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Hackers working on laptops, one using a tablet, involved in the Kaseya ransomware attack before being arrested and charged.

The Change Healthcare Breach: What Happened and How Could It Be Prevented

Jun 22, 2024

In February 2024, Change Healthcare was hacked by a ransomware gang to steal personal health data that included, according to parent company UnitedHealth, a “substantial proportion of people in America.” This attack resulted in months of disruption and concern in multiple areas throughout the U.S. healthcare system. Ultimately, due to the seriousness of the attack…

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Hacker Arrested, Charged, and Sentenced in the Kaseya Ransomware Attack

Jun 10, 2024

In what is being heralded as a massive victory, a federal judge sentenced the hacker behind the well-known Kaseya ransomware attack to 13 years and 7 months in prison. Yaroslav Vasinskyi, a Ukrainian national, was also ordered by the judge to pay more than $16 million in restitution for his role in the attack. Kaseya…

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Hiring – Sales & Client Relations Specialist

May 7, 2024

Overview We are seeking a proactive and detail-oriented Sales and Client Relations Specialist to join our team. This role will work closely with the President of the company, playing a crucial part in lead management and client relations. The ideal candidate will be adept at nurturing leads by managing communications and next steps, and maintaining…

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Comparing Break-Fix IT Partner and Managed Service Partner Services

Apr 15, 2024

Comparing Break-Fix IT Partner and Managed Service Partner Services Reducing downtime and increasing security are two of the most essential services for today’s businesses. However, it might be surprising for you to learn that more than 80 percent of companies in the United States experience IT failure related downtime of more than eight hours each…

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Person typing on a laptop with holographic security icons including a lock and shield, illustrating the concept of zero-trust IT security.

What Benefits Does a Zero-Trust Approach Have Over Traditional IT Security?

Apr 1, 2024

What Benefits Does a Zero-Trust Approach Have Over Traditional IT Security? One of the most vital actions that you can take as a business owner is to ensure that you are doing everything possible to secure, manage, and monitor your company’s IT infrastructure. While there are many approaches that can be taken and methods that…

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Top Reasons Why Hiring a vCIO for Small Business Could Be Essential in 2024

Feb 19, 2024

Operating a small-to-medium business (SMB) in 2024 has a whole range of new challenges that business owners did not even have to consider just a few years ago. Increased cyber threats, remote workers, evolving technologies, and consumer demands make it even more important to have strategies for your IT department and development in place. Outsourcing…

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Lifecycling – What It Is, Why It Is Important, and Who Should Be Doing It

Feb 7, 2024

One of the best ways to maximize the value of the equipment that you purchase for the operation of your small business is to keep it maintained to ensure proper function and longevity. This holds true for computer hardware, which includes desktop workstations, company laptops, and peripherals, such as printers, copy machines, and other essential…

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Microsoft SharePoint is Better Than a Traditional Windows File Server

Jan 24, 2024

As new technologies continue to change the way that people do business, it is essential to stay on top of the latest trends to ensure that you have the best systems and software in place. Today we will be discussing the top ten reasons why Microsoft SharePoint or SharePoint Online is the better solution, compared…

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Benefits of Using Microsoft Teams Phone System Instead of Traditional Landlines

Jan 10, 2024

Most businesses use Microsoft Teams to some degree to provide effective communication and collaboration between management and employees. In 2020, organizations scrambled to find a secure means of communicating with work-from-home employees during the pandemic restrictions. However, many continue to use this powerful tool in a wide range of unique ways today. In addition to…

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