Be more productive with these Mac keyboard shortcuts

Pointing and clicking with a mouse is great, but there are times when doing so can disrupt your focus. At times like these, using these shortcuts on your Mac’s keyboard may actually be more efficient. Minimize or dock the front app window: Command + M If you have several open apps, browsers, and Finder windows, […]

Cloud cost-saving strategies for SMBs

The cloud is becoming an increasingly popular option for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours. However, many business owners are not aware of the costs associated with using cloud technologies. These costs can add up over time if you’re not careful. Follow these tips to save money while still taking advantage of all the […]

Is it beneficial for employers to track employees’ online activities?

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed many businesses to embrace a work from home setup. However, one of the challenges managers faced was checking the productivity of each employee. Monitoring employees online is a good way of tracking the productivity of a remote workforce. Keep reading to learn more about employee monitoring. What is employee monitoring? Employee […]

Pros and cons of monitoring employees’ online activities

When people think of monitoring employees’ online activities, they typically imagine tyrannical bosses who want to make sure their subordinates are working during their shift. However, there is much more to monitoring their activities than that — doing so can actually help increase productivity and protect the business in the process. Find out the pros […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is Important

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an easy way to add a layer of security to any login credentials.

The "two" in the name refers to the fact that apart from something you know (your password), a valid login requires a 2nd factor, something you have, which could be an app, your mobile phone, your fingerprint, or even your face.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Creating Secure Passwords

Strong passwords or passphrases are critical to ensure the safety of all online account log-ins.  In the spirit of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, here are some tips to ensure your passwords pass the test:

They should be at least 8 characters long
Composed of three of these character classes:

Lower-case letters: (abcde . . . . )
Upper-case letters (ABCDE . . . .)
Numbers (123456 . . . )
Non-alphanumerics (?><{:")*&^ . . . .)

Passwords should be unique for every log-in.

Ways to connect your Macbook to an external monitor

Working with two screens lets you work more efficiently because there’s more visual space; for instance, you don’t have to shift from one window to the other while doing research for a report since you can lay two windows or open pages side by side. Mac users may feel that their options to use a […]

Guidelines on monitoring your employees’ online activities

There are advantages and disadvantages to monitoring your employees’ online behavior. Below is an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against such a practice. However, should you decide to monitor your employees, we have some guidelines for you to follow for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring Here are several reasons […]

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