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Webinar Highlights: Protecting Your Data in 2020 and Beyond

Data privacy and security are two initiatives that have become top priorities for business and IT leaders around the world in recent years. While maintaining a secure environment is critically important in safeguarding an organization’s private information, the shift to a remote workforce has allowed cybercriminals to cause significant business disruption. For months, hackers have effectively taken advantage of employees’…
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The Importance of Two-Factor Authentication

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services Ready for the eye-opening stat of the day? Since the start of COVID-19, the FBI and its IC3 (Internet Crime Complaint Center) has reported a 300% increase in reported cybercrime activity. This starting rise in the frequency of cyberattacks has prompted companies—especially those with vulnerable networks due to increases in work-from-home activity—to enhance…
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How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services As cyberattacks have become increasingly prevalent in recent years, the importance of effective cybersecurity preparation has grown exponentially. To safeguard assets and protect against hacking attempts, organizations have felt the pressing need to ramp-up their security measures by mandating appropriate training exercises and informational sessions for all employees. Despite recent technological innovations that…
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Protecting Your Company from Surging Cyberattacks

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services Online hacking incidents have become increasingly frequent – and incredibly complex – in recent months. Phishers, scammers, and other cybercriminals have successfully exploited organizational loopholes and wreaked havoc on countless businesses – particularly those in the healthcare industry – since the outbreak of COVID-19. Today, millions of organizations rely on perimeter and endpoint…
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A Global MSP Status Report

By Pete Petrella, Director of Business Development Our friends at Datto conducted two recent studies to generate a more comprehensive understanding of managed service providers (MSPs). Titled “The Global State of the MSP Report,” over 1,800 MSP providers from around the world were surveyed. The reports gathered an abundance of data and feedback from participating organizations. From the emergence of…
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IT Protection Checklist: Staying Cyber-Secure When Returning to Work

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services As our communities have begun taking significant strides in easing shutdown restrictions and entering new phases of reopening, many businesses have begun to follow suit. While the number of COVID-19 cases continues to drop nationwide, our nation’s economy has surged in recent weeks as restaurants, retail stores, hair salons, and other small businesses…
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Lume’s Teams Tip Tuesday Video Compilation

As businesses around the world have shifted to entirely remote workplaces due to COVID-19, Microsoft Teams has become the central workplace hub of choice for millions of employees. Commonly referred to as simply “Teams,” the platform allows workers to seamlessly collaborate on projects, take part in virtual video conferences, communicate via messenger, and easily store and share files with fellow…
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Stay in Touch with IT: Top Ten IT Blogs and Sites to Follow

Stay in Touch with IT: Top Ten IT Blogs and Sites to Follow As businesses continue to adapt to the new normal, it’s important to stay up to speed on the latest news in the IT industry. Trends like cybersecurity and work-from-home strategies remain top of mind among many organizations. We understand as times continue to change, so does the…
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Video: How to Solve Cybersecurity Challenges During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, we are making every effort to help your business stay safe from cyberthreats and other IT challenges. We teamed up with our trusted partners at Cyberstone to put together this informational video, which covers: Hacking campaigns and phishing attacks Trickbot banking trojans Tips from the National Cyber Security Center Virtual Private Networks (VPN)…
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3 Cybersecurity Tips for Business Contuinity

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold globally, cybersecurity has never been more important for businesses in all industries. COVID-19-themed hacking campaigns and phishing attacks are on the rise, and many employers are telling their employees to work from home. Companies need to take the proper precautions to maintain business continuity. At Lume Strategies, we want to make sure companies…
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