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February 15th, 2021 10:10 am

Microsoft unveils Viva, its employee-experience platform for Teams

As the number of employees telecommuting continues to rise from the COVID 19 Pandemic, as do the platforms becoming widely available under Microsoft for increased employee productivity. Many employers are currently using Microsoft Teams as a level of engagement and communication. A new platform to be integrated with Teams is More >

February 5th, 2021 8:41 am

Windows 10 2004 Just Hit a Major Milestone

Microsoft tells enterprise customers it’s safe to broadly deploy Windows 10 2004 and Windows 10 1909.

Microsoft has Windows 10 version 2004 to the next phase of rollout, declaring it “ready for broad deployment”, six months after it was released.
The shift in status means that this version of Windows 10, which More >

January 25th, 2021 9:45 am

Mesh networking vs. traditional Wi-Fi routers: What is best for your home office?

With the majority of US office workers currently working from home due to the COVID pandemic, the differences and best options available for home setups and remote working are discussed in this great article posted on zdnet.com:
For many of us, the bog-standard, default router supplied by our Internet Service Provider More >

January 15th, 2021 11:47 am

The 411 on 5G: The Ongoing Advancements, Here’s What You Need to Know

5G has been around for quite some time, however it’s been a bumpy roll out for most carriers and taken longer than expected to reach most areas. With COVID, the roll out of 5G technology has slowed even further.
All the info you need to know, from this great article originally More >

January 8th, 2021 8:41 am

SolarWinds, Solorigate, and what it means for Windows updates: Why Anti-virus and Anti-Malware Software is Vital

Following the recent hack on Solar Winds that affected millions, check out this article recently posted on Computer World, by Susan Bradley:
Microsoft recently announced that its Windows source code had been viewed by the SolarWinds attackers. (Normally, only key government customers and trusted partners would have this level of More >

December 18th, 2020 11:36 am

TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Suspected Russian hack is much worse than first feared: Here’s what you need to know

From a great post from CNBC New – https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/18/suspected-russian-hack-on-us-is-much-worse-than-first-feared.html

The scale of a sophisticated cyberattack on the U.S. government that was unearthed this week is much bigger than first anticipated.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said in a summary Thursday that the threat “poses a grave risk to the federal More >

December 14th, 2020 11:51 am

Google Services Back Online After Widespread Outage: Why Backups are So Important

You may have woken up this morning like many others questioning what was wrong with your gmail or goggle account. It turned out that the popular online platform suffered a major outage for over an hour, affecting the majority of their most popular services.
With today’s pandemic, so many of us More >

November 30th, 2020 6:26 pm

Protecting Mobile Users: Why Wi-Fi 6 Offers Robust Security and Enhanced Usability

I read this great article from Larry Lunetta from Info Security and wanted to share it.  Look to the bottom of this article for a URL to the direct post.
For nearly two decades, public Wi-Fi hotspots have become nearly as ubiquitous as electricity and running water in public settings from More >

November 17th, 2020 5:14 pm

Major WiFi Updates Came To Windows 10 Recently

Great news for the legions of Windows 10 users around the world. Version 2004 comes with a significant WiFi update that includes Wi-Fi6 and WPA3 support, which will give users better wireless performance and increased security.
That’s great news, but of course, there’s a catch. In order to make use of More >

November 2nd, 2020 2:33 pm

Wi-Fi 6: is it really that much faster?

Wi-Fi is about to get faster. That’s great news: faster internet is constantly in demand, especially as we consume more bandwidth-demanding apps, games, and videos with our laptops and phones.
But the next generation of Wi-Fi, known as Wi-Fi 6, isn’t just a simple speed boost. Its impact will be more More >

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