News & Computer Tips

February 29, 2016

Four Reasons your Employees are using Dropbox

Dropbox is free, easy and accessible from home.
September 27, 2016

How to Shrink your Inbox Down to Size

Follow these tips to manage your inbox and not feel overwhelmed by it.
November 1, 2016

Want to Work Smarter from Anywhere?

Move the business email into the cloud via Hosted Exchange for synchronization across devices.
April 11, 2017

Important Alert for Microsoft Office Users

The following is an important advisory for any all Microsoft® Office users of a new zero-day attack that installs malware onto fully patched systems running Microsoft's operating system via an Office vulnerability.
April 13, 2017

Patch Issued – Update for Microsoft Office Users

Microsoft has rolled out a patch that addresses the Word attachment vulnerability that we advised of on Monday. GSC IT Solutions recommends that you […]
May 13, 2017

Security Alert — a widespread ransomware cyberattack is targeting Windows Users.

Please protect your Windows computers by making sure you’ve applied the latest updates. You can do this by running Windows Update until there no more new updates to be applied. You should also make sure...
June 29, 2017

Security Alert — GSC IT Resources Available as Petya Ransomware Affects Businesses Across the World

A new strain of the Petya ransomware is affecting businesses across the world. The ransomware uses multiple techniques to spread, including the same Microsoft Windows “EternalBlue” exploit used by the WannaCry...
October 26, 2017

Security Alert – Wi-Fi Vulnerability Detected

A serious vulnerability was discovered in the WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i) encryption protocol used in Wi-Fi networking. The latest vulnerability known as KRACK (key reinstallation attacks) allows attackers, within proximity, to view...
November 16, 2017

GSC IT Partners with Ruckus Wireless

Two Companies with the same commitment to technological innovation and customer service come together to deliver superior products and support...
June 6, 2018

NEW – Introducing Comprehensive Managed Services

Leave the day-to-day IT management to GSC IT Solutions, and you can stay focused on what really matters—your business. Our new GSCare Comprehensive Managed Services plans make it easy for...
June 6, 2018

GSC IT Solutions Partners with Axis Communications

Having invented the first network camera back in 1996, Axis is a well-known leader in network video patented technologies. This partnership allows us to bring our customers cost-effective surveillance solutions...
April 26, 2019
Code on the Screen

Tech Talk – The Surprising Top Cause of Data Loss and Why Data Backup Should be a Top Priority

When most people consider the need to back up their critical business data they commonly consider it as insurance policy against equipment failure or natural disaster to ensure they can minimize the impact on these events have on their business operations.
May 9, 2019

Partnership with KnowBe4 to Provide Security Awareness Training

In an effort to offer our clients a structured security awareness and compliance training program, GSC IT Solutions recently partnered with KnowBe4, provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform.
September 12, 2019

New Partnership with Star2Star Communications to enhance VoIP/Unified Communications Offering

Star2Star specializes in innovative business VoIP solutions that help businesses of all sizes in any industry stay connected to what matters.
November 15, 2019

Expanding Ethernet switching and WIFI with HP Aruba

  GSC IT Solutions has been a partner of Hewlett Packard (HP) for several years, but in early 2019 made the decision to formally […]
November 19, 2019

Prepare Now for Windows 7, Server 2008, and Exchange 2010 End of Support

Once a product reaches its end-of-life, no new features, fixes or security updates are released for it.  GSC IT Solutions is placing a heavy focus in 2019 to assist businesses developing and implementing plans...
November 27, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

  Happy Thanksgiving from GSC IT Solutions! We will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 so our employees can enjoy […]
December 11, 2019

Online Holiday Shopping Tips

It’s that time of year again: online holiday shopping! With half of all holiday shopping done online, that leaves shoppers open to the numerous […]
December 23, 2019

Merry Christmas

  Happy Holidays from GSC IT Solutions! We will be closed on Wednesday, December 25th so our employees can enjoy the holiday with their […]
March 15, 2020

Unhackable Internet

Via technologyreview.com Later this year, Dutch researchers will complete a quantum internet between Delft and the Hague. An internet based on quantum physics will […]
March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures

To our customers, neighbors, and communities: Like everyone, GSC IT Solutions has been paying close attention to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We […]
March 31, 2020

Your Smartphone Is Revealing Far More Information About Your Location Than You Thought

via Inc.com A new report reveals startling details about how you are being tracked everywhere you go. You probably knew that your smartphone is tracking […]
April 3, 2020

Microsoft to rebrand some Office 365 commercial plans as ‘Microsoft 365’

via ZDNet.com Just when you thought you had a handle on what Microsoft 365 is, Microsoft is changing some (but not all) of the […]
April 6, 2020

5 Ways to Protect Your Zoom Meetings From Hackers

via Inc.com With the number of people working from home skyrocketing, hackers are going to work. Zoom quickly became the go-to tool for remote teams, […]
May 14, 2020

Microsoft Teams’ new feature: Group chat jumps from 100 to 250 people

via zdnet.com Microsoft beefs up chat features in Microsoft Teams to take on rivals like Zoom and Google Meet. With Microsoft Teams use exploding […]
May 27, 2020

How to Create a Strong, Complex Password

Want to make a strong password that’s very hard to crack? Follow these steps: This guideline is just a small part of the Security Awareness […]
July 15, 2020

Four Tips for Putting Your Best Face Forward During Video Calls

You may be participating in more video calls these days, whether in a virtual meeting for a community group or just hanging out with […]
July 31, 2020

These new Microsoft Teams features are coming in the next few days

via ZDNET.com Microsoft has announced that a raft of new Microsoft Teams features which it flagged earlier this month will be reaching end users […]
August 26, 2020

There’s a growing blind spot for your security team during the pandemic: IoT devices

Via zdnet Businesses may not be able to dictate what devices employees keep on their home networks, there are still many options available to […]
September 9, 2020

Microsoft 365 apps to end Internet Explorer support next year

via cnet.com The once-dominant web browser appears ready for retirement. Internet Explorer’s days have been numbered since Microsoft launched its Edge browser five years […]
September 23, 2020

Companies Battle Another Pandemic: Skyrocketing Hacking Attempts

via wsj.com Equifax Inc. EFX -0.59% had spent years working to repair its reputation after a massive data breach when lockdown orders meant office […]
September 27, 2020

Windows 10 October 2020 update: Everything you need to know

Windows 10 version 20H2 will be widely released next month, and should take only minutes to install. Here are all of the new features […]
October 28, 2020

Microsoft Seeks Startup Partnerships in Battle With Amazon Over Cloud

via wsj.com 9/14/20 Cloud-computing giants try to hook small companies; ‘If you’re a startup, having a big brother doesn’t hurt’ Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com […]
November 19, 2020

We’re relocating our offices effective December 1, 2020.

GSC IT Solutions is moving effective December 1, 2020. We are relocating to a new, larger location that supports our continued growth. We’ll also […]
December 23, 2020

Happy Holidays!

January 28, 2021

January 28th is Data Privacy Day

Manage Your Privacy Settings Want to view or change your privacy/security settings, but don’t know where to find them? Use the link below to […]
February 9, 2021

How to Care for Your Devices

Smartphones and tablets don’t like cold weather. When a lithium-ion battery is exposed to low temperatures, it can drain faster than normal or indicate it […]
February 11, 2021

Microsoft makes available Windows 10 ‘in cloud’ configuration settings for IT admins

Via zdnet.com Microsoft is continuing to try to simplify the management of Windows 10 PCs for businesses and education customers, this time with a […]
February 17, 2021

An upcoming Windows 10 update will remove the old Microsoft Edge

via msn.com The new Microsoft Edge has been out for over a year, and now it’s set to replace the old Edge on Windows […]
February 25, 2021

Microsoft and SAP pledge to integrate Teams with SAP business apps by mid-2021

via zdnet.com Microsoft and SAP are committing again this year to expanding their strategic partnership, but this time involving Microsoft Teams. For the past […]
March 3, 2021

Windows 10 privacy guide: How to take control

via zdnet.com Where do you draw the line on personal privacy? The right options are different for everyone. In this guide, I show you […]
March 10, 2021

Microsoft Teams: A cheat sheet

Microsoft Teams is Microsoft’s take on chat-based communication for business, its answer to competing platforms such as Slack and Atlassian’s HipChat. In its simplest […]
May 10, 2021

Quality, not quantity, is the hallmark of the latest waves of phishing attacks

Via techrepublic.com Cybercriminals have changed tactics since COVID-19, with surgically precise social engineering attacks targeting business apps replacing batch-and-blast phishing. A survey of IT professionals […]
May 17, 2021

Microsoft is cutting Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support from ten years to five

Via zdnet.com Microsoft is making it tougher for users who’ve looked to Long Term Servicing Updates as a way to avoid feature updates for […]
May 26, 2021

Windows 10: You need to try these 3 new features

via cnet.com The latest major Windows update brought some new tricks for your browser, Start menu and more. Here’s how to use them. The […]
June 8, 2021

80% of senior IT leaders see cybersecurity protection deficits

via techrepublic.com A lack of confidence in companies’ defenses is prompting 91% of organizations to boost 2021 budgets, according to a new IDG/Insight Enterprises […]
February 8, 2022

February 8th is Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day aims to not only create a safer internet but also a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, […]
March 1, 2022

CISA & the FBI Issue “Shields Up” Advisory About Possible Russian Cyber Attacks

Due to the escalating political tensions with Russia the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland […]
March 18, 2022

Why Microsoft 365 Is Getting More Expensive for Business Customers

via makeuseof.com From March 2022, Microsoft 365 will be more expensive for its commercial users. Let’s explore why Microsoft is doing this. Since launching […]
March 24, 2022

Partner Spotlight – Datto

As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and […]
June 13, 2022

Happy 40th Anniversary!

  This year GSC IT Solutions is celebrating the big 4-0! We’ve been happy to have our GSC IT team as a part of […]
June 20, 2022

RIP Internet Explorer

via CNET Microsoft ended support for Internet Explorer on Wednesday, putting its aging web browser out to pasture after nearly 27 years. A South […]
July 12, 2022

Amazon Prime Day or Amazon Crime Day? Don’t Fall Victim to Phishing

Even with a robust security posture, businesses are still at risk if they don’t take the time to properly train their employees to ensure […]
October 10, 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity awareness month! Our partners at KnowBe4 have released a free resource kit with tips to help secure your company against today’s […]
November 17, 2022

New Case Study: Temco Tool

We invite you to read our latest case study on Temco Tool! —- The Problem: As a leading manufacturer within the aerospace and defense […]