Email is a presence in almost every business, but some businesses use it better than others. Some use it as a be-all, end-all business communications solution, while others use it for correspondence that isn’t time sensitive. No matter how your business uses email, managing it properly will go a long way toward improving your efficiency and productivity.
With technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence entering further into our daily lives, what was once science fiction is becoming fact – assisting our lives (which most would agree is better than threatening our lives). For this week’s tip, we’ll show you how to leverage machine learning in a very basic way: in the Android version of Gmail’s Smart Compose feature.
Ever get an email with the subject line “No Subject” and not feel compelled to open it? Us too. Your email subjects are crucial to getting a user’s attention and helping them understand what the email is about. We’re here to help you develop more effective email subjects to ensure your messages are opened and responded to.
Communication is imperative to the success of your business, but sometimes it’s easier said than done–particularly if your organization relies on technology-related communication that can make context and subtext difficult to detect. Here are some tips to ensure that your employees are as clear and concise as possible with your communication mediums.
Are your employees putting your organization’s security at risk due to poor email practices? This is a question that all business owners need to consider–especially if you deal in sensitive information. We recommend that all businesses utilize a two-pronged approach to email security, including both technology measures to secure communications on the technical side and training to secure on the human side.
From a small company with fewer than ten employees sharing a single office to a corporation with locations across the globe, email makes the business world turn. How you store and manage your email infrastructure comes down to two different options: in-house or cloud hosted. There are plenty of factors that go into which option you choose. We’re here to help. Today, we are going to talk about the pros and cons of an in-house Exchange server and the cloud-based Office 365.
Phishing emails feel like a new cybersecurity phenomenon, but they’ve been around for a while. We all remember the old Nigerian prince email scam. It’s become a punchline but, as The Washington Post has discovered, these scams are stealing billions of dollars from U.S. citizens. Though tactics have changed, and cybercriminals have become more sophisticated, the philosophy behind a phishing attack is still the same. Lure someone into handing over confidential information.
Keeping your business emails safe is a priority for network security. Leaving your email open can make it available to anyone who’s connected to the same network as you. This goes for any Internet connection, public or private. Anywhere data can be transmitted is a way for your information to fall into the wrong hands. Email encryption is the best way to keep your organization’s communications secure. When it comes to network security, this is a step you absolutely want to include.
It can never be said enough that keeping your business safe from cyberattacks and outside threats is necessary in this business climate. Keeping up with all the latest threats can be difficult, and make sure your employees stay up-to-date can be even more problematic. Today we want to talk about a new tactic cybercriminals are using to gain access to your company’s vital information: invoice impersonation. With this information, you’ll be able to train your employees to spot attacks and act on them accordingly.
Even with new ways to communicate popping up, email is still the most popular method of business communications. Its speed and searchability are just a few of the reasons why email beats other forms of communication. With its popularity and the amount of sensitive information that is sent out daily, security is always a concern. As email continues to have a place in business operations, criminals are looking at every opportunity to use it to their advantage. Email fraud is still one of the primary ways to steal and exploit personal data and vulnerabilities within an organizations network.