Your Next Password May Be Stored in Your Shirt Cuff

Posted by - December 21, 2017

  Researchers at the University of Washington are trying to store small amounts of data on smart fabrics.  These magnetized garments would be readable by a magnetometer and not need any electronics or batteries to function.  This would be useful for invisibly labeling items or using clothing or accessories in place of a password or… Read more »

The Holiday Season Is Scammer Heaven

Posted by - November 16, 2017

  It’s the Holiday Season once again, but remember it is also a holiday for the bad guys as well, but not in the way you might think. Hackers go into scam-overdrive mode during this time of the year to prey on the heavy shopping done by consumers. This time of year is the busiest… Read more »

iPhone “i” Problem Solution

Posted by - November 09, 2017

If you have an iPhone and you’re having the issue where “i” gets replaced with weird characters, here is the fix: Go to Settings Go to General Go to Keyboard Go to Text Replacement Tap + in the top right corner Type lower case i on the phrase line & capital I on the shortcut… Read more »

OptfinITy Recognized on 2017 CRN Next-Gen 250 List

Posted by - November 06, 2017

  November 6, 2017 – OptfinITy, the DC areas Leading IT Provider for Small Business and Non-Profit Associations announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named OptfinITy to its 2017 Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list recognizes standout IT solution providers who have successfully transformed their businesses to meet the demands… Read more »

Want to improve cybersecurity? Try phishing your own employees

Posted by - September 28, 2017

Spear phishing campaigns make up 90% of cyberattacks and most employees are still unable to discern these scams from innocent emails. If you want to improve your company’s cybersecurity education, you might want to consider phishing your own staff. Before making the campaign public, companies should take a baseline measurement of how employees react to… Read more »

Optfinity: A Proud Sponsor of the Police and Fire Fighters Tribute

Posted by - September 27, 2017

Help Optfinity and the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our local public safety personnel and first responders at the 9th Annual Police & Fire Fighters Tribute. They work every day to keep our community safe and this is our chance to show our appreciation for their service. The evening… Read more »

OTAC 10th Annual Connection Reception

Posted by - September 27, 2017

For the tenth consecutive year, as Alexandria’s premiere business organization, Old Town Alexandria Connection, OTAC, is hosting a FREE reception to foster relationships among regional business professionals who will meet, mingle, and connect with potential clients and business opportunities. Invitation-only admission with complimentary food, cash bar, scholarship raffle, & multiple prize drawings. One hundred percent… Read more »

5 Awesome Windows® Features You Never Knew Existed

Posted by - September 27, 2017

1. Window Shake and Shrink If you’ve ever worked within multiple Microsoft® windows, you know that bouncing back and forth between them can be a pain. To fix this, click on and hold the title bar of a program and give it a little shake with your mouse. All other windows will minimize, and the… Read more »

September Webinar: Social Media Trends

Posted by - September 12, 2017

Social Media is a powerful marketing toolset.  Join us to learn about the current social media trends and how you can leverage them to improve your organization.  As usual, the event is on the fourth Friday of the month, so be sure to check out our calendar for next month’s event. Register today!