Cyber Security

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Essential Cybersecurity Tips for 2021

As we move further into 2021, it’s become increasingly important to update your business cybersecurity strategy. 2020 showed an increase in online attacks that threatened businesses and organizations. Hacking techniques are always becoming more sophisticated, so it’s essential that your cybersecurity is up to the challenge.

With that in mind, here are some things that you should keep in mind to ensure your business’s cybersecurity will keep you protected in 2021.

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How COVID-19 Has Changed Business IT Priorities

The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious impact on almost every industry. Businesses are having to adapt the way they work and do what they can to hold on, while also protecting their employees.

As a result, businesses are adjusting their priorities. Technology, in particular, has been a significant area of investment for businesses of all sizes. 

How has the pandemic changed business IT priorities, and what does the future hold? We explore the issue in more detail below.

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Phishing 101: Recognizing Threats

Businesses, organizations, and individuals are bombarded by Phishing attacks. A study revealed that there are about 135 million phishing attacks attempted daily. Phishing does a lot of damage to affected companies. They lose sensitive data, reputation, productivity, and business value. 

With October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, there’s no better time to check your risk level. So what exactly is Phishing, and how can we recognize threats and protect ourselves and our businesses?

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Microsoft OneDrive – Sharing Large Files

Microsoft OneDrive can be used to share large files with people outside and inside of your organization. Using OneDrive to share files and folders can help you elevate collaborate with coworkers and customers to the next level. Instead of sending e-mails to share files back and forward, your organization can leverage OneDrive to centralize file sharing in a secure way.

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5 Tips to Remember for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity is a significant concern for businesses and organizations across all industries. Companies that are hacked face incredible expenses, to the cost of over $11.7 million annually per company affected. The losses in time, money, and reputation are enough to sink many companies for good.

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, here are 5 key things to remember to keep your company safe from cyberattacks. 

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Microsoft Teams – How to Create a Meeting Invite

So what are the different options to create a meeting invite? The first that comes to mind is Outlook. In this video we go over the Microsoft Teams Outlook plugin.

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What Florida Organizations Should Know About Ransomware

As Florida has had economic growth, its businesses and organizations have suffered as victims of ransomware cyberattacks. In the last year and a half, ransomware attacks on Florida organizations have been on the rise. This has caused huge losses to those affected.

The global information security industry, which responds to cyberattacks, is expected to reach a value of over $170 billion by the year 2022. One of the fastest-growing methods of cybercrime is ransomware attacks. Between 2015-2017, the costs of ransomware increased by a factor of 15.

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Is Your Social Media Use Making You Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?

Social media is a major way that billions of people across the world connect with family and friends. It has also become a tool for cybercriminals, who can use information posted publicly online against you. In 2019, 27% of social media scams in the US took place on Facebook. If you’re not vigilant, you could become a victim of a cyber attack just from using social media.

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Microsoft Teams Basic Functions Under 10 min

In this video we go over basic functionalities of Microsoft teams such as making calls, meetings, screen sharing, taking notes, recording meeting and changing device settings. Learn more @ www.thecompulab.com how Microsoft Teams can change your business!

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Microsoft Teams Basic Intro Under 10 min

 

Why use Microsoft Teams? We go over some of the benefits of using MS Teams and a basic overview of how a small business could use it to streamline communication and collaboration.

Microsoft Teams is a great communication and collaboration platform that combines instant messaging, video meetings, file storage, screen sharing, basically one platform that integrates many of the different Office 365 platforms such as SharePoint, OneDrive, Planner, etc. We believe that is one of the biggest benefits of Microsoft Teams vs Zoom or GoToMeeting. Second benefit is that if you already have a Microsoft 365 subscription, you may be already paying for it, it’s just a matter of understating how it works, so you can start using it!

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