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Tax Benefits on Business IT Infrastructure Purchases

Buy Business IT Infrastructure Equipment Now for 2021 Tax Benefits

By Intrust Man | November 2, 2021

There’s a great tax benefit out there for anyone looking to upgrade their businesses IT infrastructure, but if you wait too long to make your purchases, you could miss out. Section 179 tax benefits only apply to equipment both purchased AND put into service this year. With supply issues we’re seeing and delivery time taking…

Cyber Security Measures

Cyber Security Measures vs. Productivity: Who Wins?

By Dave Hatter | October 21, 2021

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…

IT Jargon and IT Terminology

Talk Like a CIO: IT Jargon and IT Terminology Updates

By Intrust Man | October 7, 2021

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

Multifactor Authentication: There’s No Cyber Security (Insurance) Without It

By Tim Rettig | September 30, 2021

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.…

Safe Harbor Act, Ohio Data Protection Act

How Ohio’s Safe Harbor Act Protects Your Business – Or Not

By Intrust Man | September 16, 2021

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…

Google Workplace vs Microsoft 365, Google vs Microsoft 365

Which Is Better: Google Workplace or Microsoft 365?

By Dave Hatter | September 9, 2021

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…

Reliance Technology Solutions

Intrust IT Expands to Provide Cyber Security and Remote Work Solutions

By Intrust Man | August 27, 2021

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 &…

Change IT Company Change IT Support

Change IT Company Guide: Ready to Change IT Support?

By Josh Rees | August 26, 2021

There are several reasons why you might want to change IT support providers. Maybe you’ve outgrown their services or are unhappy with their response time. Or, maybe you’ve never used a managed service provider (MSP) before and want to know the benefits, onboarding process and, of course, how to find a good one. This guide…

Moving to Microsoft Teams

Is Moving to Microsoft Teams Right for Your Business?

By Dave Hatter | August 5, 2021

If any kind of change sends chills up your spine, you’re not alone. Even moving from one type of IT tool to another: Is it really worth the pain? As a managed service provider,  we often answer this question in relation to moving to Microsoft Teams,  which is a tool of the Microsoft 365 group…

In the Know

You have enough to think about: Take tech worries off your plate. The Outsource Your Worry Blog is our way of sharing news and developments with you. We delve into the latest updates in tech, sift through them and offer just what you need to know, when you need to know it. Some of the topics we’ve covered include disaster recovery, email phishing scams, password best practices, how to safely recycle computers and the cost of ransomware attacks. 

Watch this Outsource Your Worry Blog space regularly to find:

News on cyber security best practices you can follow. 

Tech issues explained in terms non-techies can understand. 

Updates on Intrust’s team and corporate happenings. 

Around Town

The team at Intrust IT gets around. You’ll find us (sometimes wearing orange suit jackets) offering our expertise at a number of events each month. Most often, we speak or join panels in the greater Cincinnati area, but we also present to meetings and conferences in farther-flung places. To find current events on our calendar, jump to this page. We hope to meet you in person and answer your tech questions.

If you’re looking for a speaker on topics like cyber security, IT innovation, Office 365 or cyber crime detection and prevention, contact us. We’d be interested in hearing about your event and presenter needs. 

Tim Rettig, Intrust IT CEO

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