Do I Have To Eject My USB Drive?

While we regularly preach using the cloud for storage (and with good reason!), but we understand that sometimes, you need to use alternate measures. Perhaps you’re taking a file to a printer, giving a physical copy of a project to a client, or perhaps you like having a tangible object as a backup for your […]

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What are Cookies?

Have you ever searched for something, then clicked to a different website to see advertisements for your searched item on that webpage? It’s no coincidence. It’s because of your cookies, and in this post, we’re going to explore what they are, how they are used, and why you need to be aware. According to WhatAreCookies.com, […]

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Cut Your Information Overload Down

Today is Information Overload Day, and it wasn’t until I checked out this eye-opening CNN article that I realized how inundated with digital information we truly are. The most shocking fact to me was that computer workers on average receive 93 emails a day. Now, let’s take this one step further. As of 2013, 39% of […]

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What to Ask IT Before Choosing BYOD

BYOD (bring your own device) is great. There is something great about having access to your work information anywhere you are. If a coworker calls you while you’re out with questions, all of your emails and files can be right at your fingertips. Especially if you’re in a position where you are out of the […]

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Is it Bluetooth or WiFi?

In our world, there are two forms of data transmission: Bluetooth and WiFi. Both accomplish very different things, yet can easily be confused. WiFi and Bluetooth can be found on basically every smartphone, laptop, or tablet, and both are used to transmit data wirelessly. They can be used separately or in conjunction with one another. […]

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Mac vs. PC: What’s the Difference?

There are Mac people. There are PC people. There are people who have no clue. To begin showing you the similarities and differences between the two, we must establish some things. “Mac” is referring to Apple and operating systems. “PC,” which stands for “personal computer,” will be referring to Windows operating systems. Because of PC’s definition, […]

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Why Schools Need Cybersecurity

According to PwC, nearly 80% of organizations today will encounter a cyberattack at least once. When hearing this statistic,  most would picture retail stores, offices, or big corporations, but what we should really be picturing are schools. Cybersecurity in schools is becoming increasingly important, and making this a school’s high priority is in the best […]

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Getting Schooled in IT Managed Services

If your school is looking into expanding its technology efforts, then IT managed services should be high on that list. Utilizing a company’s IT managed services offers full support options for scalable technology solutions at a fraction of what it would cost for your school to implement the same services independently. Schools have so many […]

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Malicious Flashlight App? The Surprising Truth

Have you downloaded a flashlight app? According to this video, it could be secretly malicious, stealing information from your phone. Watch the video below:   Gary Miliefsky is the CEO of SnoopWall, a company centered around cybersecurity. According to this news segment, flashlight apps downloaded from your mobile device’s app store may be snooping into […]

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What Your Antivirus Software Isn’t Telling You

A good antivirus software will mean that my system is safe. True or False? FALSE. Like firewalls, antivirus software is just one piece of the online security puzzle. Many moons ago, antiviruses may have been the only solution required for safety, but as the technology world has evolved, so have attackers, creating malware threats that […]

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