Author: Melissa Anderson

Delay or Schedule Sending Mail in Office 365

Outlook’s Send Later Feature: Delay or Schedule Sending Mail in Office 365 Have you ever sent a hasty email and regretted it immediately afterward? Discover how this nifty Microsoft Outlook feature can help you save time and boost your productivity when working with your email. Are you and your employees spending too much time on email? Are you frustrated by the seemingly endless email threa...

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Secure, Cloud-Based Backups From Outsource IT Solutions Group

Protect Your Company from the Risk of Data Loss with Secure, Cloud-Based Backups From Outsource IT Solutions Group Did you know that experts expect 463 exabytes of data will be generated each day by the year 2025? Many of us haven’t even heard of that unit of measuring data, and are used to thinking in terms of gigabytes, terabytes or even petabytes. With the introduction of exabytes to the dai...

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What Exactly Is NIST 800-171?

What Exactly Is NIST 800-171? Does your organization deal with the federal government? If so, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has this important message for you. In today's highly regulated business world, you're probably already familiar with a couple of regulatory standards. And this is especially true if your organization is under contract with a Federal agency. With y...

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How Do Community Banks Embrace Technology While Combating Cybercrime?

How Do Community Banks Embrace Technology While Combating Cybercrime? 76% of ALL data breaches are financially motivated - making community banks the perfect target for cybercriminals looking to make a quick profit. Verizon found that 76% of all data breaches are financially motivated rather than insider fraud or some other type of retaliation. And to make matters worse, organized crime groups...

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Does Your Chicagoland IT Company Offer All of This?

Does Your Chicagoland IT Company Offer All of This? Since 1998, our team of trained and certified technicians, engineers, and customer service representatives have all worked seamlessly together to focus on each and every client we serve - helping them stay safe and operate efficiently with a high level of support at every level - from design to implementation to maintenance. We strongly believe ...

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Phishing Attacks on the Rise 

Phishing Attacks on the Rise According to Keepnet, 85% of all U.S. organizations have experienced an attempted or successful phishing attack. If dealing with a phishing attack on regular days is nerve-wracking, how much worse can it be in the middle of a crisis? Bad cyber actors tend to weaponize global events, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. There's a widespread surge in cybercrime...

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2021 Laptops For Business Guide

2021 Laptops For Business Guide With the massive increases in the remote workforce and no signs of the pandemic ending any time soon, laptops are a crucial component in keeping your company afloat. More than 44% of American workers report that they work at home five or more days a week. Laptops allow you to conduct business from anywhere and many technology resources are available on laptops to m...

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Getting Started With Microsoft Teams

Getting Started With Microsoft Teams Users across the country and around the world are harnessing Microsoft Teams to connect with staff members, clients, and other business contacts. In this training seminar, we’ll walk you through the basics of Microsoft Teams so you can start using it with your staff. Are you using Microsoft Teams yet? It is a vital part of the Microsoft 365 suite of so...

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Ransomware Is Again on the Rise for 2021

Ransomware Is Again on the Rise for 2021 If you own a business and your business uses technology, you are vulnerable to attacks from cybercriminals. One increasingly popular form of cyber attack is ransomware, a form of malicious software, also called malware, that encrypts your files and demands a ransom payment in exchange for the decryption key. Ransomware is spread through a variety of means,...

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How Does Running Older, Outdated Technology Impact Your Business?

How Does Running Older, Outdated Technology Impact Your Business? From Greater Risk of Malware Infections to Less Productivity Throughout the Day - Older, Outdated Technology Impacts You in a Range of Ways… Upkeep Is More Costly Than Upgrading. Technology continues evolving at an incredibly rapid rate with new forms of hardware and software being released all the time. Often, it seems li...

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