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What is Two Factor Authentication?

What is Two Factor Authentication?   One of the easiest, cheapest and best ways to increase your IT security is to use something called 2FA – or two-factor authentication.   2FA is also known as MFA (multi-factor authentication) or OTP (one-time password).   What does 2FA do?   Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of […]

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What is a VPN?

In this guide, I will explain what a VPN is and what it does in a non-technical way.   Before we talk about what a VPN does, it might be helpful to explain what problem a VPN cures.

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What happens after Windows 7?

Windows 7 is now approaching its 10th birthday, and Microsoft has announced that it will become end-of-life (EOL) on 14th January 2020. What will happen on 14th January 2020? If you’re using a Windows 7 computer after this date, then nothing visible will happen.

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How to configure your new Windows 10 laptop

First things first, what should you do with your brand new laptop? You go through the Windows 10 setup, and you’re all done, right? Not really. Your notebook isn’t ready — until you do some tweaking. Let’s get the ball rolling. #1 Check for updates Your new laptop should check for updates automatically, but you […]

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