Tech Insights From Your Chicagoland Technology Partners

New Phishing Threat Presents Security Challenge

Phishing Attacks Target OAuth Credentials to Gain System Access Discover how an increasingly popular authentication process, OAuth, can be exploited by hackers and wreak havoc on applications and access sensitive data. What Is OAuth? OAuth is a widely used framework that allows applications to share access to assets. It lets unrelated services and servers to allow authentication without sharing t...

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5 Incredible Benefits of Effective Managed IT Services

5 Incredible Benefits of Effective Managed IT Services Managed IT services are one of the many ways an organization can choose to handle their IT needs. With managed IT services, a third-party handles the entirety of the tasks and responsibilities regarding managing IT and keeping the company running. The difference between this and many traditional third-party services is that it’s provided fo...

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Is Your Manufacturing Company Using the Best Cyber Security?

Is Your Manufacturing Company Using the Best Cyber Security? Your manufacturing company has a lot of moving parts. And if yours is like most, you increasingly rely on technology to keep the lines moving. With the increase and diversification of consumer needs in the world today, there is a constant need to improve everything from order taking to shipping. Today’s manufacturing firms face num...

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Online Free Excel Training: Tips & Techniques For Managing Workbooks

Organization Shouldn’t Be Complicated Out of all of Microsoft’s Office programs, Excel is one of the most universally used. What started out as a fairly basic spreadsheet program has evolved into a must-have business tool. However, the more you use Excel, the more data your workbooks will accumulate. Keeping these workbooks organized and easy to navigate can be a challenge. We can help with th...

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Efficiently Manage Notifications In iOS 12

Apple’s mobile iOS operation system is one of the most popular platforms in the world. With more than 1.3 billion devices running iOS worldwide, Apple has clearly done an excellent job of providing a world-class experience for its users. Watch the video below or click here to watch on YouTube.   One area of the operating system that has undergone significant development in recent updates i...

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Intel Humiliated by Losing CPU Market Share to Eager AMD

Intel Humiliated by Losing CPU Market Share to Eager AMD Intel’s continued problems with delivering CPUs are expected to go on throughout the fall and potentially 2020. Intel’s CEO Bob Swan told shareholders during their second-quarter conference call that the delays in processor deliveries would continue until September. The fallout benefits AMD, which increased its market share from 9.8 per...

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What Are the Most Serious Cybersecurity Stories of 2019?

We’re only halfway into 2019, yet data protection specialists and IT analysts have already seen an unfortunate spike in criminal activity across industries. Thus far, here are the biggest cybersecurity crises of the year. 2019’s Top Cybersecurity Stories #1 – Supply chain attacks Unique to 2019 is a growing trend of supply chain attacks. Supply chain attacks are also called third-party atta...

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How Do We Keep From Being Phished?

The Most Dangerous New Phishing Scams Phishing scams are costing American business owners billions of dollars each year. Often they are backed by large communist nations. This means they have unlimited resources, and there's really no way to stop them. The only thing we can do is be prepared. We must educate ourselves on how phishing scams work and stay up-to-date on the latest scams. In gener...

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Microsoft Office 365 and Your Business: Boost Productivity with the Right Tech Tools

Microsoft Office 365 and Your Business: Boost Productivity with the Right Tech Tools The workplace is becoming more and more digital every day. New tech tools are developed regularly, and most have the same goal—to make your life easier. While some new developments end up making life harder because they are hard to learn, cumbersome, or have glitches or bugs, most are specifically designed to b...

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How Are Face and Touch Recognition Changing iCloud Access?

How Are Face and Touch Recognition Changing iCloud Access? Apple may be testing new security procedures for iCloud.com with its next OS release. 9to5mac has reported that the beta for iPadOS 13, iOS 13, and macOS Catalina can use Touch ID and Face ID to secure and access their devices. When Will the Change Take Place? Beta users can already access the features on beta.icloud.com or a beta device ...

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