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Our favorite Outlook tips

Many of us spend lots of our day in Outlook, so any tips to make us more efficient are treasured. We’ve collected some of our favorites here. Find out all about them in this blog from BEI.

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Technology Refresh – Buy or Lease?

Here at BEI, We are happy to get you a quote from Dell or another leasing company. They are often willing to roll in the professional services also – so our fees can be included in the lease. Let’s take a look at the most common options.

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Windows 7 End-of-Life – what's next?

Microsoft will stop issuing security updates/patches for Windows 7 and Server 2008. These security patches address vulnerabilities that Microsoft has found or that hackers have discovered. If you are in a regulated industry (e.g. HIPAA or FISMA) you will be considered non-compliant. So what should you be doing now?

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Preparing for CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification)

CMMC is a certification that will be required for every firm…

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Checklist to Tie Up 2019 Technology

Before you make your resolutions for 2020 we thought we would help you take a minute to tie up essential technology details from 2019. If you haven’t gotten around to these, put them at the top of your 2020 list!

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Top Tech Gift Guide for 2019

Here at BEI, we polled our staff and as you can imagine, a group of techies have a large and interesting wish list.

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Spotting Phishing in 2020 –Presented by The Reston Chamber

We want you to join us for this special presentation about phising and the dangers to look out for in 2020. Katherine Deming from BEI will be presenting this topic.

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Holiday Shopping Primer

Whatever your holiday traditions, the experts advise us all to be a little wary online this time of year. Here are some easy tips to stay safe:
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Don't Get Tricked by Hackers!

Cybercriminals are always on the hunt for easy access to your organization. Many times the easiest way in isn’t traditional hacking. Human hacking, more commonly known as social engineering, involves tricking an unsuspecting employee into giving hackers the access they need.

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The Dark Web - A Scary Story

The Dark Web sounds frightening and it is. It is a place most of us will never visit – it can’t be reached via normal search engines such as Google or Bing.