Is TikTok safe to use?

What is TikTok? Tik Tok is one of the largest social medial platforms used to create, share, and access an enormous amount of short videos. Creating short videos and sharing them with others instantly are the main reasons for this success and popularity of TikTok. It is particularly popular with the younger generation as it [...]

Microsoft Teams (Free Version) – Implications for your small business

Every business has had to adapt to the need for remote communication and collaboration. In a scramble many businesses started using Microsoft Teams Free. This is available to anyone with a free Microsoft account or paid Microsoft 365 account. How does it work? Microsoft Teams offers Chat, Video Conferencing, Calendar and Calls and can be [...]

Boost your Wi-Fi across your whole home!

I was having issues with performance on Citrix and within Zoom.  Sometimes things would be slow, Zooms would freeze up or the audio would drop off.   In Citrix, sometimes things would freeze up for a few seconds.  I checked with others and they were not experiencing the same problem.   Even though browsing on the Internet [...]

SentinelOne Protects Against Two High Profile Cyber Attacks

The global cyber security landscape today is fraught with risks. New and dangerous forms of malware, highly coordinated ransom attacks, and state-sponsored cyber-attacks against infrastructure and industry are all on the rise. The tools and practices of the past are no longer adequate to keep pace with the threats we face today, let alone the [...]

Features of OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud based storage and productivity platform where you can save your documents, pictures, videos or anything you want to be able to access remotely. You can access your files saved into OneDrive from any device i.e. computer, tablet, cell phone etc. All you need to do is sign in to your OneDrive [...]

Qualcomm DSP Vulnerability: 40% of Android phones may be Vulnerable to Attack

Back in August of 2020, security researches at Checkpoint software, a leading security provider, released the results of their investigation into a hardware vulnerability that could impact as many as 40% of Android smartphones on the market, with some startling results. The research focused on a chip called the Digital Processing Unit, a key component [...]

Protecting Firms from Data Exfiltration

Data Exfiltration Seems like a cool term but it is bad news for your business if it happens to you.  Data exfiltration means that information (documents, folders, email) from your firm is extracted to the Internet without your knowledge and then hackers demand a ransom in order for them not to release that information to [...]

How to Setup Safe Senders in Mimecast

Mimecast is Triella's choice for spam management.   It is used heavily in legal environments and goals well beyond spam management by allowing emails to be archived virtually indefinitely,  allowing end users to sent mail messages much larger then the limit of their email system and allowing this all inside the Outlook interface. While Mimecast provides [...]

Security Awareness Training – Stay Safe!

In order to provide the best level of cyber security to our clients, we need to ensure that all elements of the technology framework – people, process, technology – are secure. At Triella, our clients rely on us to secure their IT systems by providing technology platforms that are built with multiple layers of security. [...]

How to Check your Password Expiry Date

Changing your password before it expires will ensure you do not get locked out! Have you ever attempted to log in and found that the system would not accept your password?  If so you can prevent that from happening by checking your password expiry date yourself!  Here is how! 1. Press the Start button and [...]