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Preparing Businesses for the Future of Cybersecurity

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
April 28, 2020 at 9:40 AM

Remote work has become a sudden necessity in the weeks since COVID-19 first began making it’s way across the globe. The need for businesses to support thousands of employees working from home has placed extraordinary strain on IT teams as they roll out VPN and multi-factor identification, and on the network infrastructure as a whole.

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Security

What Is Shadow IT? What A Business Doesn’t Know Can Hurt It

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
March 10, 2020 at 9:15 AM

In a world relying more heavily than ever on digital technology, keeping track of everything that happens in an office is getting trickier. New devices, services, and solutions are introduced daily that enable employees to work efficiently. However, the boom of digital tools in the office has given rise to a new phenomenon: shadow IT. Any office that empowers its employees with digital technology has it.

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Keeping Office Hardware Secure: The Devices Most Often Overlooked

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
February 20, 2020 at 9:15 AM

Securing your business data and devices in the age of cybercrime is getting harder than ever. With data becoming ever more valuable, hackers go to greater lengths to get their hands on it. In response, many businesses invest more in their network security hoping to thwart a breach. However, companies often miss a spot when developing a cybersecurity strategy: keeping all their hardware secure.

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MIT

What Is Spear Phishing and How Can a Company Prevent It?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
February 13, 2020 at 9:46 AM

Think your company is entirely impervious to phishing? Think again. Network security may have evolved, but so have the criminals it’s trying to stop. In 2019, phishing took on a new and more sinister tone. It’s called spear phishing, and companies need to be on the lookout for it.

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When Disaster Strikes: The Importance of Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
December 17, 2019 at 10:41 AM

Nobody likes to think about the worst-case scenario, but not doing so is a recipe for disaster. Like people, businesses may experience sudden and unexpected emergencies or situations that can severely affect their ability to function or even survive. Often, there exists little time to react – but every second counts. Many business owners address this risk by creating a disaster recovery plan.

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Windows 7 Support Ends in 2020 - Here's What You Need to Know

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
November 19, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Windows 7 users have been getting reminders all year from Microsoft. Why? Windows 7 product support is ending on January 14, 2020, leaving users scrambling to figure out what to do next. Thankfully, this isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s not unusual for an operating system (OS) to become obsolete.

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MIT

How to Identify and Avoid Phishing Scams

Krista Wagner - Marketing Director
July 2, 2019 at 9:30 AM

The internet has brought countless benefits to the business community.  However, it has also brought numerous cybersecurity threats. One of the most concerning threats costing businesses money every day are phishing scams. An FBI investigation in 2016 found that businesses lose an estimated $500 million dollars a year to phishing, and that number is dramatically increasing each year. Here’s what decision makers in business need to know about phishing scams and how to prevent them.

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Meet ImageNet’s All-Star vCIO Team!

Laina Davidson
June 13, 2019 at 9:15 AM

The demand for Managed IT services is growing, and ImageNet Consulting remains ahead of the curve in both services and expertise. We’ve recently expanded our expert team of Managed IT consultants with the addition of several virtual Chief Information Officers for seven of our service areas. Let's meet them!

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