Each and every one of us needs to do our part to make sure that our online lives are kept safe and secure. That’s what National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed in October – is all about! https://staysafeonline.org/ncsam/ https://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month https://www.cisecurity.org/blog/october-national-cybersecurity-awareness-month/   Tip of the Day – Social Engineering Social engineering is the use of

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We’re going to begin using some of the examples we collect, to share with everyone in an effort to better expose you to ways you can (often times) easily identify phishing emails.  And of course, when we receive good phishing examples, we’ll share them as well. Phishy Things (red flags): From Name From Address Phishers

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Here is a great example of how easy it is to target a small business, in this case, a CPA firm (after all, it is tax season).   Please remember, CPA firms aren’t the only ones at risk.  Organizations of all sizes must invest in IT security. If an organization collects and stores their client’s

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The end of life for Windows 7 and Server 2008R2 is January 14, 2020. This means those operating systems will no longer be supported or patched by Microsoft. While you could read 2020 and think we have plenty of time, it’s going to be here in no time.  Over the next 22 months, we need

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I am asked to write articles, several times a year, for Healthcare Business Monthly. We preach the importance of IT Security to all of our clients and I’ve been hit with this question time and time again, “What are the first and most important steps we should take?” Click the article below to find out

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As technology changes daily, continuing education has always been important to us.  Last year, we had several accomplishments throughout the office: Walt Hutsky Certified Information Security Manager Certified Information Systems Security Professional Dr. Kevin Slonka Offensive Security Certified Professional (a certified hacker) Myself Certified in Risk and Information System Controls U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Leadership

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After four years of serving websites, Vinewire Content Management System (CMS) will be decommissioned on December 31st, 2017. Our marketing department has been designing websites using leading content management system, WordPress, for the past several years. Any clients remaining on the Vinewire platform can take advantage of a new web design discount, or have the

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When you call our offices, you may notice it doesn’t automatically ring anymore.  Instead, you’re greeted by an auto attendant (with a familiar voice), and offered a department you’d like to speak with: Technical Support Marketing Sales Accounting While we always liked a person answering the phone, we had to weigh that against the increased

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