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5 Essential Tech Tools To Grow Your Business And 2 You Should NOT Waste Your Money On

Growing your business involves learning how to make money and hang on to it responsibly. When you’re in the weeds, it’s easy to think that a fancy piece of well-marketed software could help dig your way out. That’s usually not the case, and you’ll likely end up paying for software that you dont need and ...

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The One Lesson Business Owners Miss When Training Employees That Can Cost Them Thousands

Training employees on anything can be an expensive process. You incur the cost of investing in necessary materials plus the time it takes away from your employees doing revenue-generating activities. But what’s worse when it comes to cyber security training is the expense you’ll incur if that training fails. Recent studies show that human error plays ...

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The Shocking Facts About The New FTC Safeguards Rule That Affect Nearly EVERY Small Business Operating Today

As former President Ronald Regan once said, the scariest words you’ll ever hear are “We’re from the government, and we’re here to help.” In this case, the government is trying to help by forcing nearly all businesses to implement and maintain a strong cyber security program to protect the customer information these companies host – definitely ...

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Is It Illegal To Track Your Employees’ Activities When They’re Working From Home?

Along with the surge of people working from home or in hybrid situations over the last few years, there has also been an increase in employers looking for ways to monitor their employees’ work activities to ensure they actually ARE working when remote. This is no surprise given the new “quiet quitting” trend that has now ...

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Color Coding Your Outlook Calendars

Microsoft Outlook remains one of the most widely used email systems in the world today, along with it’s calendar.  But in today’s world, many business executives and employees literally live and die by their calendars. In fact, at times, it can even be hard to see all of the appointments at first glance.  So to make ...

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Out Of Office: 8 Cyber Security Best Practices For Oregon Business Travelers Going On Vacation

As we get into the summer, many business owners and employees look forward to a well-deserved break. However, high achievers are known to do a little work on vacation. Unfortunately, studies show that working outside the office, whether on vacation, from a local coffee shop, or even business travelers out on work trips, can lead ...

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Facebook Owes You Money!

How To Apply For Your Share Of Facebook’s Recent $725 Million Privacy Lawsuit Here’s a shocker: Facebook is being forced to pay a whopping $725 million in a settlement following a number of lawsuits claiming they violated users’ privacy. This is in addition to another class action lawsuit for $650 million for storing and collecting the ...

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Microsoft Defender For Endpoint

Microsoft has come out with numerous tools to protect clients that are either in Azure or On Prem, or perhaps even a mixture of both.  One such product is called Defender for Endpoint which is further reviewed in this article. What Is The Defender For Endpoint? Think of your traditional antivirus or anti-malware software package, but multiply ...

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence In Cloud Security

Cyberthreats and their attackers will abound, but the difference in 2023 is that they will be stealthier and more covert in what they do. In other words, gone are the days of the so called “Smash and Grab” campaigns, where the goal of the Cyberattacker was to launch an all-out, brute force attack against a target ...

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Get More Done In Less Time

Tech Tips To Improve Productivity And Focus Technology has become essential to our society. We use it for nearly every aspect of our lives, from entertainment to personal security. Unfortunately, it’s not all good, and over time, many of us have developed some negative tech habits. When we’re supposed to work or stay productive, we might ...

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