Internet Explorer Is Ending, Make Sure To Migrate Credentials

Support for Internet Explorer (IE) 11 is ending June 15th, which means any bookmarks or login information needs to be moved and saved to other browsers. For the majority of Windows users, you’ll be unable to use IE 11 after this cut off date. Access to the browser will be wiped completely in an upcoming […]

Does Your IT Have A CISSP? Learn Why That’s Valuable

A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a premier international cybersecurity certification that proves an individual can validate their expertise in the IT field. The exam for this certification contains around 100 to 150 questions and can take up to 3 hours to complete. It’s widely regarded as a difficult exam, and although pass […]

Alert! Devastating Global Cybers Threats On The Rise

The following message is being sent to all Microsoft Office 365 users on behalf of NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) Chief Information Officer Angelo ‘Tony’ Riddick. Good afternoon, As a result of the recent invasion of Ukraine and the corresponding economic sanctions imposed on Russia, cybersecurity experts now warn that Russia may retaliate […]

Data Retention Policies: What You Need To Know

Did you know that the International Revenue Service (IRS) dictates record retention for businesses in the event that documents are needed to prove income or a deduction on tax returns? By disposing of business records too soon or holding onto them for too long, your organization may face millions of dollars worth of penalties, lost […]

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Did You Know: Be Careful Sending CC Info Through Emails

If you utilize an outbound quarantine for your incoming emails, you should be aware that it could have an effect on any financial emails sent between yourself and vendors/clients. Clients should not be sending their credit card information to you via email, unless they are sending it in an encrypted format. If you send a […]

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Knowledge of The Basics: Comparing An RFI, RFQ & RFP

What are the differences between a request for information, request for quotation and a request for proposal? Which request is best suited for specific scenarios? Sign up today to receive your educational guide on RFIs, RFQs and RFPs.

Who Really Needs To Know You’re Out Of The Office?

Are your automatic email replies putting you at risk? What may seem like a courteous, polite notice to let others know you’re not available could be used against you. Cybercriminals might be looking out for these types of notices, because it gives them a chance to spoof you while you’re gone. There’s also a lot […]

NYS Hero Act: You Need to Comply– Here’s How

The New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act) mandates new workplace health and safety protections in response to the pandemic. All employers are to implement these workplace safety plans, after COVID-19 was designated as an airborne infectious disease under this act. In conjunction with the NYS Department of Labor (NYS DOL) and […]

Informative Discovery: Fatty Acid in Palm Oil Promotes Cancer

A recent study with mice has shown that compounds in palm oil can encourage the spread of cancer. In particular, palmitic acid was found to promote metastasis in both skin and mouth cancers. This knowledge could help create a process for treatment with drugs or structured eating plans. Researchers, however, warn against patients putting themselves […]

Discord Scam: Free Offer Steals Steam Information

A fraudulent pop-up now being seen over the VoIP and messaging platform is asking users to link their account for free Nitro subs. Discord deals with its fair share of scams, just like any other online platform. However, the crossover between Discord and Steam is noteworthy in its novelty. Cybercriminals behind the scam intend to […]