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Say Goodbye to Passwords

Say Goodbye to Passwords

Well, maybe not yet, but it’s definitely moving in that direction.  The basic tenant of current security is that you authenticate using 3 types of information: Something you are, such as a username or email address. Something you know, such as a password or PIN. ...

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IT Budgeting

IT Budgeting

Being August, it’s time again to think about budgeting for the next year. For most businesses, IT may just be a one- or two-line item on the budget. But that can lead to IT actuals being substantially off budgets. This isn’t because of bad management, but due to the changing nature of IT,, especially if all its various aspects aren’t considered.

In this article, I’ll review our recommended budgeting approach.….

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Remote Worker Cyber Security – Phase 2

Remote Worker Cyber Security – Phase 2

So, your company is implementing a hybrid work model where your staff works from home a few days a week.  Or maybe your company is going fully remote and closing the office.  By this time, your company has probably updated their Information Security Policy...

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Business Password Management

Business Password Management

With the rapid increase in data breaches and ransomware attacks, proper password and authentication management is vital for companies to protect their local and cloud assets.  But with that importance also comes increased complexity and the need to deal with more...

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Ukraine-Russia War Cybersecurity Concerns

Ukraine-Russia War Cybersecurity Concerns

What steps should small businesses take? The Russian invasion of Ukraine is both bad and sad on many levels, and in many ways.  Luckily for us in the United States, other than some inflationary pressures, especially in gas prices, we have largely been unaffected...

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The Shift of Workers to Mobile Devices

The Shift of Workers to Mobile Devices

Workers are replacing PCs with Mobile Devices Twenty years ago, if you wanted to access electronic information you really had two choices, PC or Mac.  But today, companies have many more choices – Smart Phones, tablets, Chromebooks, and even Linux desktops. This...

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IT vs. Cyber Security vs. Compliance

IT vs. Cyber Security vs. Compliance

Most people who own or run a small business tend to lump IT management, cyber security, and technology compliance all into the same bucket. But the truth is these duties are a combination of highly interrelated and built on top of each other, yet somewhat distinct from each other.

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