October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

What Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month?
Cybersecurity Awareness Month raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation.  Cybersecurity starts with us and you, and is everyone's responsibility - which is currently an estimated 5.2 billion internet users, or
63% of the world’s population.

Educational Guide: 5 Steps To Improve Your Ransomware Resilience

Be prepared...Sooner or later your business WILL be attacked. Ransomware is the most terrifying data security threat your business has ever faced.

Imagine all your staff trying to login one morning. But all of them get a bright red screen saying your data has been locked away, and you must pay a huge ransom in Bitcoin to get it back.

Weekly Tech Tip: Microsoft To Do

To Do makes your life easier. Half the battle of being productive is knowing what you need to do, by when. There’s a very powerful task manager that works with other Microsoft 365 applications. Check out our new video!

For more info on the tools that can help you stay effective and efficient, reach out to us today.

Weekly Tech Tip: Access in Microsoft 365

There’s a tool inside Microsoft 365 which allows you to get a lot more out of data sitting inside your business. It’s not Excel – it’s more powerful than that. But it’s still user friendly.  Anybody can create a powerful database with this app.

Weekly Tech Tip: Even Small Businesses Get Hacked

No matter what size your business… yes, you can be hacked. They don’t always make the news; but cyber-attacks are a huge and ongoing risk for all businesses.

Even small businesses are at risk. Because hackers use clever automated tools that hunt out any opportunity for them, anywhere.

Weekly Tech Tip: MyAnalytics in Microsoft 365

MyAnalytics will help you be more efficient.

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a dashboard with information about your team’s work patterns? To help them collaborate more. And make sure they were disconnecting from work to have proper breaks. This dashboard exists.

Educational Guide: Proactive STAR Power

When considering an IT support partner, of course you want to know they’ll react quickly when something goes wrong. The faster a problem is fixed, the less downtime you have, and the less expensive it is.

But what if you knew many of the problems you’ve suffered could have been avoided?
How proactive a stance does your IT support company take on technology planning for your business?

Read this month's Educational Guide on Proactive STAR Power to see how your technology partner might stack up.

Cybercrime Against Seniors: Online Shopping

Ever see a "storefront" that pops up on Facebook with something cute or cool that you just can't pass up?  We all have, and it can be a roll of the dice that you may win or may lose.  Sadly, on a few occasions, some of us discovered that when we finally receive the product, it arrives smelling like it traveled at the bottom of a container on a slow boat from China, which it may have, even if you didn't think you were ordering from China.

Cybercrime Against Seniors: Email Scams

The red flags I mentioned yesterday on avoiding phone scams (sense of urgency and a request to use a gift card or other cyber currency), might also be vying for your attention if you receive an email that requests payment (known as "phishing").

There are other red flags that may be trying to catch your attention.