Articles tagged with: Information

Password Safety

Passwords are keys to your online castle(s) such as: employer’s online resources, bank account, social media accounts, shopping sites, health records, and much more. Password safety is not something many people think about on a daily basis but passwords help keep your accounts secure and your digital identity safe. In this article, I explore best [ Read More ]

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VPN: Not just for work anymore

As technology evolves and organizations adapt, our workplace environments have changed so that working remotely – outside the organization’s office space – is now more common and acceptable for both the employer and the employee. When you work from your office at the business’ headquarters, you usually have (hopefully!) IT staff and infrastructure who work [ Read More ]

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Zoom – How to change your username

Security has become a very important component of holding a Zoom meeting. The ever-present risk of having a meeting Zoom Bombed has created the need for people to increase security for meetings. Due to this, people who are not known or who have the default username of “User” may not be admitted into meetings. Because [ Read More ]

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Sync Files with OneDrive in Windows

With OneDrive, you can sync files between your computer and the cloud, so you can get to your files from anywhere – your computer, your mobile device, and even through a web browser by accessing CowboyMail. If you add, change, or delete a file or folder in your OneDrive folder, the file or folder is [ Read More ]

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How to Use Breakout Rooms in Zoom

Breakout rooms allow you to split your Zoom meeting in up to 50 separate sessions. The meeting host can choose to split the participants of the meeting into these separate sessions automatically or manually, or they can allow participants to select and enter breakout sessions as they please. The host can switch between sessions at [ Read More ]

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Zoom Security: Updates

When you are hosting a Zoom meeting, security is essential to the success of your meeting. Zoom has become one of the most popular online conferencing tools in use today. Along with the rise in popularity, comes an increase in security risks. One of the biggest problems currently is Zoom-Bombing which is when a group [ Read More ]

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Increased Cybersecurity Threats During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19’s Impact on Cybersecurity  The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations and individuals to embrace new practices such as social distancing and working remotely. While the world is focused on the health and economic threats posed by COVID-19, cyber criminals around the world are trying to capitalize on this crisis.  Industry cybersecurity experts have observed a [ Read More ]

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End of Life (EOL) Are You Safe?

We all know about our software always wanting to install updates. Windows, Office, Adobe, Zoom, and just about any other software we install. At some point your software wants you to install, buy, download, or do an upgrade to a new version. This usually means the previous software versions will no longer be supported, End of Life (EOL). Now, [ Read More ]

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Syncing Shared OneDrive Folders to Your Computer

Syncing the Folder Shared to You You will have received an email from the person that shared a folder from their OneDrive. Click the Open button from the email and sign-in to OneDrive. Alternatively, you can access OneDrive through cowboymail.okstate.edu as well. Once in OneDrive, click the Shared option in the left navigation menu. Find [ Read More ]

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Cybersecurity 2020: Safeguard Your Data

Why should you care? How would you feel if you walked into your office tomorrow and your computer was gone? Does your physical and emotional state worsen if you realize all your data that you accumulated over the years was suddenly ripped out of your hands? Even worse, what if the data now in the [ Read More ]

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