The Source Newsletter June 2018

5 mobile threats you should shut down in 2018 used with permission from Tektonika (HP) Mobile devices are now a staple of the workplace, as ubiquitous as open floor plans and videoconferencing. Enabling employees to work from their mobile devices can even boost satisfaction, productivity, creativity, loyalty, and engagement—that’s quite a list of benefits. However, embracing these upsides also requires paying attention to the downside: mobile threats. Given the sheer volume and value of sensitive data on employee devices, mobile security needs to be an IT priority. Every time an employee accesses corporate data from a smartphone, they put the entire network at risk—unless properRead More →

used with permission from Microsoft by Elana Pidgeon Today, we’re going to show you how to choose the picture you want to show for a photo for your account on the sign-in screen, Start menu, and more: Simply select Start, Settings, Accounts and then Your info. Under Create your picture, select Browse for one.Read More →

Hide Desktop Icons

Very few people have a pristine desktop. Most of us have shortcuts, files, folders, and other items everywhere! In some cases, however, you may want to hide your desktop icons temporarily. This is a great thing to do if you’re presenting your computer remotely to an audience. For example, you might be presenting a document you’re working on collaboratively with a remote team or you might be showing a slideshow during a presentation. In cases like this, for security, confidentiality, or aesthetic reasons, you may want to hide your desktop icons so people can’t see them. This is very easy to do in Windows! NowRead 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 →