Zero-Day Vulnerabilities And How To Protect Against Them

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities And How To Protect Against Them

There are many types of threats that can impact a computer or other types of infrastructure. For I.T. professionals such as the folks here at Diligex, staying one step ahead of the threats to keep your data safe is a critical part of our jobs. But there is one type of security threat that can strike fear into the hearts … Read More

Solve Your SPAM Problem

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What Is Spam And How Should You Manage It?

As popularly quoted, nothing in this world can be said to be certain except death and taxes. But if you were to survey people today to ask what else should be added to that list, there’s a good chance that email spam would be a worthy contender. It’s almost a certainty that you’ll have at least one piece of spam … Read More

3D Applications – More Cores or More Ghz?

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more cores or more ghz

When working with 3D applications, such as 3DS Max, Maya, SolidWorks, etc., is more cores or more Ghz better? Unfortunately, the answer is not so straight forward as many factors need to be taken into consideration.  Your workload and the applications that you use play a big part.   Before we delve more into this article let’s first define what the terms “cores” and “clock speed” mean.   CPU cores, or Cores for … Read More

How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

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How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

There is a quote that is frequently credited to Bill Gates that states “640 KB of memory (RAM) ought to be enough for anyone.” And while Bill Gates never actually said this, it does beg the question as to how much RAM do you really need? What is RAM and what exactly does it do? Before we get into our … Read More

Are Microsoft 365 Azure Security Defaults Sufficient?

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Are Microsoft 365 Azure security defaults sufficient enough to protect your Microsoft tenant and user accounts?

With the landscape of technology today, data protection with multiple layers of security is a critical component of any business. One of the most important of those layers is the use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). We’ve covered the importance of MFA in the past including its role in securing your remote workforce. But if you are administering a tenant at … Read More

Microsoft 365 Shared Calendars On The Native iOS Calendar App

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Microsoft 365 Shared Calendars On The Native iOS Calendar App

With businesses increasingly moving to remote workforces, the need to access data on all of your devices has become more important than ever. If your company uses Microsoft 365 services there’s a good chance that you need access to not only your own personal calendar, but co-worker and company shared calendars as well. Microsoft has recognized this in recent years … Read More

How Much It Costs To Leave Your Computer On

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How Much It Costs To Leave Your Computer On

Keeping your computer up to date with the latest security updates is more important now than ever.  What is the cost risk of doing so properly? In this post, we’ll dive into the question of how much it costs to leave your computer on. At Diligex, we take the approach that critical security updates need to be applied as soon … Read More

Software Updates – The Why And How

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Software Updates - The Why And How

Is keeping your computers software updated important? The short answer is, yes. Updates are important for a variety of reasons and the importance of keeping your computer up to date should not be overlooked. With that said, I bring you and write on Software Updates – The Why And How. Keeping your computer software up to date can: Improve performance … Read More

Are Dual Monitors Right For Me?

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Are Dual Monitors Right For Me

In our busy work lives, we are constantly trying to find ways to work more efficiently and effectively.  Using dual monitors may be one way to increase your productivity, helping you get the job done. Besides creating a cool “command center”, it has been proven to provide better productivity and increase quality as well. But are dual monitors the right option … Read More

Remote Workforce Data Security

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Remote Workforce Data Security

Whether it’s due to the ever-evolving changes in technology or physical challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s businesses are moving towards a remote workforce. As those businesses continue to adapt to having employees work from home on an occasional or permanent basis, maintaining the security of corporate assets becomes more complex. Thinking through your remote workforce data security posture … Read More