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Why You Cannot Buy Cyber Insurance Without Multi-Factor Authentication

By: Total Computer Solutions

Insurance policies are designed to share risk. But, right now, cybersecurity incidents and payouts are through the roof, and insurance companies are tired of paying.There are so many infected websites and automatic malware programs out there that even if every hacker gave up the internet for life, hacks would continue for a decade or more after their departure. The direct cost of the most common data breach, ransomware, has gone up considerably in the past few years.

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5 Ways to Strengthen Cybersecurity in a Hybrid Workplace

By: Total Computer Solutions

 

Currently, employees are more connected than ever. The hybrid workplace is here to stay, and for employees, this means relying on connected devices from their home office setups. According to recent data, Smart home systems will rise to a market value of $157 billion by 2023, and the number of installed connected devices in the home increases by a staggering 70% by 2025. In this new normal where Smart devices are constantly online safety is a must, here are some tips for securing those.

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Reducing Stress In Your Business With Managed IT Services

By: Total Computer Solutions

Businesses continue to embrace new technologies to enhance business safety, effectiveness, and functionality. This helps streamline operations, simplify communication channels, maximize profit generation, and ultimately guarantee steady business growth. But with changing times, keeping up with emerging technologies, mitigating cyber threats, and integrating beneficial business applications can be tricky and time-consuming for most businesses. Furthermore, this can stress the organization and.

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Best Guide to Understanding Compliance with Regulations and Standards

By: Total Computer Solutions

When you manage an organization, you hear a lot about the need to comply with HIPAA, PCI, ISO, NIST, CMMC, and many other abbreviations. But what does compliance mean? Misconceptions are common, and failure to reach and maintain compliance can lead to fines and penalties. 

An article like this cannot tell you what your business needs to do to comply, but we hope to provide you with a look at the overall picture to be in a better position to understand the requirements. Feel free to contact us

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How Does Moving to the Cloud Affect Your Business' Footprint?

By: Total Computer Solutions

The pandemic affected all sectors of the economy both in the US and around the world. For many, it may be time to re-evaluate your business's needs for brick-and-mortar locations. One key element that every organization will be looking to enhance is easy and reliable access to applications and data from anywhere.

The massive transition from office workers to a remote workforce meant that businesses needed to invest more in helping their users work remotely effortlessly. It became clear for.

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Top Strategies for Catching Up on Technology

By: Total Computer Solutions

The business world suffered a setback in 2020 due to the widespread global pandemic. Many companies shut their doors, bringing a halt to their IT projects. To ensure that your business can catch up in 2021, streamline your strategies to catch up with industry trends.

In your efforts to keep up with business trends, ask yourself the following questions:

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Reasons Why You Should Avoid Social Media Quizzes

By: Total Computer Solutions

Which Disney princess is most like you? Are you on Santa's naughty or nice list? We can tell ten things no one knows about you! Indeed, you recognize a few of these titles as quizzes that you find on social media.

You grant the quiz creator access to your Facebook page, answer a few funny questions, and receive an answer. You have probably taken one of these social media quizzes. However, you should not be participating in them. Why? Here are few things to consider. 

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The Safe and Secure Way of Transitioning Employees Back into The Office

By: Total Computer Solutions

The economy is slowly reopening after the Coronavirus pandemic. However, this means that businesses and institutions need to find a safe and secure way of transitioning remote workers back into the office. Although working from home includes its benefits, it is not an ideal situation for most smaller businesses. In a small business, each employee is critical to the operations of the company.   

Some business structures work better within the office employees rather than remote employees..

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Why You Need to Create a Business Resiliency Plan and How to Start One

By: Total Computer Solutions

A Business Resilience Plan provides insight into resuming a set level of operation following a disruption. Many businesses have prepared their employees to act in situations concerning a fire, hurricane, flood, or power outage.  

But many were not prepared for the significant changes made at the beginning of the COVID-19 shutdown. Businesses have become more resilient, forced to become more flexible, and abide by stricter guidelines. People have adapted to new ways of working, marketing, and.

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Total Computer Solutions Receives 'Best IT Services in Greensboro' Recognition

By: Ashley Limbers

Total Computer Solutions (TCS) is proud to announce that it has been selected as the “Best IT Services in Greensboro” recommended by ThreeBest Rated.

“We are humbled to receive this recognition as the ‘Best IT Services in Greensboro,’” said Barry Utesch, President of TCS. “We have served the Triad for over 31 years with our mission to glorify God as we provide exceptional IT services focused on building relationships with our clients and employees.”

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