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What Is IT Asset Disposition And Why Is It Important?

What Is IT Asset Disposition And Why Is It Important? Continuing to use technology past its prime may be less expensive than replacing it, but it comes with plenty of other problems. That’s why IT Asset Disposition is such an important part of your ongoing IT processes. Do you have old technology that needs to be replaced?  Sticking with old technology may save you some money in your IT ...

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SolarWinds Cyberattacks: Perception Vs. Reality

SolarWinds Cyberattacks: Perception Vs. Reality “SolarWinds, a leading information security vendor, is at the center of a supply chain attack where over 18,000 government agencies and private organizations worldwide have been hacked.” From a layman's perspective, this statement is entirely true. True because, according to most people, these organizations were hacked, literally or otherwise...

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What Does It Mean To Be IT Compliant?

What Does It Mean To Be Compliant? Any business operating within a particular industry needs to abide by a set of rules. Many companies have often fallen victim to the law because they do not meet these requirements. According to a Globalscape report, companies have lost an average of 4,005,116 US Dollars in revenue due to non-compliance. For many other companies, the repercussions of non-comp...

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Ransomware In 2020

Ransomware In 2020 Ask any cybersecurity expert to name one threat they dread most; a majority of them will tell you it's ransomware. And reasonably so, ransomware has tremendously aggravated over the years, affecting organizations of all sizes and industries. And it's only getting worse. According to a report by cybersecurity firm SonicWall, there were more than 199.7 million ransomware incid...

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Does Your Staff Know Enough To Keep Your Organization Secure?

Does Your Staff Know Enough To Keep Your Organization Secure? Cybersecurity Awareness Training is an essential part of an effective cybersecurity defense. Are your staff members supporting your cybersecurity? Or putting it at risk? Did you know that more than 90% of cybersecurity incidents can be traced back to human error? The fact is that what you (and your staff) don’t know could hurt ...

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Delay or Schedule Sending Mail in Office 365

Outlook’s Send Later Feature: Delay or Schedule Sending Mail in Office 365 Have you ever sent a hasty email and regretted it immediately afterward? Discover how this nifty Microsoft Outlook feature can help you save time and boost your productivity when working with your email. Are you and your employees spending too much time on email? Are you frustrated by the seemingly endless email threa...

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Secure, Cloud-Based Backups From Outsource IT Solutions Group

Protect Your Company from the Risk of Data Loss with Secure, Cloud-Based Backups From Outsource IT Solutions Group Did you know that experts expect 463 exabytes of data will be generated each day by the year 2025? Many of us haven’t even heard of that unit of measuring data, and are used to thinking in terms of gigabytes, terabytes or even petabytes. With the introduction of exabytes to the dai...

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What Exactly Is NIST 800-171?

What Exactly Is NIST 800-171? Does your organization deal with the federal government? If so, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has this important message for you. In today's highly regulated business world, you're probably already familiar with a couple of regulatory standards. And this is especially true if your organization is under contract with a Federal agency. With y...

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How Do Community Banks Embrace Technology While Combating Cybercrime?

How Do Community Banks Embrace Technology While Combating Cybercrime? 76% of ALL data breaches are financially motivated - making community banks the perfect target for cybercriminals looking to make a quick profit. Verizon found that 76% of all data breaches are financially motivated rather than insider fraud or some other type of retaliation. And to make matters worse, organized crime groups...

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Does Your Chicagoland IT Company Offer All of This?

Does Your Chicagoland IT Company Offer All of This? Since 1998, our team of trained and certified technicians, engineers, and customer service representatives have all worked seamlessly together to focus on each and every client we serve - helping them stay safe and operate efficiently with a high level of support at every level - from design to implementation to maintenance. We strongly believe ...

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