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Microsoft’s phasing out more support options

Companies that have struggled to meet Microsoft’s end-of-life deadlines are about to find themselves with even fewer working options. Starting next week, support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 will end. 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

Infographic: Keys to disaster recovery

Does your organization have the right disaster recovery steps in place? This helpful chart could have some of the answers.

Survey: IT pros are seriously overworked

This may not be breaking news to you, but IT pros are often overworked and their departments are understaffed, according to a Spiceworks survey. 

You can delay Windows 10 updates – but not forever

Businesses seem pretty satisfied with Windows 10 overall. But there’s one feature that’s still confusing and confounding IT pros regularly: the update cycles. 

Cybersecurity’s giant gender gap

New data finds that only 10% of IT security jobs are held by women – this despite the fact that more women are entering the field. 

Meet the user most likely to cause a data breach

You’ve seen him walking the halls. You may have had pleasant conversations with him. By all accounts, he’s a great guy. He’s also a data breach waiting to happen. 

Why remote support is more crucial than ever

It appears working from home has finally reached the tipping point, with three-quarters of employees saying that’s where they feel most productive. But is this really a secure option? 

What’s in your Windows 10 update? Answers could be coming

Microsoft’s shift away from updates released once a month to automatic updates for Windows 10 has won some in IT over. It’s also caused some headaches, though. Fortunately, we could soon be seeing a solution to one of the biggest drawbacks. 

10 things great techs will do – and 2 they won’t

The job market for skilled IT workers is hot, and many companies are in a difficult position: They already have great techs on their staffs, but are worried about how they can keep them on board.