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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Data Privacy & Cyber Security Legislation: The Policies to Know

Kaitlin Schneider
Whether you’re referring to personal or professional information, keeping data private and confidential could be what stands between you and a cyber security attack—or a legal battle.   Either way, privacy acts are necessary for enforcing these requirements, and two of these policies have started shaping the landscape of cyber security legislation.   Note: There are a lot of acronyms associated with cyber security legislation, but I’ve done my best to keep this blog post from being just an ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers

Why Your SMB Needs Cyber Insurance [+Statistics]

Kaitlin Schneider
Insurance may be one of your least favorite aspects of operating business, but it’s still a necessary one.   Especially when it comes to cyber insurance.   You might be thinking that your small business doesn’t need cyber insurance, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.  
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Topics: Network Security, Technology Planning

In-House vs. Outsourced IT Support: What Does Your SMB Need?

Kaitlin Schneider
When it comes to maintaining productivity in your business, you need available, effective IT support. But should that support come from an internal IT team, or should you partner with an outsourced IT support company for your SMB? 
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Topics: Outsourced IT

Microsoft Teams for Healthcare Practitioners: Bringing Secure Collaboration to Your Entire Organization

Kaitlin Schneider
If you own or help manage a healthcare organization, you understand the importance of security, compliance, and thorough, thoughtful communication across your entire staff. You work with numerous patients every single day, and shuffle through information in droves in order to provide the best possible care experience.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends

How Does a Dark Web Scan Work? And Why You Want One Regularly

Kaitlin Schneider
You know that regular monitoring and maintenance of your data and systems is important for optimal performance uptime, but you might not realize that continuous scanning, particularly Dark Web scans, can mean the difference between getting breached and preventing one.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security, Technology Planning

Zero Trust Policy: Why Your SMB Needs One

Bill Weber
As widespread work-from-home arrangements for knowledge workers continue, traditional perimeter-based security models are no longer viable.   Organizations today need a new model that effectively adapts to the changing/complex modern environment, embraces the mobile workforce, and protects people, devices, applications, and data wherever they are located. 
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Topics: Trends, Network Security

How Much Should I Spend on Cybersecurity?

Chris Vilim
With the growing incidence of ransomware attacks on small businesses, securing IT networks has become more important than ever. However, small businesses aren’t sure how much they should spend on cybersecurity. The uncertainty is valid because different factors come into play. From the regulations a business must abide by, how vulnerable certain industries are to bad actors,  the number and diversity of devices to secure, to the available budget for IT as a whole. All of these factors explain ...
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5 Urgent Steps to Take if you have Ransomware

Joel Havenridge
Getting infected with ransomware is the last thing any business would want. Even worse would be not having a concrete response plan. If there is no immediate response, the malware could go on and infect the whole network.
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What Can Business Owners Expect From Outsourced IT Services in the Coming Year?

Angela Wight
What can you expect from outsourced IT providers in the coming year? Knowing this information will help your business ask the right questions of the people you partner with. In addition, it will help you find the best outsourced IT provider to propel your organization successfully into the next year and the next decade.
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Topics: Outsourced IT

Ransomware Education and Why it Makes a Difference

Damon Hagerty
A comprehensive cyber security training program goes far in securing systems and keeping employees aware of the latest threats. “One of our clients using cyber security training saw a significant reduction in employees opening phishing emails from 22% to 2% in only 2 months. This is lower than the industry average of 19.3%. Training has made a huge impact on the organizations we work with.” - CoreTech 
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Network Security