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How to Increase Your Application Security

Improving the cybersecurity of your registered investment advisor (RIA) firm should not be limited to protecting only the most critical systems. Improving application security to make systems as secure as possible is achieved by fortifying the ...

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Surprising Password Guidelines from NIST You Should Know

Surprising Password Guidelines from NIST You Should Know

Think you’re up to speed on everything there is to know about staying compliant with password guidelines that are set by regulatory and non-regulatory bodies alike? Don’t be so sure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has ...

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Why the Relationship with Your IT Service Provider Matters-414250-edited

Why the Relationship with Your IT Service Provider Matters

The security and accessibility of your company’s critical IT infrastructure, data, and operations shouldn’t be left to chance or in the hands of just anyone. Many organizations rely solely on their in-house IT person (or team) to meet their IT ...

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Reasons You Should Avoid Public Wi-Fi Networks

3 Reasons You Should Avoid Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public wireless networks (public wifi, public wi-fi networks) and Wi-Fi hotspots provide unparalleled convenience to mobile and remote users who need internet access while away from their home or business network. However, these networks are ...

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Why Software Management is Critical to Your Cybersecurity-184105-edited

Why Software Management is Critical to Your Cybersecurity

The software components that are connected to your IT infrastructure and network are both an advantage and a threat to the security of your business or organization. When properly maintained, and patches and updates are applied consistently, various ...

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Is Desktop as a Service in Your Future

Is Desktop as a Service in Your Future?

Companies and organizations of all sizes are increasingly turning to the cloud, recognizing that it serves as a powerful and convenient solution to the ongoing question of how to serve up computing resources. A big part of this transition can be ...

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What Is the Dark Web and Why Does It Matter?

What Is the Dark Web and Why Does It Matter?

Even if they don’t necessarily know the specifics, many people at least have heard of something called the Dark Web. It sounds ominous, like it is potentially something out of a nightmare — and, for some, it is. Although the Dark Web does have some ...

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How Secure is Email on Microsoft Office 365

How Secure is Email on Microsoft Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 is among one of the most popular and widely-used office suites for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs). The cloud-based Office 365 subscription software and services, for which Microsoft guarantees 99.9% uptime, enable employees ...

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Why Vulnerability Management Is Important for CPAs

Vulnerability management is a critical, yet often overlooked, component of a Los Angeles certified public accountant’s (CPA’s) security posture. Protecting their clients’ sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) and financial data is a ...

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Difference Between an IT Service Provider and an IT Security Service Provider-819298-edited

What's the Difference Between an IT Service Provider and an IT Security Service Provider?

For people who don’t deal with technology on a daily basis, let alone specialize in either IT services or IT security, the terms "IT Service Provider" and "IT Security Provider" may sound indistinguishable. However, there is a very stark different ...

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Perform a User System Clean Up

3 Key Reasons Why It's Important to Perform Recurring System Clean Up

Keeping your computer systems functioning and operational is essential for the success of every business or organization regardless of industry or size. Thankfully, the ongoing tasks associated with making sure this happens is best accomplished ...

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