Monthly Archives: July 2019


Microsoft Office 365 to Block Flash


July 30, 2019


A few weeks ago, Microsoft made an announcement to block future content that is embedded with Adobe Flash, Shockwave, and even their own Silverlight platform from Office 365. While the developers have their reasons for implementing this, they should have pulled this feature earlier to avoid many irate customers. Microsoft  Continue Reading »



Healthcare: Prevent Insider Threats


July 28, 2019


Healthcare is the only industry where insider threats pose the greatest threat to sensitive data, with 58 percent of security incidents coming from people working within the organization itself. Here’s a look at five ways to prevent such breaches. #1 Educate – The workforce (meaning all healthcare employees) must be  Continue Reading »



New Malware Infects SOHO Routers Worldwide


July 27, 2019


Talos recently warned that at least half a million routers have been endangered by a new form of malware called VPNFilter. After an earlier version targeted devices in Ukraine, VPNFilter has spread rapidly in around 54 countries, affecting home and small business routers. How VPNFilter Works Talos cited the vulnerable  Continue Reading »



Do WP Security Updates Cause Problems?


July 25, 2019


It’s important for every business to install security patches in WordPress (WP), given the growing number of cyberthreats targeting businesses. Apart from defending your website from threats, patches guarantee that your business stays intact and your data remains in safe hands. But sometimes a security update can cause issues. Why  Continue Reading »



AI-Powered Advances in Customer Support


July 22, 2019


High-quality products and services can make a business successful, but exceptional customer service is what makes customers come back. This is why companies constantly try to innovate their customer service strategy — and some do it by adding artificial intelligence (AI) into the mix. How AI capabilities enhance customer service  Continue Reading »



The Lifespan of a Business Phone System


July 18, 2019


Today’s technology allows customers to engage with brands and companies across a broad range of platforms and mediums. But the telephone still remains an essential communication tool for businesses. It makes sense then to invest in a phone system that lasts, and our advice will help you find just that.  Continue Reading »



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