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Learn how to spot phishing and spoofing attacks in three easy to follow tips. While there are several ways to help mitigate these types of emails from making their way into your inbox, there's never a 100% guarantee.
It's easy for someone to enter a fake display name, what's in the FROM: field.
Check the email address in the header from--if it looks suspicious, don't open the email and simply delete it.
If you hover your mouse over an embedded link (this applies to not only emails but websites too), you can see the exact place the link will take you. For instance, I can create a link www.chase.com, but if you hover your mouse over the link, you can see that the actual address is https://itecsonline.com.Web browsers usually have the preview of the actual address the supposed link will take you to in the bottom right-hand corner. Outlook displays the link information directly above your mouse icon.
Malicious attachments can have embedded viruses, if you weren't expecting the email or attachment, don't open it.
The thought of doing business solely on a cloud environment can sound overwhelming. From figuring out what it entails and what type of service or hardware will be needed to how to maintain and sustain that type of environment, the task seems daunting. Naturally, the first place to start is with a web search. How do I run my business virtually?Read More
The new way of doing business is electronically. The way we communicate and transact is mostly through a device, and even more so now in the days of Zoom meetings and virtual tours. Most employees cannot be efficient without a computer and a mobile device, and it is the responsibility of the company to ensure that they have all the proper tools to perform their jobs efficiently.Read More
Two of the most common reasons for opting out of owning hardware are maintenance and life span. Technology is constantly evolving and servers can quickly need hardware updates or become obsolete. It is crucial to compare the cost of owning the equipment, maintenance, and upgrades versus the cost of operating in a virtually hosted environment.Read More