Tip: Customizing Your User Experience – Mouse Scroll

Considering how much time we spend in front of our devices, customizing your user experience is a must. Something as simple as your mouse scroll being the wrong speed can be annoying. Here’s how to fix it

While you're considering customizing your own daily experience, don't forget about eliminating the various tech headaches around IT management at your organization.

April 13, 2021 is Identity Management Day!

Recent research reveals that 79% of organizations have experienced an identity-related security breach in the last two years, and 99% believe their identity-related breaches were preventable. According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, as many as 81% of hacking-related breaches leverage weak, stolen, or otherwise compromised passwords.

5 Top Security Threats: Ransomware Attacks

As we mentioned in our first blog post of this series, HHS' 405(d) Task Group, with which Fulcrum Group is associated, has detailed and created flyers for 5 Top Cybersecurity Threats and we're sharing them with you throughout this month, along with great tips on how to mitigate!  Although these particular tips and flyers are geared around a healthcare environment, the recommendations and security strategies mentioned fall under standard cybersecurity best practices for any organization.

5 Top Cybersecurity Threats: Email Phishing Attacks

March 31st, 2021

The HHS' 405(d) Task Group, with which Fulcrum Group is associated, was created to enhance cybersecurity and align industry approaches by developing a common set of voluntary, consensus-based, and industry-led guidelines, practices, methodologies, procedures, and processes that healthcare organizations can use to enhance cybersecurity.

Texas to Open Vaccinations to All Adults Monday, March 29th

March 25th, 2021

All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29th.

Also next week, DSHS will launch a website to allow people to register for a shot through some public health providers. The public will be able to enroll in the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler to identify upcoming vaccine clinics hosted by DSHS or a participating local health department and be notified when new clinics and appointments become available.

Tips & Tricks: Track Tasks With Microsoft Planner

March 11th, 2021

Do you use Microsoft Teams or Microsoft Planner? Both are great tools that integrate to create efficiency in your team, manage projects, and increase collaboration, all in one place. This month's Fulcrum Group Tips & Tricks focused on tracking tasks using Microsoft Planner and how you can utilize it for your team.

Security Alert: Microsoft Exchange Email Servers Under Attack from Nation-State Cyber Attackers

March 10th, 2021

Microsoft has detected multiple 0-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. In the attacks observed, the threat actor used these vulnerabilities to access on-premises Exchange servers which enabled access to email accounts, and allowed installation of additional malware to facilitate long-term access to victim environments.

Office 365 Tips & Tricks Training from The Fulcrum Group

March 5th, 2021

The February 2021 session of our popular Office 365 Tips & Tricks Training focused on Microsoft Excel and featured our training expert, Caitlin Harder.

Most of us have mastered the basics of Excel, but this session gives you some in-depth tricks to use on features such as Pivot Tables, Freeze Panes, Data Validation, and also how to use with Microsoft Teams.

5 Areas of the New Employment Deal

February 24th, 2021

Everyone is aware of how Covid-19 has completely transformed the way we do business.  Topping the list of changes the Pandemic has unlocked in this past year - a new set of employee expectations.  Leaders will be well-served not only to understand these new expectations, but to adapt to what’s been coined The New Employment Deal.