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The impact of blockchain to healthcare

November 5th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018november5healthcare_a, blockchain, data security in healthcare, Healthcare, new technology 2018november5healthcare_a, blockchain, data security in healthcare, Healthcare, new technology

Healthcare organizations need advanced technologies to manage medical records and improve patient care. But even the most advanced technologies come with challenges. One disruptive problem in healthcare of interest to experts is blockchain, and here’s why.

Is Google’s newest smartphone right for you?

November 2nd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018november2android_a, android, google, google assistant, Hardware, mobile security, new releases, pixel, smartphone 2018november2android_a, android, google, google assistant, Hardware, mobile security, new releases, pixel, smartphone

Companies that want their employees to have the best mobile devices for work usually choose one of three devices, a Pixel, one of the Galaxy S phones, or an iPhone. The Pixel phone is Google’s flagship device, and although it’s price isn’t much different from the competition, it’s packed with business benefits. Let’s review the latest iteration.

Don’t be a VoIP eavesdropping victim

October 31st, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october31voip_a, attacks, cybercrime, eavesdropping, prevention, smb, sme, threat, voip 2018october31voip_a, attacks, cybercrime, eavesdropping, prevention, smb, sme, threat, voip

In the digital world, eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack where voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone calls are intercepted and recorded, usually to glean personal or business information. Since it does not affect call quality, it’s hard to tell if you’ve been a victim of eavesdropping. Ensure that you never become one by implementing these...

Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

October 30th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october30office_a, advanced threat protection, anti-impersonation, anti-spoofing, microsoft, office, office 365, phishing, safe links 2018october30office_a, advanced threat protection, anti-impersonation, anti-spoofing, microsoft, office, office 365, phishing, safe links

There are plenty of things to love about Office 365. For a small monthly fee, it gives you the latest cloud-based version of Microsoft Office apps and robust communication tools that improve collaboration and productivity. But it’s also an extremely secure platform that can defend against the most cunning phishing attacks.

4 handy Cortana commands for you

October 29th, 2018 Imagine IT 10, 2018oct29_windows_a, activated, assistant, commands, cortana, microsoft, personal, voice, windows 10, 2018oct29_windows_a, activated, assistant, commands, cortana, microsoft, personal, voice, windows

You’ll find Cortana, Microsoft's voice-activated personal assistant, extremely helpful for daily tasks, like rescheduling meetings, drafting an email, or dealing with several other time-consuming work. Learn how to use the following Cortana commands to make life so much easier for you.

Is your IT security proactive?

October 26th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october26_security_a, antivirus, cybersecurity, firewalls, intrusion prevention system, prevention, Security 2018october26_security_a, antivirus, cybersecurity, firewalls, intrusion prevention system, prevention, Security

Do you spend hours obsessing about the inner workings of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and data encryption? If you’re not a managed IT services provider (MSP), you probably don’t. Instead, you’re probably looking for a business partner to manage those nitty-gritty details for you. However, there’s one thing you really ought to...

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

October 25th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, Security, security, smb, technology, tips, tricks 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, Security, security, smb, technology, tips, tricks

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips. 

Why CRM is important to your business

October 22nd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october22_business_a, business, business intelligence, contact management, crm software, customer relationship management, customer service, marketing, sales pipeline 2018october22_business_a, business, business intelligence, contact management, crm software, customer relationship management, customer service, marketing, sales pipeline

Investing in customer relationship management (CRM) software is absolutely essential for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to up their sales performance. It helps sales departments understand their clients, tailor their marketing efforts, and more. If your business isn’t using CRM yet, here are five reasons why you should.

Fix these five problems in Windows 10 now

October 19th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october19windows_a, common issues, fix, windows, windows 10, windows support, windows upgrade 2018october19windows_a, common issues, fix, windows, windows 10, windows support, windows upgrade

Although Windows 10 is packed with wonderful new features, it’s far from perfect. Users have complained about storage, connectivity, and update issues, among other things. If you’ve encountered any of these issues, no need to panic. We have listed down five simple fixes to the most common Windows 10 problems.

How to prevent VoIP threats

October 17th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october17voip_a, encryption, firewalls, password protection, voip, vpn 2018october17voip_a, encryption, firewalls, password protection, voip, vpn

Now that digital collaboration is an integral part of any business, VoIP has become indispensable. Unfortunately, as it becomes more widespread, so do the threats against it. These attacks may not be as serious as ransomware or phishing, but they’re just as dangerous to SMBs. Here are five ways to protect your VoIP network against these threats.