Though writing and enforcing policies and procedures is probably nobody’s favorite area of IT operations, it’s still a vital part of your business. While creating and following set policies is mandatory for government contractors and HIPAA covered entities, EXP takes it a step further. We recommend all companies and organizations maintain and enforce a basic package of policies and procedures that includes the following points…
The terms “backing up” and “disaster recovery” are sometimes used interchangeably when it comes to protecting your company’s data, yet there are major differences between the two processes. And understanding these differences can have big consequences for your business.
Here are three facts all business owners and employees must know:
1. U.S. businesses are the top targets of cyber attacks worldwide;
2. The frequency and ferocity of cyber attacks will continue to rise in 2019;
3. Employees are the weakest link in most businesses’ IT security programs.
To help prevent such an attack on your company, EXP is hosting a Security Awareness Training for business owners and employees.
Since their creation 1994, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates have been required for websites that share confidential information. They work by encrypting all the traffic between your web browser and a website, making it harder for someone to track what you are looking at from your workstation.
There is a direct connection between your company’s security and productivity. How? The more technology downtime you experience, the less time you have to get your work done, and the less available you are to your clients and customers. But here’s the good news: with […]
In November 2018 our VP of Business Solutions – Pat Cooke presented a webinar on Right-Sized IT Security
& Compliance. This is now recorded and available to view below:
George Carlin once said, “Electricity is really just organized lightning.” Well, what happens when that lightning gets chaotic? Or unpredictable? Or worse, just up and disappears?
If you have any form of electronics at the heart of your IT infrastructure (spoiler alert: you do) then you […]
There was a time when strong passwords were good enough to protect your information. More recent wisdom recommends we use passphrases, which are longer and much harder to crack.
Today, as phishing attempts get more sophisticated, you must adapt accordingly because passwords alone don’t cut it […]
“Imagine a typical Seattle weather day (excluding July and August maybe). You’re heading out for a mixed day of fun and errands that may include visiting the local farmers market, taking the dog for a walk, making a trip to a taco truck, and maybe a hike around Discovery Park. You’ll do some walking, some driving and move between indoors and outdoors. How do you dress for this multi-faceted excursion? Layers. The answer is always layers.”
EXP will host a free webinar on Thursday November 8th.
FREE ONE HOUR SECURITY CONSULTATION FOR ALL ATTENDEES!
FREE DRAWING FOR AN AMAZON ECHO!
The most vital aspects or your overall IT
Security Plan, including how to effectively AND efficiently secure
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