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Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Company: What You Need to Know to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Tip of the Week from Phoenix IT Services Company: What You Need to Know to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Phishing has quickly become the most predominant form of cyberattack due to the method’s simplicity. It solely relies on a user’s gullibility. The weakest link to any business is typically the employees. In order to protect your business, you and your team need to identify these social engineering cyberattack attempts. Let’s look at a few tips on how to recognize a phishing attempt.

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IT Security Tip of the Week: Five Tricks to Identifying a Phishing Attempt

IT Security Tip of the Week: Five Tricks to Identifying a Phishing Attempt

Despite its whimsical name, phishing is a very serious threat to everyone, especially today’s businesses. This means that you need to be prepared to identify its warning signs and avoid risky situations. Here, Phoenix IT security company MyTek offers a few tips to help you do so - make sure you share them with your employees as well!

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Android Work Profiles Enable Productivity Via Phoenix IT Services Company

Android Work Profiles Enable Productivity Via Phoenix IT Services Company

Many users want to use personal devices in a business setting, but some businesses do not support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) due to fear of data loss. There are a few options to separate work data, but not restrict users from their own personal apps or data. Today we will look at how your business can take advantage of employees that already having a capable device, and how you can keep them from compromising IT security.

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IT Services Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: Organization Inside Windows 10

IT Services Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: Organization Inside Windows 10

If you don’t take care of your PC’s files, you will quickly discover that it’s easy to lose track of where everything is. You have countless file types, folders, and applications sitting around without any real sense of organization or continuity. Today, IT services provider MyTek is going to help you by sharing how to better organize your files in a way that is easy to find and understand. You should be able to do so in either your operating system file explorer or in your cloud-based file storage.

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Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Office Work Productivity

Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Office Work Productivity

Working in an office is the reality for a lot of people, but it doesn’t need to be an unpleasant one. There are plenty of ways to make life easier while working in an office. Here, Phoenix IT services firm MyTek will review five simple adjustments you can make to streamline your time throughout the workday.

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Business IT Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Align Your IT with Your Goals

Business IT Provider MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Align Your IT with Your Goals

Unfortunately, your business’ technology doesn’t last forever. At some point in the future, you will have to upgrade away from your current hardware, which, regrettably, is not as simple as it sounds. Here are some tips from business IT provider Mytek to help you out during this difficult process.

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IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Don’t Let a Failing Server Take Down Your Business

IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Don’t Let a Failing Server Take Down Your Business

If there is anything you should know about business computing it is that server maintenance is extremely important. This isn’t exactly a realization, and if it is, you need to call the number below as soon as possible. You have to know that you are not alone. You would be surprised how many business owners don’t actively have a plan for the maintenance of their business’ servers.

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Business IT Company MyTek's Tip of the Week: Five Deliciously Useful Tips for Android Pie

Business IT Company MyTek's Tip of the Week: Five Deliciously Useful Tips for Android Pie

Although Android Q is on its way, Android Pie still has a lot to offer a user - a lot of which many users may not be aware of. For this week’s tip, we’ve compiled a few ways that Android Pie allows you to customize your phone to be the productivity machine you want at your side.

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Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Change Your Tools in Microsoft Word

Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Change Your Tools in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a major player in modern word processing programs, and it’s largely due to the many tools and capabilities that are important for users. You can use various techniques to adjust Word so that you can get the most use out of it. This week’s tip from Phoenix IT services firm MyTek is dedicated to these techniques.

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Phoenix IT Support Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Helpful YouTube Tips

Phoenix IT Support Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Helpful YouTube Tips

YouTube might seem fairly straightforward, but it’s a little less so for business use than for personal use. Here are a few features that you will need to be aware of if you want to use YouTube effectively in a business environment. Phoenix IT support firm MyTek's YouTube tips:

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Phoenix IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Select a Modem for Your Business

Phoenix IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Select a Modem for Your Business

Most Internet providers will ask you to rent your modem from them, but what they don’t tell you is that you often have the opportunity to purchase your own. What are the benefits of doing so, and how can you make the best decision possible while modem shopping? Phoenix IT Firm MyTek is here to give you a hand.

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Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Evaluating and Assessing Risk

Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: Evaluating and Assessing Risk

Whenever you decide to implement something in your information technology strategy, you accept some level of risk. Understanding and managing this risk is crucial to your business’ success. For this week’s tip, Phoenix IT firm MyTek will review how to manage your IT risks and what your options are.

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Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek- Is Having a Constant Stream of Notifications Necessary?

Phoenix Managed IT Firm MyTek- Is Having a Constant Stream of Notifications Necessary?

Anyone that has used a computer is familiar with the following scenario. A friend tells you a story about an app that is really useful or fun so you take a chance and download it. After you download and fire it up, you get a pop up asking if you want to allow notifications from that app. You blast “yes” just to get to the application and sometime later, you are asleep or working and you get a notification from the company behind the app you downloaded. Then you get another one, and another, and since you’ve blasted “yes” on 25 little pop-ups, you are getting a constant flow of notifications that you could completely do without.

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Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: What To Do With a Wet Smartphone

Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: What To Do With a Wet Smartphone

Even though no one will admit to it themselves, everyone knows that person that, for some reason or another, has dropped his/her smartphone in the toilet, or into the sink, or into a puddle. Needless to say that dropping electronics into any bit of water isn’t typically recommended, but today Phoenix managed IT services firm, MyTek, shares what to do if this happens to you.

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Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: A Few of Chrome’s Native Capabilities

Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: A Few of Chrome’s Native Capabilities

Google Chrome is the most-used browser in the world by a wide margin, which is part of the reason that it is so incredible that many people don’t know a lot about its built-in features. While we certainly can’t go through all of them in a single blog, we can offer a few tips describing the best of them. Here are Phoenix tech services firm MyTek's Google Chrome tips:

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MyTek's Tech Services Tip of the Week: Improve Your Business Communications

MyTek's Tech Services Tip of the Week: Improve Your Business Communications

For many businesses, communication is a major contributing factor to their success. Technology--when it’s properly implemented, anyway--can play a big part in keeping communication productive, but with certain solutions, it can be difficult to determine context. Today, MyTek, a Phoenix managed IT services firm, provides some ways that you can help your employees be as clear and concise as possible with specific communication methods.

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Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Your Internal Collaboration

Phoenix Managed IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Your Internal Collaboration

For any business to be successful, its inner workings need to be able to work together seamlessly, each with a defined role and purpose. While we usually stick to talking about how to make your IT more collaborative, we’re devoting this week’s tip to ensuring that your employees are also capable of effective collaboration while using these solutions.

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MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week - How to Effectively Use Google

MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week - How to Effectively Use Google

Google is the most visited website in the world. That distinction doesn’t come easily as 4.2 billion people are active users of the Internet. Google claims to process around 3.5 billion search queries per day, or 1.2 trillion searches per year. As a result, it has become the world’s most successful advertising site, which can actually be a hindrance for users looking to get information about a subject. How is information about Google relevant enough to be MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week?

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Phoenix Technology Companies Can Prevent Lost Work Time

Phoenix Technology Companies Can Prevent Lost Work Time

You walk into the office, just like you would on any other morning, and discover that there are updates that need to finish applying before you can use your workstation. Well, that’s certainly frustrating. Sure, it’ll probably only take a few minutes to complete, but you have your coffee in hand, and you’re ready to dive into the day. Now you are wishing you had signed a contract with one of the Phoenix technology companies you researched last month… But for now, how can you burn that time, without it being a total waste?

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Tip of the Week: Phoenix Technology Solutions Include Passwords Keeping Your Data Safe

Tip of the Week: Phoenix Technology Solutions Include Passwords Keeping Your Data Safe

Every week MyTek offers tips for Phoenix technology solutions for local businesses. This week, the topic is passwords. Passwords are always a major pain point for businesses, but in some industries, their importance is emphasized more than others. In particular, government-based organizations need to be prepared to keep more secure passwords. While we understand that not all organizations are government-based, there’s something to be said about proper password practices that we can all learn something from.

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