Tech Insights From Your Chicagoland Technology Partners

Google Docs Being Used to Attack Users With TrickBot Banking Trojan

Watch Your Google Docs: Program Being Used to Disseminate TrickBot Malware Beware of any Google Doc emails you receive. Cyber attackers are using the word processing program for a phishing scam that disseminates TrickBot malware.   Take extra caution if you receive a Google Docs document sharing email in the near future — it may be a phishing email. Cofense, a computer and network security co...

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IT Infrastructure Solutions for Churches in Chicago

How Can Your Chicago Church Get Help With IT Infrastructure? Is your Chicago church in need of IT infrastructure assistance? Outsource IT Solutions Group has the experience and technical skill you’ve been looking for.   As churches and other religious institutions follow the universal need for enhanced technological services, one thing is certain: Outsourcing information technology (IT) ...

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Free Microsoft Outlook Training

Every month, we host Microsoft Office and other technology training sessions. Our training sessions are completely free of charge and are available “on-demand”.  Yes, you can tune-in whenever and wherever you like.   This month’s training session: 4 Ways To Use Microsoft Outlook Efficiently. Our in-house Microsoft training specialist, Dawn, will guide you through some very important tip...

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How Do You Know Outsource IT Solutions Group Is The Right Choice?

Because We’re An Award-Winning IT Service Company Each year, the MSP 501 recognizes some of the biggest and most successful managed service providers (MSPs) in the world. It’s the most comprehensive ranking of leading managed service providers and is presented each year by Channel Futures. What Is Channel Futures? Channel Futures unites the diverse ecosystem of companies that comprise the ...

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The End of Windows 7 Support: Things to Know

The Fall of Windows 7 Support: A Guide for Businesses According to Microsoft, Windows 7 support is ending. Find out what this change can mean for your Windows 7 computer systems in your business operation so you can start preparing now.  Beloved by many and still in use by a lot of business owners, Windows 7 has been one of Microsoft’s most sought after operating system software products. Even...

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Business Continuity Planning: Developing An Impact Analysis

According to FEMA, 40% of businesses hit with a disaster never recover, and this rate more than doubles for those without a business continuity plan. While the two are linked, a business continuity plan shouldn’t be confused with disaster recovery. You might have a great plan for getting things up and running after an event but still fail to plan for continuity of time-sensitive business functi...

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Need Help Migrating To Microsoft Office 365? This Isn’t Something You Should Try On Your Own.

Microsoft Office 365 Migrations Isn't Something You Should Try On Your Own A common concern that we hear from clients is that they need to move their Office 365 to a new tenant. Using Office 365 is easy, but migrating it isn't. Moving an account away from Microsoft or another Office 365 reseller requires a full data migration. One of our clients was breaking away from a larger organization an...

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Ready for Disaster? Tips for Creating a Smart Business Continuity Plan

Mitigate Disaster with a Comprehensive Business Continuity Plan When you create a detailed business continuity plan, you can keep disaster from disrupting your operations. See how to get started here.   When disaster strikes, disruptions to your operations could negatively impact your construction projects, pushing them past the deadline and over budget. And it is not just natural disasters you ...

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Texas Government Organizations Blasted In Coordinated Ransomware Attack

Have you heard the news over in Texas? Over 20 government organizations across Texas were targeted in a coordinated ransomware attack. That’s right… These government organizations have been added to the ever-growing list of major attacks on government organizations in Florida, Albany, Atlanta, and Baltimore. The threat of ransomware attacks on corporations, government, and yes, even local smal...

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Capital One Data Breach

Recently, news broke about the latest large-scale data breach to hit a major organization. Capital One Bank has announced that millions of customers across the US and Canada have had their personal information compromised in one of the biggest breaches to ever happen to a financial services company. This brief video courtesy of News24 discusses the scope of the incident, the kinds of information ...

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