Covid-19 has been the greatest challenge to lives, livelihoods, businesses, and corporations in 2020. Heading into the post-Covid-19 era, companies must be intentional about their organizational practices since unprecedented challenges can realign organizational goals now and into the future. In 2021, companies will need to rely on technology more than ever. After the pandemic, there will be no such thing as "resuming normalcy." The state of IT in 2021 will broadly weigh in on strategic.read more >
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Do you know how to provide security for your organization? Would you like to know how to keep your business safe? Are you worried about cybersecurity threats, but you do not know where to start? 80% of the problem is solved by having the right cyber practices and steps in place, rather than the latest advanced technology.read more >
A telephone scam is targeting remote workers to gain access to corporate networks. The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint warning about this "vishing" (voice phishing) campaign. The callers impersonate help desk personnel to get employees to access a fraudulent site. If they succeed, they gain the credentials to access an organization's virtual private network (VPN).
Businesses need to be aware of this attack and take measures to keep it from.read more >
There is a paradox known to everyone who works with technology: the more ways you try to improve a thing, the more variables you introduce and the more problems you can have. Your network is a good case in point. A network of two computers and a printer will seldom run into performance issues but try to add devices, and your speed immediately plummets. What went wrong? Bigger networks are not inherently slower, but your DIY solution may have been the root of the problem if you installed.read more >
What do you do when your car stops running smoothly? You pop the hood and check the components. However, when your network stars running slowly, your first instinct is to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Yet, like your car, the issue could be the components or something a quick-fix problem such as DNS troubleshooting.read more >
Total Computer Solutions (TCS) is thrilled to launch its new mobile app, now available for iOS and Android. We are continually looking for ways to improve our client's experience, and this new app provides users a new way to submit a ticket.read more >
Scheduling the use of rooms and equipment is a necessary function of any business. Managing reservations by hand is tedious, and Office 365 has a better way. Resource mailboxes represent places or things that can be reserved, so employees can request them by merely adding them to an Outlook meeting. Reservations can be automatic or go through a human reviewer. Either way, the mailboxes simplify the job. TCS can help you to set them up for your organization.read more >
Securing a Microsoft 365 account requires careful attention. While Microsoft offers excellent ways to securing workstations and servers, it is ultimately up to you to put this in play.
One place to start is to check your Microsoft 365 Secure Score to identify areas that need improvement. Also, Microsoft recommends the following ten steps for improving 365 security. Some of these steps require Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).read more >
2020 is the year when Wi-Fi 6 becomes mainstream. It comes with better performance and security than ever for wireless devices. If you are running a business, you need an adoption strategy. Do you want to be an early adopter, upgrading as quickly as possible? Are you going to hang onto the old technology as long as you can? Or is the best approach somewhere in the middle, adding updated equipment in the course of regular replacements?
The best answer depends on your business's needs and how.read more >