Thrive Gwinnett | An Ecosystem of Water Innovation While creating a hub for innovation is not for the faint of heart, a dedicated team of pioneers at The Water Tower are accomplishing ...
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Black Friday Tech Deals
With health precautions limiting Black Friday activities at many brick-and-mortar locations, retailers have been forced to offset in-person crowds with more impressive online sales. And ...
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Thrive Gwinnett | Cybersecurity Awareness Month With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, what a better time than now to take a look at some of the new and peculiar threats ...
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United States Charges Russian Hackers
On October 15, 2020, the United States Department of Justice charged six Russian military officials for conspiring in a Russian cyberwarfare operation known as Sandworm. ...
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What Is a Zombie Computer?
With the month of October comes the spookiest of holidays: Halloween. And in the world of technology, few things are quite as frightening as zombie ...
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What Happens When You Download an Email Attachment?
When opening an email and clicking the attachment held inside, do you ever think about what goes on behind the scenes; before and after that ...
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New Ransomware Evades Modern Antivirus Software

May 27, 2020

For those businesses operating in a Windows environment, a new malware threatens to encrypt and ransom sensitive information; all while going undetected by standard antivirus applications.

Discovered on May 21, 2020 by Sophos Labs, ‘Ragnar Locker’ was engineered to strictly target corporate offices and government agencies in hopes of shutting down entire operations.

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Software to Manage a Remote Workforce | Benefits & Features

May 19, 2020

Whether it’s the recent launch of an international office, a global pandemic, or an occasional period of inclement weather, it’s likely that many businesses will face a day in which remote operations become vital to their financial success.

In this article, Rocket IT aims to equip and educate managers on the technology needed to lead from afar; while also highlighting how productivity tracking software can be used to gamify processes, discover new workflows, build trust, and more.

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Office 365 Is Now Microsoft 365 | Here’s What Changed

Apr 27, 2020

As of April 21, 2020, Microsoft has officially launched the rebranding of Office 365; with the subscription-based platform now falling under the company’s Microsoft 365 line of services.

While the core capabilities of each bundle remains the same, a few welcomed features have been added to both Business and Enterprise plans.

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How to Prevent Zoombombing | Zoom Settings to Change

Apr 13, 2020

As Zoom’s developers continue to update the back-end security of the video-conferencing application, a slew of welcomed settings give individuals the power to protect their meetings and the discussions held inside. But rather than skimming through a seemingly endless number of patch notes, Rocket IT is here to provide you with a specially curated list of settings to enable; mitigating the risk of Zoombombing and other vulnerabilities.

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Zoom Easter Eggs: Hidden Features of the Video Conferencing Platform

Apr 6, 2020

As people shift to telecommuting and working remotely, it’s likely that they’ll have an experience over the video web conferencing platform known as Zoom. And although, upon first glance, the simplicity of Zoom’s user interface makes it easy to control; don’t be fooled. A bounty of Easter eggs lies deeply buried in the app’s settings, and it’s Rocket IT goal to hunt them down.

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A Business Continuity Checklist (Ft. Eric Henderson) – Ep. 12 Rocket IT Podcast

Apr 1, 2020

In this episode of the Rocket IT Podcast, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce hosts Eric Henderson, Rocket IT’s VP of Technology, to help audience members ensure that technology remains a healthy part their operations.

From this insight, Eric provides audiences with a better understanding of where their next steps should lie, giving them confidence in their business’ productivity and security through this rapid transition to remote working.

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Technology to Work Remotely | Business Continuity & Disaster Planning

Mar 24, 2020

As the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to grow, organizational leaders have been tasked to develop business continuity plans that facilitate a remote working scenario. And although it’s clear that technology will play a role in maintaining a team’s productivity and success, it’s important that businesses carefully select the technology that best fits their needs and current digital environment.

In light of this, Rocket IT has teamed up with Gateway85 to provide individuals with insight into the various technologies that allow teams to access files, connect to software, and collaborate; all while working from home.

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Going Green to Save Some Green

Mar 16, 2020

While smart-home devices are great for automating mundane tasks around the house, finding one that effectively saves you money on your utility bills can feel like you’ve found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.

But before running out to buy costly appliances on a whim, consider how a few budget-friendly purchases can greatly assist in creating a sustainable smart house. Keeping in mind that St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, here are a few devices that can turn your home green, while saving some green.

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Windows 10 Features to Love

Windows 10 Features to Love

Feb 14, 2020

Whether it’s the initial purchase of a modern desktop or the recent discovery of new features in a beloved application; finding technology that supports your needs can feel a lot like love at first site.

For Rocket IT and its staff, this feeling came with the launch of Windows 10 nearly five years ago. And since that moment, the love we’ve felt for the operating system and its subsequent updates has never been stronger. So in light of Valentine’s Day, let’s dive into some of those features that make this version of the platform so unique.

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