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What Is Credential Stuffing?

May 2nd, 2022|Data Security|

Stolen usernames and passwords caused the most data breaches in 2021, which means it’s time to start viewing your login credentials as a first line of defense, rather than just a way to access different services. Learn more about how attackers use login credentials to enter your networks—and how you can stop them. What is credential stuffing? Why is [...]

Best Practices for Managing Data Protection

April 20th, 2022|Data Security|

From meeting compliance requirements to protecting your business’s bottom line, safeguarding sensitive data is essential to the success of your business, but do you have a solid management model in place to ensure you can do so effectively? Often used to secure personally identifiable information (PII), data protection management is a strategic combination of human and automated data backup [...]

How to Select an IT Governance Framework

April 8th, 2022|IT Solutions|

In a fast-changing technology landscape, you need to keep your IT aligned with your core business objectives and strategy, but how do you actually get it there? You need to implement an IT governance framework. An IT governance framework outlines principles and methods for effectively using IT to generate business value. The framework guides all aspects of an organization’s [...]

Remote Working Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe

April 7th, 2022|Cybersecurity, Data Security|

As many companies have discovered over the past couple of years, remote working presents myriad advantages, from lower overhead costs to happier, more productive employees. However, with these benefits come new cybersecurity risks. As businesses continue to adapt to a new way of working, cybercriminals are there to take advantage of any weaknesses. To minimize damage to your business [...]

Do You Have a Ransomware Response Plan? How to Build One

March 22nd, 2022|Cybersecurity|

With more than 4,000 occurring every day, ransomware attacks are no longer a question of if, but when. Don’t let your business get caught off guard and make sure you have a clear ransomware response plan in place. What Is a Ransomware Attack? The term ransomware has become a cybersecurity buzzword but what is it, precisely? What happens when [...]

How to Properly Manage Your IT Asset Lifecycle

February 22nd, 2022|Managed Services|

Even if you invest in the latest, most innovative technologies, they will eventually become obsolete. However, with a well-executed asset management system, you can prolong your information technology assets' viability and get the most value for your technology spend. What Is IT Asset Lifecycle Management? Defined simply, IT asset lifecycle management - often referred to as just IT asset [...]

5 Digital Transformation Challenges—and How to Overcome Them

February 8th, 2022|Technology Performance|

Even if your organization hasn't embarked on its digital transformation, you’ve likely heard the term and considered whether a transformation is the right next step. So what is it, exactly, and what can a digital transformation do for your business? A digital transformation usually refers to rethinking your approach to technology usage in the face of changing customer expectations [...]

Endpoint Security Solutions: What to Look for

February 2nd, 2022|Cybersecurity|

Every endpoint in your business poses a threat. Left unprotected, each endpoint becomes an unchallenged point of entry for cyberattacks, and the frequency and intensity of attacks continue to increase. Here’s what you can do to shore up cybersecurity in this particularly vulnerable area. What is an endpoint? Any device that connects to the network outside its firewall is [...]

SMB Cybersecurity Statistics Every Business Owner Should Know

January 28th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

As a small or medium-sized business owner, you might assume hackers target large organizations with the goal of raking in more money. In reality, no business is totally safe from cyberattacks, and SMBs are actually targeted at nearly the same rate as large enterprises. Here is what the statistics have to say about why SMBs need robust security measures, [...]

Making Sure IT Risk Management Is Prioritized in the Budget

January 12th, 2022|IT Solutions|

Does fighting for IT budget sometimes seem like an uphill battle? Some in your organization may see IT requirements as conflicting with the broader needs of the business, or they might not want to prioritize IT spend. But prioritizing IT risk management within the overall business objectives — and budgeting for that risk management — isn't a nice-to-have; it's [...]

IoT Security: How You Can Protect Your Business

January 12th, 2022|IT Solutions|

In the early days of the internet, you only connected computers to the world wide web, with actual physical wires, not over wifi networks. With the advent of wireless technology, we all connect countless devices to the internet, from computers to tablets to cell phones to thermostats and even light bulbs. Each connection is a security risk. Here'sHere's what you [...]

Protecting Your Business from a Ransomware Attack

January 12th, 2022|AccountabilIT News|

Think your biggest business problems are keeping up with industry trends, outpacing your competitors, finding the best talent, or figuring out how a hybrid work model fits your organization? Each of these may undoubtedly be a challenge, but here’s another one to add to your (likely growing) list: Ransomware. The severity and sophistication of ransomware attacks keep escalating across [...]

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