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Email Best Practices

Email is a commonly used method of communication in both academic institutions and the corporate world. It is important to be vigilant about what is clicked on, downloaded, and transmitted, especially with the increase in social engineering tactics and spoofed domains. Threat actors may send phishing emails that appear to be from a trusted classmate,

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Increase in Emotet Infected Emails

The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has issued an alert after increased reports of a new round of emails containing Emotet infected attachments. Emails containing the Emtot infected attachments slowed during the summer, the threat actors behind the Emotet trojan continue to increase their activity, with a large uptick occurring starting in

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BYOD and Federal Wage Laws

As most everyone knows, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is an approach wherein organizations allow their employees to use their own smartphones and other devices in lieu of company-provided equipment. It provides convenience to employees interested in not having to carry around duplicate mobile devices. This policy can make employees happy, but it also presents

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Human Resources Issues You Never Considered with BYOD

There is a great deal of discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of the policy of allowing employees to use their own mobile devices, primarily smartphones, instead of employer-issued devices that are to be used solely for work purposes. This policy, known as “bring your own device” (BYOD) can make employees happy, but it also

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How Businesses Can Securely Work From Home (VPN Guidance)

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, many businesses are assessing how they can prioritize their employee safety and still maintain regular business operations. One solution many businesses are turning to is recommending employees to work from home to avoid potential illnesses. To help ease the burden on businesses, Microsoft, Google, LogMeIn, Cisco Webex,

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Why choose psWorkplace for secure collaboration?

psWorkplace is a proven file sync and share service with over 10 years of experience serving the needs of businesses. psWorkplace provides the security, mobility, and control that businesses need to access, share, and collaborate on files internally and externally. Secure Collaboration, Built for Business Users everywhere are increasingly expected to work and collaborate anywhere,

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6 Phases to Guide Your Small Business Through COVID-19 Planning and Response

Businesses have had to adjust very quickly to the global health crisis. It’s imperative to provide context to help successfully navigate these uncharted waters. This guide illustrates the different phases of needs and planning efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. Identifying which phase your business is currently in will help you develop guidelines and ongoing response

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Reopening the Workplace After COVID-19: Technology Considerations

Returning to your establishment doesn’t necessarily mean you will be abandoning all of your Work From Home (WFH) set-ups. In fact, for most of you, your workforce will likely consist of remote workers for some time to come. In addition, workstations in your establishment may have been sitting idle while everyone worked remotely. Your technology

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Benefits of letting your employees work from home

In the last several years, the concept of Work From Home (WFH) has become increasingly more popular. Though some still remain skeptical, it has been gaining in popularity and become more widely accepted among management circles. That said, the pandemic event in 2020 essentially set the debate entirely aside, at least for the time being,

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Increase in Business Productivity Phishing Scams

The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), in which powersolution is a member of, issued an alert around a new email threat. Cyber criminals are using fake business productivity suite emails to harvest credentials. Emails are mimicking SharePoint Online, One Drive, Drop Box share notifications as well as an awaiting message in Teams

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