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Network Security Best Practices

Posted by Angel Martinez on Aug 7, 2018 9:54:51 AM

When black hat hackers target major retailers such as Target or Home Depot, all eyes turn to cybersecurity. But did you know that small businesses are at an even greater threat risk than these major companies? These brands often lack the knowledge of network security best practices, and hackers know entrepreneurial companies are unlikely to pursue costly litigation.

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Topics: Safety & Security

The Cost of NOT Having Proper Data Security

Posted by Angel Martinez on Aug 1, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Why is information security important for a company?

Organizations feel the cost of not having proper data security in their wallets, their credibility, and their customer retention rates.

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Topics: Safety & Security, Managed IT

Top Data Security Concerns

Posted by Angel Martinez on Jul 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Secure data is data that is both protected and available. Whether you use hardware or software measures to keep your data under virtual lock and key, you can make sure everything stays protected from cyber predators, unforeseen disasters, and simple errors.

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Topics: Safety & Security

The Dos and Don'ts of Network Security

Posted by Angel Martinez on Jul 17, 2018 2:23:17 PM

Hooded hackers don't cause most security breaches. Ordinary computer users do. Careless email mistakes, faxes on the floor, and easy-to-guess passwords can put your business' data at risk.

Keep your data locked away with this easy list of dos and don'ts.

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Topics: Safety & Security

Safeguarding Credit Card Information In The Digital Age

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Sep 4, 2017 8:30:00 AM

When your financial institution’s fraud prevention department calls you, it’s almost never good news, but the experience has become so common that if it hasn’t happened to you, it’s probably happened to someone you know.

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Topics: Safety & Security

How Much Are You Willing To Pay For Your Privacy?

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Aug 28, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Internet Service Providers (ISP), search engines, and social media platforms are collecting a startling amount of information on you through your web searches and online activity.

According to Brian Fung at The Washington Post, “(New) legislation makes it easier for Internet providers, such as AT&T and Verizon, to collect and sell information such as your Web browsing history and app usage.”

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Topics: Safety & Security

Benefits and Importance of IT Support Backup and Recovery

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Aug 14, 2017 8:31:00 AM

How valuable is your business’s data?

It may be the most precious asset your company owns. In 2015, for example, Comcast settled a $33 million claim because 75,000 customers assert that the company published their personal information even though those customers paid for privacy. Each victim got $100 for their loss. 

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Topics: Safety & Security, Data Backup

Business Continuity Testing

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Aug 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

In the event of a major disaster, could your company continue to do business? When Hurricane Katrina submerged the City of New Orleans beneath nearly 20 feet of water, what happened to area business’ data? Most of it was permanently destroyed.

It only takes a hard rain and a leaky roof to do the same damage in a small office.

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Topics: Safety & Security

Best Practices for IT Physical Security

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jul 31, 2017 8:15:00 AM

Your company may be serious about data security and technology protection, but did you know that physical security is an important component of IT safety? Is your business up-to-date on best practices for IT physical security? 

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Topics: Safety & Security

Cyber Security: The Most Sought After IT Skill in 2017

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jul 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Each year $445 billion dollar is lost due to hacker damage. That’s according to research by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, which also says that the United States accounts for about 25% of those losses.

Cybercrime is a 24-hour-a-day 7-day-a-week operation. It threatens every sector of society from the government and the military to retailers and financial institutions. In a recent survey, 79% of respondents said they detected a security incident in the past 12 months.

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Topics: Safety & Security