Have you ever heard of spoofed Wi-Fi? Many have not, but it has become a real concern. Reality is, public Wi-Fi is a prime target for attackers. If you ever connect to public Wi-Fi, such as those available in restaurants, you first need to be sure that you are protected. Our new video outlines what spoofed Wi-Fi is, and how it can put your business in jeopardy:

If you want to know more about how to protect your business from dangers like this, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

The newest version of Windows is finally here… Windows 11! From the looks of it, there will be many benefits to upgrading – increased security, better functionality and greater possibilities all wrapped up into one beautiful looking upgrade.

As of right now, you’ll have to buy a new computer to get it. Don’t worry though, the upgrade for existing computers is expected to be available early next year. Be aware though, not all computers will be eligible to upgrade, as there are strict requirement.

We have created this easy-to-understand guide to help you determine if your computers are eligible, plus we have highlighted many of the benefits and new features. Click here to download: Windows 11… The Wait is Over

Want help determining if Windows 11 is the right fit for your business? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

We always recommendation that you use a secure, external password manager to keep your business safe from intruders. A password manager will generate, remember, and auto-fill long random passwords for you and your team.

If you use Chrome, you may have noticed that it has a built-in password manager. When using an external manager, it can be confusing to also have Chrome’s built-in manager enabled. This short video shows you how to disable Chrome’s password manager, as well as the benefits of doing so:

Want to learn more about the benefits of password managers? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

 

We all know that the longer and more complicated your passwords are, the harder they are for others to crack. Yet, many people stick with the same short, easy to remember passwords used across multiple accounts. When your staff does this, it leaves your business open to an attack.

Luckily, there is a solution. By using a password manager, your business can be kept safe, without you running the risk of your employees forgetting more complicated passwords. Find out more in this short video we’ve created:

If you’d like to find out more about setting up a password manager for your business, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Getting all your tasks and due date out of your head and into a task manager can be one of the easiest ways to improve your time management. Microsoft To Do is a powerful task manager that easily integrates with many of the Microsoft 365 apps that you likely already use. In this short video, we give you the lowdown on how it can be used to help you and your team be more productive.

For more information on Microsoft To Do, or any other Microsoft 365 application, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Cyber attacks often don’t make the news, but they are an ongoing risk for businesses of all sizes. Many small business owners believe that cybercriminals only target large businesses, which unfortunately, is not the case. These hackers use highly efficient, automated tools that seek out any opportunity to gain access to important data.

In our newest video, we outline some of the biggest threats to your small business and the measures you need to have in place to protect yourself.

If you’re interested in learning about how to protect your small business, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Creating, formatting, and managing data is essential for many businesses. While Excel can be very helpful with this, there is actually another Microsoft tool that is even more powerful… Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access allows you to get more out of your data, while still being very user friendly. In this short video, we reveal what it’s all about and how your business could benefit from using it.

If you’re interested in exploring new ways for your business to manage your data, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your team’s work pattern and habits located in one place? Microsoft 365 offers just this with MyAnalytics!

MyAnalytics provides you with statistical information on important aspects of your team’s work life, such as collaboration time, focus time, and connecting with colleagues. This knowledge can help you and your team understand where improvements can be made and what aspects of the working day can be made more efficient. Check out more on MyAnalytics in this short video:

Want help making your team more efficient? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us here: https://www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

If your IT Partner is always fixing your technology, it’s a sign that it is time to switch. Waiting until technology breaks is a thing of the past. Your IT Partner needs to be proactive in stopping problems before they affect your business.

Our new guide outlines how this proactive approach to IT can benefit your company and improve profits. Download it for free here: How To Improve Profits with a Proactive IT Partner 

If your current IT Partner is not giving you the proactive service you need, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us here: https://www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

These days, it’s very easy to be tricked by online hackers. If someone on your team were to accidentally click a bad link, they need to confident that it is safe to let someone know. In these situations, time really is on the essence. The quicker your IT provider is able to jump on the situation, the better chance they have of preventing a disaster. This new video explores how your company culture can have an impact on your data security:

For more information on cyber security awareness and how to prevent an attack, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at https://www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.