Recognizing a Phishing Scam| Hughes Office Equipment

Recognizing a Phishing Scam

How carefully do you look at an email before you open it? Many people don’t think a simple email is risky, which is why phishing scams are so effective. Before an email compromises your network, teach all your employees to look for the signs of a phishing scam. Check the email address Phishing scams typically…

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Use Technology to Keep Millennials Engaged and Learning, Hughes Xerographic

Use Technology to Keep Millennials Engaged and Learning

A 2015 Pew Research report found that Millennials finally overtook Gen-Xers and Boomers in the workforce. Today, the challenges facing management is providing the right learning and retention strategies to engage this unique generation. Engaging and retaining Millennials means creating a strategy that embraces emerging technology. With 10,000 Boomers a day leaving the workforce, time…

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Understand Your Print Costs, Hughes Office Equipment

Understand Your Print Costs

Printing is an integral part of your business – and of your budget. However, many companies don’t understand what print is costing them. From devices to print volume to maintenance, do you know what your print environment is costing you? Device costs 90% of companies don’t know how many printers they have. This often means…

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Want to Be More Productive at Work? Take a Vacation!

Work is an important part of our lives. But if you want to up the productivity, take a vacation! Seems counter intuitive, but a vacation can improve your focus, clarity and productivity. A recent US Travel Association’s Project Time Off study found that 54% of employees left unsused vacation time on the books in 2016 – that’s…

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Developing a Print Security Plan, Hughes Office Equipment

Developing a Print Security Plan

Businesses know that network security must be a top priority if they want to keep their data and customers safe from cyber attack. However, the weak link in network security is often the printers. With a print security strategy, you can make your printers as secure as the rest of your network. Secure Your Printer…

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Is It Time To Replace Your Printer? Here Are Some Clues, Hughes Office Equipment

Is It Time To Replace Your Printer? Here Are Some Clues.

If you’re like most business owners you spend your time running your business not thinking about your print environment. That is, until there’s a problem. But the fact is, if you’re working with outdated technology you could be leaving cost-cutting, productivity-boosting options on the table. Even worse, you could be opening your company up to security issues.…

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10 Hacking Terms You Need to Know, Hughes Office Equipment

10 Hacking Terms You Need to Know

Phishing, DoS, logic bomb – cyber threat terminology can be confusing and hard to keep track of in the ever-changing security landscape. But it’s important to understand the latest threats so you can develop a comprehensive security protocol. Here are some definitions to help: Back door: A back door is a hole in the software…

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Ask These Questions Of Your Cloud Provider, Hughes Office Equipment

Ask These Questions Of Your Cloud Provider

A cloud service provider is an important member of your business team. When vetting potential candidates consider security, privacy and operational capabilities. Be sure to do your due diligence and ask providers the right questions to make sure they’re a good fit for your company’s specific needs. Over 90% of companies claim to use some…

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In-House or Outsourced IT: Which is Right for Your Business?, Hughes Office Equipment, Bellaire, OH

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which is Right for Your Business?

Modern businesses rely heavily on technology, making it imperative that you have an IT team you can trust. For many small and medium sized businesses it can be difficult to know if their budget is better spent building an in-house IT department, or outsourcing to a Managed IT Services provider. Here are some pros and…

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5 Tips to Going Paperless

Paper is still a mainstay in business and has long been the regulatory standard. But technology is changing that, and with rapid advances a paperless office can be a reality for many businesses. Here are some tips will help you get started: Assess your current paper use. By determining where, and how, you use paper,…

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