Learn about Internet Security with these 3 TED Talks

Everyone is worried about Internet Security

Internet Security at Work

We hear horror stories about Cybercrime, Ransomware and data losses. We put together some interesting TED talks that cover a lot of issues in Internet Security. 

Where does Cybercrime come from?

2 billion personal records stole last year. This talk gives some useful information on the scope of cybercrime as well as proposing ways to deal with it. The talk shows how the dark web acts like a marketplace for attacks. IBM has opened up its cyber threat database.

Wire Tapping the Secret Service, Don't try this at home!

This video is funny but shows some serious flaws. The reputation of your business is easy to attack online. Make sure that you search for your business name and that you are in control of all your online listings. Setting up a Google News alert for your business name can automate this process.

Reconceptualizing Security

This is an old talk, but a good one, talking about the feeling of security versus the reality. Bruce Schneier is a well know Internet Security expert with a blog that is well worth reading, find out about security theatre and a false sense of insecurity

Avoiding Ransomware and Cybercrime at Work

Read our earlier blog post on how to avoid Cybercrime and protect your Internet Security. This free guide shows employees how to avoid phishing emails.

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Microsoft Word Quick Tips and Shortcuts

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Everyone needs to use Microsoft Word for something.  Here are the tips and tricks you might have missed to speed up your workday.

The toolbar at the bottom of the document is useful. 

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On the left,

·         Word count,

·         Page number,

·         The book icon which goes right to spellcheck

·         Language option,

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On the right

·         zoom slider and buttons

·         Read Mode is for reading a document using he full screen

·         Print Layout shoes the page as it would appear on a printed page

·         Web View lets you see the document as it would appear on the web 

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When you open Word, in the home ribbon, you can see a series of style options.  These let you quickly change the font, colour and layout of the document.  You can expand the list and see more options. This is a great way to quickly make your document look professional.

You can have multiple documents open at once.  The quickest way to get a new blank document is to hit CTRL + N.  If you want to apply a template first, click the file ribbon and then click New.  Then click the theme you want.  You can also save your own theme. If you have multiple documents open at once, you can close one by hitting CTRL + W.

If you want to change a piece of text you may need to select it, this can be done with the mouse or by holding shift and an arrow key. Hitting CTRL + B will turn on Bold, CTRL + U turns on Underline, and CTRL + I make the text Italic.

Sometimes you need a sub script or superscript.  For Squares in maths for example. CTRL + Shift + =, Superscript CTRL + =, Subscript.

Remember that the latest versions of Microsoft Word are not only on Desktop. Office 365 features a Web, iPhone and Android version of Microsoft Word.  If you want to know more about Office 365 or any other IT service, Contact Us Today!