The Best IT-Related Resolutions For The New Year

The past couple of years have been difficult for just about everyone. Business owners and entrepreneurs have had to adapt and evolve to survive in an ever-changing climate. There’s no telling when or even if things will go back to what we once thought was “normal.” As we enter a New Year, many business owners ...

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Don’t Let Hackers Ruin Your Holidays

Online shopping has become more popular than ever before. In 2020, more than 2 billion people bought products or services online. Whether they’re shopping online because it’s more convenient or they’re avoiding going to brick-and-mortar retailers during the ongoing pandemic, more people are turning to online retailers every day. It’s not just the convenience or health ...

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Reported Flaw in Azure Active Directory (AAD)

We wanted to bring to your attention a recently reported flaw in Azure Active Directory (AAD) that references the ability for an attacker to 'brute force' passwords.  Firstly, what is AAD?  AAD is what Microsoft (and your organization) uses to identify your users and allows them to access your company data.  Secondly, what does it ...

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Google Chrome Vulnerability (Actively Exploited Zero-Day Flaws)

Yesterday, September 30th, Google released an emergency update to fix two significant security vulnerabilities in the Google Chrome Internet browser.  If you use Chrome, or have Chrome installed, we strongly encourage you to verify Chrome is up to date with the most recent version.  One of the security vulnerabilities impacts Chrome even if you are ...

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Price Increases For Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft has always been at the forefront of technological innovation ever since it released the first version of Windows and the Office suite of products back in the early 90’s.  Since then Microsoft transitioned this software to the Cloud maintaining it as a very affordable prices, especially for the SMB (small-and medium-sized business) sector. But with ...

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An Introduction To Microsoft Viva

As companies look for more flexibility, coupled with increased worker productivity, Microsoft has stepped up to the plate with their new platform called “Viva”. What Is Viva? Microsoft has called this the new “Employee Experience Platform”.  Viva has been created and designed so that it enhances the daily usage of both Microsoft Teams and M365.  It is ...

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How To Share Microsoft OneDrive Files Externally

Introduction Microsoft OneDrive is one of the premier tools that is available from within M365 that serves primarily as a document repository, as well as to keep a lock and version history of your specific files that are stored in it. However, for security purposes, you only want to share these files with those people that are ...

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The Windows 365 PC Cloud

In one of our previous articles, we introduced the concept of the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD).  Essentially, this a Virtual Desktop (VD) that emulates a Windows 10 OS based workstation.  But rather than accessing it a local level, it can be accessed through Microsoft Azure.  But setting this up can prove to be a rather ...

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The Microsoft Government Data Center

Pretty much all of Corporate America has at least heard of Azure, and for the most part is using the wide myriad of services that are available to it.  But, as one of our last articles pointed out, Microsoft has some Cloud platforms to serve the Federal Government specifically, which is known as GCC High. While ...

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Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

Alex Kipman - Microsoft Technical Fellow Earlier today, the United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding. The IVAS headset, based on HoloLens and augmented by Microsoft Azure cloud services, delivers a ...

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