to navigate a website. Instead …