Cyber Security is critical for any business, but the technology is complex and fastmoving. Since understanding your security posture is so important and so difficult for business leaders, we created this bookmarkable guide for you to refer back to.
On October 10, 2023, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 will go end-of-life. This means that Microsoft will no longer provide software updates. Any bugs or compatibility issues discovered from then on will not be fixed. The bigger issue is that security vulnerabilities will not be patched. If threat actors discover a vulnerability
Wi-Fi 6E opens up access to the 6GHz band (Wi-Fi 6 uses 5GHz) and with it a myriad of benefits including low latency, 3 times as many Wi-Fi channels, and the capacity for much higher bandwidth. Another key benefit is that devices like cordless phones, airport radar, perimeter sensors, and digital satellite don’t interfere with
We recently held a Cyber Insurance and Cyber Security webinar and had an opportunity to speak with Lewis Pope, a Head Nerd at N-able. N-able is a leading provider of network management systems and tools and a key partner for MTSi. One of the key points Lewis made was about the importance of a centralized
Your Cyber Insurance Carrier Wants You to Hire An MSP. And you should. IT Security Starts with the Basics The experts inside your insurance company and experienced IT professionals agree that many of the most important things protecting your data from cyberattack are maintenance practices that are followed with discipline. As professionals, we often see
What is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)? Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a way to validate that a user who is requesting access to a resource is not an imposter. MFA works by asking for more information from a user when they make a request. This could be something they know (a pin or secret like their mother’s
Are You Subject to the FTC Safeguards Rule? The FTC Safeguards Rule requires business to take certain precautions to protect customer data. The requirements are for financial institutions, but the FTC Safeguards Rule has a much broader definition of what is considered a financial institution than what you and I think about as a bank.
Today, our businesses can’t function without technology. But when you started your own company, you probably didn’t plan on wearing so many hats—especially not the technology expert hat. Even if you’ve been able to afford an in-house IT team, your IT staff might not have the bandwidth to handle everything from complex server issues to
Outsourcing aspects of our lives to people who specialize in those markets is becoming increasingly popular—we hire others to take care of our lawn, get our groceries for us, or even drive us around town. The business world is no different, with many companies opting to outsource important functions like human resources, marketing, or managed
5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your IT Guy As any small business grows, responsibility is spread over an ever-increasing number of staff and eventually it becomes necessary to implement controls in various areas of the business. Simple practices that worked well for a team of six employees begin to break down when the team expands