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Archive for August, 2022

New Version Releases For iOS Devices

Apple has recently announced a new string of updates for their OS family including iOS, iPadOS 15.6, macOS 12.5, watchOS 8.7 and tvOS 15.6. Bear in mind that the next version of ...

How To Easily Create An Efficient Workspace

The more efficient you are, the more effective you are.  That's true whether you're working from the office or from home. Fortunately, most office environments lend themselves to being efficient, so there's ...

Hackers Are Stealing Facebook Accounts With Malicious Messenger Bots

Researchers at Trustwave have shed light on a recently discovered phishing campaign revolving around Facebook Messenger bots. If you don't spend much time on social media, chatbots are programs designed to impersonate ...

Fake Copyright Infringement Emails Used To Spread Malware

Hackers found a new way to slip malware past your defenses.  Researchers around the world have spotted a curious new campaign designed to scare victims by sending them emails warning of copyright ...

Conflict Resolution In The Workplace

Conflict in the workplace is sadly inevitable.  Put a group of people in a room together for eight hours or longer every day, week after week. No matter how well they get ...

Android And iOS Network Protection Added With Microsoft Defender

Recently, Microsoft added a new feature for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) which has fans of the product cheering. Once the new "Mobile Network Protection" feature is enabled on the iOS and ...

The Windows 11 Apps That Use Your Microphone And Camera

Are you a member of the Windows 11 Insiders group?  If so, then you already know that you get a sneak peek at all the cool new features the engineers at Microsoft ...

Blog

How IT Can Drive Business Growth

How IT Can Drive Business Growth

As a business owner or leader, one of your responsibilities is exploring new ways to grow your business. There are[...]
Understanding Data Breaches: What Businesses Need to Know

Understanding Data Breaches: What Businesses Need to Know

Running a business means constantly collecting customer data, like identity and behavioral information, and using it to personalize user experiences[...]
June 2024 Microsoft Patch Tuesday

June 2024 Microsoft Patch Tuesday

In June 2024, Microsoft took action, fixing many issues its users noticed while using their programs and devices. These tech[...]

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5114 Balcones Woods Dr.
Suite 307-429
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 336-2970

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1144 Airport Blvd
Suite 260
Austin, TX 78702

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Since 2003, The Critical Update has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Austin metropolitan area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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