What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malware (malicious software) that has gained notoriety in recent months due to high profile cases of companies being infected and forced to pay a ransom. In the first half of 2016, we have seen destructive ransomware variants infecting hospitals and higher education institutions. What is it? • Ransomware is a…

@ccess Now

Technology plays a vital role in today’s society. In business, job candidates are expected to be proficient in a wide range of computer applications and platforms to be considered for employment.    To better prepare students for college and to create a qualified workforce of the future, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is rolling out…

Microsoft OneDrive

With OneDrive, formerly known as SkyDrive, you get 1 TB of storage in the cloud to store your files and photos, sync across all your computers, and even edit and collaborate on Office documents. You can access the latest version of your files from any computer, and some tablets and smart phones—no cables or USB…

Office 365 FAQs

What is the cloud? Essentially, cloud computing is about moving computing tasks off your computer, or off SLPS premises.  Cloud services are easy to recognize. They… aren’t installed on your computer–you usually connect to them via a web browser. keep your data with the service–not on your computer–so you don’t have to worry about backing…

Office 365 Overview

SLPS IT currently operates a large, highly available, on-premises Exchange  messaging system, which hosts over 5,000 mailboxes. Maintaining a large messaging system on-premises requires a lot of resources including staff, data storage, and servers. I requested the exploration of hosted messaging systems as an alternative for our current premises-based Exchange system in order to provide a…

Some great tips for using Google

We found a great article at the Huffington Post Web site that provides some good tips when using the Google Search.   We thought they are worth sharing with all of you.  Here is a link to that article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/03/google-search-facts_n_4697542.html?utm_hp_ref=technology