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Cybersecurity Strategy 2023
Football vs. Cybersecurity As fall begins, so does football season. Many Americans save their Sundays to watch their favorite team battle it out on the gridiron over some wings and beers. While you’re watching the game, please take a second to think about how it..
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What is an MSSP? The number of reported data breaches jumped 68 percent last year. It’s easy to think “that wouldn’t happen to me,” but cyber attacks can happen to anyone. You have to stay ahead to protect yourself, your company and your data. A Managed Security..
Employee Cybersecurity Assessment
The words “ransomware” and “phishing” have become household names. When we’re working with clients, we rarely have to define these terms for them because the danger is so well known. Even with these security risks so front-and-center in our minds, sometimes management..
Patch Management Process
Software patches for endpoints, servers, and applications are a critical component to maintaining the security and compliance status of your organization. They can help protect against newly discovered security vulnerabilities, add new features, or address an issue..
NY Shield Act
Are You NY SHIELD Act Compliant? Effective October 23, 2019, for the notification enhancements and March 21, 2020, for the data security requirements, New York’s “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act,” also commonly referred to as the SHIELD Act, aims to..
DFS-500
With cybersecurity threats on the rise, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) enhanced its DFS-500 cybersecurity regulation, which protects financial institutions’ customer information and IT systems.DFS-500 requires qualifying financial..
Microsoft Teams Break Rooms
After organizations around the world responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual tools are more common than ever. Remote collaboration is becoming the preferred method of communication, and remote work is likely here to stay.
Cisco Meraki
Small to Medium Businesses (SMBs) are leveraging the cloud more than ever to better suit the needs of their hybrid or fully remote workforces.
MSP Cost
Regional banks and other financial institutions rely heavily on the use of technology to conduct their day-to-day operations. Modern-day consumers want modern-day banking solutions, and this need to conform to consumer needs has shifted the internal IT infrastructure..
SOC 2 Certification
Financial institutions have complex requirements when it comes to compliance and security. This complexity is the reason many financial institutions work with managed service providers (MSPs). Most MSPs offer a high level of expertise and focus, but not all of them..