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26
Oct
2022
Keeping Your Business Safe and Dry with Cisco Umbrella and navitend

Keeping Your Business Safe and Dry with Cisco Umbrella and navitend

Data breaches can be disastrous for any small business.  According to a recent study featured in Security Intelligence, the average cost of a data breach rose to an all-time high of $4.24 million in 2021, up ten percent from 2020.  Most tellingly, breaches involving remote workers cost a staggering $4.96 million on average.  Unfortunately, unless you have proper security measures in place, breaches can spell disaster for your business.  Indeed, Inc. outlines that 60 percent of small and midsized businesses close within six months if they are attacked.  Perhaps you might ask yourself, “How can I keep my business networks secure?’ 

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24
Oct
2022
Securing Your Business Data with ISO 27001 Certification

Securing Your Business Data with ISO 27001 Certification

Data is the lifeblood not just of your business, but the entire business world. Chances are you collect data from a variety of sources, ranging from email addresses and phone numbers to valuable financial records. However, none of your data is fully protected from hazards lurking across the dark web. Hackers wreak havoc wherever they go. The consequences can be disastrous. IBM Security points out that data breaches worldwide cost an average $4.24 million last year². How can you keep your company’s data safe from phishing, ransomware, and other harmful activity? Enter ISO 27001.

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19
Oct
2022
Azure Active Directory Management Best Practices

Azure Active Directory Management Best Practices

Managing your business’s IT systems is no easy task. You must make sure all your company’s devices are running smoothly and update them on a regular basis. You also need to protect your hardware, software, and networks from hazards such as ransomware. Furthermore, you need to ensure that everyone in your company can access the resources they need to perform their jobs. Enter Azure Active Directory, or Azure AD.

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17
Oct
2022
Cloud 365: The Benefits of Replacing Your File Servers with MS 365

Cloud 365: The Benefits of Replacing Your File Servers with MS 365

Cloud computing is an integral part of our everyday lives. We frequently use the cloud to store photos and videos, stream our favorite TV programs, and bank online across our various devices¹. However, beyond these personal uses, the cloud also plays a pivotal role in business computing¹. It is common for businesses to move their email exchange servers to the cloud, along with communication-focused applications like CRMs and video conferencing¹. In this article, we will highlight the benefits of replacing your file servers with MS 365 for you and your business.

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29
Sep
2022
Taking Password Management into Your Own Hands with SSPR

Taking Password Management into Your Own Hands with SSPR

Most of us have multiple passwords for the desktop and mobile applications you use every day. However, with so many passwords, we cannot remember every single one. According to a study conducted by MasterCard and the University of Oxford, 21 percent of users forget their passwords after two weeks, and 25 percent forget one password at least once daily¹. Forgotten passwords cause frustration: research from Widmeyer and Centrify Corporation shows that forgetting passwords is more of a nuisance to users than misplacing their keys, running out of cell phone battery, and receiving spam emails². Now, you may ask yourself, “How can I better manage my passwords?” Meet self-service password reset, or SSPR.

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    Lawrence Wolfin / Textol Systems, Inc.
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    Debbie
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    Steve Van Ooteghem, The C12 Group in Houston, Texas
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