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National CyberSecurity Awareness Month:Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety

Posted on 10/2/18 7:42 AM by New Horizons in cybersecurity

The National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) website will highlight a different theme for every week of October 2018 to focus attention on the important issues everyone must be aware of to protect themselves, their information, and their online safety. As part of the NCSAM celebration, our Get Schooled blog will align with each of these themes each week during this important month.

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Cisco Careers – The Fundamentals, Networking & CyberSecurity, Are Still Most Important

Posted on 8/14/18 8:00 AM by New Horizons in Cisco

With all of the innovation taking place in their company, two of the highlights from Cisco Live are that fundamental Networking is more important than ever, and CyberSecurity is a foundational skill in every Cisco environment. This is valuable career information for those building their path in tech. 

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Communicating Across Your Organization

Posted on 8/7/18 8:00 AM by New Horizons

The most important thing anyone ever does in any company is something everyone does all the time.

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Enable Smoothing for greater brush painting control (Photoshop 2018)

Posted on 7/31/18 9:05 AM by New Horizons in photoshop, in tips and tricks

If you’ve ever tried to draw with the brush tool—yes, even with a stylus—you know how cumbersome and unforgiving Photoshop can be. CC 2018’s Smoothing feature makes this task a lot easier. When you paint with Smoothing enabled, you’ll notice a pink guide, also called a string, that runs from the painted stroke to your brush tip. This string plays a crucial part in the tool’s functionality.

Select the Brush tool (or Pencil, Mixer Brush, or Eraser tool) from the Tools panel and set your color and brush tip options. The Smoothing option is enabled by default. Adjust the Smoothing slider (from 0, which is no smoothing, to 100 which is maximum smoothing) on the tool Options bar to change the amount Photoshop smoothens the stroke. Then, click on the gear icon next to the Smoothing slider to choose from the different smoothing options:

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Use this key command to lock page elements (Illustrator CS6/CC/CC 2014/CC 2015/CC 2017/CC 2018)

Posted on 7/27/18 9:25 AM by New Horizons in Illustrator

Making a selection and moving page elements is a pain when you accidentally grab other elements within close proximity, or accidentally move or delete items you want to remain in place. If this sounds familiar, you need to get in the habit of locking your page elements. It’s easy to do, and prevents you from inadvertently selecting, moving or deleting these items.

To lock a page element, select the item and choose Object > Lock > Selection. You can also press [command][2] ([Ctrl][2] in Windows). To unlock page items choose Object > Unlock All, or press [command][option]2 ([Ctrl][Alt]2 in Windows).

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New Horizon’s Digest: The Quick Notes on the Windows 10 April Update

Posted on 6/26/18 9:10 AM by New Horizons in windows 10

Updates trigger avalanches! Avalanches of information about what’s new. In this New Horizon’s Digest we examine the most important things you need to know about what’s new in the April 2018 Update to Windows 10.

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10 Ways to Blow Your Interview

Posted on 9/20/17 4:57 PM by New Horizons in leadership development

Your blast-out of resumés got a hit! You’re going on an interview. If you really DON’T want to work, here’s a quick guide to make sure you blow the interview and don’t get the job:

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Successful Planning Key to Office 365 Deployment

Posted on 6/21/17 11:19 AM by New Horizons in office 365

Congratulations, you’re moving to a new office!

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Feel the Full Power of Your O365 Upgrade

Posted on 6/21/17 10:36 AM by New Horizons in office 365

Seamless teamwork is the core concept underlying the development of the newest upgrade to Office 365, Microsoft Teams. It creates an environment in which all the tools teams need to work with are readily available, instinctively easy to access, and the connections between various applications are seamlessly woven into the interface. No lines or barriers between different layers or segments. No separation. No disruption. No moving from place to place or app to app to get things done. A unified way of working.

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How to Manage a Remote or Virtual Team

Posted on 6/21/17 9:52 AM by New Horizons in leadership development

Decades ago, former Novell CEO Robert Frankenberg announced that “Work is no longer a destination, it’s an activity!” Since then, more and more employees have been getting to work, without going to work.

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