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Dealing with ex-Employees using Office 365

April 24th, 2017

How do you deal with Office 365 data when an employee leaves?
Announcing a new series of webinars from Simplex-IT focusing on the Administration of Office 365. 

For the past several years Simplex-IT has been sharing information for end users about getting the most out of Microsoft Office (and other tools found in the 365 mix).

Now it’s time to turn it up a notch and talk about 365 Management and Administrative tasks.

CyberSecurity Seminar Recording Now Available

In case you couldn't make it (or made it and want to re-live the good ol' days of 4/12/17) our CyberSecurity Seminar is now on YouTube. You can view it here: https://youtu.be/ZpzaqRP5gug

At the end, Bob makes an offer to all participants for a FREE IT Security Review (with comprehensive report!). I bet if you ask real nice, he'll extend the offer to you as well.

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Most people have a vague idea of what a network firewall does. But some business owners are easily fooled by promises of quick and easy solutions that can be installed and managed right from your desktop. In the software vs. hardware debate, there’s a clear winner when it comes to your security.

Turn off ads in Windows File Explorer

Turn off ads in Windows File Explorer

Advertisements are invading every corner of our digital lives, but if there were one place users thought they’d be safe, it’d be Windows’ File Explorer. But that’s no longer the case. Microsoft has started advertising products inside the window users access to navigate their hard drive.

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Ransomware is everywhere. Over the last couple years, dozens of unique versions of the malware have sprung up with a singular purpose: Extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is whether your ransomware infection already has a free cure.

New People! New Pie! Seminars!

April 2nd, 2017

Ok, we're near the end of winter.  The Indians start playing and we always have at least one home game with the slightest of snow flurries.  So it's ok.  We're almost into Spring (don't care what the calendars or Groundhogs say).

And even if it's after April 1st, it was still April 1st recently.

Project Online Essentials

Project Online Essentials - Microsoft's relatively new name for Project Online Lite. This is the scaled down version, that allows Team Members and Resources to view their tasks, provide updates to their work, and collaborate with others in the Project Site.

Microsoft Teams - a new chat-based productivity tool which allows users to collaborate in rooms with integrations to Office 365. It's very similiar to Slack if you've used that, but because it's Microsoft it has all the integrations to other Microsoft tools.

Ransomware As A Fundraiser (RAAF)

April 1st, 2017
Ransomware As A Fundraiser (RAAF)

There’s a new form of Ransomware hitting individuals and organizations.  That’s not necessarily a surprise, seeing as Ransomware is constantly technically evolving.  But this isn’t a new technique or delivery mechanism.  It’s much more confusing than that.