Security: Some Microsoft Email Accounts Getting Hacked

Recently we have had a couple of companies contact us with their Microsoft email addresses compromised. In one case the passwords that the person had used was a weak – just a simple 7 letter word. So we are recommending that customers ensure that they use strong passwords. How Did We Know a Breach Had … Read more Security: Some Microsoft Email Accounts Getting Hacked

IT Housekeeping for Businesses: March = Lapsed Email Accounts

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It often feels that it is not possible to get access to anything these days without giving your email address.  Consequently, businesses often create additional and temporary accounts for very specific purposes.  Such as a temporary email to communicate with a specific supplier or business, another account for a consultant or work experience person that was only with the business for a few weeks, a gmail account for Google+ are just a few examples…  Once set up these accounts may be used only sporadically, so it is easy for you to forget them completely.  So March is the month for checking for lapsed email accounts.

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Tips to Help You Manage Your Emails

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We have noticed that some customers have love/hate relationships with their Inbox. Some tell us that the constant stream of emails is one of the biggest causes of stress.  This is being made worse by Smartphones, which mean that customers have no escape from e-mails at home or when on holiday.  So, in the hope that it may help, here are some tips to help you manage your emails.  Tips that might make life a little less pressured.

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