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Jun, 2017

Proactive Approach to Data Security and Compliance

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With the rise of cyber attacks happening around the world, it’s now more important than ever before for companies to have a proactive IT management strategy. It only takes cyber criminals a few seconds to completely compromise your data and put your business at risk of losing everything, including confidential information. But what exactly does it take to be proactive instead of reactive when it comes to IT security services today? Here are some tips to consider. Assess Risk Management Practices Conducting frequent risk assessments will not only protect your […]

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Jun, 2017

The Survival Guide to PCI Compliance

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The only time you really hear about a data breach affecting a large amount of consumers is when it happens to large corporations. However, consumers have their sensitive information compromised every day when smaller companies aren’t up-to-date with their PCI compliance standards. Cyber criminals are attacking small and midsize businesses today more than ever. Those businesses are lower risk for them and are generally easier to hack. Because of this, managed security services providers have never been more vital in helping businesses remain PCI compliant. Train Employees and Restrict Access […]

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Jun, 2017

The Survival Guide to HIPAA Compliance

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One of the key factors to being HIPAA compliant is having all of your staff members on the same page. Only people who need to have access to sensitive information should have access. Everyone else should be restricted from accessing the information in order to prevent a HIPAA compliance issue. However, there are also other issues from an IT standpoint that could cause HIPAA compliance problems for healthcare providers. This is why many healthcare facilities are utilizing managed security services providers to keep them on track when it comes to […]

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Jun, 2017

Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Beyond Weak Passwords

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Using a weak password for your Wi-Fi network is one of the main reasons cyber attacks occur, but it’s definitely not the only reason. Even if you have the strongest password in the world, there are still other steps you need to take to patch up vulnerabilities. Using a managed security service provider is one good way to prevent attacks, but your company can do other things as well. Here are some of the Wi-Fi vulnerabilities you need to know about that go beyond a weak password. 1. Shared Wi-Fi […]

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