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Cyber Liability: Being Prepared is Better than Scared

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Events by 0 Comment

Course: Cyber Liability: Being Prepared is Better Than Scared (CVMIC 3297) Please join us for a full day of cyber security sessions which will include the following: Network Security Best Practices & Assessments Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity An Exploration Inside the Realm of HIPAA Prevention, Protection, and Preparation: Understanding your CVMIC Cyber Liability Insurance and Resources..

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MDM Solution for Small Business: Are Mobile Device Management Solutions Practical?

On October 9th, 2017, posted in: Mobile Device Mgmt by 0 Comment

The growth of mobile devices has been nothing short of astonishing. In 2006, the iPhone did not exist. In 2017, they’re so common that most people couldn’t imagine life without their mobile device. Just as interesting, is the rate at which mobile devices have been adopted into the workplace. Not long ago, many businesses would..

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Equifax Data Breach: What You Need to Know

On October 4th, 2017, posted in: Security Threats by 0 Comment

By now, you’ve heard about the massive Equifax data breach that hit widespread media headlines on September 7th, 2017. Equifax is one of the nation’s three key credit bureaus that tracks and stores individuals’ credit histories, along with a treasure trove of other personal information such as social security numbers. While the term “data breach”..

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Ready or Not, HIPAA Enforcement is Here

On October 4th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by 0 Comment

To say HIPAA enforcement is on the rise is an understatement. In 2016, we saw a substantial increase in HIPAA enforcement resolution agreements and penalties to the tune of $23 million dollars in fines, a 300% increase in total collected fines over the previous annual record in 2014 of $7.4 million. At the start of..

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Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Data Safe

On September 12th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Data Safe

As a small business owner or manager, you’re faced with many challenges. With narrow margins and competitors at your heels, you need to move faster, work smarter, and serve your customers better to maintain your position in the marketplace. But quite often, small businesses are so focused on developing the business that they neglect one..

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Back to School Cyber Security Tips for Kids of All Ages

On September 7th, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Back to School Cyber Security Tips for Kids of All Ages

As children of all ages go back to school, in today’s modern world, cyber security is one of many looming threats they’re faced with. We live in an age where toddlers carry around iPads and if you want to call your middle schooler, you can reach them on their iPhone. It’s critical, now more than..

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How to Budget for Cyber Security

On September 7th, 2017, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on How to Budget for Cyber Security

Cyber security is a moving target, not a “set it and forget it” part of your IT infrastructure. For this reason, budgeting for cyber security isn’t as simple as budgeting for new technology, such as a new server, phone system or wireless network. Security is a process, not a project. As these variables change, they..

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Skype for Business: 7 Reasons to Start Using It Now

On August 19th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Skype for Business: 7 Reasons to Start Using It Now

Skype has long been a mainstay of personal communication, offering an inexpensive way for people to connect with others across the globe. While you might be familiar with Skype, what you might not know, is that Skype can be a powerful tool for business communication as well. Skype for Business provides an easy, secure way..

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5 Cyber Security Tips for Summer Travel

On August 3rd, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Tips for Summer Travel

When you went on vacation back in the 90’s, your only means of getting online was pretty much Internet cafes. Today, travelers have the convenience of using their own devices to connect to Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the world. On the plus side, this is much more secure than browsing on a public computer. Side..

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Boost Your Network Security with these 5 Managed Services

On August 3rd, 2017, posted in: Managed it by Comments Off on Boost Your Network Security with these 5 Managed Services

When you think of managed services, a few things might come to mind. A means to effectively budget for fluctuating IT expenses An IT solution that minimizes technical issues through ongoing network management A great way to secure your network – wait…what? For many people, managed services are not synonymous with security, but the truth..

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