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Working Remotely? Here Are Cybersecurity Basics You Need to Know

Working Remotely? Here Are Cybersecurity Basics You Need to Know Working remotely has become standard in today’s digital world, even prior to the global health crisis forcing us all to stay at home. Although there are definitely tons of perks to working remotely, one huge drawback is that you don’t have physical access to IT […]

IT Security Rundown

IT Security Rundown I thought we would switch it up this week and do a rundown of some hot topics in security.  Here are a few that I’ve picked out that seemed relevant to our audience with links to more in depth articles if you want to know more. Group Policy Exploit A recent batch […]

6 Indicators You’re at Risk for Ransomware

6 Indicators You’re at Risk for Ransomware Research reveals that there are 6 Indicators you’re at risk for ransomware.  These items if not properly addressed will exponentially increase your risk of an attack.  Here are the top 6 items you should look out for: No Centrally managed Anti-virus & Patching – Patching and Anti-Virus have […]

Firewall Basics

Firewall Basics One of the most important parts of a network security plan is a good business class firewall. However, it’s become apparent through conversations had over my career that most folks don’t know what a firewall is, or why it’s important. The goal today is to explain in simple terms the basics of what […]

Zoom Security Concerns

Zoom Security Concerns Businesses around the US have sent employees home to work following COVID-19 shelter in place orders.  This has caused a huge influx of users to video conferencing applications like Zoom.  However, security of these products is always a concern, and Zooms complete lack of security is apparent in recent media coverage. Frankly, […]

The Cost of Downtime

The Cost of Downtime Building resilient IT systems that minimize downtime is the name of the game.  Why?  Because the cost of downtime can be staggering. Recent Examples March 2015, a 12-hour Apple store outage cost the company $25 million. August 2016, a five-hour power outage in an operation center caused 2,000 cancelled flights and […]