IT Chats: Managed Network Service Considerations, Part 1

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(4-min read) There is a common saying, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” All too often, we can’t achieve the right answers if we don’t know the right questions to ask. Let’s take a look at five managed network considerations that IT departments should be able to answer. 1. Diversification of Encryption Data encryption…Read Full Article

The Consequences of Sleeping on New System Updates

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(3-min read) A young boy once asked his father,  “Dad, what is being an adult all about?”  The father just sighed and replied,  “Well, you know those software update notifications? Adulthood is clicking ‘Remind Me Later’ every day until you eventually die.”  For some, this joke is a reality. Whether you’re using a Mac or…Read Full Article

The Cybersecurity Consequences of Reckless Online Sharing

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(4.5-min read) Social websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have made it possible to broadcast virtually any information you desire. Because of this, many find these websites to be an excellent means of staying connected with past friends and acquaintances as well as a way to meet new people. There are, however, those who would…Read Full Article

What is Two-Factor/Two-Step Authentication?

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(4-min read) Your Data Isn’t as Safe as You Think Instances of people gaining access to private information — such as email accounts, business documents, or banking information — are steadily on the rise. Using malicious software (“malware”) administered via phishing, installed spyware apps, or hacking unprotected wifi signals are all ways to gain access….Read Full Article

Preparing for Windows 7 End of Life Deadline

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(2.5-min read) Even though “2020” is a very sci-fi-sounding year, it’s right around the corner. With it comes Japan building a robotic moon base and a United States Presidential election, but also something that may impact your business — Windows 7 will officially enter into it’s “end-of-life” phase with Microsoft.  What Does “End-of-Life” Mean? Windows 7,…Read Full Article

System Assessments for Cyber Liability Insurance

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(3-min read) In this modern connected age, cyber liability insurance is a beneficial product to avoid placing cyber risk squarely on the shoulders of an organization or business entity. Still, before any policies are signed, your organization needs to prove to insurance providers that their systems are and will remain insurable. Let’s take a look…Read Full Article