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What is a Security Operations Center (SOC)?

If your firewall and antivirus are the locked doors of your IT, then a Security Operations Center is the alarm system and the police who respond to a break-in. It is a mix of tools, processes, and[...]

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Why You Should Use Multi-Factor Authentication

For years, you’ve used strong passwords to protect your data. Your IT team even set up policies to prevent the use of weak passwords like “password123”. This kept the bad guys out.

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Critical Security Alert: Windows 10 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft issued critical security patches for Windows 10 on August 13th and is warning all users to update their operating system immediately.  Microsoft discovered multiple vulnerabilities that can[...]

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A Security Operations Center for your organization

By now, you know how important cybersecurity tools are as part of your IT plan. And you know that even with many layers of security, a hacker may still find a way in to your network. In fact, hackers[...]

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Do you need security policies?

When most folks think about cybersecurity, they think about the tools—firewalls, anti-virus software, web filtering, etc. That’s smart. We always recommend a multi-layered approach to security.

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Q: How does your firewall protect you from ransomware?

A: It doesn’t. There are critical tools every organization needs in place to protect against cyber threats. Firewalls, anti-virus software, managed DNS, and encryption are a few you may already be[...]

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Have you received a ransom email?

Have you received an email from a hacker trying to blackmail you in exchange for ransom? And did it include a real password you've used in the past (or still use)? You're not alone, and the only[...]

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Don't let an end user ruin your day

You’ve set up your organization’s cybersecurity—considering firewall, anti-virus, DNS and web filtering, your wireless network… and on and on. You’ve made all the difficult IT security decisions to[...]

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Pssst: Our Password Protocol Advice

Let’s start by clearing the air: It’s normal to have a love-hate relationship with passwords. It’s hard not to love the very things that keep your information safe, ensure private conversations are[...]

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Wi-Fi Network Security: Take Another Look

We’re all accustomed to hopping on wireless networks whenever we can—saving data use on our mobile devices. And we appreciate when the office or coffee shop or school makes it easy for us to connect[...]

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