Category Archives: security

  • January 28, 2020

Every Possible Reason to Migrate to Windows Server 2019, in a Nut-Shell

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It is not often that the IT infrastructure is even touched, due to the disruption caused by such projects. This sometimes leaves hardware deployed for decades. With Windows Server 2016 being relatively young, one would question the need to change to Server 2019 – we might have the answers...

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  • January 17, 2020

Windows 7 Has Reached its EOL – But it Hasn’t Been Laid to Rest… Yet

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Windows 7 reached such popularity that it took Windows 10 FOUR years to pass it in market shares. We are well aware that even today, Windows 7 is still being used by millions of users, making up roughly 26% of the chosen operating system on PCs. Microsoft attempted changing...

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  • January 2, 2020

Here’s Why You Need a Scary Good Archiving System in Place

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Maintaining compliance in your archiving strategy can be daunting. Plagued by constant data growth and the pertaining service requirements, IT departments and legal compliance teams are juggling the ability to retain, access, discover and supervise compliant content in a world of fast evolving regulations. Where would you even begin...

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  • December 24, 2019

“123456” Once Again Claims Top Spot For Worst Password of The Year

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Other poor choices include “password,” “princess,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou” and “welcome,” according to the 2019 list from SplashData. Admit it, you’ve used one of those known to be simple, hackable passwords at some stage of your life. It’s an understandable temptation, being quick and easy to remember. This would explain...

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  • December 16, 2019

Cyber Security – How Safe is Your Business?

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We all know that cyber-crime is an ever increasing worldwide threat, one with a series of notable incidents occurring throughout 2019, which prove how easily a data breach can affect any organization or establishment. One of the most memorable hacks that occurred this year must be when Quest Diagnostics,...

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  • December 2, 2019

Essential Settings for EOP and Office 365 ATP security

Techtron has been migrating to and managing Office 365 enviroments for some time now.  One of the most common scenarios we find is companies have left many of the security features set to default, which according to Microsoft and other leading experts is not recomended.  These settings are often...

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  • November 14, 2019

Demonstrating Compliance with Data Security Regulations Can Be Easy if You’re Prepared

In our final blog in this series on how passwords help you protect your most important business data, We look at how rock-solid password management can also protect you from legal trouble. These days, most businesses are subject to data protection laws or regulations of one kind or another....

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  • November 11, 2019

Do You Know Who Has Access to Your Systems?

This blog gets at a really important topic for businesses, especially smaller businesses that don’t have a lot of extra resources for dealing with IT admin. Using a centralized access control system to make sure your systems aren’t accessible by people who have left your company is really important...

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  • November 7, 2019

Stay Ahead of Hackers by Changing Your Passwords

We’re continuing to explore the topic of passwords and how they help keep your business data and systems secure in this next blog on when and how you should update your passwords. An alert pops up on your computer: It’s time to change your password again. Sigh. Fine. You’ll...

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  • November 5, 2019

Strong Security Starts with Strong Passwords

We have been thinking a lot about client security lately. When we came across this blog series about passwords, we knew we had to share it with all our clients. It’s all too easy to think passwords are a nuisance—when really they’re essential to keeping your data and your...

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