How to be Assertive on Zoom or Teams

Here's how you can be noticed without appearing pushy Information Courtesy of TechRepublic It's been months since most office workers shared an actual conference room with co-workers, as businesses went remote. Meetings have shifted to video conference platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Webex. For those accustomed to meeting in person, the move to all online can [...]

2020-07-31T13:56:20-06:00August 3rd, 2020|

Common Tricks for Hijacking Microsoft 365 Accounts

The hunt for Office (Microsoft) 365 accounts Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily The current surge in remote working has raised cybercriminal interest in Office (Microsoft) 365, one of the most common cloud collaboration platforms. Please Note: As of April 21, 2020, Microsoft has officially changed the name of its productivity suite from Office 365 to Microsoft 365. The [...]

2020-07-08T15:42:50-06:00July 8th, 2020|

Zoom Meeting Waiting Rooms and Passcodes

FAQs Zoom Meeting Waiting Rooms and Passcode Requirements Overview: Starting September 27th, Zoom will require that all meetings have a Passcode or a Waiting Room enabled for all paid accounts. You’re in control of your meeting security selections, and Zoom has designed the options with security and ease of use in mind. While the majority of Zoom customers [...]

2020-07-20T10:05:52-06:00July 6th, 2020|

Zoom 5 Moves Toward Security

Making service more secure Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily Not so long ago, we explained how to configure Zoom to make it safer to use. However, technologies can develop very rapidly, especially those in the spotlight. One such case is Zoom, whose developers have, as promised, given the app a data-protection makeover. As a result, version 5.0 has changed [...]

2020-06-25T09:31:15-06:00June 25th, 2020|

How Scammers Target SMBs

Common attack schemes targeting SMB employees Courtesy of Kaspersky Daily Online scammers are forever trying to trick not only unsuspecting users, but also company employees. Sure, it’s usually far harder to dupe a business than a retiree, but the potential rate of return is far higher in the former case. Therefore, attempts to get SMBs (Small-Medium Businesses) to [...]

2020-06-19T13:58:12-06:00June 19th, 2020|

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide an alternative way to do something that you’d typically do with a mouse. General Shortcuts - cut, copy, paste, lock, and more Windows Logo Shortcuts - open or close start, display, quick access, and more Virtual Desktop Shortcuts - open task view, switch desktops, close, [...]

2020-06-19T14:01:04-06:00June 3rd, 2020|

Stop Zoning Out in Video Meetings

Ringelmann Effect Courtesy of Harvard Business Review You join a video conference call. You’re one of nine faces on the screen. About 10 minutes into the call, your mind starts to wander and you realize you have no idea what the last person just said. You pretend to keep listening while also checking your inbox. By the end of [...]

2020-05-06T10:51:03-06:00May 11th, 2020|

14 Tips for Microsoft Teams

Using Microsoft Teams Whether you are new to using Microsoft Teams or are an experienced user, here are helpful tips and features to enhance your team collaboration. #1 - Stay Organized Stay in touch anywhere you are, get files, have online meetings and calls, and chat with your team members. #2 - Set up a Channel [...]

2020-05-05T14:04:01-06:00May 6th, 2020|

Videoconferencing Security Problems

How secure are the most popular videoconferencing apps? Original article courtesy of Kaspersky Choose the app that suits you best There is no such thing as a perfectly secure videoconferencing app — or any other kind of app, for that matter. Choose a service whose downsides are not problematic for your business. And remember, choosing the right [...]

2020-05-04T09:35:42-06:00May 4th, 2020|

13 Tips for Using Zoom

Use Zoom Like A Pro Whether you are new to using Zoom or are a seasoned member, there are helpful and fun tips and hidden features you can find to enhance your video chatting experience. #1 - Change Your Background Navigate from the Millennium Falcon, join the Brady Bunch family, or anything else you can image - [...]

2020-05-21T14:38:03-06:00April 30th, 2020|

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