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4 Keys to Reliable Data Backups

Employee delete a folder of client data? Ransomware encrypt all your files? Data loss happens. Your backup solution should ensure that your data is safe and recoverable. Reliable data backups save[...]

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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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How to Onboard a New Hire

Retaining quality employees begins with a solid onboarding process. The key is to make a great first impression as it’s your first engagement - technology makes that easy! Here are some tips to[...]

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Prepare for Your New Hire [IT Checklist]

Prepare for your new hire to make a great first impression. This requires a well-defined onboarding process and having the right tools ready to go so they feel valued! Afterall, 1/3 of new hires qu[...]

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Spend Money on PCs to Make Them Cost Less

With the end of support for Windows 7 on the horizon, you are likely finalizing your plans for replacing older computers.  Do you need to replace just a few?  Or are you looking at a much larger[...]

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Hey, I found a USB stick.

A good reminder below from our partner, KnowBe4, on USB sticks (aka thumb drives). We've stopped giving out branded USB sticks at events to make sure we don't encourage folks to plug in an[...]

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Wait, the new password guidelines are simpler?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently updated their Digital Identity Standards. I bet you haven’t read them, but the NIST guidelines affect how sites and apps create[...]

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The Top Five IT Security Risks of 2017 Threat Two: Lack of Security Patching

 

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