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Advantages of Monitored Cloud-Based Operations in Boston

Nov 25, 2020

While once considered to be a technology trend without a lot of industry support, Boston cloud computing services have grown by leaps and bounds in recent years and show absolutely no sign of slowing down. There are many benefits associated with cloud computing, particularly for small to medium-sized businesses. Many different industries rely heavily on…

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Upgrade Now: Support for Microsoft Windows 10 1809 is Ending

Nov 18, 2020

After extending the end of service date for Microsoft Windows 10 1809 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the time is drawing near for closing the door on Windows support in Boston for the popular operating system. Microsoft is not the only software provider to push back the end of support date to make it easier…

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Expected Cyberattack Increase: Boston Business Data Breaches

Nov 11, 2020

While some trends can be challenging to predict with accuracy, one thing remains true year after year: cyberattacks are expected to increase in number and intensity in the coming year. While the unexpected remote working situation paved the way for many attacks to take a foothold that might not have been successful in other environments,…

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Boston Industry Trends: Industrial Internet of Things in 2021

Nov 4, 2020

While 2020 has been full of surprises that almost no one could have anticipated, there are some significant trends and changes coming in the New Year that are set to impact many different industries. While things are still uncertain with regard to getting “back to business” like most offices were in 2019, there are many…

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Information Security Challenges and Solutions for Boston Businesses

Oct 28, 2020

Successful businesses worldwide have discovered that learning how to adapt and refocus their approach during a period of transition is essential to maintaining security and stability while moving forward. Changing roles have occurred within many organizations, particularly with chief information security officers who have been charged with overcoming information security challenges and cybersecurity in Boston…

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Optimizing Cloud Operations: Boost Boston Cloud-Based Servers

Oct 21, 2020

One of the strongest trends in the business world today continues to be the use of cloud computing. While many organizations have already embraced the use of business cloud operations, changes in the way many corporations do business have resulted in an expansion of cloud data storage dependability. Learning how to maximize your Boston cloud-based…

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Buyer Beware: Why Phishing is Still a Big Threat to Business

Oct 14, 2020

Industry insiders have sounded the alarm, warning businesses and individual consumers about the potential threats coming for the holiday shopping season. First up is the annual Amazon Prime Day, which is already proving to be a tempting target for many cybercriminals. According to a recent study, which analyzed hundreds of millions of web pages, phishing…

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Social Media Apps and Corporate Network Security in Boston

Oct 8, 2020

The most significant security risks and threats against corporate businesses can vary, depending on the organization itself, the industry served, and individual staff members. However, for today’s Information Technology (IT) teams, one of the biggest concerns has more to do with BYOD (bring your own device) situations and social media apps. While there is currently…

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Employee Training Programs: Prevent Phishing Attacks in Boston

Sep 30, 2020

Another day, another phishing attack. When it comes to preventing phishing attacks in Boston, knowledge is power. The more you learn about how phishing and ransomware attacks occur, the easier it is to avoid them to protect your business. Employee training programs are an essential part of network security strategies for comprehensive professional IT management.…

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