Entries by Jolene Rankin

5 Essential Tips to Keep Your Identity Secure Online

At Akins IT, we have helped hundreds of businesses and thousands of people to secure their identities online. We’re proud that we make the internet a safer and more secure place for our clients and friends. With all the good we’ve seen, we have also witnessed a lot of bad situations that could have been […]

Happy 40th Star Wars Anniversary!

What does a real Star Wars fan do on the day of the 40th Anniversary of his or her favorite movie franchise?  Some people watch the movie again… Some people dress up like their favorite characters for the occasion. Some people buy memorabilia to mark the occasion. And some people learn how to silk screen/screen […]

Ransomware Attack Warning

This past Saturday, May 15th, major companies, hospitals, and government agencies were hit by a cyberattack of “an unprecedented level” that “requires international investigation.” This ransomware virus is called “WannaCry” and acts to lock down all files on the infected computer and asks the administrator to pay a fee for the files to be released. […]

3 Surprising Benefits of ID Management

If you’re thinking about adding identity management to protect your business, you probably have a lot of questions and considerations that make it feel like a pretty complex decision. Because you already have a lot on your plate and on your mind, it may help simplify your choices to explore these 3 surprising business benefits […]

4 Ways Microsoft EMS Enables Secure Collaboration

We’re sure you already know that sharing and collaboration are no longer done only in an office setting. As technology has evolved, so has the way that we conduct business — and we’ve realized that we need more security in that collaboration process. It’s not uncommon now to have mobile access to your entire desktop […]

OneDrive Updates

Microsoft’s new updates to OneDrives further empowers employees to sync, share and collaborate on files. There are updated managements features for administrators, syncing made easier and more accessible, and simplified sharing for internal and external use. Administrator Management Microsoft implemented the OneDrive admin center where administrators can control how and from where a user can […]