Getting Your Electronic World Working for You


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Advancement Series Part 2: "Getting Your Electronic World Working For You"
April 14, 2014 at the MEV Innovation Centre, Milton, Ontario

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Getting Your Electronic World Working for You

  1. 1. GettingYour ElectronicWorld Working forYou Carol Duvall RDC Networks Twitter @rdcnetworks and @duvallconsults
  2. 2. StayingSafe Online heartbleed-bug/ affected/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link
  3. 3. StayingSafe Online  Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.  Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.  Scareware malicious computer programs designed to trick a user into buying and downloading unnecessary and potentially dangerous software, such as fake antivirus protection.  Adware is software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material (often unwanted) when a user is online.  Rootkit is a stealthy type of software, typically malicious, designed to hide the existence of certain processes or programs from normal methods of detection and enable continued privileged access to a computer.  Phishing is the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company.  Spearphishing is an e-mail spoofing fraud attempt that targets a specific organization, seeking unauthorized access to confidential data.  Follow Microsoft @safer_online
  4. 4. Phishing Scams
  5. 5. Strong Passwords
  6. 6. Free Anti-Virus For being a free software, it has a lot of useful bells and whistles that’ll keep your PC running smoothly. Microsoft Security Essentials also offers coverage (for free) to multiple computers, and small (10+ computers) businesses. Stating that the idea of being safe and maintaining your PC’s health is their prime concern.
  7. 7. Vulnerable Applications
  8. 8. Mobile Device Viruses
  9. 9. Where Do VirusesCome From?
  10. 10. System Restore IsYour Friend in Windows
  11. 11. Backup! Backup! Backup! Backup! Offsite (“cloud”) backups are fine, but are you really capturing all your data? Use the built-in Windows Backup that captures, not only your data, but it also creates an image of your entire machine, including the operating system (I bet you don’t remember where you put the recovery disk and license keys for the original machine), programs, documents, photos, videos, music files, your browser favourite AND your passwords! Go out and buy yourself an external backup drive like a Seagate Backup Plus or a Western Digital My Passport
  12. 12. What isCRM? Customer relationship management (CRM) is a model for managing a company’s interactions with current and future customers. It involves using technology to organize, automate, and synchronize sales, marketing, customer service, and technical support. - Wikipedia
  13. 13. FreeCustomer Relationship Management Tools
  14. 14. TabilloCRM
  15. 15. Free Accounting Software
  16. 16. Collecting Online Payments
  17. 17. Milton Chamber of Commerce Merchant Program
  18. 18. UseA Professional EmailAddress A custom email address helps you create a professional image and boosts your business’ credibility.
  19. 19. Office365 Home Premium
  20. 20. Office365 Small Business Plans
  21. 21. Time Management Tools
  22. 22. Tabillo
  23. 23. TrackTime Spent on Projects
  24. 24. Evernote
  25. 25. Capture BusinessCards (iPhoneOnly)
  26. 26. Password Manager
  27. 27. FreeWebsite Assessment
  28. 28. WhereToGo For Help
  29. 29. OnlineStorage
  30. 30. Collaboration
  31. 31. Sharing Data OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) for Business is personal online storage for a company’s employees. It’s the place where people can store, sync, and share their work files across multiple devices with ease and security. With OneDrive for Business you can collaborate with others in real time right from within Office and edit documents from virtually anywhere via a web browser in real time using Office Online.
  32. 32. Resources       urity_Bulletin_2013_Overall_statistics_for_2013#06  Videos on Hacking andViruses – HaltonTechTodayYouTube
  33. 33. THANK YOU! Carol Duvall RDC Networks Twitter @rdcnetworks and @duvallconsults