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Insights from Access Tech

The O365 threat – Are you at risk?

Windows 10 had a recent zero-day vulnerability called CVE-2021-40444. What is this and are you at risk? “Because Microsoft Office is used and trusted by millions worldwide, attackers ...
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Access Tech: Make sure your 911 information is up to date so you can be found.

911 best practices

While more businesses are reopening, thoughts about the existing phone system must stay in the forefront. There are several things to consider to ensure your phone system’s 911 information is accurate and updated. ...
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Access Tech: With the rise of ransomeware ambushes, more spending on security is in order. Is your protection enough?

Next year will see more security spending

The recent State of IT report performed by Spiceworks has projected that business security spending budgets. These are going “to increase in 2022. One specific area that will continue to see growth is managed security services.” ...
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Access Tech: It's nice to work at home, but remote work leads to more cybersecurity risks. To prevent these remote risks, identify and map the processes of cybersecurity and partner with a professional.

A smart approach to Cyber Resilience

Uptime is essential to the modern business. If you’re not doing everything you can to prevent downtime, you’re not going to hit your uptime goals, and this will increasingly become an issue as it relates to cyber security. ...
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Access Tech: Do you know how much data a hacker can steal with just a simple click of a link? Protect your data with prevention and remember to think before you click!

Hacker phishing – How is it used as an attack?

When hackers are the most successful with their phishing expeditions, what is involved in their attack? Hackers use phishing to steal your company’s data in many ways. From the simplest way in, like the click of a link, to extremely complicated ransomware incident strategies. ...
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Access Tech: Technology's role in business is growing. With the competitive market today, the transition to cloud is imperative. Are your cloud costs spiraling out? Don't spend on what you don't need!

Five steps to control cloud costs

The cost savings around cloud computing are often what serves as a catalyst for business leaders to initiate a transition to cloud. The ability to pay a subscription fee is far superior to making a capital investment in technology and being responsible for maintenance, updates, and troubleshooting. ...
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Access Tech: VMware is back in control to serve their customers in unique ways. Although no longer owned by Dell, VMware continues to grow their partner relationships with them to provide more flexible services.

VMware and Dell – Moving apart from each other and still achieving greatness

VMware is now much more flexible in terms of competitive offerings. They are growing their partner relationships so they can offer more combinations of options. ...
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Access Tech: Isolation has left many remote workers at a higher risk of attacks due to exposure. With less conversations between workers, it's harder to know what's going on with recent hacks. Remember to notify and alert your coworkers about any recent hacks affecting businesses.

Cybersecurity and the dangers of isolation

One of our reliable IT sources has brought to our attention a very important issue considered to be a danger of cybersecurity: Isolation. How does this particular aspect, which affects every human on earth at some point or another, impact cybersecurity? ...
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