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Retail Cybercrime in Boston: Protecting Your Essential Data

Nov 25, 2019

‘Tis the season for the retail industry to achieve some of their biggest numbers of the year! Unfortunately, Greater Boston network security experts say that retail is one of the most vulnerable sectors when it comes to cyber-attacks, and there have been more recorded each year than in any other industry. As retail organizations prepare…

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Boston IT Security and the Dangers of Outdated Business Tech

Nov 25, 2019

One survey recently revealed that more than 50 percent of business respondents stated that their office was either “moderately” or “completely” outdated concerning business technology. Anti-virus monitoring in Boston can only do so much if the technology and software used to run the business are outdated. Greater Boston managed service providers must take an active…

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New Phishing Email Campaign Now Targeting Companies in the US

Nov 25, 2019

After taking a European tour that included Germany and Italy, a new phishing email campaign has hit the United States this month. The goal of this particular attack is to spread a trojan onto computers after getting victims to take their phishing bait. Phishing attacks aren’t anything new. In fact, they have been around for…

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Employees Put Boston Business At-Risk When Shopping at Work

Nov 25, 2019

The holiday season is in full swing, and everyone is getting excited! What’s the harm in doing a little bit of shopping online at the office during a lunch break? Many people visit popular websites during work hours on company computers, but most have no idea that they are putting their employer at-risk because of…

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Magical World of Technology: Industrial Internet of Things

Oct 30, 2019

If you have been watching the growth of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and wondered how you might apply it to your business model, take a look at how Disney Parks is using it to their advantage. In a partnership with Hitachi, the goal is to help advance the innovations at Disney’s global theme parks.…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Prepare Your Boston Business

Oct 30, 2019

The month of October was dubbed Cybersecurity Awareness Month. How did you celebrate? Did you take the time to read up on the latest network security technologies? Did you upgrade your security programs to provide better protection for your business? Did you create a back-up and recovery plan? Small and large companies are both regular…

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Compliance and the Cloud: Boston Cloud Computing and Security

Oct 30, 2019

As more industries begin to shift their workloads from an on-premises infrastructure to cloud managed networks and servers, issues begin to arise concerning data privacy, security, and regulatory compliance. While some industries have little to no regulation regarding data, others are drowning in it. The healthcare industry is one such example where potential risks associated…

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Boston Data Protection: Zero Day Vulnerability & Your Business

Oct 30, 2019

Most technology-driven businesses have at least heard of the term zero day vulnerability. However, if you haven’t attempted to protect your network and business from this type of event, you need to do it right away. Understanding what it is, what it can mean for your company, and how you can protect yourself from it…

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Boston Managed Service: Stop Wasting Time on Email Attacks

Sep 27, 2019

Recent studies reveal that businesses who manually address breaches that are a result of email-based attacks are wasting on average three and a half hours for remediation. What’s worse is that more than ten percent of the companies surveyed spent nearly twice as much time taking care of the same kind of attacks. How prepared…

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