Posts by 42Gears Team

Top Mobile Security Threats in Late 2020

42Gears TeamIn 2020, mobile security threats are more severe than they’ve ever been before. This is due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted almost every aspect of every industry. As businesses adopt remote work now due to pandemic conditions, new weak points emerge. This is also true for companies that have…

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How do I boost employee productivity without taking away smartphones?

42Gears TeamEvery industry has its challenges, but the temptation of playing on a phone at work is constant. If you are worried about phones hurting employee productivity, you need two things. First, you need to set clear expectations about what you expect from your employees. Second, you need to show employees you take those expectations…

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Cybersecurity Awareness 2020 – How to be #Cybersmart

42Gears TeamIt’s October, and officially the fall season. But October is not just about pumpkin spiced lattes, vibrant fall foliage, and Halloween. October is also the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Launched in October 2004, Cybersecurity Awareness Month was an initiative by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

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How Device Management Can Help in Pandemic Preparedness

42Gears TeamPandemic preparedness is one of the most talked-about topics of 2020. Today, as a significant portion of the workforce is working from home and the field services industry is forced to adopt new guidelines, those responsible for ensuring business continuity must plan ahead. Thus, management organizations around the world are grooming leaders to plan…

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How to Remove Distractions for Students During Online Classes

42Gears TeamThe start of the 2020-2021 school year is a bit different from most. Many students will take classes at home, and unfortunately, distractions for students are everywhere. If you find that student distractions are making teaching hard, you can do something about it. Here are five distractions that every student deals with in a…

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SureMDM – The First Ever MDM Solution Capable of Managing SNMP Devices

42Gears TeamIf you are a network professional, you have likely heard of SNMP. For those of you who haven’t, here’s a run down. An app layer protocol, SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a part of the suite of Internet protocols that are commonly used for online communication. It originated in the 1980s, when business…

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Top 7 features and enhancements of iOS 14 and iPad OS 14 for enterprises

42Gears TeamiOS 14, the latest version of iOS, was released on September 16, 2020, alongside iPadOS 14, the latest version of iPadOS. Let’s look at some of the major features of iOS 14 that are enterprise-focussed and promise to simplify iOS and iPadOS management for IT admins.  1. Shared iPad for Business: Apple introduced the…

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3 Hotel Safety Measures You Need to Take for Your Staff Right Now

42Gears TeamAs the pandemic continues, hotel tech that was once a luxury is now essential. Key examples include contactless hotel check-in, keyless entry systems, and cardless payment systems. Thankfully, guests only need a smartphone to use these systems, so almost every guest can use them to stay safe. Unfortunately, the focus on guest safety is…

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Things Connectors – What’s in it for you?

42Gears TeamWhat kinds of devices do you picture when you think of device management? The usual – laptops, desktops, smartphones, rugged handhelds, and tablets, right? Some may even go as far as to include VR headsets and smartwatches on the list. But is that all that businesses use? Are “not-so-smart” not a part of their…

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