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6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 6. HUMAN error

And lastly the reason 95% of the business get compromised… HUMAN error. Employees need cyber training just like they need skills training. You must have a consistent message to employees. The easiest way to do this is having a cyber ...

6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 5. Email with spam protection

Email with spam protection; Internet Service Providers (ISP) hosted email is not secure enough these days. An ISP is in the business to provide you internet they have networking technology and equipment; their forte is not to run an email ...

6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 4. You never can have too many backups in place

You never can have too many backups in place. This is technology and it changes by the minute. A hacker can lay low in your network for weeks just “watching” before they strike. The best backups are not visible to ...

6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 3. Third parties provide security patches

Microsoft releases most patches the second Tuesday of every month and Interim patches are released as available. Third parties provide security patches to their products and these are NOT released from Microsoft. You must have a great patch management strategy ...

6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 2. A Paid AntiVirus subscription

A Paid AntiVirus subscription. Good services cost money. You must know that it is updating. You must know that it is scanning. You must know that it is had the latest definition files as soon as they are released. You ...

6 Ways to Avoid a Breach : 1. Use a FIREWALL

Use a FIREWALL not a router. If it costs you $30 then it’s a router despite what the sales person tells you. All a router does is “network address translation”. It changes your public IP address to a private ip ...

Shadow IT: Ignore At Your Own Risk

It’s one of those little secrets that nobody wants to talk about… The term “Shadow IT” refers to apps and ...

Apple Care + for the Holiday Season

If you have heard this from me once, you have heard it a million times, but sometimes you have to repeat yourself for others to listen… Now I feel like I am talking to my kids! ...

Office 2016 Cannot Open Attachments

I upgraded to the Office 2016 products and thinking back; it was at that time I could no longer open an excel or word document from my outlook.  Then I could ...

When your drag and drop in Outlook quits working - suddenly

I almost had a breakdown today.  My drag and drop in Outlook quit working...  What was I going to do?  The guys just installed my new Surface Pro 3 with Windows 10 and ...