Month: March 2022

What is Ontario’s Right to Disconnect and How to Stay Compliant

Since much of the office working world has had to go remote for at least some time over the last two years, separating work and personal life has become increasingly difficult. Video conferencing, VPNs, and phone software are commonplace, and our work email is just a few steps away instead of having the regular commute to separate ourselves physically. While all this technology is excellent, it keeps us constantly connected to work, which isn't feasible long-term. Surveys have shown that those working remotely are burnt out. With this in mind, Ontario has passed the Working for Workers Act, 2021, [...]

March 29th, 2022|Categories: Policies and Procedures, Security|

How to Keep Hybrid Staff Productive Working from Anywhere

In the wake of the pandemic, many office workers began working from home. Now that many companies are welcoming staff back to the office, some are setting up hybrid work arrangements to allow employees to work remotely, at least part-time. While having two different workspaces at home and at the office has its perks, it also poses some challenges. How do you maintain your momentum and productivity when you're changing locations? How can you stay organized and ensure that everything you need (files, devices, tech accessories, and personal items) is always within reach? There's good news, as a Gartner [...]

March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

How Can NGAV and EDR Protect Your Business?

In the last two years, more businesses have been shifting to a remote or hybrid work setup. This change has made companies more vulnerable to cyber-attacks such as ransomware. In fact, McAfee reports that global cybercrime losses have surpassed $1 trillion! 87% of business owners report that improving cybersecurity is a top priority for their organizations in the next two years. At the same time, the evolving nature of these attacks has rendered traditional methods of protecting businesses ineffective. The best way for companies to effectively upgrade their defenses and maximize their security is next-generation antivirus (NGAV) and endpoint [...]

March 15th, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

How ManagePoint Can Help You Stay Safe When You Upgrade to Microsoft Windows 11

As you already know, Microsoft has recently announced the release of Windows 11. Currently, in its early stages, in an age where hybrid work and learning is becoming increasingly popular, this new update promises a whole new look, more apps, and efficient ways to be creative and productive, while promoting better integration, collaboration, and communication. Microsoft’s new announcement has left many businesses wondering what this means for them in the months to come and if they should upgrade to Windows 11. Switching to a new Operating System is not an easy decision and can result in major disruptions if [...]

March 8th, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

Choosing The Right Microsoft 365 Plan

Over the last several years, Microsoft 365 has revolutionized the way people work with essential documents. It is the next step in a well-established program, now enhanced with secure technology that isn't just about documents and spreadsheets. It's a full suite of cloud-based applications to help you increase productivity and collaboration within your business. We're proud to be a Microsoft Partner here at ManagePoint Technologies and can help you with everything from installation, support, security, and more. What are the benefits of this software, and how do you know how it will fit into your operation? Let's explore further. [...]

March 1st, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|
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