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The 7 Ghosts of Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it also well known, among the vernacular of the younger generation, as Spooky Season. Most people are more concerned with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins than they are with the dangers lurking in the dark corners of the Internet. Which is understandable, it’s more fun to think about the fake monsters than the real ones who could change your life in an instant. So, let’s make a compromise. We’re going…

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The Secret History of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (And it’s Not-So-Secret Future)

Have you ever wondered where all those weird holidays come from? Like, who got to decide that April 23rd was National Talk Like Shakespeare Day? Or that Squirrel Appreciation Day would fall on January 21st? Or that the last Friday of every April would be National Hairball Awareness Day? An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time,…

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The Secret History of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (And it’s Not-So-Secret Future)

Have you ever wondered where all those weird holidays come from? Like, who got to decide that April 23rd was National Talk Like Shakespeare Day? Or that Squirrel Appreciation Day would fall on January 21st? Or that the last Friday of every April would be National Hairball Awareness Day? An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time,…

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Shifting Your Workplace – What have we learned so far?

In our latest series of blogs, we’ve talked about how the Covid-19 pandemic provided us with an ideal opportunity for shifting the workforce. Let’s take a look at what we’ve learned! Back to work supplies The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we run our businesses. There have been some advances that perhaps wouldn’t have happened for decades without it, if at all. IT equipment and software is the first thing that springs to mind when we think…

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Shifting Your Workforce: Workplace Culture Reboot in the post-Covid-19 pandemic era

With the many changes that have occurred since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent crisis, employers are facing crucial decisions on how to shift their workforce into a new workplace culture reboot. This is the ideal time for looking at what we’ve learned over the past year. It’s an opportunity to focus on inclusion and diversity, and to create a positive workspace. Creating a positive workspace with a cultural reboot   When…

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Upcoming Windows Operating System Vulnerabilities You Need to Know About

Support for the Windows 7 operating system is coming to an end, and you need to understand the vulnerabilities this could cause for your organization.  Microsoft’s preparation for Windows 7 end-of-life support was unfortunate news for many people and businesses. Plenty of business leaders just see computers as the tools their employees use from day to day. They might never consider the cost of waiting too long to upgrade. Many people approach these issues with…

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Where Does Cybersecurity Fit in Your DR Plan?

In today’s digital landscape, there are several threats that bear enough power to put your business out of commission. If you want your network to continue operating at a proficient level, you’ll need more than just a firewall system and antivirus software. When it comes to business technology, there are two very important elements that will keep your infrastructure in tiptop shape: disaster recovery (DR) and cybersecurity programs. Simply put, DR and cybersecurity are essential for business…

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How to Choose the Right Business Phone System

A reliable phone system is one of the most important tools for any business, no matter the size or industry. Not long ago, traditional trunk systems where the ultimate go-to in business communication. Needless to say, that has quickly changed. The fact is that traditional landline phones are quite the pain. Not only are they difficult to set up, but generally they are also very expensive. Now to add fuel to the fire, trunk systems…

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What Is Your 2019 Technology Plan?

December 31st is Make Up Your Mind Day As New Year’s Eve approaches, it’s time to remember its other name: Make Up Your Mind Day. As the last day of the business year for most companies, it’s also a vital point for putting your plans for the next year into action. Unfortunately, creating a business technology strategy can be a complicated process for many IT professionals. Which way will your company go in the new…

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Are Bitcoin Bomb Threats A Serious Security Threat?

Users around the world have been receiving bitcoin extortion emails for a long time, one of the most notorious being a “sextortion” threat to show a computer-eye view of you watching adult videos to the world. The latest threat is more alarming: the sender claims to have a bomb planted at the recipient’s business. Financial institutions in New York began receiving bomb threat emails demanding payment of $20,000 in Bitcoin in early December. New York City Police warned via Twitter that they…

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