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Category: Awareness

Strategy Day 3 Keep Updates — Up to Date

Keep Updates — Up to Date While updates often introduce new or enhanced features into your apps, programs and systems, they also install security and performance fixes known as patches. Undiscovered defects or flaws can leave your systems exposed. Hackers will exploit any vulnerability or security gap they find. Keeping your systems updated is vital…
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Strategy Day 2 Establish Strict Policies and Procedures

Establish Strict Policies and Procedures Policies Let me start this article by apologizing for not publishing this sooner. We had an unfortunate situation arise but it is now taken care of. Policies and procedures regulate business operations and are essential for defining the standards and expectations of employee behavior and actions in the workplace. They…
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Windows 7 End of Life

Your site has been hacked – What Do You Do

When slickwraps got notified that their site had been hacked they didn’t really take it very seriously. They were notified by a so called white hat hacker that their site had been compromised and they had 24 hours to fix it or the hacker would steal their data and make it public. They either did…
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Cyber Readiness Strategy

We are going to start off April with a Cyber Readiness Strategy campaign to help keep America’s Small Businesses secure during the crisis we are now facing (and others that will come in the future). Since many businesses are closed or are allowing employees to work from home there is no better time to keep…
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What Can We Do To Help

We are all in the midst of this crippling pandemic that has been thrust upon us with little to no help or information from the powers that be. With that said, I would like to extend my knowledge and expertise to help you put together a solution that may allow your employees to safely and…
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All Businesses Must Deliver Security

Your Customers Expect it That’s right. Your customers and clients expect that you will keep their information safe, secure and out of the hands of hackers. You have an obligation to them to do everything in your power to do so. Thinking your business is too small or that you have nothing of value is…
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Coronavirus Pushes New Businesses Model

Coronavirus Pushes New Businesses Model Coronavirus Pushes Businesses to Fast Track Projects like remote work. While many have never even considered a remote or work from home model, it is surely in their sights now. Remote work has likely already been in place for larger enterprises that are well equipped to add the necessary safeguards…
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Your Firewall Doesn’t Protect Your Business

Your Firewall Doesn’t Protect Your Business As a matter of fact you could do just as well not even having one. Let me explain. There are many ways to get into your systems and steal, modify or make your mission critical data and services unusable and unavailable. A Firewall is used to guard and protect…
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Your Account Numbers are Exposed

Your account numbers are exposed in a way that you may not even realize. That’s right. Actually it’s something you see quite often but don’t even recognize it.  Can you guess what it is?

Zero Trust – Got It?

Zero Trust means what it says: don’t trust anyone who is accessing your network. Generally you need to keep your data secure and if you come from the position that everyone who is trying to connect to your systems is up to no good then you are in a position of power to enable a secure network strategy.