The Source Newsletter April 2018

Times are changing! You wouldn’t open your door to a criminal – don’t open your email “door” either. Systems is seeing a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks recently across all business types and sizes. Even with a best-in-class, layered and monitored security model, the risk of ransomware attack is present. This is because the last and most important line of defense is the end user. Read More Don’t sweep IoT security and training under the rug used with permission from Tektonika (HP) by Karen Gilleland When you drive home, your garage door opens as you arrive. That toy bear Santa gave your kids talks andRead More →

ransomware attack via email

You wouldn’t open your door to a criminal – don’t open your email “door” either. Systems is seeing a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks recently across all business types and sizes. Even with a best-in-class, layered and monitored security model, the risk of ransomware attack is present. This is because the last and most important line of defense is the end user. The majority of ransomware attacks are delivered via email, and many businesses facilitate employee education to better ensure their protection. Systems has tools to both assess your level of risk and provide ongoing end user training to businesses. It’s important to note thatRead More →

IoT Security internet of Things

used with permission from Tektonika (HP) by Karen Gilleland When you drive home, your garage door opens as you arrive. That toy bear Santa gave your kids talks and sounds just like you. Your smart wristwatch keeps tabs on your heart rate. You love the IoT world as much as everyone else, but most people are blissfully unaware of the need for IoT security and security training—until their data gets hacked. “Nonsense,” the victims say. “How can a garage door opener put my entire company’s data at risk?” If the device uses a web-based platform for opening the garage door, alerts are sent to aRead More →

Keyboard Shortcuts in Outlook

Did you know there are shortcuts for common actions in Outlook? Instead of hunting for the right buttons, just hit these keyboard shortcuts. Create a new email: Ctrl + Shift + M Send an email: Ctrl + Enter Reply to an email: select email and hit Ctrl + R Create an appointment: Ctrl + Shift + A Create a new meeting request: Ctrl + Shift + Q If you’ve never used these shortcuts before, you might be asked to confirm to the shortcut for that action (see image below). Are you an Outlook power user? Check out the full list of available keyboard shortcuts here.Read More →

Windows 10 Clear Your Workspace heading

used with permission from Windows Blogs by Elana Pidgeon Did you know you can easily clear your workspace in two simple steps? To close out all the windows besides the one you’re working on, select and hold any open window, then give your mouse a back-and-forth shake. All the other open apps will automatically minimize to clear your workspace. You can also clear up a messy desktop quickly. Press and hold (or right-click) on the desktop, select View, and then clear Show desktop icons. To see them again, re-select Show desktop icons.Read More →