Category Archives: Tips & How To’s

Technical tips and how to guidance for SmartDeploy users.

13 Jan

Password vs. Passphrase

In 2019, cyber security was a hot topic for IT teams internationally and understandably so, even tech giant Microsoft fell victim to hackers. Even with users updating passwords quarterly, passwords are being stolen and company data is being compromised. A whopping “81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged stolen and/or weak passwords” (Verizon Data Breach Report), it […]

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01 Jul

VIDEO: One-click Driver Updates

Equipping end users with high performance, stable hardware to maximize productivity is a major priority for IT. Making sure the basics are covered, like adequate memory and processing speed, is important but keeping device drivers up to date will also avoid unnecessary interruptions. Updated drivers not only increase hardware efficiency, but they can also combat […]

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25 Jun

Enterprise Dish: Demystifying Windows 10 Update Complexity

On this Enterprise Dish episode SmartDeploy CEO, Aaron Suzuki and host Brad Sams discussed recent Microsoft news and tech trends this past month, including a little bit about Aaron’s growing bike collection. They began unpacking a new announcement from Microsoft regarding Windows 10, version 1903. The previous release had some hiccups including hardware-based encryption issues […]

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