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3 IT Security Measures to Improve Peace of Mind

I overheard a conversation at a trade show the other day indicating that “the boss” is very concerned about IT security.  According to this employee, it is one of the things that keeps the boss up at night.  I couldn’t help but wonder if he was doing anything about his concerns. Let’s face it, IT…
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The Expiration of Windows 7

Windows 7 has an expiration date. Like that past-date gallon of milk in the fridge, it won’t be good for long.  Hopefully, this does not come as a surprise to you!  Windows 7 went out of mainstream support on January 13, 2015. This date was of little impact, because Microsoft continued to update and keep…
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7 Keys for Cyber Security

There is a new data breach in the news every day.  Today’s report comes via security awareness training firm KnowBe4 but is attributable to an FBI Alert released on Sept 18, 2018.  They say, “Cybercriminals target employees through phishing emails designed to capture an employee’s login credentials. Once the cybercriminal has obtained an employee’s  credentials, the…
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Is it Safe to Leave the Internet Unfiltered? 3 Key Factors For Filtering and Monitoring

The Internet is a productive tool for business, and yet it offers so many temptations and distractions. Have you ever had to address an issue with an employee browsing inappropriate content? Have you ever walked into someone’s area and seen the scurry to minimize a movie, shopping site or social media page? While these things…
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Is It Time to Update Your Remote Access? 9 Things to Consider to Stay Secure

Allowing workers to work from home and when traveling has become the norm for many companies. It brings convenience. It helps them be productive, and in most industries, it is just expected. If you haven’t reviewed how you provide remote access in the last year or two, it may be time to take another look.…
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