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Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity

Cyberattack is becoming more and more difficult to stop. Companies all over the globe have found themselves in a whirlwind of stress over potential cyberattack. Most of us know about the huge companies that have been hit by cybercrime, but the trend isn’t moving in the right direction. As information security changes, as do the criminals. Ponemon recently did a…
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Is Your IT Department Up to Par?

It seems that many small to medium sized businesses are starting to look at the option of turning to an outsourced IT team to help handle the load. With as much information being shared across your network, coupled with the all time high dependence on technology for workflow, one can see how having a trusted IT partner could be beneficial.…
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Ponemon Institute IT Study | What Does a Data Breach Cost?

How much does your organization value protecting data from cybercrime? You’ve probably heard about many of the large corporations being exposed to data breach, and maybe you have had a meeting about the importance. Today we’d like to talk about a study that covers what happens when a data breach occurs. Ponemon Institute is an organization that researches data protection,…
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Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

As we enter 2018 with fresh outlooks and new projects to look forward to, it’s important to keep IT services at the forefront. With as much cyber attack, ransomware, and other threats going around, you should take any and all necessary steps in protecting your company. How prepared are you for disaster recovery? Do you have a plan in place?…
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Minimize Downtime | Be Proactive in Prevention

Today, with as much digital information being passed through both the cloud and devices, the threat of tech failure is at an all time high. Coupled with the threat of tech failure comes the threat of the downtime that follows, while things are being patched. You can have a concrete disaster recovery plan in place, and still end up with…
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IoT_Reaper | A Threat You Need To Know About

There have been a series of threats this past year that have caused an insurmountable amount of damage to millions of people around the United States. Implementing maximum security on your networks and hardware is so important. There are cybercriminals from all over the world that could cause your organization significant damage, both internally and for your customers. A new…
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As Cloud Storage Grows, Data Protection Becomes More Vital

A few years ago you may have started hearing about the “cloud” and been perplexed as to what it was and how it worked. You may still not totally understand what it means, unless you’re a part of the IT team or are familiar in data storage. Essentially, cloud storage means that data is stored in logical pools, across multiple…
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Avoid a Scare | Cybersecurity Tricks For Employees & Business Owners

As we mentioned, October is National Cyber Security Awareness month, so we wanted to touch on a few things that the Department of Homeland Defense considers important to avoid a scare. With all the cyber attacks and data purges that have happened over the last calendar year, it’s more important than ever to do your due diligence to protect vital…
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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

What do you associate with October? Pumpkins, corn mazes, autumn leaves, Michael Myers? What about cybersecurity? Okay, probably not, but did you know that all the way back in 2003, the Dept. of Homeland Security deemed October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? (NCSAM) The campaign was created to educate both private and public sector on the importance of cybersecurity, provide tools…
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4 Reasons Every Company Needs a Disaster Recovery Plan

With the recent spike in hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires tearing apart communities and causing mass destruction, SITI felt this was a good time to talk about disaster recovery. It’s always important to have a business continuity and prevention plan by backing up servers and having a trusted IT service provider, but you can’t always plan for devastation. It has been…
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