Contact us today!
866-348-2602

Total Tech Care Blog

Total Tech Care has been serving Florida since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Don’t Let Burnout Overcome Your Business

Don’t Let Burnout Overcome Your Business

It can be said that most of 2020 and the first couple of months of 2021 have been difficult for most people. Not billionaires, of course, but most other people have found the past year difficult on some level. That’s why it isn’t surprising to hear people talk about workplace burnout. Today, we’ll define burnout and what is being said about it. 

Continue reading
0 Comments

Some Consumers are Aware of Data Privacy, But It’s Not Enough

Some Consumers are Aware of Data Privacy, But It’s Not Enough

With the holidays approaching, and with the global pandemic still underway, online shopping is going to be under even more demand than usual in 2020. With all of these transactions online, it would stand to reason that people would be more keen to follow best security practices than ever before. This week, we take a look at how people are staying secure online and whether or not the need for speed outweighs their security and privacy efforts.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Don’t Forget to Add These Handy Home-Office Gadgets to Your Shopping List!

Don’t Forget to Add These Handy Home-Office Gadgets to Your Shopping List!

There is no denying that gifts are a major part of the typical festivities around this time of year, so it only seems that having some ideas as to what you’d like to receive to share with others is a helpful contribution. As our way of helping, we’ve decided to share a few tech-based suggestions that would find a welcome home in any home office or remote workspace.

Continue reading
0 Comments

The User Experience Using Windows Apps on Chrome OS

The User Experience Using Windows Apps on Chrome OS

After a long period, punctuated by no shortness of user demand, Chromebooks can now finally support Windows applications. Well, in a manner of speaking. Let’s examine the process that now allows a user access to the applications once denied to ChromeOS users, to consider if it is worth using after all.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How Listening to Your Team Can Improve Your Use of Technology

How Listening to Your Team Can Improve Your Use of Technology

Business leadership is an important trait for more than just a business’ leader by title. It is something that should be present at every level, encouraged by the individual at the top. To do so, it helps to ask your team the right questions to put them in a mindset of responsibility for the business’ well-being. Here, we’ve shared some of these questions to get you started.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Minding Your Manners in the Office Again

Tip of the Week: Minding Your Manners in the Office Again

In the office, there are certain courtesies that most people follow, simply to make sure that the environment remains a peaceful and effective place to work. Working at home (as many have) makes many of these courtesies redundant. As many return to the office, resuming these manners will be important. Let’s go over some of the biggest shifts that your employees should remember as they head back to the office.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Are Developers Going to Eliminate the Password?

Are Developers Going to Eliminate the Password?

A lot is made about data breaches and hackers, but I think you’d be surprised to find out that over 80 percent of cyberattacks are the result of stolen authentication credentials. This has led many security-minded IT administrators to try and find a better way than the old username & password strategy that we’ve all been using for as long as there have been user accounts. One organization that is actively making waves trying to replace the username/password combo is Microsoft. They are at the forefront of the move to passwordless authentication.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How to Set the Tone for Workplace Collaboration

How to Set the Tone for Workplace Collaboration

Collaboration—one of the more popular workplace buzzwords you hear nowadays, it serves a very important function for any successful business. Therefore, establishing healthy collaborative processes should be considered a priority in any establishment’s operations.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Social Engineering Isn’t Going Away

Social Engineering Isn’t Going Away

When someone starts talking about social engineering, people often get confused. They think we’re talking about cloning. While having two of something you love may not be terrible, the social engineering we routinely cite is much, much worse. Social engineering is the act of using social interactions to get people to make cybersecurity mistakes. Today, we’ll take a look at social engineering and how it can have a negative effect on your business. 

Continue reading
0 Comments

Options for Effective Business Communications

Options for Effective Business Communications

Today’s business is much more collaborative than it was in the past. This means that there are a lot more communications to manage. Small businesses may use technology to try and bridge the gaps and large businesses use it to manage huge and complicated workflows. Today, we take a look at the average business’ internal communications, and which tools are best for increased productivity.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Your Cybersecurity To-Do List

Tip of the Week: Your Cybersecurity To-Do List

It is a well-established and widely-known fact that your employees are some of the biggest threats to your business via the technology that they use each and every day. If your employees aren’t aware of the practices and policies that they need to follow to prevent these threats, you could find yourself in an unpleasant position. Here, we’ll review four categories of cybersecurity basics that everyone in an organization should abide by, and some tips to support each.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: How to Use Instant Messaging Professionally

Tip of the Week: How to Use Instant Messaging Professionally

Communication is paramount in any business environment, which makes it crucial that your business is equipped with the tools that allow this communication to take place. In light of this, many businesses have embraced instant messaging applications in the workplace. For this week’s tip, we’ll go over how to most productively and professionally utilize instant messaging.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Are Workplace Wellness Programs Effective? It Depends

Tip of the Week: Are Workplace Wellness Programs Effective? It Depends

Workplace wellness programs, despite being an $8 billion industry, are a bit of a quandary for employers - as the jury is still out over whether or not these kinds of programs are effective. For this week’s tip, we’ll examine if a wellness program might be a good fit for you.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Company Culture Can Be a Huge Business Strength

Tip of the Week: Company Culture Can Be a Huge Business Strength

When considering a business’ strengths, there is a tendency to focus on its more quantifiable aspects - it generates x dollars in revenue, or leverages advanced solutions a, b, and c. While these kinds of competitive advantages are valuable to have, it is also important to recognize how critical one of your more qualifiable strengths can be: your company culture.

Continue reading
0 Comments

What Does Internet Rights Advocacy Mean?

What Does Internet Rights Advocacy Mean?

The Internet is a vast and amazing place. Some have even argued that it is one of people’s best-ever inventions. Some would push it further by actively attempting to outline what rights an Internet user has. Advocacy groups have been popping up, and while it has had a marked effect on public policy in more progressive nations, some nations look on these groups with disdain. Today we will take you through human rights advocacy on the Internet, and what to expect going forward.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How to Mitigate Unhappy Online Opinions

How to Mitigate Unhappy Online Opinions

As nice as it would be to always please everybody with your business services, it just isn’t going to happen. Sooner or later, you’re going to encounter someone who isn’t pleased, and they’re going to have the capability to do some damage to your reputation. Fortunately, there is a way you can mitigate this damage.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: How to Encourage a Good Team Dynamic

Tip of the Week: How to Encourage a Good Team Dynamic

Collaboration is an invaluable part of any modern business’ success, which means that teamwork is an essential skill for your staff to have. Unfortunately, teamwork isn’t always the easiest thing to achieve in the office. There are, however, ways that you can promote it among your workforce. For this week’s tip, we’ll discuss a few ways how.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How Virtual Reality Could Help Paraplegics Walk Again

How Virtual Reality Could Help Paraplegics Walk Again

Virtual reality is a major contender for the next big technology to hit the business industry, and it’s been able to accomplish what modern neuroscience could not. In the medical sector, virtual reality has been tested on paraplegic patients in attempts to help them walk again using brain-controlled robotic limbs. However, these innovations have yielded unexpected, astounding results.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Blog Archive

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!

      Free Consultation
       

      Tag Cloud

      Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Cloud Business Computing Privacy Hosted Solutions Productivity Hackers Google Efficiency Network Security Business Backup Microsoft Internet Email Workplace Tips Software Innovation Data Malware User Tips VoIP Hardware Mobile Devices Android Disaster Recovery Smartphones IT Services Computer Smartphone Business Continuity Communication IT Support Mobile Device communications Miscellaneous Network Collaboration Small Business Productivity Browser Users Quick Tips Upgrade Outsourced IT Business Management Data Backup Windows 10 Phishing Managed IT Services Windows Server Save Money Data Recovery Cybersecurity Windows 10 Office Cloud Computing Holiday Gadgets Social Media Chrome Tech Term Saving Money Automation Microsoft Office Managed Service Passwords Virtualization Managed IT Services Facebook Cybercrime Computers BYOD Ransomware Internet of Things IT Support Operating System Artificial Intelligence Hacking Spam Office 365 Networking Telephone Systems Alert Managed Service Provider Wi-Fi Information Technology Health Covid-19 Router Mobile Device Management BDR Bandwidth Information Social Engineering Mobility Recovery Employer-Employee Relationship Mobile Computing Applications Data Breach Remote Monitoring Application Law Enforcement App History Big Data Money Mobile Office Government Private Cloud How To Office Tips Paperless Office Managed IT Blockchain Password VPN Apps Patch Management Human Resources Encryption Remote Computing Google Drive IT solutions Entertainment Mouse HaaS Website Budget Avoiding Downtime Data Security Wireless Training Bring Your Own Device Data Management Gmail Work/Life Balance Data Storage Settings Flexibility Windows 7 Infrastructure Word Two-factor Authentication Marketing WiFi Vendor Sports Servers HIPAA Vendor Management Redundancy Display Keyboard USB User Error Data Protection Meetings Hacker Save Time Telephone System The Internet of Things Machine Learning Lithium-ion battery Staff Software as a Service Cleaning Connectivity Remote Remote Work Conferencing Vulnerability Firewall End of Support Scam Managed Services Education Voice over Internet Protocol Virtual Reality Safety Apple IT Plan PDF Fraud Network Congestion Printer Social Cryptocurrency Bluetooth eWaste Unsupported Software Proactive IT Processor Charger Best Practice Compliance YouTube Wearable Technology Hard Drive OneNote Computer Care Black Market IT Consultant Comparison Retail Employee/Employer Relationship Hard Drives Instant Messaging Telephony Humor Robot Business Technology Excel Samsung CES Document Management Access Control Biometrics Solid State Drive Wireless Technology Risk Management Virtual Desktop Virtual Assistant Value Content Management Downtime Spam Blocking Electronic Medical Records DDoS Data storage Automobile Digital Signage Hiring/Firing SharePoint Computing Infrastructure Going Green Procurement Customer Service Update Printing Virus Net Neutrality Environment Fax Server Unified Threat Management Business Intelligence Battery Help Desk Google Docs Identity Theft Shadow IT Computer Accessories Audit Legal Worker SaaS IT Management Augmented Reality Physical Security Internet Exlporer Managed Services Provider Botnet Multi-Factor Security Notifications IaaS Remote Workers Maintenance Remote Worker Smart Tech Addiction Benefits IT Assessment Bing Database Bloatware Workers Windows Server 2008 R2 FENG Business Mangement Peripheral Trending Managed IT Service Wiring Tablets IBM Practices Relocation Cache Smart Technology Amazon OneDrive Printer Server Flash Manufacturing Entrepreneur Safe Mode Video Games Recycling Quick Tip Using Data Shortcut Software Tips GDPR Worker Commute Security Cameras Supercomputer Hosted Computing Emails Wireless Internet Amazon Web Services Copiers Sync Experience Biometric Security Cost Management Social Networking File Sharing Scalability Criminal PCI DSS Computing Camera Business Owner Current Events Inventory Netflix Wire Two Factor Authentication Online Shopping NarrowBand Development 5G Policy Running Cable RMM Root Cause Analysis Search Music Specifications Fiber Optics HBO Printers Smartwatch Memory Knowledge iPhone OLED Smart Office Evernote Messaging Skype Procedure Virtual Machine Data loss How to Travel Troubleshooting Millennials Consultant Trend Micro Outlook Virtual Private Network Employee Leadership Authentication Files Cabling Wireless Charging Chromecast SMS Analytics Start Menu FinTech Hypervisor Screen Mirroring Science Loyalty Books Workforce Uninterrupted Power Supply Best Available Shopping Frequently Asked Questions Project Management Nanotechnology Colocation Default App Windows 10s Cables WIndows 7 AI Mobile Employees Distributed Denial of Service Saving Time Customer Relationship Management Cast Monitor Emergency Telecommuting Social Network Tip of the week Warranty Google Search Analyitcs webinar IT Infrastructure Programming Public Cloud HVAC Employer Employee Relationship Cortana Professional Services Streaming Media Sales Assessment Digital Signature Reputation Tech Support Windows Server 2008 Administrator Content Devices Investment Windows Media Player Enterprise Content Management Techology Google Apps Laptop User Supply Chain Management Antivirus PowerPoint Tools Customer relationships Bitcoin MSP Windows 8 Television Accountants Customers Personal IT service Microchip Audiobook ISP Thought Leadership ROI Password Management Touchpad Managing Stress Batteries Shortcuts Tablet Public Computer Twitter Advertising Transportation Credit Cards Digitize Domains Cameras Regulations Search Engine Politics Cryptomining Computer Fan NIST Rootkit Password Manager

      Top Blog

      The reasoning for this is simple: you want to make sure that operations are proceeding as intended, even if you’re not there. If you completely check out from the workplace every time you leave, you could return from your vacation to a complete and total disaster that may have been prevented with y...
      QR-Code