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Printer security tips to prevent cyberattacks against your business

Business leaders invest a lot of time and resources into cybersecurity because they understand that protecting sensitive data is a necessity in the digital age. One business component that often gets overlooked are business printers. They are also vulnerable to cyberattacks, so make sure to follow these tips to ensure your company stays protected. What

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Apple

Is malware a problem on Macs?

There’s a common misconception that Apple computers can’t get infected with malware. The truth is Macs are resistant to most Windows-based bugs and malicious codes but they aren’t invulnerable. Here are some threats that can compromise your Mac and how to tell that you’ve been infected. What are the threats that can affect your Mac?

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Hardware

Wi-Fi issues? Here are some easy fixes

A fast and reliable internet connection is a necessity for many businesses, as it helps ensure efficient and productive operations. However, what do you do when you encounter connectivity issues or slow internet speeds? Below are some solutions to five of the most common Wi-Fi problems. Range constraints Wi-Fi works via radio waves that are

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VoIP

5 Signs of a VoIP system security breach

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are game-changing, allowing users to make and receive calls from virtually anywhere with an internet connection. Unfortunately, they’re not completely safe from cyberthreats. If you have a VoIP phone system, watch out for these five signs that it is being hacked. 1. Irregularities in your call history If

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Microsoft Office

Maximize your efficiency with these Outlook tips

Microsoft Outlook comes with a raft of features that make managing your busy schedule and boosting your productivity easier. If you find Outlook’s myriad capabilities a little overwhelming, don’t worry — these tips and tricks will have you using Outlook like a pro in no time. Organize your inbox Is your Outlook inbox getting a

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Microsoft Office

Maximize your efficiency with these Outlook tips

Microsoft Outlook comes with a raft of features that make managing your busy schedule and boosting your productivity easier. If you find Outlook’s myriad capabilities a little overwhelming, don’t worry — these tips and tricks will have you using Outlook like a pro in no time. Organize your inbox Is your Outlook inbox getting a

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Web & Cloud

Web hosting: A brief overview

Are you looking to create a website for your business? Aside from the design and functionality of your website, make sure to also look into your web host’s offerings. To get you started, here is a quick explanation of web hosts and which hosting type is best for your business. What is a web host?

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Business

How embracing new tech can benefit your business

As a business owner, you understand the importance of upgrading your company’s technology infrastructure. You’re also aware that technology isn’t cheap, which is perhaps why you’re hesitant to invest in new hardware and software. But putting off or ignoring these upgrades altogether could mean missing out on benefits that add value to your business, including

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Windows

Missing features and capabilities in Windows 11

There’s plenty to like in Windows 11, Microsoft’s latest operating system. Many users will undoubtedly enjoy its cleaner, sleeker interface. The placement of the Start button in the middle of the taskbar, in particular, is an inspired choice, as this makes it easier for users to find the programs they use most often. However, some

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Security

Why you need a VPN and how to choose the right one

Virtual private networks (VPNs) keep your online activities secure and private, which is especially useful if you’re using a public Wi-Fi network. But considering the variety of VPNs in the market today, it’s hard to find which one is the best for your business. Here are tips to help you make the right choice. What

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Healthcare

PHI best practices that all business leaders should know

Protected health information (PHI) is a common target of cybercriminals, as the personal, medical, and financial information that comprise it can be abused for financial gain. This is why businesses that handle PHI should take every step possible to ensure that their clients’ data is always protected. Provide your staff with regular training A comprehensive

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Hardware

The many benefits of a dual monitor system to SMBs

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are always seeking ways to ensure that their employees make the most of office computers. But before you go out and buy bigger hard drives and faster processors, consider upgrading your desktops to a dual monitor system. Read on to find out about the advantages of using two monitors per

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