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How Strong Are Your Passwords?

  Strong Security Starts with Strong Passwords If you use the same password for multiple systems―online shopping, email, your company’s cloud bookkeeping solution, etc.―you are not alone. Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg is guilty of this. In 2016 his LinkedIn credentials were compromised in a major breach, giving hackers access to his Twitter account, too,…

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Microsoft Exchange On-Premise Server Exploit

Twin State Technical Services received notification on the morning of Wednesday, March 3, regarding four (4) unique 0-day vulnerabilities that were discovered and affecting Microsoft Exchange Server versions 2013, 2016, and 2019. The notification also disclosed that threat actors were known to be actively exploiting these vulnerabilities in the wild.   The response from the Microsoft Exchange Team can be found here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange-team-blog/released-march-2021-exchange-server-security-updates/ba-p/2175901   Additional…

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5 Microsoft 365 Security Configurations You Should Make Right Now

Is your Microsoft 365 business account suffering from misconfiguration? This is when your security settings aren’t where they should be. There are many Quad-Cities area business owners that use their cloud platforms “out of the box.” They never explore additional security settings that could provide better protection for their data and accounts. Did you know…

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TSTS Virtual Event: Survival or Success: You Choose!

  Learn 7 steps to consistently winning in a changing world and how to stay motivated and on track to getting what you really want. Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/138472573 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3112 Access Code: 138-472-573 New to GoToMeeting? Get…

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What Business Insights Can I Find from Website Analytics?

So, you’ve got your website built, online, and receiving visitors… now what? Getting started with your website as your online storefront is just the first step. Your business site doesn’t exist in a vacuum. It’s gathering data 24/7 about which pages are most popular, which buttons are getting the most clicks, and which pages are turning…

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TSTS Virtual Event: Video Conferencing: Look Like a Pro – 02/25/21

  Safety precautions have driven our meetings from fancy conference rooms to online. This event will teach you how to bring a professional video experience to your online meetings giving you the power to enhance the quality of your online video conferencing meetings. Click here to join our live streaming event. Our Presenter Evan Furniss,…

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TSTS Virtual Event: Google My Business: Drive Sales & Improve Leads – 01/20/21

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/553157605 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (786) 535-3211 Access Code: 553-157-605 New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/553157605 How you have your Google My Business account set up has a…

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Year-End Technology Purchases That You Can Use for Tax Write-Offs

2020 has been an unpredictable year for many companies. But one thing that has not changed is that businesses will be paying their annual taxes in the not too distant future. One of the standard year-end activities accountants will often recommend is to make business equipment investments by December 31 that can be written off as…

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Best Ways to Prepare Your Website for the 2020 Holiday Season

Best Ways to Prepare Your Website for the 2020 Holiday Season   As we head into the holiday season, life continues to feel very different for consumers and businesses. The pandemic had impacted everything from consumer buying habits to where employees work.  Some of the impacts 2020 seen include many large retailers going out of business or closing their anchor mall stores. JC…

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TSTS Virtual Event: 2020’s Top Technology Tips & Tricks for Every Business – 12/10/20

  If you depend on any of the following to do your job: Windows/Mac, E-mail, Internet Search, Microsoft Office, Cell Phone, Video Conference, or Work Remotely, you should attend this interactive learning session packed with tips & tricks to make working with tech more enjoyable. All attendees are sure to learn either a new technology…

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