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Spying from Afar

Employee Monitoring is Sometimes Necessary
On occasion, we are asked to assist in monitoring an employee’s computer usage. We always advise that this type of monitoring should not be done without a person’s permission. In fact, we encourage our clients to have and maintain IT policies that clearly document what is and what is not permitted on a company-owned computer and network before any issues occur.

Cathy’s Corner – June 2020

Social distancing and Work From Home (WFH) have become the new norm.  We hope that this edition finds you happy and healthy.  As we make our way through this unusual time, we’re looking ahead to new technologies that will make the transition between home and office seamless while fostering continued communication and collaboration.

Ultrawide Monitors – The Bigger the Better!

There’s no denying that two screens are typically better than one.  But what if one screen was the size of two monitors?

Ultrawide monitors have a 21:9 aspect ratio, which is close to what you would see on a movie screen.  How is that better?  Well, those who have used a dual monitor setup in the past may remember the slight coloration differences between the two monitors or the “break” that you get in the center.

Get Tunnel Vision with a Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Virtual Private Network or VPN allows users to establish a secure, private connection or tunnel between two points.  The communication between these two points is encrypted to ensure privacy and security.  This is particularly important during this COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order.

April 2020 Trivia Challenge

 
Congratulations to our winner, Elaine Gaudy of Aflac, the lucky recipient of an Amazon gift card!

QUESTION:  Of all Benjamin Franklin’s inventions, which one gave him the greatest personal satisfaction?

ANSWER:  Glass Armonica

COVID-19 and the cloud: Staying connected while apart

The term “viral” has taken its original meaning, thanks to the novel coronavirus infecting millions and killing thousands of people all over the world. As it rages on, we can see how cloud computing is helping us push through these trying times. Cloud computing helps buoy economies For many people, being forced to stay at […]