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Technology Unwrapped

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

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

CoreTech Staff
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

CoreTech Staff
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

CoreTech Staff
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

7 Things for Sale on the Dark Web Right Now

CoreTech Staff
There are thousands upon thousands of items sold on the dark web daily, and we’ve detailed seven of them in the post below.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security

Why Should Your Accounting Firm Invest in IT Security?

CoreTech Staff
All businesses should prioritize IT security investments—especially accounting firms. You play a pivotal role in the lives of those businesses and clients, which is why your accounting company is a top target for cyber criminals. 
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Topics: The Workplace, Network Security, Technology Planning

What to Look for in the Best Outsourced IT Services

CoreTech Staff
If you’re reading this, chances are high you’ve decided to outsource some, or all, of your IT responsibility.  
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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT Support