What to Do If Your Data Is Included in a Leak

 

 

Data breaches are now daily occurrences and can happen to any business. The April 2021 leak of 533 million Facebook records was one of the largest known data leaks, but even if you weren't affected by that one, you may still be at risk.

 

There is no easy way to know if your information has been leaked. When a business is hacked, it typically sends a notification letting you know, but this isn’t guaranteed. And you can’t go in and check the Dark Web. It is difficult to find and dangerous to access, and that is why the bad guys like it.

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What Is Shadow IT, and Why Is It an Issue?

 

 

An old-time radio show used to start with the promise “The Shadow knows!” Yet when it comes to shadow IT, the problem is the exact opposite. Shadow IT is the stuff employees download onto a business system that IT doesn’t know about, and it can be a big problem.


 

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Quick Tip No. 57


Software updates are important because they often include critical patches to security holes. Many harmful malware attacks we see take advantage of software vulnerabilities in common applications, like operating systems and browsers.




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Microsoft 365 Streamlines Business and Reduces Spend

 

 

When doing business online, you have many options for available software and systems. You might turn to one solution to handle online meetings, another to drive collaboration, and yet another to manage your content and workflow. It can get confusing. Plus, when you are duplicating tools, IT spend can mushroom unnecessarily. Microsoft 365 aims to offer a single, all-in-one solution. This article highlights the benefits of streamlining your software needs.


 

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Quick Tip No. 56


To safeguard your data, when someone leaves your business remember to restrict their access to your systems-implement a staff exit process to reduce the risk of a breach to your information.




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Is Your Instagram Account Secure?

 

 

Why would someone want to target your Instagram account? You share what you ate, maybe the books you read, the shoes you bought, or that really cool image of the sky above. How is that going to help a hacker? Read on to learn more.


 

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Don’t Ignore the Symptoms of IT Ills

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Fighting through symptoms of illness or ignoring the warning signs can be a terrible idea for your health. It's also a risky tactic to take when it comes to business IT. That "minor issue" left to fester can disrupt your entire organization if left untreated. 

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Doing Business in Microsoft 365? Backup Your Data

 

 

Many business tools are moving to the cloud. One popular option is Microsoft 365, formerly known as Office 365. This unified platform consolidates Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with collaboration and communication tools. Added apps and services help streamline operations, too. Simplifying your IT infrastructure can also cut costs and reduce duplication of effort. Still, when you’re leveraging the convenience of Microsoft 365, data backup is your job.


 

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Quick Tip No. 55


The find and replace function can be really handy if you need to look for or replace items in Word or Excel.




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Office 365 Web Mail

To access Office 365, web mail. go to https://outlook.office365.com

Enter your email address and password and click Sign in.

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Setup Office 365 Email on iPhone or iPad

To set your emails up on an Apple iPhone or iPad.

Tap on Settings

Scroll down and tap on Mail

Tap on Account

Tap on Add Account

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Setting Up Office 365 Email on iOS Tutorial

https://youtu.be/7Sun8xQfAkI

 
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Setting Up Office 365 Email on Android Setup Tutorial

https://youtu.be/YmRTqOKrrzI

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Setting Up Office 365 Email on Android Setup Tutorial

https://youtu.be/YmRTqOKrrzI

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Setting up Microsoft Exchange on Windows Phone

This is a step by step guide to setting up your Microsoft Exchange (Office 365) email account on your Windows Phone

https://youtu.be/kW6FON4p7Qo

Pull the notification tray down from the top and tap on All Settings

Tap on Accounts

Tap on “Email & App Accounts”

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How To Change Your Password

To change your Office 365 Password

Go to https://outlook.office.com/

Go to the top right and click on your initials (PB) – on the screen shot.

Now click on My Acocunt

Now Click on Security & Privacy

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How to report emails as spam

1. Go to https://control.everycloudtech.com/

2. Log onto the Control Panel and navigate to the WORKSPACE section.

3. Select the email(s) to be marked as spam and tick the box at the extreme left of that row.

4. Move up to the USER OPTIONS tab and using the drop down menu select the SPAM option.

5. Once selected, click on the PERFORM ACTION tab.

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Email Search for Everycloudtech Spam Protection

Go to https://control.everycloudtech.com/ and signin with your provided username and password. Please contact us if you need this.

The email search facility can be performed on, Inbound emails, outbound emails or a combination of both. First set the direction of email flow to search:

Once the direction is chosen, customers have the ability to search by inputting keywords within the column headers. Please note that all text entered within the column headers should be encapsulated by an asterisk: eg: *everycloudtech.com* or

within the subject column *Hi my friend*

Customers can also filter by manipulating the ‘Date’ drop down menu and/or the ‘Display filter’ drop down menu in order to create pre-defined search criteria. Please be aware that the ‘Display filter’ drop down menu provides 7 different options contained with it’s criteria; as below.

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Setting up Your Email Account of iOS

Follow these steps to setup your Exchange ActiveSync account your iOS device:

1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Exchange

2. Enter the information in the fields below, then hit ‘Next’

3. Your iOS device will now try to locate your Exchange Server. If necessary, you will need to enter your front-end Exchange Server’s complete address in the ‘Server’ field which is cas.cloudplatform1.com

4. Upon completion you will be given the option to choose which types of data to sync with your Exchange account.

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Setting up Your Email Account of Android

1. From your Android home screen access your phone settings and then ‘Accounts’. Then select ‘Add Exchange ActiveSync’ account.

2. Enter your Email address and Password. Mark ‘Send email from this account by default’ (available only if you have already added another email account) to set this as the default email account and then touch ‘Next’

3. Your device will attempt to automatically find the additional details needed to set up your account. If it is successful, you will skip to Step 5. If it cannot automatically find the additional details needed, you will see the message ‘Setup could not finish’. Touch ‘Edit details’ or ‘configure manually’ to enter the additional information manually

4. Verify the Exchange server settings are correct, and touch ‘Next’

5. Review the ‘Activation’ screen. Un-mark the ‘Always show’ option if you do not want to see this message again when setting up an ActiveSync account, and touch ‘OK’

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