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LabCorp Data Breach: What We Know

Are You One Of Many Affected By The LabCorp Data Breach? Financial & Personal Information of 7.7 Million Exposed Just yesterday we wrote about the Quest Diagnostics’ breach affecting nearly 12 million. Today we’re writing to tell you about a LabCorp breach affecting 7.7 million people. Both of these breaches were caused by a third-party; the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA). AMCA pro...

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What Are Tracking Cookies? Are They Bad?

For today’s tech blog we’ll tackle a topic that’s become much more visible over the last couple years. What are tracking cookies? How do they get on your devices? Can they harm your devices? We’ll answer these three questions in this post. What Are Cookies? Tracking cookies are a specific type of cookie, so we first need to define cookies (the non-baked-good variety). In the digital world...

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What Type of IT Services Are Available for Manufacturing Companies?

As your manufacturing company grows, you’ll experience increasing technology demands which can overwhelm your IT department. And most IT departments stay pretty busy as it is. This leads to costly overtime, which can really hurt a company’s budget. In addition, overworked techs can make mistakes that cost you even more. Maybe you’ve tried hiring contractors to help out when things get out...

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How to Get the Most From Your Android Battery

Battery technology has come a long way in the past several decades. Today’s lithium-ion batteries are a pretty amazing feat of engineering, offering high capacity, low power leakage, and comparatively long life. That said, they aren’t perfect, and they don’t last forever. Getting the most use out of your phone’s battery requires a little effort and a little know-how. Follow these tips to g...

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Quest Diagnostics Breach: Latest News

Are You One Of Many Affected By The Quest Diagnostics Breach? Financial & Medical Information of 12 Million Exposed Quest Diagnostics reports that almost 12 million people could have been affected by a data breach. On Monday, June 3, 2019, Quest Diagnostics said that American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a billing collections provider they work with, informed them that an unauthorized user ...

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How to Copy Cell Formatting in Microsoft Excel

Excel is a powerful application, but because it can do so much it can be easy to miss certain features that could make your life much simpler. Today’s quick tech blog shows you one of these features. We’ll look at how to copy cell formatting in Microsoft Excel without disturbing the contents of the cells you want to format. Learn how to copy cell formatting in Excel. Click Here or watch the vi...

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How Can Law Firms Use Microsoft Office 365’s E-Discovery Capabilities?

According to the American Bar Association, it is crucial for attorneys and e-discovery professionals to define the rules of engagement instead of leaving those details to the IT department. Attorneys are being held to much higher standards of knowledge when it comes to technology, especially in terms of electronic discovery. ABA Model Rule 11 states that attorneys bear a duty to provide competen...

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Honoring Those Who Gave Their Lives

On Memorial Day we remember the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. These brave men and women have dedicated their lives to honor the living and make our lives better.     Can’t see the video above?  Click Here. The History Of Memorial Day Memorial day is the most solemn American holiday. Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. After the Civil War in 186...

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What You Need to Know About NextGen Malware and AntiVirus Protection

If you’ve heard the terms “NextGen Malware and Antivirus Protection”, you might think they were made up by a marketer who had a few too many lattes — but this type of security truly takes it up a notch from more familiar offerings. Today’s cybercriminals are becoming increasingly savvy and are finding ways to short-circuit or completely bypass traditional protective measures. These well-...

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How to RSVP to Invites With Outlook Mobile

  Outlook Mobile is a powerful mobile version of Microsoft’s popular Outlook application. Microsoft has provided users a standalone email app that’s packed with a real depth of features. Today we’re looking at how to quickly RSVP to meeting invites using Outlook Mobile. The best and quickest way to do this uses an Outlook Mobile feature called Quick Action, so we’ll start by explaining...

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