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Old School Tech Security: 7 Ways to Protect Your Sensitive Data

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Start digging around about how to protect your data, and you’ll be soon drowning in a mix of apps, websites, and vocabulary terms that are difficult to understand.

Instead, simplify the process.

Here is a list of seven ways to safeguard your data.

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How To Prepare For The Windows 7 End Of Life

Posted by Integrity Staff on November 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM

If you’re still using the Windows 7 operating system, it’s time to prepare to switch to an updated version.

Microsoft has revealed the end-of-life date for Windows 7: Jan. 14, 2020.

Let’s take a look at what it means when a software product reaches its end of life, as well as what you can do to prepare for this deadline.

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Gone Phishing: 6 Tips for Verifying Identity When You’re Asked For Data

Posted by Integrity Staff on November 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM

More Americans experienced a data breach in 2017 than ever before. The results of a study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research show that 16.7 million Americans had their identities compromised, resulting in a loss of $16.8 billion.

The study also found that consumers are losing trust in institutions, shifting “the perceived responsibility for preventing fraud from themselves to other entities, such as their financial institution or the companies storing their data.”

One of the biggest trends the study found is that account takeover tripled over the past year. Victims pay an average of $290 out of pocket and spend 16 hours on average to resolve the situation.

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How Open Book Management Boosts Efficiency In Business

Posted by Integrity Staff on November 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM

How can you boost efficiency in your business?

One way is through a system called open-book management.

Open-book management is great for companies the emphasize transparency. In this system, everyone can see the company’s books. Therefore, everyone shares an interest in the workings of the business.

By seeing, tracking, and forecasting key numbers, everyone gains an understanding of what is driving the business forward—or causing it to lose steam.

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What’s Next? 5 Cybersecurity Threats to Watch Out For in 2019

Posted by Integrity Staff on November 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM

More than 7 out of 10 companies in the United States have suffered a data breach over the past few years, according to Thales.

With seemingly more stories of data breaches popping up, business leaders must decide whether to adopt new technology and risk things going wrong or wait while competitors potentially get ahead.

To help businesses, Security Forum has developed its Threat Horizon 2019 report. It looks at nine threats caused by technology change that organizations may face over the next three years and how to address them.

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6 Common Questions About Cloud Computing

Posted by Integrity Staff on October 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM

You may be asking yourself several questions about cloud computing the more you hear about it.

After all, a RightScale survey shows enterprises are leveraging multiple clouds to do business.

There’s a lot of buzz around cloud computing, and rightfully so. Let’s take a look at the most common questions about cloud computing.

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Why Security Awareness in Healthcare is Critical

Posted by Integrity Staff on October 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Security Awareness training and programming is important for every industry. Security Awareness in healthcare is especially critical. The healthcare industry is responsible for the safekeeping of highly sensitive medical data. HIPAA tries to ensure that security is tight and materials are handled correctly, but that only goes so far. Any breach of a medical organization's network or data can be highly damaging to the practice in question. HIPAA violations come at a steep cost and a lost reputation is something that may never be recovered. Every organization in the healthcare industry needs Security Awareness training. This is why:

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Which Type of Cloud Solution is Right For Your Business?

Posted by Integrity Staff on October 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Deciding on a cloud solution can be difficult.

If you think you have a choice on whether you’ll be migrating to the cloud, think again.

Enterprise cloud adoption has doubled in the past two years. Roughly half of respondents to a cloud business intelligence survey said they were using cloud BI. Additionally, fewer respondents said they had no plans to use these services. The 2018 survey showed the most significant rise in adoption levels in the seven years this survey has been conducted.

Cloud adoption is all but inevitable.

This begs the question: which cloud solution is best for my business?

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How Technology Consulting Can Help Your Business Avoid Disaster

Posted by Integrity Staff on October 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM

It can be difficult to manage and run a large business, especially if you’re doing it mostly alone. Even if you have a partner, there’s no guarantee that you will be able to protect your business from everything. With the recent rise of phishing scams, security breaches, and account hacking, who is to say your business is not the next target?

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When Was Your Last Cybersecurity Assessment?

Posted by Integrity Staff on October 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Can you recall the last time you changed your passwords, updated your privacy policy, or changed information on one of your private accounts? Or, to put it simply, when was the last time you had someone make sure your online data was safe?

If the answer to any of those questions is, “No,” then it would be wise to schedule a cybersecurity assessment as soon as possible. This can go for companies or for individuals, but companies carry the larger burden. Having so much information stored in one place makes businesses an easy target.

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