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How To Remove Microsoft Office Metadata?

How To Remove Microsoft Office Metadata?

This article covers the definition of metadata and how to view, manage and delete it in Microsoft applications. What is Metadata? Metadata is information about your data. It contains facts that can’t be disputed, the same way data does. Here is an example from Microsoft Word. Let’s say you’re writing a letter to a co-worker. […]


How to Make Calls with Amazon Alexa

How to Make Calls with Amazon Alexa

  Did you know you can use just about any Amazon Echo device to make phone calls for free? You can do the same in the Alexa app on iOS or Android, whether or not you have an Echo device. You can also call others in your contacts on their Echo devices instead of their […]


Important Warning From The FBI

Important Warning From The FBI

Hackers Now Using HTTPS To Trick Victims Via Phishing Scams Everything you’ve heard about the safety of https sites is now in question. According to a recent FBI public service announcement, hackers are incorporating website certificates (third-party verification that a site is secure) when sending potential victims phishing emails that imitate trustworthy companies or email contacts. […]


Which Application Rules Supreme: Outlook or GMail

Which Application Rules Supreme: Outlook or GMail

Currently, 30% of email addresses change every year. The majority of these changes are business related. No one wants to deal with the problems that come with changing personal contact information. Quite often, personal emails are attached to personal bills and subscriptions as well. When the big change happens and it is time to make […]


Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

June 16th is Father’s Day, a great reason to spend a little quality time with the family doing a few of Dad’s favorite things.   Whatever your plans are, take some time this Sunday to let Dad know how much you appreciate everything he’s done for you over the years, and how glad you are […]


How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Remember

How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Remember

Nearly every site or service we use online requires a username and password. Remembering hundreds of unique passwords is just about impossible, and reusing passwords across multiple sites can be dangerous. If one account is compromised in a data breach (and this is likely: check out IdentityForce’s list of all the breaches so far this year), any […]


Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

 CBD Reports 100,000 Photo and License Plate Breach The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported today that nearly 100,000 travelers’ photos and license plate data were breached. If you’ve driven in or out of the country within the six-week period where the data was exposed, you could have been victimized. The department said on […]


Are Our Emails Safe?

Are Our Emails Safe?

Once you click the link, guess what happens? A virus is downloaded onto your system. Sometimes it’s malware, and sometimes it’s ransomware. Ransomware encrypts all your files until you pay the ransom. Even then, there’s no guarantee you’ll get your database restored. Malware is all about stealing credentials, passwords, and other valuable information from your company. Sometimes it’s just about destroying your data.


3 Reasons to Regularly Test Business Systems

3 Reasons to Regularly Test Business Systems

Protecting your business requires more time, effort and energy from your technology team than ever before. Business systems are increasingly complex, requiring staff members to continually learn and adapt to changing conditions and new threats as they emerge. It’s not unusual for a single ransomware incident to wreak havoc on carefully balanced systems, and this […]


How Much Should A Company Invest In Information Technology?

How Much Should A Company Invest In Information Technology?

The rapid increase in technology use in businesses has affected every industry. Across all businesses, the need to keep up with the competition means paying attention to what technologies are available and incorporating the right tech tools as they become viable. Whatever your business, you know that you need to invest in information technology to […]


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