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How Do Cloud Security Tools Protect the Remote Workforce?

Posted by David S. Mulvey on 4/26/21 2:01 PM

COVID-19 has led to a more distributed and virtual workforce, requiring IT to deploy new security tools to protect your employees and your data regardless of where they are located. 

Last year the pandemic triggered world-wide panic, forcing businesses to find ways to work remotely, even if it meant using employees home PCs, or going against other IT best practices temporarily. 

Cybercriminals are capitalizing on this vulnerable time for businesses, finding technical glitches in remote access points and are exposing security vulnerabilities, finding ways to get into your network.

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Topics: IT Best Practice, data security, managed cybersecurity services, cyber security tools, managed cloud services provider

Is Your Network Security Adequate? Think Again!

Posted by Michael Silverman on 2/18/14 11:06 AM

Back on February 7th, NBC reported on potential security risks at the Olympic Games.  There was a lot of controversy about the article itself, but, accurate or a hoax, IT security doesn’t get the attention it should in small businesses.  More and more organizations, large and small, are being audited either by regulatory agencies or by existing or potential clients.  Years back, news was about virus attacks, followed by malware; today we’re regularly hearing about hacking.  Everyone wants to know their data is secure.

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Topics: data security, IT security, network security, network assessment

Data Security Breaches: Not just a Big Business Threat.

Posted by Scott Persechino on 2/17/14 8:59 AM

If a big company like Target or Neiman Marcus can suffer a Data Security Breach, it can certainly happen to your small company. In fact, it’s probably more likely to happen. And though no business, big or small, is ever guaranteed to be completely protected from a data security breach, if a company does not take the proper proactive security steps, it will almost definitely happen.

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Topics: data security, IT security, network security, data security breaches

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