Setting up an intranet may not be exciting. But saving time using built-in tools to set up an intranet, getting home on time, and actually getting to take that vacation to Lake Tahoe you’ve been planning… that’s pretty good. SharePoint 2016 offers a suite of features that can be used to build a robust company…

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Data danger

How would you feel if, suddenly, in an instant, it was all gone? Not your money, but potentially something even more valuable — your data. It could all be gone, poof! Just like that. At this moment in history, it’s easier than ever before to create data. It’s also easy to lose it. Tale #1:…

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Computer frustration

“You did what? What kind of idiot would do that?!” Keith’s fervent desire was to yell obscenities at the company executive on the other end of the phone line. No one would blame him, right? The user was 3,000 miles away from the office, using Wi-Fi to connect to the company’s VPN and had just…

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Cloud Security

“My data is 100% safe and secure in the cloud”, said no one ever, except possibly the slick brochure from the cloud service provider. McAfee Labs report entitled “2017 Threats Predictions” focuses largely on cloud threats. The report notes: “Increasing amounts of sensitive data and business-critical processes are shifting to public and hybrid clouds. Attackers…

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Hacker

According to mobile document vendor, harmon.ie, the winner of their contest on “Rogue IT” horror stories was an unnamed Macbook owner who, frustrated by the absence of wi-fi in his company, decided to “solve” the problem by bringing in his own wireless router. It was one of those routers that didn’t require any configuration of…

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