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How a Computer Network Actually Works

How a Computer Network Actually Works

If you’re reading this article, it means that your device is connected to a computer network. Networks like the one you’re connected to right now have transformed the way we communicate, access information, and work. But just like most everything in the world of...

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How to Detect a Phishing Email

How to Detect a Phishing Email

In our last blog, we showcased the most commonly used types of phishing scams like waterholing, whaling, and smishing. Now we want to help you spot them. Most of these scams have tell-tale signs which means that you can proactively train your employees and educate...

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10 Major Types of Phishing Scams

10 Major Types of Phishing Scams

Nearly 1 out of every 3 data breaches involved small businesses. That’s according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) calculations. And many of these data breaches involved phishing scams of one sort or another. What exactly is phishing and how...

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Windows Keyboard Shortcut Timesavers

Windows Keyboard Shortcut Timesavers

It's always helpful to take a fresh look at keyboard shortcuts. After all, we change how we work all the time, like a new mouse or monitor that shifts how we approach our keyboards. Or new programs and cause us to perform new repetitive tasks. These are some of the...

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Outlook Tips & Tricks

Outlook Tips & Tricks

Many businesses provide Microsoft business tools for their users and the most common interfaces to access email through are the Outlook desktop Outlook for mobile applications. That's because they have easy to understand layouts, simple navigation, and pretty hefty...

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More cyber security tips for you, your colleagues, and your family

More cyber security tips for you, your colleagues, and your family

We’ve got more juicy tips for you to keep in mind (and maybe even employ) as you work and go about your life online. As always, we’re here to help if you have any questions or concerns.
Tip #1: Keep your apps updated on your personal devices
Help Desk Cavalry keeps your work devices updated and secure, but you can still be vulnerable to attacks through your personal ones. According to Homeland Security’s cyber-emergency unit, US-CERT, 85% of all targeted attacks can be prevented by staying current on security patches.

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