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A Note From Our Team Member, Nate: The 5 Most Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of IT Support with Regala Consulting
5 lessons IT Support Member Nate has learned in his 5 years with Regala Consulting.
How New Printer Technology Plays Tricks on It’s Buyers
HP’s new ‘Instant Ink’ service might have you spending more money than you need to on printer ink.
LastPass Security Breach: Why You Should Be Concerned
A note on the recent LastPass security breach, and why you should be concerned.
Why Choosing Your Vendors Carefully Matters
A stern warning against thinking that all IT support providers are the same.
Newer scam emails tend to fall into two categories. Here are messages to look out for if you receive an email that may seem suspicious,
Email Scams: Past, Present, and More of the Same
Email Scams have been around for generations. But now with the Internet, scammers can reach out to more people more often than ever before. Here are a few email scams to know about and look out for.
Windows 11: How (and Why) to NOT Upgrade
Back in our October newsletter we went over the basics of Windows 11 along with the pros and cons of upgrading. In general, we recommended to skip this upgrade for several reasons, but Microsoft is getting sneaky and taking advantage of the fact that most people just click yes/ok whenever a prompt appears on their screen.
What is 2FA?
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is a technique of gaining access to an online account or computer system- one that requires the user to provide two distinct pieces of information. In a sense, a factor is simply a method of convincing a computer system or online...
Antivirus Programs Alone Are Not Enough
Malicious malware and viruses are as widespread as ever, which is why having antivirus software is as critical as it has always been. However, the "threat landscape," as security professionals refer to it, is evolving. As a result, your strategy to safeguarding your...
Introducing Windows 11
Windows 11 was released on October 5th and represents Microsoft's latest effort to modernize its ubiquitious operating system. Not only does it include several new security features, refreshed icons, and an updated interface, but it also has some very cool new tech!...