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Outdated Technology
The Cost of Outdated Technology for Your Business
Keeping a company’s IT infrastructure updated is difficult, but it’s something that still has to be done. Ultimately, old technology and equipment has to give way to newer infrastructure. However, in our decade plus of working with New England businesses, we’ve found that many companies aren’t always prepared for these transitions, especially if they aren’t…
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Why Your Employees Remain Your Greatest IT Risk
When Todd Keeney at Omni Services came to us, his company had been hit twice by ransomware. Ransomware is an extraordinarily devastating form of malicious attack, and it had cost Omni Services tends of thousands of dollars in damages. Yet we were able to help Omni Services avoid future ransomware attacks through our security services.…
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NIST 800-171: What Is It And Why Would I Need to be Compliant?
When controlling and securing non-confidential, federal information, private organizations are expected to meet specific regulatory standards. NIST 800-170 outlines a set of specifications that are intended to protect this federal data, and which are a requirement for many government contracts. Here’s what you need to know about NIST compliance. What is NIST Compliance? The National…
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7 Ways Technology Can Improve Workforce Retention
Employee retention is a critical issue for businesses of all types. The costs to replace an employee are high — managing the search itself, the lost productivity by being down personnel, the onboarding and training of a new employee. As new generations of employees who are digital natives enter the workforce, companies are turning to…
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Reducing Cyber Risk with 8 easy steps
There are few things as important to a business today as cyber security. Modern businesses keep all of their business operations digitally: a single compromise can cause a business to come grinding to a halt. Yet with so many potential attack vectors and an ever-growing attack surface, it can be difficult to know where to start when…
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