Disaster Recovery Time RTO & RPO

If you are like many small business executives, you don’t know what your RTO or RPO are for your business — at least according to a recent article in Small Business Trends. Learn what these mean for your disaster recovery time and business continuity. What are RTO and RPO? RTO stands for recovery time objective…

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Fifty by Fifty, an organization that champions the goal of 50 million employee owners in the U.S. by 2050, recently interviewed Intrust founder Tim Rettig on the Owners at Work podcast. During the interview, Tim discussed his vision of entrepreneurship that involves repeated investing in new companies then moving those companies toward employee stock ownership…

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Third party email apps spying

Remember the old adage, there’s no such thing as a free lunch? You could change that to “there’s no such thing as free third-party email apps.”  Yes, these email productivity products are free to use, but there is a price to pay. Business Insider recently noted that apps like Edison, Cleanfox and Slice scrape and…

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COVID-19 quarantine may be ending, but many are in no rush to get back to the office. Work from home (or even work from anywhere) may very well become the new norm — or at least a must-have option for attracting quality staff. So, how do you make remote work secure and efficient for your…

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You love the short commute and the casual dress code, but don’t get too comfortable: Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the current circumstances with email scams targeting remote workers. It’s easy to see why the dispersed office is so enticing to bad actors.  Imagine this scenario: You’re working in your physical office building and…

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Cyber Security Classes

Catch the Replay! Free cyber security classes and more Take time at lunch to learn something new; from Microsoft Teams for remote workers to email productivity to the latest in cyber security. We promise no bulleted lists of boring statistics: These cyber security classes are chock full of new insights and offer best practices, helpful…

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Remote work policy template Intrust IT

Recently, the pandemic may have forced you to close your physical office and send employees off to work from home. How prepared were you for this sudden shift? If your company had a remote work, work from home or telecommuting policy already in place, it probably helped in the transition. (If you don’t have one,…

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192K coronavirus scams reported

Intrust’s cyber security consultant, Dave Hatter, told viewers on Fox 19 recently that coronavirus scams are growing exponentially. According to Check Point, a cyber security software system, 192,000 scams have been reported in a one week stretch during this pandemic, Hatter said. “I think it’s fairly mind-blowing because again, that number is just from Check…

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