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Your Work From Home Users are Like a Box of Chocolates

Because of so many work from home users, the Internet is like a box of chocolates for attackers.

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Power Down to Boost Security

One simple thing you can do to protect yourself is to power off your computer when you are not using it. If you don’t want to power it down, at least disconnect from your network.

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Zoom Security Issues – Protect Yourself

Every business is concerned and should be, about cybersecurity during online meetings. Due to its popularity, Zoom is an attractive target for the bad actors. There are hundreds, maybe more, people working all the time to break Zoom’s security.

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Zoom Security – Follow Along to Set Security Settings

Update: The information in this video is applicable and useful now. As of April 27, Zoom v5.0 is making security improvements and moving settings. Once Zoom’s settings are stable, we’ll update this video. The video applies to the paid version of Zoom. Login to the Zoom website to set your security settings. This video is […]

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Alert Your Team – USB Devices, Login Prompts, and Apps

Warn your users about three ways attackers continue to exploit the COVID-19 crisis:

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About Half of All Breaches are Caused by a Contractor or Service Provider

In our experience of auditing after breaches have happened, about half were caused by a service provider working for the company that gets breached.

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How My Daughter Almost Died This Weekend & a Resolution Recommendation for You

My 7-year-old daughter has been very ill since Thanksgiving. She has been under the careful care of her pediatricians at the medical system to which we belong. They have more than 10 million health plan members across the US, so they can be trusted, right?

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Send your IT Professionals to The 2016 SuperTech Best Practices Workshop

Send your IT Professionals to The 2016 SuperTech Best Practices Workshop Monday 8/8/16 thru Wednesday 8/10/16 Executives are welcome too Professional Development Workshop for IT Pros: IT Pros must overcome ever-increasing challenges. Together, you can help yourself and your organization grow and thrive more than ever. At the SuperTech workshop, IT Professionals receive what they […]

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