Preventative Care against Data Breaches for Healthcare SMBs

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  • February 14, 2017
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Overall, the number of known data breaches increased 40% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to an Identity Resource Center report. The healthcare sector alone suffered hundreds last year, making it the industry most at risk in our nation, per both the Ponemon Institute and Trend Micro. Some security consultants

Is Your MSP staffed by “Standout IT Service Pros?” Look for These 5 Traits.

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  • Feb 8, 2017
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Avoid a Business Continuity “Disconnect” in 2017

  • Jan 25, 2017
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A recent study of more than 500 C-suite and IT professionals featured

Growing Cybersecurity Talent Gap Makes Businesses More Vulnerable, Less Secure

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  • February 22, 2017
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There’s a direct correlation between the ongoing shortage of qualified cybersecurity talent and the frequency and severity of data breaches, according to research from the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and others. A survey of worldwide security professionals “connects the dots” between the well-publicized skills shortage and enterprises’ inability to

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Change the Game for SMBs in the Years to Come

  • February 16, 2017
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Every year, IT research and advisory company Gartner predicts the trends that will shape business technology right now and for decades to come. In its report, “Top Strategic Predictions for 2017 and Beyond” Gartner forecasts continuing “digital disruption” as new technologies seep into every level of the economy. After reviewing

5 Ways to Start 2017 Cyber Safe & Secure

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  • February 2, 2017
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As large-scale hacking events – such as recent breaches of Yahoo!, voter, health and banking data – continue to dominate headlines, leaders of small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) would be wise to remember your firm could be targeted, too. Especially after the holiday season, when you or your employees may

3 Tech Priorities for “Big-Time” CIOs to Guide Your 2017 IT Agenda

  • January 31, 2017
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Each year the Society for Information Management (SIM) polls corporate IT leaders on a variety of issues. Here are the top three tech priorities from their latest survey: Business Alignment – For the fourth consecutive year, most “big-time CIOs” (nearly 42%) listed aligning IT support with business operations as their

4 Ways to Boost the Engagement (and ROI) of Employee Training Sessions

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  • January 19, 2017
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Many companies use technology-driven training and collaboration to support critical business functions ranging from employee orientation and onboarding to skill-building, cybersecurity awareness and regulatory compliance. Keeping staff up-to-date and connected not only boosts their efficiency, productivity and performance, it can also improve morale and reduce attrition. But increasingly, the proliferation
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