Cyber Security Measures vs. Productivity: Who Wins?
If you feel like you are in a battle with your cyber security team to get access to the files and systems you need to get work done, you’re not alone. It unfortunately happens far too often that security comes at the cost of productivity. But it IS possible to create and maintain your cyber…
Talk Like a CIO: IT Jargon and IT Terminology Updates
Technology terms are like a revolving door. Once you get the hang of one, the door rotates and something else needs to be learned. Sometimes it is difficult to keep up with IT jargon and terminology. IoB? Distributed cloud? Open source? Knowing what they mean is important, especially when you talk with your IT service…
Multifactor Authentication: There’s No Cyber Security (Insurance) Without It
If you are in the market for cyber insurance, be prepared to document your multifactor authentication (MFA) policies and procedures. That’s because insurance companies are starting to require MFA to issue cyber insurance policies. In a recent flyer to its customers, Travelers Insurance, noted, “99.9 percent of account compromise attacks can be blocked by MFA.…
How Ohio’s Safe Harbor Act Protects Your Business – Or Not
In 2018, the State of Ohio enacted the Ohio Data Protection Act (SB 220) for businesses to ensure “reasonable” cybersecurity controls are implemented and maintained. It is called the Safe Harbor Act. It is designed to protect the security and integrity of personal information against anticipated threats, unauthorized access to and gathering information which could…
Which Is Better: Google Workplace or Microsoft 365?
As a managed service provider, we get asked this question a lot. Why Microsoft 365? Why not Google Workplace? You might think: six of one, half dozen of the other, but there are some significant differences. Before you decide, here are some questions to ask yourself: Are you used to Access and Publisher? You like…
Intrust IT Expands to Provide Cyber Security and Remote Work Solutions
CINCINNATI, Ohio: To provide key services to even more clients, Intrust IT acquired Reliance Technology Solutions on August 1, 2021. The expansion allows Intrust to address growing concerns about cyber security and the ability to set employees up for success when working remotely. Based in Mason, Ohio, Reliance was launched in 2004 by Mark &…
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