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The Phishing Tackle Box: Your Guide to Avoid Getting Hooked

Posted June 27, 2019 by Communications

filed under: Network Security, Cyber Threats, Data Security

Data Privacy and Security Reform: We’re Next

Posted May 31, 2019 by Communications

Compliance is Coming for US... Businesses

Since the advent of the internet, the storage and use of private data has been as cavalier as the Wild West. Businesses have been free to collect any data they can get their hands on, build massive customer databases, and then manipulate or even sell...

filed under: Compliance, Data Security, Privacy

HIPAA and You: A Compliance Conundrum

Posted May 1, 2019 by Communications

 

SO, What is a HIPAA?

If you aren’t in the healthcare industry (or in some cases even if you are, YIKES!) you might have only heard the term HIPAA in passing. The thing is, HIPAA now covers plenty of businesses outside of the healthcare industry due to the addition of the Omnibus Rule in 2009,...

filed under: Managed Services, HIPAA, Compliance

Malware, Hacking, and Phishing, Oh My!

Posted April 17, 2019 by Communications

filed under: IT Roadmap, Network Security, Cyber Threats

Marriott Database Debacle: A Cautionary Tale

Posted April 1, 2019 by Communications

Historic Breach

Remember the story of the Trojan Horse? The Trojans and Greeks had reached a standstill in their war because the walls around the city of Troy could not be breached. One day, the Trojans woke up to find that the Greeks had fled in the middle of the night, leaving behind a wooden...

filed under: IT Roadmap, Cybersecurity, Network Security

Do you have a Scary IT Story?

Posted October 30, 2018 by Communications

IT horror stories are perfect for Halloween and Cybersecurity Awareness month.  If you are the owner of a company or in the IT field, you all have your own similar scary tales to tell. 

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted October 15, 2018 by Communications

Educate your employees so that your company does not become one of the statistics below:

filed under: IT security

Instant business continuity when your internet is down: Internet backup using automatic cellular failover.

Posted July 31, 2018 by Communications

 

filed under: local I.T. Support, Hurricane preparedness, Business continuity, Redundant internet circuit, Internet backup, Cellular internet failover

Security Alert: Your Website Might Display This Warning Starting July 2018

Posted June 28, 2018 by Communications

Hurricane preparedness for business

Posted June 11, 2018 by Communications

On May 31st in the office, it is business as usual, but, June 1st strikes and it’s DEFCON 1 for the entire company. It’s hurricane season – is your business prepared? There are many similarities between preparing your home and family and preparing your office and employees. Here are steps to...