Two-factor authentication (2FA) or multi-factor authentication (MFA) is critical for securing your cloud-based or remotely accessible systems by adding a second verification step (two-step) in the logon/authentication process. The security of two-step verification lies in its layered approach. Comp
Microsoft Planner is a straightforward tool that helps organize and manage projects and teams. It is more powerful than simple task lists, but not as overwhelming as Microsoft Project. Since it’s included with most Office 365 subscriptions, you probably already own it! Planner works through you
Microsoft Teams provides chat-based collaboration and it comes with most versions of Microsoft Office 365. There is also a free version. At Tobin Solutions, we use Microsoft Teams to store and collaborate on documents. We've created different teams for different needs. Each team has
While most businesses protect their systems and data against external threats like malware, many overlook the biggest cause of data breaches: internal risks. Internal vulnerabilities are responsible for 70% of all data breaches in small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). INTERNAL THREAT SOURCES I
Yes, I'm sorry, winter is near... Or, yes, I'm so excited, winter is here! Regardless of your view, the winter season's weather brings its own unique challenges. Freezing weather along with ice storms and snow storms can cause a variety of problems including power outages, snow days, and more.
President Trump recently signed S.J.Res. 34 which nullifies the Federal Communications Commission’s rule on privacy of customers of broadband and other telecommunications services. Your internet service provider (ISP) is now legally allowed to use and analyze your
This post is not a rant about millennials. It's simply a reality check. All your employees under 35 years of age are considered Millennials. Nationally, more than 30% of American workers are Millennials and that will grow to 75% by 2025. The Millennial generation is a demographic ter
What is Ransomware Ransomware is a specific type of computer malware typically in the form of a virus or trojan. When a computer is infected with ransomware, it blocks access to your data by encrypting it. Hackers then request a ransom and may threaten to publish or delete your data unless paid