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Computer Security – Why Defense in Depth is the Best Approach

Posted by Timothy Platt on Nov 12, 2017


Computer Security – Why Defense in Depth is the Best Approach Here on “Patch Tuesday”, we’re going to discuss an important topic that we touched on briefly last week. We believe “Defense in Depth”, as applied to computer security, is the best way to mitigate the risk of security exploits and breaches. We’re going to describe the rationale and specifics of this multi-layered approach….

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Equifax Hack – Takeaways for Small Business

Posted by Timothy Platt on Sep 10, 2017


Key Points About the Equifax Hack (Data Breach) for Small Business As you’ve probably heard, this week Equifax Inc. (one of the “big-three” credit bureaus) announced a cybersecurity incident that involved a data breach of 143 million U.S. consumer records. A data breach is a form of computer hack where confidential or private data is exposed – accessed, viewed, or stolen by unauthorized individuals….

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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Should Be Using a Password Manager

Posted by Timothy Platt on Mar 7, 2017


Today we are going to talk about why your business should require all employees to use a Password Manager. If you read our previous article on passwords, “Why Does My Password Have to Change?”, you already know we recommend the following password best practices for all businesses: Passwords should be long, complex, random strings of alphanumeric and special characters (!#@$*) – to eliminate the…

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Why Does My Password Have to Change?

Posted by Timothy Platt on Feb 22, 2017


Every business user is familiar with the toil and trouble of passwords – they’re long, they’re complicated, hard to type, and just about the time you can remember it – IT makes you change it. There are good reasons we do these things. In this article, we’ll review the reasons. It may not make your life any easier, but at least you’ll understand why…

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