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What is Two Factor Authentication?

Two Factor Authentication

It’s no longer enough to just have secure passwords or a password vault to protect your online accounts. Now days, two factor authentication is implemented on just about every major platform, but you might be wondering, “What is two factor authentication?” What is Two Factor Authentication (2FA)? Two factor authentication requires an account holder to verify their identity by entering two pieces of information instead of one to login to their account. For example, to login to your email, you may be required to enter your password and then also enter a code that was sent via SMS to your…

Phishing for Information – Google Docs Phishing Scam

Phishing Scam

Earlier this month, Google Docs discovered a phishing scam campaign by an unknown organization which affected roughly 1 million accounts. Thankfully it took only an hour after the release of the Google Docs phishing scam to bring it down. Phishing for information via email is just one way hackers try to obtain personal account information. Google Docs Phishing Scam This Google Docs phishing scam came in the form of an email which used data to make you believe that someone you knew had shared a document with you on Google Docs. The hope was that they could get you to…

I Forgot My Wi-Fi Password – Wi-Fi Password Retrieval

Wi-fi password retrieval

If you’ve forgotten or don’t know your Wi-Fi password but are needing to add a device to the wireless network, don’t panic just yet. There are two easy ways for Wi-Fi password retrieval that might help and don’t require you to make any phone calls. Wi-Fi Password Retrieval Like most people, you may not have ever changed the super long default password that came with your router. If the password has never been changed, Wi-Fi password retrieval is easy because it’s typically found on the side of the router. If it isn’t there, it’s likely in the documentation that came…

Keep Your Data Safe – 9 Password Security Tips

Password Security Tips

A recent BuzzFeed News article was recently released advising everyone who had a Dropbox account in mid-2012 to change their passwords immediately due to a hacker security breach. Hackers often publish information publically or sell the information on the black market, so it’s important to take steps to protect your accounts. Here are 10 password security tips to help keep your data safe. 9 Password Security Tips to Keep Your Data Safe Choose strong passwords. For help on how to create strong and memorable passwords, check out this blog post. Change your passwords often. Set up reminders and don’t repeat…

Basic Business Email Etiquette

Email

Almost everyone who has worked an office job long enough knows the overwhelming feeling of powering up the computer on Monday morning to find a daunting list of emails waiting to be opened. You glance it over and prioritize what gets opened, what merits a response, and which ones end up in the recycle bin. According to an article published on Business Insider, the average employee spends approximately 25% of their time at work filtering through email. Ignoring basic business email etiquette will likely land your communication attempt in the recycle bin. Here are some important tips on how to…

Tips for choosing the right cloud based Small Business Email solution

There are several options for small business owners looking for a cloud based email service provider. Available choices include Office 365 and other on-site hosted exchange service providers like; Intermedia, Rack Space, App River and Go Daddy. Small Business email solutions often have to meet the dynamic requirements of small business owners. Office 365 has quickly caught the attention of small business email users and many small business owners rank it next to Google Apps. Though Google Apps still leads cloud based mail services, Office 365 is catching up fast by providing extra features such as support for Black Berry…

Microsoft Office 365 Mail Services Hits All the Right Business Notes

It is perfect for a on the go business life style as it goes with you. In a changing and dynamic business environment Microsoft office 365 mail services gives small business a professional look with domain name email address. Have the same edge as big corporation and still be on a small budget with your company name at the end of your email address. Respond to emails immediately wherever you are from your mobile phone. Use the tools and create a signature for emails sent to clients. All the power of Microsoft office is available to you anytime, anywhere. In…