returning to work after covid blog

With coronavirus restrictions lifting, many people are venturing back to the office. Understandably, some are concerned about the safety of returning to work after COVID. Here are some of the changes you might consider in terms of office technology and layout. Toss the Throw Pillow For years, offices have been shifting to more casual, open…

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6 email productivity tools

Email is kind of like a new puppy: At first it’s fun that the puppy needs you and wants your attention, but pretty soon he can start to feel like a major distraction that keeps you from getting anything done. Unlike puppies, email can be brought under control with online tools. Here are six effective…

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Using MS Teams for Remote Workers

You probably have employees working at home now, and although you may not be using it, you most likely have access to a powerful platform for working together even when you’re apart. Here are a few tips for using Microsoft Teams for remote workers. First, some very basic information: In Teams, which is included in…

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What-is-cyber-security-insurance

Life, home and auto insurance have been around for decades. Even a gecko can explain what these policies cover. Cyber security insurance, which is relatively new, helps an organization or company recover from a cyber crime. Because it’s not as established, what it covers can vary from insurer to insurer.  When buying cyber security insurance,…

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no-layoff-pledge

It is an unprecedented time for manufacturers across Ohio, the United States and the world.  Many businesses are forced to make – or at least consider – drastic measures to shore up a rapidly changing and eroding economy.   Like nearly every company, the team at Intrust IT has felt the financial impact of COVID-19.…

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Still on the job for you corona virus

Like everyone else, Intrust IT is responding to the corona virus outbreak. We know that your business continuity depends on our business continuity. As of this week, COVID-19 has not impacted Intrust’s operations. In an abundance of caution to keep our operations intact and reduce the spread in our community, we have enacted our business…

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Email phishing scam targets shark tank host

Recently, you may have seen on the news that businesswoman and Shark Tank television show host, Barbara Corcoran, was a victim of an email phishing scam of approximately $380,000. Luckily for her, there was a happy ending: Corcoran’s bank was able to freeze the wire and prove it was a scam before the money was…

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Until a few years ago, if your company’s cyber security risk was high, the worst thing that might happen was an annoying computer virus might cause your computer to run slowly until you removed it.  Over the past several years that “worst case scenario” of having a high cyber security risk has changed drastically.  Now…

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Cyber Security for Small Business 2019

How often should small business cyber security be checked?   At a minimum, most small businesses should be checking it annually.  If your company has compliance requirements, it should be checked quarterly or even more frequently.  If your infrastructure or software changes frequently, is complicated, or if you are a popular target for an attack, like…

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