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Boston Security Solutions: Combat Social Engineering Attacks

Mar 10, 2020

Some of the most dangerous attacks are the ones that seemingly come out of nowhere. Your best bet is to prepare for everything and make sure that you have a robust disaster recovery plan in place to protect your business. Synivate offers a comprehensive disaster recovery service program designed to help companies to get back…

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Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: Remote Access Solutions

Mar 10, 2020

While it might seem that those who work in the tech industry are already set up to respond well to concerns about the coronavirus, not all businesses are prepared. However, those who have worked to develop a strategy to offer anywhere access for Boston businesses are ahead of the game. Cloud computing for remote workforce…

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IT Solutions for Business: Do You Have a Risk Management Plan?

Mar 10, 2020

Regardless of the type of industry that you serve, there are certain risks that are inherent in the line of work that you do. The only way to grow a business is to step up and take the necessary risks required to increase reach, branch out into new products, offer new services, and boost revenue.…

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Communications Solutions: How to Improve Productivity in Boston

Mar 10, 2020

You might be an excellent leader, and your team of employees might be extremely talented and strong, but are you efficient? How is your productivity – are you getting everything that you want out of your current situation? Regardless of the project or goal that you are focusing on at the moment, it all comes…

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How to Identify Smishing Scams: Employee Education in Boston

Feb 10, 2020

You may have heard about phishing or even had experience with spear phishing, but did you know about SMS phishing attacks to mobile devices that are known as “smishing” scams? Phishing attacks have been around for a long time and rely on things like user error or lack of knowledge to help cybercriminals gain access…

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Could Your Boston Company Be a Target for DDoS Attacks on Business?

Feb 10, 2020

While every business is at risk for attack by cybercriminals, there are certain industries that attract their attention more than others. Distributed Denial of Service or DDoS attacks on business is a common method that is used to try and take down a website. The motives could be socially, politically, or financially motivated, depending on…

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Data Management in Boston: How to Prevent Data Black Holes

Feb 10, 2020

Most modern businesses rely heavily on data to function effectively and stay competitive. Data is used to evaluate the effectiveness of a product, marketing program, or system; it is used to collect valuable information about customers and clients to take a business to new heights, and it is used to maintain the services that a…

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Boston Security Solutions: Coronavirus Phishing Emails Found

Feb 10, 2020

How low will they go? Hackers and cybercriminals prey on human vulnerabilities to spread malware and steal essential data. So we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are using the coronavirus outbreak to attack businesses and individuals. When the outbreak first made global headlines in January 2020, after starting in Wuhan, China, hackers were…

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Windows 7 a Problem for Many: Networking Security in Boston

Jan 29, 2020

The latest data reveals that a high percentage of small, mid-size, and large companies still have Windows 7 operating system PCs in their network environment. Microsoft officially ended its extended support offering for the outdated operating system on January 14, 2020. No more support means that any remaining users will not be getting any more…

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