What is Remote Desktop Services (RDS)?

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is an umbrella term referring to a range of features available in Windows that allow users to remotely access computers and virtual machines.

RDS consists of two main components: the server-side Remote Desktop Session Host and the Remote Desktop application that run on the end user’s device used to connect to the remote system.

12 Microsoft Teams tips and tricks you need to know

Microsoft Teams is a versatile communication tool that is available for free on its own and is included in various Microsoft 365 packages. It’s largely known as a video conferencing platform, but it can also be used for chatting and sharing files. Teams became especially popular during the coronavirus pandemic as one of the go-to applications, besides Zoom and Google Meet, for remote team meetings.

8 IT policies you should include in your employee handbook

An employee handbook is one of the most effective channels through which a company can communicate its mission, expectations, and rules to its staff. If your business uses IT in any capacity, your handbook must contain policies that cover not just the use, but also the security of your hardware, software, and data.

5 Social media hacks for small businesses

During these times of social distancing and stay-at-home orders, the use of social media has never been more important for businesses when connecting with customers. But with endless platforms available online, managing your company’s social media accounts can be overwhelming.

Quiz: How well do you know these basic cybersecurity terms?

As cyberattacks become more prevalent and sophisticated, businesses need to protect their systems now more than ever. They need to be familiar with cybersecurity terms such as malware, exploits, brute force attacks, and firewalls, among others. Failing to understand these concepts may result in poor cybersecurity practices that can lead to costly data breaches.

How to deal with work from home burnout

Millions of people were forced to work from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Working remotely sounded promising, as it supposedly resulted in benefits such as greater flexibility, improved productivity, and more time to attend to personal matters.

Why your business shouldn’t use SMS authentication

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security protocol that identifies users through two or more verification methods when they log in to their account. It is currently one of the best ways to protect online accounts from cyber attacks. In fact, the MFA market is expected to reach $28.34 billion by 2026 and grow 17.8% annually within the next five years.

5 Signs it’s time to get a new laptop

Is your older laptop starting to become unresponsive while you’re working, or becoming slow or unreliable? If so, it may be time to consider replacing your laptop. Here’s how to determine if you need an upgrade:

1. Slow performance
Slow laptop performance is your first red flag.

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