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Overlearning, Overworking, and Burnout: A Cybersecurity Professional Epidemic

Cyber attacks are a growing concern; cyber criminals are continuously evolving to find new ways to slink into your systems, disrupt your business, and steal your data. Although this has been an observed trend as technology has evolved over the years, things have only gotten more complex due to the unprecedented pandemic and the

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Why Cybersecurity Insurance Is More Valuable Than Ever

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals have become increasingly active. Not only has there been an upsurge in the number of ransomware attacks, but there has also been an increase in multi-million-dollar payouts to cybercriminal groups, who have become increasingly professional in their mode of

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Microsoft 365 App of the Month: Polly

Microsoft Teams is chock-full of valuable applications designed to make our lives easier. One such tool which increases collaboration and improves productivity is the Polly app.

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Hybrid Work Models: What the Research Says to Consider

As organizations begin to open their offices back up, they are faced with the challenge of determining what the “next normal” will look like. Some have gone remote and are never going back.

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Microsoft 365 App of the Month: FindTime Plugin for Outlook

Built for Microsoft Outlook and Teams, the FindTime plugin is another excellent productivity-enhancing tool from Microsoft

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Cybersecurity In Washington DC

CMMC – What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Get It

Did you know that an estimated $600 billion is drained from the global GDP annually? At this rate, it’s no wonder cybercriminals are persistently searching for ways to penetrate their targets’ defenses.

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IT Consulting Services

Hardware as a Service: The Best Solution for Companies Returning to the Office

When planning a return to the office, there are two important considerations: your employees’ health and safety and their technology

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Microsoft Technologies

Microsoft 365 App of the Month: Integrating a Video Into Teams

One of the things that makes Microsoft Teams so user-friendly and extensible is that it allows you to integrate common technologies into the platform. For example, did you know you can make YouTube videos easily accessible for you and your teammates in Teams? Plus, it’s really easy to do! Here’s

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Clipboard History – Retaining Cut and Copy Records

Picture this: you’re chugging along, laser-focused on the task at hand, diligently cutting and pasting, when your hands start working faster than your thoughts and you accidentally cut twice in a row before pasting. The color drains from your face as panic overtakes you, realizing you have lost some of your best work with

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Tired of DoorDash-ing? Become a Ransomware Hacker!

Rising housing, education, and food prices are plaguing countries globally. To cope with the surging costs of living, side jobs (otherwise known as gig work or moonlighting) have gained significant popularity, particularly within the ride-hailing and food delivery services like Uber, DoorDash, and Grubhub, where companies are

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Microsoft 365 App of the Month: Tasks by Planner and ToDo

Microsoft Tasks by Planner and ToDo (formerly known as Planner) is a feature-rich application that integrates with Microsoft Teams. This powerful tool enables users to assign, collaborate, and monitor projects and tasks using a variety of

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Three Valuable EXCEL Features

Microsoft Excel has a ton of features, which is why it is one of the world’s most heavily used applications. Here are three features you may not know about that can make your Excel experience even more

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