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TECHNOLOGY NEWS / OCTOBER 2018
 
 
October Is Cybersecurity
Awareness Month
Cyber threats exist around us and no business is immune to the risks of cyber threats.
Watch our video below to learn how you can protect your company.
Read more about Cyber Security Awareness Month.
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Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach
Facebook has confirmed that more than 50 million user accounts have been breached. They made the announcement last week on Friday, September 28th. However, their engineering team discovered the security breach back on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. They tell us that the vulnerability has been fixed and the breach was reported to the appropriate authorities.
Learn more about this critical Facebook data breach.
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Outsource IT Group Tech Tip:
iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro
With so many strong tablet contenders on the market, narrowing down the options before making a purchase can seem overwhelming. This is especially true for shoppers who aren’t quite sure what features they’ll find most useful in a tablet. While there are dozens of capable models to choose from, there are two that stand out from the rest: the Apple iPad Pro and its worthy opponent, the Microsoft Surface Pro.
Apple’s iPad Pro and the Surface Pro have garnered their share of loyal users over recent years, and it’s easy to see why. Each boasts their own unique power and performance capabilities, but there are still plenty of differences between these two tablets.
Check out our blog for a few ways to distinguish which option of these two will work best for you.
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Monthly Microsoft Office Tip:
How to Publish and View Your Microsoft Planner Tasks in Outlook
Individuals and teams in organizations are always looking to get more things done within the shortest time possible. In this regard, Microsoft Planner comes in handy as a means to quickly get organized and collaborate effortlessly on projects, particularly where remote teams are concerned.
In its drive to make Office 365 ever more useful to its clientele, Microsoft has constantly rolled out new features for its Planner. These features are designed to provide users with greater visibility into project schedules, allow them to receive notifications of upcoming deadlines as well as let users filter and group tasks accordingly.

The latest and one of the most amazing features added to Microsoft Planner enables you to publish tasks to your Outlook calendar. This feature is really handy if you want to see your personal calendar items alongside the calendar items in your Microsoft Planner. Chances are that you are not already much familiar with this functionality – allow us to show you how it works.
Learn more about Microsoft Planner and Outlook.
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