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Stormy Weather Ahead! Protect your Devices!

As severe weather approaches, it is essential to plan for what stormy weather often brings – power outages.   Weather-related power outages are common in Washington. Our state is well-known for beautiful green trees and rainy winter seasons. Unfortunately, combining these two often results in tree limbs falling onto power lines, resulting in local power outages. For local business owners, it…

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3 Ways Email Encryption Will Protect Your Business

Email has become one of the main sources of communication among businesses. Because so much important information is transferred via email, it is necessary to have a layer of protection for your company data. Email encryption makes data unreadable for anyone who isn’t authorized to view it. Essentially, it converts your message into a code! This creates a layer of protection from anyone who might try to steal your data…

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Protect Your Business – Train Employees on Cybersecurity

Are your employees placing your company at risk?  Almost 90% of cyber-attacks are caused by human error or behavior. It is so important for small business owners to educate their employees in order to keep their business’s information safe!   The internet has become a primary asset to many businesses. It is estimated that 43 percent of cyber-attacks are targeted…

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How Office 365 Will Reinvent Your Businesses’ Content Collaboration

The virtual workforce is taking a serious role in business – today, nearly 30 million users are working from home at least 1 day a week. By 2022, the global mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people or 42.5% of the global workforce. This is up from 38.8% in 2016. If you…

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5 Tips for an Easy Migration to Office 365

So, you’ve decided to move to Office 365. This is a big move for your business – it can be an exciting transition and will provide your company access to a variety of applications. However, you will likely have a large range of existing software, databases, and system data that needs to be migrated. But don’t fret! Although migration may seem intimidating, it is a great opportunity to streamline and improve your current systems. To ensure your migration process is successful, follow our…

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10 Tips to Maximize Your Outlook Email Experience

Microsoft Outlook is an extensive tool to manage personal tasks and projects. While primarily used for email communication, it also includes a calendar, task reminders and contacts. With nearly a billion users worldwide it has become the number one industry standard for accessing business emails, calendars, and contacts. In this post, we cover ten ways to maximize your productivity in your organization, and enhance your user experience with this application.   1. Create Email Signatures  Designing a…

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Why Your Small Business Will Benefit from Office 365

Running a business can be a lot of work. Finding a method to streamline business processes is a great way to help lighten the load. That’s where Office 365 comes in. With Office 365, you get access to business apps that can assist you with running and growing your business.   So, how can Office 365 benefit your small business? Here are seven…

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The Essential Guide to Managing Internet Privacy & Security

How transparent is your privacy?   In today’s world, most people are digitally connected. Have you ever worried about what information you have online, and what others can access about you? Or, have you wondered who else can read your email or chat messages?  It is estimated that 73% of Americans who use the web are concerned with their online privacy. Nearly everyone has…

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Top 10 Tips on How to Avoid Phishing Scams [Successfully]

Our email inboxes are constantly under attack. 76% of organizations say they experienced phishing attacks in 2017, and those attacks have cost organizations over $600 million¹. It’s important to educate yourself (and your employees!) on the logistics of phishing attacks so you can fend them off.   Phishing is when criminals pretend to be a valid sender or organization and attempt to steal your…

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3 Internet Scams You CAN Protect Yourself From

  There are many kinds of scams, malware and dangerous files on the internet. Learning how to stay safe while browsing the internet can help prevent vulnerabilities within your computer and network. Several things to watch out for when surfing the web include the following: phishing scams, unreliable downloads, and spoofed links.  Phishing    Did you…

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