Microsoft Ignite 2017: What’s new

Posted on Friday October 20, 2017  |  windows 10, office 365 for education, microsoft 365 for education, microsoft 10 s, microsoft

For Microsoft fans, the company’s biggest IT conference, Ignite 2017, has revealed many exciting updates, especially for teachers, students, and professionals. We’ve gathered information that’ll surely ignite your interest.

 

Re-secure your passwords!

Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017  |  single sign on, security best practice, password security, multi factor authentication, account monitoring

In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal agencies, and academic institutions. Now retired, the author admits that his document was misguided. Find out why and what great passwords are made of.

 

macOS High Sierra gives away your password

Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017  |  vulnerabilities, macos, high sierra, hard drive partitions, encryption, bugs, apple, apfs

A glaring security mistake has been discovered in Apple’s most recent desktop operating system. It’s not the sort of vulnerability that requires complicated malware or IT knowledge; anyone can learn this exploit in a matter of minutes to steal your password. Here’s how to stop that from happening.

 

Simple tricks to boost your productivity

Posted on Tuesday October 17, 2017  |  url filtering, to do list, productivity tracker, keyboard shortcuts, desktop clutter, business productivity

When you spend more than eight hours a day staring at a computer screen, it can be easy to lose focus on important tasks. While your device gives you access to some of the most useful applications, an ever-growing number of distractions are vying for your attention. Here are a few tricks for boosting your productivity levels.

 

Google enhances its website creation app

Posted on Monday October 16, 2017  |  wikis, intranet sites, google sites, google, g suite

Google Sites, one of Google’s lesser-known applications, allows businesses to intra-company create websites in minutes. Previously, G Suite account owners used it to design websites using simple templates. But with new enhancements to Google Sites, users have even more design options and features.

 

Here comes Firefox Quantum

Posted on Friday October 13, 2017  |  web browser, rust, mozilla, firefox quantum, firefox 57, firefox

Google Chrome wasn’t always the browser of choice for internet users. Before 2008, people turned to Safari, Opera, and even Internet Explorer. But all of that changed with the arrival of Firefox, the reigning champ of its time. And now, we think it deserves your attention once again.

 

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