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Cryptocurrency 101

Cryptocurrency 101

Cryptocurrency is a term that we hear all of the time, but many of us don’t seem to fully grasp what it is, and how it works. We’ll take a look at it from a high level to provide some understanding. Why? Well, it isn’t going away, and it only seems to be gaining...

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7 Steps To Improve Your Data Security and Data Compliance

7 Steps To Improve Your Data Security and Data Compliance

Data privacy continues to be a hot topic in the business world. With every new technology come new regulations that require companies to completely re-examine the way they handle private data. Most companies already have a basic data privacy policy they constructed...

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The Hacker Got Hacked

The Hacker Got Hacked

WeLeakInfo was a data breach site that offered paid subscriptions to users who could then access their searchable database which contained stolen records. This now defunct site contained 12.5 BILLION records of data that was illegally obtained through various means....

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How to identify fraudulent checks

How to identify fraudulent checks

At this time of year, we all risk resembling Charlie Brown waiting on his Valentine in the mailbox. Has my check arrived? Is it in the mailbox? Perhaps you’re waiting on stimulus checks or tax refunds. But along with the hint of spring flowers, there is mailbox...

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Unemployment Scams: Best Practices

Unemployment Scams: Best Practices

We tend to not ask too many questions and let things slide when we aren’t certain about the situation. Is that normal? Should that happen like that? I guess so. I don’t really know. I mean, it seems ok?? And as with all things related to COVID-19, there’s an air of...

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Build Your Local Network with Strategic Technology Partners

Build Your Local Network with Strategic Technology Partners

If you're a New Jersey commercial realtor, you might already know these five attributes that prospective clients look for before deciding to work with you: experience, local expertise, marketing skills, accessibility, and a strong network. Looking at the last...

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One Ring Phone Scams: How to Prevent Them

One Ring Phone Scams: How to Prevent Them

Your phone rings once. The number looks familiar, same area code, same exchange as your local area, so you pick it up. Hello? No one responds on the other end of the line. You repeat “hello?” and it feels like a bad connection or that they can’t hear you on the other...

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How to Secure Data When Moving Offices

How to Secure Data When Moving Offices

Commercial moves present many different challenges, from the logistics of physically moving furniture and equipment to making sure that time spent moving has as little effect on operational business time as possible. One of the biggest services that kept our team busy...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Businesses Data Protection

5 Ways to Improve Your Businesses Data Protection

With data collection and use present in almost every facet of our lives, including the obvious platforms like social media and online shopping, and the less obvious, like exercise equipment and kitchen appliances, our personal data has never been more accessible or...

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Worried You’ll Be Blamed for Data Breaches at Work?

Worried You’ll Be Blamed for Data Breaches at Work?

Avast found that almost 40% of small business employees think that a staff member who unknowingly clicks a malicious link would be held personally responsible for a data breach, which could be encouraging employees to keep quiet rather than flagging a potential...

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How to Evaluate Your Home Office Security

How to Evaluate Your Home Office Security

We are past the point of whether or not working remotely, or from home, is something we are unsure of. It is likely our permanent setup, or at the very least, a long term one that we need to move forward with and in confidence. These recommendations are for those who...

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How to Manage Cyber Risk in 2021

How to Manage Cyber Risk in 2021

As 2020 comes to a close, we look back on another year of increased attacks on small and medium business clients, and the ecosystem of tools used within the community. In the face of these events, the IT provider community showed the desire to tackle the underlying...

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How to Secure Your Home Office

How to Secure Your Home Office

When establishing a safe environment at home, we put locks on the doors, latches on the gate, and home security systems that keep uninvited visitors out, and alert us to any intruders otherwise. What we see is what we address – as is the case with most things and...

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Common Types of Ransomware Effecting Your Computers

Common Types of Ransomware Effecting Your Computers

As new ransomware variants arise on a regular basis, it can be difficult to keep track of the different strains. While each of these strains of malware are different, they often rely on similar tactics to take advantage of users and hold encrypted data hostage. Here...

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