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4 Tips For Better Firewall Management

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM

One of the core elements of securing your company’s network is a firewall.

Firewalls control network traffic flow by determining whether to accept or discard a packet that passes through it based on predetermined security rules.

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What You Really Need To Know About The Dark Web

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 21, 2018 at 9:08 AM

There’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard the headlines before:

Don’t let the people on the dark web get ahold of your information.

The dark web is a mysterious place.

You can protect your information against appearing on the dark web.

It turns out that all of these statements are scare tactics.

Spoiler alert: Your information is probably on the dark web.

The good news is that you can take action to prevent that information from being useful.

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Why Your Business Needs Unified Threat Management

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 20, 2018 at 10:44 AM

Malware. A data breach. Viruses.

These are just a few of the cybersecurity threats that lurk near your business, waiting to cost you money and damage your reputation.

One can get a glimpse at how serious a security event is by knowing whether the event must be reported to anyone.

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What To Know About The End Of Life For Windows Server 2008 R2

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Even though it’s more than a year away, now is the time to think about moving away from Windows Server 2008.

Microsoft has announced Jan. 14, 2020, as the end-of-life date for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2.

Let’s take a look at what the term “end of life” means and how you can migrate your business to a more secure server.

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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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