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Digital payment dollar Why Hasn’t Mobile Payment Really Taken Off? Digital payment options have become commonplace in today’s society. In fact, ever since people could purchase goods and services off of the Internet, some of the world’s most successful companies are a result of digital payment. It was a natural progression then, as the mobile device boom came, that mobile payment would take the place of cash and/or cards and bring these digital payment options beyond the Internet, and into our retail stores.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 14 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock House of Representatives Makes Moves to Support Small Business Without competition, there would not be businesses. However, this competition needs to be fair in order for small businesses to embrace new opportunities that arise. A U.S. bill that allows for both of these goals has passed in the House of Representatives and will be voted on in the Senate.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 13 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock Tip of the Week: What Changed With Google Calendar’s Update? If you are a dedicated user of Google Calendar, you’ll have realized that it’s recently undergone a significant improvement. Google has pushed out an update that has really polished their calendar in terms of both visual appearance and functionality, which is something that you’ll really appreciate, especially if you are a G Suite user. How can you use this new version of Google Calendar for your business?
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 10 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock Is Your BYOD Strategy Up to Standards? BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, policies have proven to be a highly effective way for companies to save money. However, these policies need to address some of the shortcomings, potential costs and issues that comes with employees bringing and using their own devices could present to your business--not to mention security concerns.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 09 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock Two Steps Are Better Than One, Where Security Is Concerned You’re lucky to go a month without seeing news of some devastating data breach. With more businesses gearing up for the worst, what are you doing to protect your organization’s intellectual property and sensitive data? You can start by implementing a new type of authentication system that’s much more secure than your current security strategy--two-factor authentication.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 08 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock Tip of the Week: Control Where Your Downloads Are Saved Whenever you download a file from the Internet, the file will, by default, go to an aptly-titled folder in Windows called Downloads. Unless you change the default settings, your files will always be saved here. But what if you want to make it so that your downloads go somewhere else? You can accomplish this pretty easily. We’ll walk you through how to do it for some of the most popular browsers, including Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 07 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock 3 SharePoint Considerations Businesses Should Have Businesses are always looking for a way to make their projects more successful. While many organizations have found success by integrating Microsoft SharePoint project collaboration software, some have found it to be a giant headache to manage, or even completely unnecessary. No matter where your business falls on this spectrum, there are some best practices in utilizing SharePoint to get the most out of the platform. Here are three considerations your team should make when you settle on SharePoint for project collaboration.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 06 November 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Green Digital Lock Security Comes In Two Parts--Don’t Neglect The Physical Half Physical security is more or less what it sounds like: security intended to protect the physical infrastructure that houses your business and your critical data. Many of the pieces of physical security will seem very familiar, even if you didn’t know the right terms for them.
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 27 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Mobile Printer Have You Tried Google’s Cloud Printing? Most people don’t think to try and print something out from their smartphone--particularly because it’s such a new concept. With smartphones quickly becoming just as fast as desktops from just ten years ago, it shouldn’t be such a stretch to suggest printing from them. Thanks to the cloud, you can use your Android smartphone to print something directly from the device.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 25 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Biggest Security Risks Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Creates Less Stress for You Today’s businesses still require a lot of hardwork and dedication, but technology assists with day-to-day tasks, and gives more opportunities than we could otherwise imagine. As such, it needs to be in optimal shape, but what business has the time to see to that? Well, with the help of remote monitoring and management, yours does.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 23 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Biggest Security Risks One Of Your Biggest Security Risks: Your Employees You might be surprised by how many of your organization’s security issues originate from within. A major contributor is user error, which can lead to some pretty severe problems reaching from your data security, to your workflow, all the way to the continuation of your business itself.
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 20 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Browser Tab Tip of the Week: Closed a Tab Accidentally? Here’s How to Restore It Everyone has accidentally closed an important web browser tab before they were finished with it. What can you really do about it, though? You might expect that you have to search for the page again, but there’s a much easier way to do it. In your Google Chrome browser on a PC or smartphone, you can reopen closed tabs relatively easily.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 19 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Data Montana After Cyber Attack 30 Schools Shut Down In Montana After Cyber Attack Students generally love it when classes are cancelled for whatever reason, but thanks to a cybercriminal group called TheDarkOverlord Solutions, a school in Flathead Valley, Montana was disrupted for an extended period of time. This downtime resulted in a disruption of operations for over 30 schools, as well as the threat to the personal information of countless teachers, students, and administrators due to a ransomware attack.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 18 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Data breach defined Data Security Has to Be A Priority For Your Organization Considering that since January 1st of this year, there has been upwards of 10 million personal information records lost or stolen each day, odds are that you, or someone you know, has had their records compromised by a data breach. With such a high incident rate, individuals and businesses that have never received any kind of notification that their records were included in a breach, generally consider themselves lucky and assume that they are not at risk of identity theft or unauthorized account usage. Unfortunately for them, that is not always the case.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 17 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Microsoft word features Tip of the Week: 3 More Useful Microsoft Word Features Microsoft Word has long since established itself as the primary word processing software in the business world, but even some power users don’t necessarily know about all of the hidden features that exist in it. Here are three of the best Word capabilities that you’ll be sure to use next time you’re in a pinch.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 16 October 2017 CompuTech City Blog
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