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IRS continues warning on impersonation scams; Reminds people to remain alert to other scams, schemes this summer

Posted on June 19th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


Austin Paid Sick Leave

Posted on June 8th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   During the last few years, there has been a huge push for paid sick leave. A lot of push. This comes from a parallel initiative in home vs. work balance. In February, the city of Austin passed an ordinance requiring businesses to give employees access to paid sick [read on ..]


GPUG in Five Words

Posted on May 30th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   What a community it is. I’ve only been part of the GPUG community for a short period of time, but I feel I’ve made real connections and have been privileged to come to know the great assortment of folks that make up the GPUG community. Recently, Ginny Lebeck [read on ..]


IRS warns tax pros of new scam posing as professional associations

Posted on May 24th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue [read on ..]


Greenshades disables TLS 1.0

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@Greenshades.com   In the interest of keeping sensitive data secure, we will be disabling access to our sites for any browser or application that does not support TLS 1.1 or higher. This change will take place before June 30th. This means that if your browser only supports TLS 1.0, you will not [read on ..]


Employee Services Messages and Bulletins

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer Hello, again. It’s me, your friendly Sales Engineer. It’s been a while since my schedule allowed me to write a blog, so in case you have forgotten, I still exist. Moving on. With today being National Memo Day, I think that it is good to mention that you can [read on ..]


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 ..]


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