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  • Case Closed - It's Time to Get Serious About Information Security

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, October 17, 2016
    For law firms, ensuring the security of information has become tantamount in importance to winning cases. Perhaps even more so. That’s because just one misstep where information is breached can lead to firm-crushing fines and loss of client confidence.   

  • 3 Steps to Confidence in Your IT Security

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Friday, September 30, 2016
    IT security is often an invisible problem for the typical business manager. If you are feeling that way about your IT infrastructure, consider these 3 steps to gain confidence in your security. 

  • Is Anti-virus Software Dead?

    By: Dave Bartelli, CISSP, Vice President, Security and Compliance Services, mindSHIFT Technologies on Friday, September 2, 2016
    Some people have said that anti-virus protection is no longer critical to business IT security. That’s because malware and ransomware can occasionally circumvent this traditional security tactic. 

    In this month’s Security Insights blog, Dave Bartelli, CISSP, vice president, security and compliance services at mindSHIFT, outlines the anti-virus issue and how it affects data security at your business.

  • Don’t Forget About Network Security for Smartphones and Tablets

    By: Dwayne Natwick, CISSP, PMP, Senior Product Manager, mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, August 1, 2016
    When it comes to computer security, many businesses focus on desktops, laptops and servers. And rightly so. But what about all of the cell phones and tablets your employees are using? These mobile devices are hacking targets as well. 

    This blog outlines the case for implementing mobile device management (MDM) at your company. 

  • Password Security Best Practices

    By: Dave Bartelli, CISSP, Vice President, Security and Compliance Services, mindSHIFT Technologies on Friday, July 1, 2016
    One of the easiest ways for hackers to steal your proprietary data is to steal your username and password and simply login to your account. Why make it easy for them? 

    Using a few easy-to-follow guidelines for creating and handling passwords, you can make it extremely difficult (and maybe even approaching impossible) for a cybercriminal to get into your systems. 

  • How Virtual Desktops Help to Protect Patient Data in Healthcare

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Thursday, June 16, 2016
    In the healthcare industry, with HIPAA, HITECH and other regulations bearing down, data security has never been more important. Virtual desktops can help healthcare organizations close data security loopholes.

  • Modernize Your School’s IT Infrastructure with Help from the E-rate Program

    By: John Stewart, mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    There’s a lot of good news for K-12 schools, charter schools and libraries looking to utilize E-rate funds in the coming years. The E-rate Modernization Order was announced by the FCC to revamp the education technology funding program. 

    This blog outlines the key changes in the FCC’s E-rate modernization order. 

  • Enabling the Mission at Trade Associations with Desktops in the Cloud

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Thursday, June 9, 2016
    For many trade associations, there just isn’t enough time or resources available to manage desktops, laptops and mobile devices. As a result, trade associations looking to streamline their IT operations are increasingly turning to the cloud and virtual desktops.

    This blog outlines the operations and security benefits of secure virtual desktops for trade associations. 

  • Email Security Tips - Blog and Webinar

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Have you ever received an email from a Nigerian prince who asks for your help in transferring a large sum of money overseas? The best advice: don’t open the email, and definitely don’t click on any links in the email. 

    That’s good advice for an individual. But how do you help to prevent your employees from clicking on links in a phishing email or visiting a malware-infected website? Learn more in this blog and on-demand webinar. 

  • The ABCs of Digital Transformation: Apps, Backup and the Cloud

    By: Rob Duffy, mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Over the next few years, information technology will change the way businesses operate, making them more efficient, more agile and better prepared to adapt to changing market conditions. This digital transformation is being driven by two major advances in technology: the explosion of mobile device use and online data backup.

    Applications and backups have been forever changed by the cloud—they’re the ABC's of digital transformation. 

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