In recent times, marketing firms have become a target for malicious hackers because of the wealth of personal information they collect from their customers. Information such as customer names, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, and social security numbers are some of the information routinely collected by these firms. This data is used to generate mailing lists and for targeted marketing.read more >
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Firms are continually changing locations due to growing or shrinking staff needs. However, it is a big headache for operations managers and IT staff. Not only are there plenty of logistics questions, but there are also constant questions from staff members about various IT issues. Importantly, operations professionals have to guard against the risk of catastrophic disaster regarding their infrastructure. This mostly means protecting data and preserving equipment. There are a few important.read more >
One look at the Breach Portal on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights website shows an incredible quantity of health data breaches in 2018 alone.
Data breaches in healthcare are disturbing for a variety of reasons, not only do they result in malicious individuals access to patients' social security numbers, but they also result in an utter violation of patients' rights to privacy. Surgery details, medical history, lab results: all of this HIPAA-protected.read more >
Law firms are susceptible to various types of cyber attacks. From 2016-2017, 2/3 of law firms surveyed reported targeted cyber attacks. Attacks ranged from phishing (3rd parties using trickery to steal usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers) to Bitlocker scams (attacking the Windows optional encryption feature). If you're looking for five easy ways to make your law firm's client data more secure, then you'll want to continue reading below.read more >
Do you think your nonprofit business is immune from cyber threats? You might want to think again. According to an article from The Balance Small Business, nonprofits with a website ending in .org are more likely targets for hackers, as they tend to be more highly ranked on search engines such as Google, which makes them more visible online than other small businesses. In addition, nonprofits are often the collectors of sensitive data about donors, including payment card information,.read more >
Data security should be a top priority for insurance agencies. These firms handle high-value personally identifiable information (PII), such as birthdates, social security numbers, and even health records. Should a hacker steal the data, they might use it to commit identity fraud. Therefore, as a provider, you want to secure your data in compliance with the law, and to maintain customer trust.read more >
The construction industry in the 21st Century has quickly evolved to embrace digital technology at every level. The valuable data generated by that technology is used to integrate workflows between designers, engineers, contractors, and owners. Software companies such as Buildsoft are streamlining the traditional methods of designing, estimating, comparing multiple quotes from subcontractors and suppliers, and quantity surveying. But technology dependence has moved even deeper into the.read more >
To help your business continue success, you need to do more than increase your profits—you also need to cut costs wherever possible. If yours is like most businesses, one of the significant drivers of cost is your hardware. That is especially true during the early stages of your business when those costs tend to pile up. Whether its scanners, servers or printers, the costs of new hardware (or replacement hardware for longer-standing companies) can be prohibitive.read more >
Secure offsite computing resources and databases have become a top priority for healthcare establishments, from dental clinics and hospitals to medical research facilities, and for a good reason. Moving patient data to the cloud enables caregivers to enhance healthcare services without stretching their cash flow or diverting massive amounts of capital into setting up more robust data centers.
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Signs That Your Business Can Benefit From the Right MSP
As a business grows and thrives so do its data and IT demands, and sooner or later successful enterprises will find themselves at a critical decision-making crossroad. From a business perspective, it's a good problem to have, a healthy sign that the organization is showing robust growth, but it's a growing pain which can't be ignored without consequences.read more >