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Mitigate Costly New Technology

Mitigate Costly New Technology Risks for Continued Stability and Profitability Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced managed service providers have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor-intensive processes. Break-fix is labor intensive, and labor is one of the…

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Everyday Human Error can Affect Data Protection

Are you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyber attacks? Some of the biggest sources of data loss include sloppiness, human error, and just plain forgetfulness. What are some of the unglamorous things that we do every day that leave us vulnerable? Passwords Old or easy passwords are a…

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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money on Security

Small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cyber-security threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted SMBs. This is because it’s widely known that SMBs have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to protection. Thankfully, there are several things SMBs can do today to…

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Reconciling Health Care and Cloud Technology

New regulations being imposed by HIPAA on health care entities have created a new compliance burden, because all record keeping must be converted to electronic filing by Oct 2015. This means that these entities, small and large, must invest significant additional resources in equipment, software, and IT-trained personnel. With the arrival of completely digital records comes new, more complex security…

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