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Google Shutting Down Google+

Google+ Social Media App Will Soon Move Off Into The Sunset Google+ has never really been a popular social media network. In fact, most people say they’ve never used it and don’t know how it works. So it’s not too surprising to hear that Google has finally decided to pull the plug. Google just announced a ten-month ...

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What You Need to Know About Secure Messaging Apps

You probably use messaging for communications every day, but how secure are your messages? Messaging apps are as susceptible to hackers as any other type of electronic communication, and if you are concerned about privacy then it’s time to learn the basics about secure messaging apps. Why You Need a Secure Messaging App We use messaging more ...

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Playing in the Digital Highway: Improperly Secured Data Puts Students At Risk

When you think of cybersecurity, protecting credit card numbers or government files might come to mind, but your students’ PII (Personally Identifying Information) is a target for hackers, too. Young people make great targets because they’re a clean slate. They’re not using their identities to get a mortgage or credit card or anything, so no one ...

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Are Microsoft’s New Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality Applications Redefining Business?

From its inception, Microsoft has been defining and redefining business. According to History, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in April of 1975. The company introduced the Windows operating system in 1985. In 1995, it released its web-browser, Internet Explorer. Prior to the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference for IT developers and professionals, ...

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New Gift Card Scam Hits Just In Time For The Holidays

There’s a new Gift Card scam going around that has already cost consumers lots of money, frustration, and headaches. Here’s how it works. You’ll get an email from a friend or relative asking you to go buy them a gift card. The email will say that your friend or relative has been busy or sick and ...

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Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Was Breached Were You Or A Facebook Friend Affected? Facebook has confirmed that more than 50 million user accounts have been breached. They made the announcement today, Friday, September 28th.  However, their engineering team discovered the security breach back on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. They tell us that the vulnerability has been fixed and the breach was ...

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What’s New in the September Update of Office 365?

The September update of Office 365 includes some major additions and changes to tools such as Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, and Excel, just to name a few. It is important to keep up with these developments, so here is a list of the major advancements of which you need to be aware. Microsoft Teams: Skype, Selective Do ...

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Using OneNote on a Tablet: Surface Pro vs the iPad Pro

OneNote is a free application from Microsoft that allows you to collect notes in a variety of formats – handwritten text, typed text, digital drawings, photographs, links, screenshots, videos, and audio files – and organize them, share them, and use them to create other documents. OneNote is an excellent app whether you take notes in ...

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Did You Know That October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

Online security is something that should get everyone’s attention. Threats exist all around us: ransomware, viruses, spyware, social engineering attacks and more. There’s so much you need to know to keep your personal and business information safe.   But… where do you start? As trusted cybersecurity professionals, we want to help you get educated and stay informed. ...

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Colorado Timberline Taken Down by Ransomware and What That Means for You

According to Statista, there were 184 million ransomware attacks in 2017 and the average ransomware demand is over $1,000. Individuals, organizations, and companies have fallen victim to these attacks. Most people recognize the fact that ransomware is a danger, but they may not realize that it can actually destroy their company. The recent closure of ...

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