Never use PERSONAL devices to connect to COMPANY data

You’re a hardworking team player who likes to check e-mail and get a few things done after hours – all good! But here’s something you might not know: you should never access company data, file servers or applications through personal devices and home PCs that are not properly monitored by us. Why? If you and … Continued

Make THIS password different from everything else

                          You know you’re guilty of it: using the same password for everything. Believe me, I understand how annoying it is to try and remember all those passwords; and if you’re using the same password for sites that don’t share sensitive information, like … Continued

Is Your Data Really Secure in the Cloud?

Are you thinking about moving all or parts of your computer network “to the cloud” but are skeptical about who can access your data? You’re not alone – but many security experts, software companies, and cloud service providers alike agree that cloud computing offers a MORE secure way to store data. Here are the top … Continued

Are you a “Sitting Duck?”

As a sitting duck, you are vulnerable to attacks to your business and computer systems. Right now, extremely dangerous and well-funded cybercrime rings in China, Russia, and the Ukraine are using sophisticated software systems to hack into thousands of small businesses like yours to steal credit cards, client information, and swindle money directly out of … Continued

Ransomware: What It Is and How To Prevent It

Ransomware is a hack into your business’ computer systems, and these hackers keep all of your files hostage until you give them the requested ransom by a specific time. In March of this year, Apple was hacked for the first time by this specific group, as was a Hollywood Hospital who made the wrong choice … Continued

Switching to Office 365 and The Cloud

With constant changes in office productivity software and hardware options, many small organizations are turning to cloud-hosted services to keep their business relevant and productive, ultimately with the future of their company and changes in technology in mind. Moving business operations to the cloud, using Microsoft’s Office 365, gives an organization advantages unlike those offered … Continued

Microsoft is Killing Internet Explorer 8,9 & 10

Next week, Microsoft is ending support for all versions of the Internet Explorer browser except for current version 11. We recommend that you upgrade your browser to version 11 to avoid potential security risks and an increasingly poor experience while viewing websites that will no longer be supporting older versions of Internet Explorer. Beginning January 12, … Continued

Get Work Done Faster With Keyboard Shortcuts

By pressing a combination of two or more keys at the same time, certain tasks that would typically require a mouse can be done more quickly and save you time and effort. We at M3 Networks think that saving you time and effort is a great thing! So we’ve put together a list of some … Continued

The Truth About E-mail In 2015

Love it, hate it or call it the gold at the end of your rainbow, e-mail is here to stay. Over the past two decades, it’s become deeply ingrained in our day-to-day business communication. It’s basically a requirement. Despite a number of software advances and changes in the online communication landscape, e-mail is more important … Continued