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Managed Print | Cyber Security

Perhaps you have heard the term “Zero Trust” at some point over the last couple years. If so, hopefully it was in the context of cybersecurity and not as part of a couple’s therapy session. Even if you have heard the phrase…even if you understand the technical aspects of how to execute a Zero Trust network architecture…or perhaps because you already know just how difficult it is to actually migrate to such an environment…it remains light years from being the reality for most organizations.

managed IT Services | Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
August 24th, 2022

What are the FTC Safeguard rules for automotive dealerships? When do you need to have your dealership compliant with these new rules? Why do automotive dealerships require security compliance? In this article we are going to help you get all of these questions answered. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
June 17th, 2022

So far, in 2021 alone, we have recognized a significant spike in ransomware attacks. Ransomware victims can vary from large global companies to small businesses. That's why every business needs to know what ransomware attacks are and how they can best be avoided.  

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
May 25th, 2022

As a business, it is essential to stay up to date on all the latest tactics used by hackers to gain access to confidential information. As a managed IT provider, we work with many businesses to help their employees understand and avoid phishing attacks. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
February 14th, 2022

As technology becomes more advanced, cyber hackers are utilizing new tactics to infiltrate your network. It seems like every day there is a new headline about a business dealing with the consequences of a new cyber threat. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 27th, 2022

When you think about hacking and who is typically the target, it is often associated with large corporations. It’s not likely you’ve seen many movies involving a big heist going for the small mom and pop store. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 26th, 2022

What is an internal threat? Should your business be worried about internal threats? Is there something you can do to prevent insider threats? These are all excellent questions, and you’re not the only one asking them. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 14th, 2022

A severe flaw found within a software framework known as “Log4j” has recently put hundreds of millions of users at risk. The issue carries a severity rating of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System scale, the highest rating on the scale.

managed IT Services | Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 7th, 2022

Today, many businesses are receiving penetration tests, and you might wonder why. What kind of benefits will a penetration test provide your business? Is it worth it? As a managed service provider, we often recommend that clients receive penetration tests in addition to managed IT support.