MFA

The Importance of MFA and Why You Should Use It

What Is MFA? Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a security procedure that requires a user to provide at least two factors to prove their identity before they are allowed to access a website, application, or network. MFA offers an extra layer of security during the authentication process and helps prevent unauthorized access to your apps, data, and personal information. According to Microsoft , there are over 300 million fraudulent sign-in attempts to their cloud services every Read more…

EDR solutions

What Is Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)?

What Is Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)? Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is an endpoint security solution that detects and contains threats across your environment. An EDR solution provides real-time monitoring, collects endpoint security data, and automatically responds to threats. EDR solutions are designed to contain a threat at the endpoint, which helps eliminate the threat before it can spread across an environment. EDR is a term that was suggested by Gartner to describe emerging Read more…

3 Technologies to Improve Safety at Your School

Security Challenges Many schools and districts are faced with ongoing and evolving security challenges. Schools are expected to keep students safe from violence, bullying, vaping, natural disasters, and active shooters. This has placed a lot of pressure on schools to have the appropriate and necessary systems in place to protect students and prevent unwanted behavior. Having the proper procedures, systems, and safety plans in place is critical for schools. Although there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach Read more…

smishing

What Is Smishing & How Can I Avoid Being Hacked?

What Is Smishing? Smishing, also known as SMS phishing, is very similar to phishing, which is a form of social engineering in which an attacker poses as a trustworthy person and sends an email that tries to trick the recipient into opening an infected attachment or clicking on a malicious link. While phishing uses an email, smishing is an attack executed using a text message. Smishers or smishermen often pose as someone you know or Read more…

inspire edition

zSpace Launches New Inspire Editions

zSpace Announces New Inspire Editions zSpace, a close partner of RTI, announced the launch of their new Inspire and Inspire Pro Laptops to the zSpace Learning Station (LS) family. Learn more about the new Inspire Edition laptops! The new Inspire Learning Stations include the following – plus so much more: A new 3D experience A Windows-based laptop High-fidelity display 4K Pantone capabilities CPU for design and esports Haptic feedback stylus Optic tracking sensors Preloaded software, lessons, professional Read more…

man and woman in data center

4 Ways an MSP Helps Proactively Manage Your IT Environment

100-year storms. Global pandemics. Supply chain gridlocks. Last year, businesses experienced multiple waves of serious, disruptive events. Some were crippled by the unexpected. Others didn’t miss a beat. Of those that fared well, many worked with a third-party IT service company known as a managed service provider (MSP) to handle important security and operational tasks. Think working with an MSP might be key for your business continuity, too? Learn more about what they offer and Read more…

windows 11 post

New Features of Windows 11

Microsoft recently released Windows 11! It boasts a new design and numerous new features that can help you be more productive and creative. Windows 11 started becoming available to eligible devices on October 5; however, Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, so not everyone will have access to the upgrade at first. Users will be notified when the update is available for their device. You can also download Windows 11 directly from the Microsoft site.  Read more…

Interactive Displays in the classroom

6 Benefits of Interactive Displays in the Classroom

Interactive Displays in the Classroom In 1990, the World Wide Web became available to students in schools. Since then, education and classrooms have changed drastically because of technology’s constant evolution. Technology has the potential to enhance the learning environment and provide new learning opportunities that simply weren’t possible before. One exciting advancement has been the introduction of interactive displays in the classroom. Interactive displays are sometimes referred to as interactive whiteboards, interactive boards, smart boards, Read more…

Managing IT Security in the Healthcare Industry

Maintaining information security is important in every business, but perhaps none more so than in healthcare. Healthcare businesses handle critical, sensitive information about their patients every day. They’re bound by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to ensure the security of this information. Healthcare workers take this responsibility seriously, but they don’t always succeed; over 25% of recent data breaches took place in the healthcare sector.1 Here are some steps that you can Read more…

Why Your Organization Needs to Migrate to the Cloud

Moving to cloud-based services makes sense for your company for reasons of economy, scalability, and flexibility. More and more businesses are moving partially or wholly to cloud-based infrastructure. A few years ago, such a move might have been seen as risky trend-chasing. But times are changing, technology is advancing, and the cloud is now a mature technology. Here’s why you should be migrating your business to the cloud. Cloud Computing Cuts Costs This is the Read more…