Enhancing IT admin efficiency with the Microsoft 365 Apps admin center

The shift from traditional office setups prior to the pandemic to flexible working arrangements in the post-COVID-19 era has been tough on IT administrators. They have had to juggle multiple tasks, including supervising and securing workflows, devices, and software, and deploying IT solutions within budget while keeping cyberthreats at bay.

Benefits of deploying a hybrid cloud

More and more companies these days are hosting their business components on the cloud, as it has proven to be reliable, cost-effective, and secure. However, many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) experience certain operational pains on either the public or private cloud.

Here’s why your SMB should consider business intelligence

For years, big companies have been harnessing the power of business intelligence (BI) to improve business performance. And for them, paying experts to analyze large data sets is no issue. It’s different with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). SMBs also store large volumes of data, but many SMB owners are wary of spending too much on BI. Fortunately, there are plenty of budget-friendly BI tools and resources available for your SMB nowadays.

The risks of password autofill

Hackers may have found an effective way to track users using a web browser or password manager’s password autofill feature. Here’s how they do it and what you can do to protect yourself.
Why password autofill is so dangerous
Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form.

Cutting IT hardware costs with thin and zero clients

If you want to cut costs on IT hardware, don’t settle for cheap but old or low-quality machines. They’ll offer subpar performance, which will hurt your team’s productivity. What’s worse, they’ll break down often, too, which means the money you initially saved will go to repairs and upgrades.

Make Microsoft 365 Groups connectors work for your team

Microsoft 365 Groups’ connectors feature enables users to link to and get information from third-party apps in Microsoft Outlook. This feature helps keep workflow and collaboration much more seamless for teams who constantly share ideas and relevant information with one another.

How can private browsing protect your online privacy?

You may not know it, but some of the websites you visit or apps you download leave a trackable digital footprint. One step you can do to avoid leaving your online behavior exposed to third parties is to use private browsers to surf the internet.
What is private browsing?
Your web browser — whether it’s Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari, or Opera — stores the URLs of the sites you visit, cookies that track your activity, passwords you’ve used, and temporary files you’ve downloaded.

The benefits of identity and access management to your organization

Every technology you use — whether it's a cloud-based program, a mobile application, or on-premises servers — contains sensitive business data vital to conducting operations. So how can you ensure the security of such data from cyberthreats like identity theft, phishing attacks, and other forms of fraud? Identity and access management (IAM) is the answer to this.

Try this tip to improve your home Wi-Fi

Home Wi-Fi connections are slower and less reliable than enterprise-grade ones. But now that more people have shifted to remote work, having a fast and stable wireless connection has become even more essential. To ensure you don't suffer dropped Wi-Fi signals while you're video conferencing or finishing up a report, invest in wireless repeaters and additional access points.