Microsoft Skype for Business

At the heart of great teams is great communication We believe that the heart of productivity is great teamwork, and the heart of great teams is great communication. Productivity today is centered on conversations—sometimes a quick instant message or call, and sometimes a meeting planned in advance including voice, video and content sharing. Office 365 is a world-class productivity service that helps great teams to accomplish great achievements. At the heart of Office 365 Communications is the Skype for Business service connecting your teams with the experience they love, in the Office applications they use every day. With Skype for Business you can simplify your infrastructure with one platform for calling, conferencing, video, and sharing. Achieve more with a fully integrated communication solution Our company offers a fully integrated communications solution based on Office … [Read more...]

Locky Ransomware Sent as Invoice Attachment

Locky ransomware is the latest threat and is a variation on previous encryption attacks. It is delivered by email and fools you into opening an invoice attachment.  After deploying, it encrypts files on local and network drives. Although CryptoLocker and CryptoWall used different methods to gain access to your system, they had the same goal to get you to pay a ransom to unlock your files. At this writing, Locky is using an email attachment of an invoice as its entry point, but the delivery will certainly change as the threat evolves. After you click on the invoice, the view looks scrambles and you are prompted to instructed to Enable Macros.  Once you do that, Locky executes and encrypts your files. Locky has some additional attack strategies not seen in previous crypto-type of attacks.  Here are two links if you want to read more: Locky Information from Bleeping … [Read more...]

A few feature highlights in Windows 10

Windows 10 is designed to please both touch and mouse users. It’s also designed to be intuitive for users of both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, incorporating the “best of both worlds” to enhance your experience and help you be more productive. It is the modern way to work and here is a glimpse of just a few of the feature highlights: The Start menu is back, putting all your apps, settings, and files just a few keystrokes, clicks or taps away. Cortana, your personal digital assistant, helps make things easier for you and keeps you up to date. Microsoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10, is designed to deliver a better web experience. It's also easier to find and switch among open apps, keep them organized, resize and reposition them, keep track of notifications, and access frequently used system settings. The Start menu is back! By popular demand, Windows 10 brings back the … [Read more...]

Top IT Trends for 2016

For many years, we have been bringing you our Top IT Trend predictions for the technology that will change our business and personal lives. This year our Top IT Trends have an emphasis on small business. The most talked about trends are not always attractive to small businesses because of the complexity and cost to implement. Our 2016 collection is for the small, growing business that wants to take advantage of high-tech advancements without breaking the budget. Big Data for the Small Company - Big Data and Analytics shows up on all the enterprise lists of the hot IT trends. If you are a small company, you are probably wondering how you can use big data to grow your revenue. Start with what you know: your customers and their purchase profile, marketing that brings response, and how potential buyers interact with your website. Use your Customer Relationship Management (CRM), … [Read more...]