Should Your Cloud Be Built for Your Industry?

Microsoft Cloud, Industry Cloud Solutions

Microsoft continues to expand and deepen its industry-focused cloud offerings, according to a recent MS Power User with five new industry-based cloud solutions. Now manufacturing, retail, finance and nonprofit organizations can also choose a cloud solution built just for their industry (in addition to healthcare, which launched previously).  After all, if you are going to…

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Cybersecurity for Municipalities: Making Yourself a Difficult Target

Cybersecurity for Municipalities

As a cyber security expert and a city mayor, Intrust IT’s own Dave Hatter is in a unique position to share insights on cybersecurity for municipalities. Even before the COVID-19 crisis increased ransomware attacks, municipalities were prime targets. Atlanta and Baltimore are just two municipalities that had to pay hefty ransoms because their data was…

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Easy and Cost Effective Small Business IT Support

Small Business IT Support

If you own a small business, it can be tough to know when to enlist expert help. But the right IT services partner can not only ensure your cyber security and small business IT support, but also enable it for future growth. Often small businesses think they are too small to consider outsourcing IT services.…

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6 Steps to Better Cyber Security Management for Your Business

Cyber Security Management Steps

From time to time, I give seminars called Cybersecurity in the Real World that provide attendees with steps to improve their personal cybersecurity. But the tactics I teach apply to businesses as well, and are a great starter set for businesses trying to improve their cyber security management. Step 1: Stay Up to Date Keep…

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It’s Not The End Of The World, Just Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft 2010 Support Ends For Office

The end of support for Microsoft Office 2010 is looming (October 13, 2020) and the end of life for two more products are closing in. The end of support for SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010 in April 2021. But it doesn’t have to be the end of the world (or even a big hassle)…

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Serial Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Entrepreneurship

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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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Replacing Windows 7: The Time Is Now

Replace Windows 7

Windows 7 has been the business standard for a decade, but starting in mid-January, it will no longer be king of the tech hill.   As of January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop providing technical support, software updates, security updates or fixes for Windows 7. Beyond Windows 7 At Intrust, we’re advising our clients to…

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