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Ben Potaracke

Ben Potaracke
IT Director

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Essential Public Wi-Fi Security Tips

 

What you need to know to keep your devices and data safe

If you use public Wi-Fi (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) public Wi-Fi security should be top of mind. Why? Because information shared through public Wi-Fi, like personal information,...

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What’s Eating your Tech Frustrated Employees? 5 Tips to Relieve the Pressure.

Business competition is intense, and there’s an explosion of technology to help companies stay ahead. Making it all work depends on the ability of employees to cope and adapt to the changes. That’s a tall order for any company with a diverse age...

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Cybercrime’s Top 5 Targeted Industries in 2018

Hollywood’s Oscar nominations are out. Cybercrime has its own Oscar nominations—and they’re real nightmares for industries under the hacker lights. The script plots are simple, focus on the industries who can give the highest payouts and don’t worry...

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Managed Security and Vendor Relationships

A 2016 survey by the independent Ponemon Institute, shows that 56 percent of organizations have had a breach caused by one or more of their vendors.

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Tomorrow’s Internet—A Lot of ‘Little Things’ That Can Add Up to Big Trouble

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers users advancements in technology through smart devices but opens the risk for cyber security concerns.

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Disasters are Prime Time for Cyber Criminals. How to Think Ahead.

Disasters and other big news events are “triggers” that move hackers to action.

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Disaster Recovery. Most Small Businesses are ‘Not’ Prepared.

According to FEMA, almost 40 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster because just a few inches of water can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

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Vulnerability Management Programs Offers Smaller Organizations Cybercrime Relief

Like a dog with a favorite bone, cybercriminals are fully focused on small business. In 2015, the FBI warned of a potential rise in ransomware attacks by cybercriminals. That year businesses paid out $325 million to ransomware attackers and the...

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