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Posts discussing a variety of technical topics such as security, infrastructure, applications, servers, VoIP, assessments, data backup and recovery, server migrations, cloud, etc.

The Dark Web is Making Businesses Less Secure

The Dark Web is Making Businesses Less Secure

By on Jun 13, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

What many businesspeople might not understand is the role that the Dark Web plays in driving these threats. By providing criminals a safe place to exchange information and access the resources they need, the Dark Web helps perpetuate and spread many of the most dangerous threats sweeping the Internet, leading to direct financial damage on businesses in Ohio and elsewhere.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Business from IoT Vulnerabilities

4 Ways to Protect Your Business from IoT Vulnerabilities

By on May 23, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Welcome to 2019; where the Internet of Things (IoT) is, well, a common thing now. The phrase, coined all the way back in 1999 by Kevin Ashton refers to the subcategory of devices that have computing mechanisms embedded in them to send and receive data via the Internet. Smart locks, smart mirrors, Alexa, home monitoring systems and on and on. The list of qualifying and life improving must have’s is ever growing. The impact of utilizing these devices has far reaching implications as well.

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Prepare Yourself for These New Cybersecurity Threats in 2019

Prepare Yourself for These New Cybersecurity Threats in 2019

By on Jan 17, 2019 in Security | 0 comments

Businesses will grapple with a shifting cybersecurity landscape in 2019. While major threats like ransomware, phishing, viruses and worms will continue to menace unprepared businesses, there are several new and emerging threats — powered by cutting-edge technologies — that threaten to strike in entirely new ways. Awareness and preparation are instrumental to good cybersecurity, and we hope that this blog post can help businesses in Ohio better protect themselves in the new year.

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Windows 7 is Nearing the End of its Life, and It’s Time to Say Goodbye

Windows 7 is Nearing the End of its Life, and It’s Time to Say Goodbye

By on Aug 2, 2018 in Technical | 0 comments

The days of Microsoft Windows 7 are numbered. Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 in January of 2015, putting the very popular operating system into what’s known as the “extended support” phase. During the extended support phase, Microsoft releases security patches and bug fixes but doesn’t add any new features or functionality to the Windows 7 operating system. Once this extended support phase ends on January 14th, 2020, Windows 7 will officially be unsupported by Microsoft.

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