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Password Day 2018

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Today is Password Day! This day was designed to be a reminder to update your passwords and keep yourself safe from phishers. Here are some tips and tricks for making sure your password protects you in the way it should. Never reuse your password It’s super easy to [read on ..]


Additional Employee Benefits to Consider

Posted on April 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Demand? Keeping the edge? Staying ahead of the game? Why does your business offer employee benefits? An increasing amount of businesses are offering employee benefits to their employees for various reasons. Because of my job, I spend a lot of time perusing employee benefits and seeing what new businesses [read on ..]


Don’t be an April fool – safely and securely back up your data

Posted on March 30th, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@greenshades.com   This Saturday, March 31st, is World Backup Day, a day where IT professionals raise awareness and educate people about the importance of securing your data. Losing data can not only have a major impact on businesses but can also be a traumatic experience for an individual if the data lost [read on ..]


Check the URL when opening email links

Posted on March 14th, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@Greenshades.com   This time of year is full scammers and phishers. The Greenshades team has written and provided dozens of articles to help our clients and partner, however, each year the scammers get smarter and more sophisticated. This is why you need to take every precaution when opening emails. An email is [read on ..]


Today is “Organize Your Home Office Day” – Remote Greenies

Posted on March 13th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Today is “Organize Your Home Office Day!” As one of Greenshades’ many remote employees, this definitely applied to me. It was also a great time for reflection. Why do I like being remote? Is it because my office is the exact temperature I want it to be? Is it [read on ..]


How an employee portal solves for instant gratification

Posted on February 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Click. Done. It is as simple as that. Instant gratification is something that keeps popping up more and more in our society. You can order most anything online and know it will be to your house in two days. You no longer need to run to the bookstore [read on ..]


Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

A message from Greenshades Software: It is important to us to ensure that our clients, partners, and readers, are prepared and updated to any information on phishing or scamming. This information is courtesy of the US-Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a division of the Department of Homeland Security. This information was originally published on the US-CERT [read on ..]


IRS withholding tables updated for 2018

Posted on February 15th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate It seems like 2018 is just getting started, but there are already a lot of changes that have started taking place. Due to changes in the tax reform legislation, this is just one of the steps that the IRS will be making in response to the new tax laws. [read on ..]


Top product updates from 2017 – Part 3 

Posted on February 13th, 2018

Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Not over yet! As promised in Top product updates from 2017 – Part 2, here is Part 3  to wrap up our favorite product updates that were released in 2017. Part 1: Greenshades Online Employee Services  Part 2: Benefits Management and Year-End Forms  Part 3: Payroll Tax Service and [read on ..]


File your taxes before scammers do it for you

Posted on February 6th, 2018

This blog was originally published on the KrebsOnSecurity blog by Brian Krebs titled “File your taxes before scammers do it for you” on January 29. Today, Jan. 29, is officially the first day of the 2018 tax-filing season, also known as the day fraudsters start requesting phony tax refunds in the names of identity theft [read on ..]


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