Entries by Mihai

Office 365 Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is commonly used to prevent a stranger from logging in, with or without a password. MFA improves the security of user logins. With Office 365 MFA, users are required to allow a phone call, a text message, or enter an app-generated number on their smartphone after correctly entering their username and password. […]

The Limitations of Private Browsing

While private and “incognito” modes can reduce your digital footprint online to an extent, there are still ways in which your activity can be tracked by malicious third-parties such as people on your network, the internet service provider, government agencies, and cyber criminals. NOTE: Private Browsing mode is also known as Incognito Mode in Google […]

The Relaunch of Microsoft Edge

It has been a while since Microsoft adopted the Chromium engine for the new version of Edge, and reception to the browser, according to field data, was positive overall. Initially, Microsoft has given Windows 10 users the option to use the new Chromium-based Edge or stick with the old version. But that has changed. Few […]

MSP – Are you getting more than a helpdesk?

When a business is looking for assistance in managing their IT infrastructure, many times they realize it’s more cost effective to partner with a managed IT service provider. There are key aspects for a business to look for when selecting an IT provider, which goes well beyond simply a helpdesk to call when something breaks. […]

Microsoft Teams: Overview

Microsoft Teams combines meetings, calls, chat, and collaboration in one place, in addition it integrates with other popular apps (Jira, Trello, Evernote, GitHub etc.) and the rest of the Office 365 suite. What is Microsoft Teams? Teams is a collaboration tool designed to enable people to communicate with each other, share documents, add discussions, and […]

Key ways to reduce exposure to ransomware for SMBs

Ransomware is probably the largest security threat facing small and medium businesses. According to the 2019 Verizon Data breach Investigations Report, 28% of all data incidents were caused by malware infections, and ransomware attacks represented 24% of all malware breaches. Don’t Trust, Verify! Always be skeptical when spending time online, either when surfing the Internet […]

Work From Home Securely!

The Internet and progress in technology have made it possible for many users to carry out regular duties from home. Sadly, there is a downside, users are more exposed to cybersecurity threats while working remotely. Remote workers might have their sensitive data put at risk, but working from home could result in breaching company security […]