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

For people who don’t specialize in IT services or IT security, the two terms may sound indistinguishable. However, there is a very stark contrast between these two specializations. It’s like saying that a gastroenterologist and a cardiac surgeon are ...

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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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How Business Continuity Can Fill the Hole in Your Security Plan

You think you’re prepared for the worst: You’ve purchased new antivirus software, have a great new firewall in place, and even hired an IT security “tech” to help “man the gates” to protect your network and computer systems from malicious actors. ...

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BEFORE SPENDING MONEY ON SECURITY COMPLIANCE

What to Consider Before Spending Money on Security Compliance

The realm of IT security and cybersecurity is an increasingly complex world that is governed by a variety of security compliance regulations depending on your organization’s industry. For example, organizations in the United States that focus on ...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Restrict User Permissions

Although some of your employees may disagree, not every employee should have access to every network, IT infrastructure, or computer system within your organization. Giving employees and contractors unrestricted user permissions and user access ...

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How is the California Consumer Privacy Act Different from GDPR?

Just a few months ago, we discussed the launch of the new European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This expansive legislation, which was put in place to protect the data privacy of EU citizens from businesses and ...

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Why Cybersecurity Should Be Important to Startups

Businesses are vital to the success and growth of our local and national economies. Start up companies (startups) and small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), in particular, play a significant role in the economy. According to the U.S. Small ...

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8 Technology Apps Everyone Should Use

Technology applications (technology apps) for smartphones and other mobile devices have become a part of everyday life for many users. The broad category of “mobile apps” can include tech apps for iPhone, Android devices, Windows, and other ...

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The Importance of Protecting Your WiFi Hotspots

In today’s highly mobile and on-the-go world, WiFi (Wi-Fi) has become an integral part of daily life. WiFi is a staple of organizations and businesses worldwide, and unsecured WiFi hotspots are now an increasingly common convenience offered by many ...

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Sextortion - The Latest Email Scam Using Hacked Passwords

Here’s a clever twist on an old email scam that serves to make the con totally believable. The message purports to have been sent from a hacker who’s compromised your computer and used your webcam to record a video of you while you were watching ...

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What Your Network Security Health Says about You

Regardless of your industry, making your network security as effective as possible is imperative to the safety of your business’ data (and that of your clients who trust you). Having a healthy and secure network is one sign that your organization or ...

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