inclusive hybrid working

Creating Inclusive Hybrid Work Experiences

Within the hybrid workplace, technology is a crucial factor and can make or break your level of inclusivity. For many employees with disabilities, it can mean the difference between being a productive team member or an outlier.  There is still progress to be made to help drive awareness of this topic. Here are some of the improvements that have been made to accessibility…

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End-to-End Encryption for Teams Calls

Microsoft recently announced that end-to-end encryption will be possible in person-to-person scenarios for Microsoft Teams Calls.  Calls made in Teams are already encrypted by Microsoft 365 encryption technologies. However, end-to-end encryption goes a step further and prevents man-in-the-middle interception scenarios.  Here’s Microsoft’s definition of end-to-end encryption for Teams:  “End-to-end encryption, or E2EE, is the encryption…

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Cyber Monday Phishing Scams

Cyber Monday is here and there is a whole lot of bargains to be had! Take advantage of the early deals available and get your holiday shopping done. Cyber Monday can be a hot spot for cybercriminals due to their increasingly sophisticated scams. Shoppers need to remember that some deals are too good to be…

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Microsoft’s Charity Offerings

In many ways, the operations of non-profit organisations differ but the main goal is usually the same. Your goals are less focused on making stakeholders more money, and more on helping your community.  With all the challenging work it takes to manage a non-profit, sometimes you will need to make some strategic decisions. That can include budget and resource…

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Password Security

As more of us work remotely, the importance of password security has never been more relevant. All that remotely accessible data means that security vulnerabilities are on the rise, and it is up to you to protect your information.  Attacks by cybercriminals have been increasing in recent years and are taking a toll on businesses. The increased security risks and…

IT Support

How Cyberattacks are Changing

Cybercrime will be more sophisticated, widespread, and relentless by 2022. Criminals have been targeting healthcare, IT, financial services and energy markets with headline-grabbing attacks.   These attacks have proven to be extremely damaging to our infrastructure and have also made a lot of consumers unhappy in the process. Despite this, there are some positive trends. Cyber attack victims are coming forward, demonstrating the scale of the problem, humanising…

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Patch Tuesday Updates

What is Patch Tuesday? Also known as “Update Tuesday”, “Patch Tuesday” is a term that refers to Microsoft’s monthly release of software fixes. These include security patches for the Windows operating system and updates to other Microsoft products.  The Security Response Center publishes a bulletin for each vulnerability. This vulnerability is then assigned a number from the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) list within the…

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Microsoft Highlights Benefits of Windows 11 TPM and VBS Features

VBS and TPM 2.0 are mandatory for Windows 11 devices and Microsoft is now demonstrating what these security features can do.   There’s been a lot of discussions recently about Windows 11, including the powerful new security features. One of the main features is Virtualization-based security (VBS) and Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0). A lot of the discussion is around how…