This month, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA.gov) released an incredibly useful toolkit for organizations concerned about the cybersecurity risks associated with a remote workforce. This Telework Essentials Toolkit provides practical guidance to Executive Leaders, IT Professionals, and Teleworkers to protect their organizations from cyber-based threats.
Onboarding a new employee can turn into chaos between the number of manual data entries through multiple departments to the cumulative hours to complete the task due to delays in email communications. This process can average out to take 2-3 weeks to complete resulting in the new hire sitting with nothing to do on his first few days.
Have you ever cut and paste several times in rapid succession and accidentally cut twice in a row without pasting? Unfortunately, now you've lost some of your work! Or maybe you copy and pasted something an hour ago and realize you would like to use the same text in your current work.
designDATA continues to invest in keeping your environments safe. There are options in our security offerings that will protect against pending attacks as named below. In this interesting time, we need to stay aware of pending attacks and respond accordingly and your education has been the best risk mitigation overall.
At the beginning of the pandemic, organizations leaned more on the current technology to collaborate. As shelter-in-place orders grew state to state the use Microsoft technology grew as well. With the isolation of remote work growing the need for human connection became crucial to business development and the use of video conferencing for meetings increased substantially on Teams.
Internally at designDATA, we have found Microsoft Planner to be a very useful tool for efficiently organizing tasks, due dates, and delegation. Microsoft Planner is an Office 365 tool for work management. This easy-to-use tool makes it possible to plan tasks and handle small projects without complex planning effort.
While working from home, you may have noticed some things about your internet connectivity. It may even bother you so much that you’ve become curious to how you can improve it. Here are some things to consider:
Security – password
The Upload and Download Speed
Before we begin any improvement discussion, it may seem odd to begin with security.
Erik Haas, director of sales and marketing was interviewed for ASAE and offered some basic measures that organizations should take to improve their cybersecurity posture. designDATA, AHT Insurance, and Hartman Executive Advisors share their perspectives with ASAE on how to mitigate cybersecurity risk in a remote work environment:
Continuity Camera for Pictures and Scanning
Take a photo
Open a supported application on your Mac. Control-click or right-click in the document or window where you want the photo to appear. Then select Import or insert from iPhone or iPad.
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of fears over coronavirus by conducting phishing attacks and spreading malware and trickbots , which could lead to ransomware by sealing credentials and personal information. These thieves exploit concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak for their own criminal means.