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What are 2-step and 2-factor authentication

What are 2-step and 2-factor authentication

In the digital age, cybersecurity should be one of the top priorities for anyone who goes online. One way is to vet those who are trying to access your systems. But when it comes to verifying users’ identity, many aren’t using two authentication measures commonly available to them.

10 Office 365 features your RIA needs

10 Office 365 features your RIA needs

Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document, or input data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So, the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365.

Simultaneously edit a document with other people

With Office 365, people can work together on any Word, PowerPoint, or Excel document in real time.

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them.

The cloud is more secure than you think

The cloud is more secure than you think

Even to this day, many people doubt the cloud's security even though experts argue that it's almost always better than that of local area networks (LANs). So, whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software for your RIA, take a minute to learn why the cloud might just be your best option.

Get the most of Chrome with these extensions

Get the most of Chrome with these extensions

The majority of internet users choose Chrome as their preferred web browser and the Chrome Web Store helps enhance the browser’s features by housing thousands of powerful add-ons. But while it’s amazing to have so many choices, it can be quite overwhelming and time-consuming to pick the right extensions for your Chrome browser.

Office collaboration tools for your RIA

Office collaboration tools for your RIA

Office 365 is so chock-full of apps, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of them all. Sure, you have the most popular tools like Word and Skype for Business, but there are three other tools in the lineup that can help with collaboration at your RIA: Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.

iOS 12 Security settings to set up now

iOS 12 Security settings to set up now

Just updated to iOS 12, Apple’s latest software for iPhone and iPad? Have you checked out its new security and privacy settings? It’s a good idea to set these up right now so you can take full advantage of your device’s robust features.

Set a stronger passcode

iOS 12 now requires six-digit passcodes, and this means hackers will have a harder time cracking your passcode through a brute force attack.

A closer look at fileless malware

A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by antimalware programs, cybercriminals are increasingly abusing legitimate software tools and legitimate programs to steal data or ruin its integrity. They use fileless malware to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic or IT/system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints.

Why should your RIA use private browsing

Why should your RIA use private browsing

You may think that you’re not online enough to risk your safety, or that you never visit unsafe sites. However, the world wide web is a vast network where the exchange of information is often difficult to track. Here are some good reasons to “go incognito”.

With the headlines about data breaches and cyberattacks greeting you every time you go online, it seems impossible to have a sure-fire, foolproof way to keep your information secure.