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IT Security Audit Survival Guide - webinar

IT Security Audit Survival Guide

Every business has valuable IT assets such as networks, computers and most importantly, data. With hackers and security breaches in the news daily, protecting these assets has become increasingly important.

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about the security risks you face and how to conduct an IT security audit to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

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Creative Education Technologies - webinar

Creative Education Technology Solutions: A Case Study

Does this sound like your school? Outdated equipment…not enough wireless access points…unused classroom technology? This was the case at some schools run by Education Enterprises.

Join this webinar to see how Education Enterprises upgraded their network and server infrastructure with custom managed WiFi and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone platforms.

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Hand over your data - webinar

Hand Over Your Data! Prevent Cybercrime Horror Stories

Cybercriminals are hitting businesses large and small, putting data and infrastructure at risk. But with good preparation, it doesn’t have to be a choice between “your money or your data.”

This webinar outlines methodologies and best practices used to create a sustainable security infrastructure and risk management program.

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Pencils Down webinar

Pencils Down: The Move from Paper to Online Learning & Testing

Digital learning technologies are opening up new opportunities for students and teachers, and mandated testing is quickly moving to an online format, rather than paper. But, many schools lack the infrastructure to fully utilize learning technologies.

Learn about ways to prepare your school for these new educational technology requirements.

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Mobile Strategy Webinar

How to Build an Effective Mobile Device Strategy for Your Organization

Laptops, tablets, smartphones, wearable devices…technology continues to evolve with more and more ways for users to access and consume information. This trend brings with it a challenge for organizations that need to maintain security and control over corporate data.

Watch this webinar to learn about your options for securing information access while maintaining efficiency in your organization.

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How to Handle Nigerian Princes webinar

How to Handle Nigerian Princes, and Other Email Security Tips

Have you ever received an email from a Nigerian Prince with a business proposition, or an attorney telling you about your new inheritance from a long lost relative? If you did, it was most definitely a scam.

During this webinar, you’ll learn how to protect your organization from the daily onslaught of email security threats.

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outsourcing IT webinar

Why Outsourcing IT is a Business Decision, Not a Technical One

As a business executive, you know your company inside and out. But you may struggle to keep pace with information technology (IT) and how to use it effectively in your organization. As a result, you struggle at evaluating your current IT vendor or shopping for prospective replacements. Understand one thing: outsourcing your IT is not a technical decision; it is a business decision! Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to bridge the gap between business process and technology and the right and the wrong questions to ask when evaluating IT providers.

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Windows® 10: Improved Security & Features

Windows® 10 is said to be the most secure operating system ever released by Microsoft and is now installed on over 200 million devices. Join us to explore the new security features and components that are driving the rapid adoption and understand how they will impact your firm.

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The Bullseye on Your Desktop

The Bullseye on Your Desktop: Application Frenemies

Third-party applications, plugins and add-ons are a part of everyday desktop computer use. But these applications are both friends and enemies. These “frenemies” are prime candidates for hacking because they are often not secure. As a result, they have become a bullseye of choice for the modern cybercriminal. Watch this on-demand webinar and learn how your business can enjoy the benefits of third party applications while reducing the security risks.

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Tech Quiz Show webinar

Tech Quiz Show: Top Questions from Our Customers

In any given month our account managers answer hundreds of customer questions…everything ranging from “How do I print two-sided reports?” to “How do I access my folder in the cloud?”

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about the top 5 most frequent questions asked by our customers.

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Webinar: Secure Desktop

Get Control of Your Company Data with Hosted Virtual Desktop

How can organizations maintain control over their data assets while providing today’s user’s with the flexibility they want and need to be productive?

Watch this webinar to learn what industry experts from Citrix Systems and mindSHIFT Technologies have to say.

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Cyberattacks: When Grown Men Cry

When Grown Men Cry: Cyberattacks and How to Prevent Them

What would you do if all of your business data was lost because you fell victim to a cyberattack? Would you cry?

It could happen to any business, large or small. Watch this webinar to learn about the business impact of cyberattacks and what you can do to prevent them and protect your organization.

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IT Security Playbook - Webinar

An IT Security Playbook for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs)

Many small and medium-sized business (SMB) owners consider their companies “too small” to be hacked, and as a result, fail to invest adequately in cybersecurity. The reality is that SMBs are disproportionately attacked precisely because hackers know their systems are vulnerable.

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to build an SMB IT security playbook for your company.

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The Art of Phishing - On-demand Webinar

The Art of Phishing

In Sun Tzu’s legendary military strategy book, The Art of War, he says “All warfare is based on deception.” Today, that theory applies to cyberwarfare as well.

All organizations are potential targets of cyberwarfare, especially the tactic known as “phishing.” In this webinar, we apply the teachings of Sun Tzu to give you a strategy to defend against phishing attacks.

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Future Proof your School - Webinar

Is Your School’s Wireless and Network Infrastructure Future Proof?

Mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones are transforming the classroom and enhancing learning and collaboration for students and teachers. As a result, networks and wireless infrastructure are being put to the test.

Join this webinar to learn how modern networks can fuel charter school success, and see how you can “future proof” your school’s technology infrastructure.

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Hosted Microsoft Exchange vs Office 365: Migrations Made Easy - Webinar

Hosted Microsoft Exchange vs Office 365: Migrations Made Easy

Now that you have chosen Hosted Exchange® or Office® 365 as the productivity platform for your business, it’s time to consider the steps needed for a successful migration of your data.

Learn from two Microsoft Exchange & Office 365 experts how to make the migration easy, no matter which platform you selected.

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Hackers Set Sights on Law Firms - webinar

Hackers Set Sights on Law Firms—Are Your Desktops Secure?

As cyber threats increase in sophistication, severity and pervasiveness, desktops at law firms are more exposed, targeted and vulnerable to malicious attacks. The good news is that innovative products and services can help defend your organization’s desktops. Watch this webinar to learn about ways to improve desktop security.

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Disaster Recovery webinar

Leveraging the Cloud for Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery

IT system downtime or a security breach can be devastating to any organization.

Have you thought about leveraging the cloud to create a robust and cost-effective disaster recovery strategy? Join us for this informative webinar to explore the available technologies, examine anticipated recovery times and get a high-level overview of costs to implement a cloud based DR program.

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VoIP Solutions Webinar

Are You Evaluating VoIP Office Phone Systems? Top Five Mistakes to Avoid

Watch this informative on-demand webinar to find out how to avoid making costly mistakes when searching for a VoIP office telephone solution. During this webinar we:

  • Discuss the challenges businesses face when evaluating office telephone solutions
  • Explore the reasons to consider reviewing your current voice communication systems
  • Outline the business benefits of using hosted voice services in the cloud

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Working Remotely Webinar

Working Remotely? Technology for Staying Productive

The “remote worker”...what does that term mean to you? Sitting on the couch in your pajamas? For some, it could. But whether they work from home or on the road, self-motivated employees can deliver exceptional results with the right technology.

In this on-demand webinar you will learn about the tools and technologies that can help remote workers and telecommuters to be successful.

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How to Identify the Best IT Managed Service Provider - webinar

How to Identify the Best Managed Service Provider (MSP) for your Company

Choosing the right managed service provider (MSP) for the IT operations of your business or organization can be a complex task. There are many providers and many different support models to consider. It can be challenging to select the right type of provider and the appropriate support model.

Watch this on-demand webinar to get an outline of the steps to follow and the decisions to consider in your search for an MSP.

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Windows Server 2003 End of Life webinar

Windows Server 2003 End of Life: Am I Really Ready to Move On?

Many times, we are left wondering if we should move on from our comfort zone and upgrade our IT Infrastructure. This “comfort zone” may not be an option for too long!

Why? Because Windows Server 2003 support ended on July 14, 2015!

To help you to learn what will happen if you are still running Windows Server 2003 after July 14, we offer you this educational on-demand webinar: Windows Server 2003 End of Life: Am I Really Ready to Move On?

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Hosted Exchange vs. Office 365 Webinar

Hosted Exchange vs. Office 365: Which Will Win the Match For Your Business?

With so many choices for hosted business productivity solutions in the market today, how do you make the right decision for your business?

Get the background and details on the differences between the mindSHIFT® Hosted Exchange Security Bundle and the Office 365™ Business Premium package in mindSHIFT’s on-demand webinar.

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Top Benefits of IBM i in the Cloud - webinar

Top Benefits of IBM i in the Cloud

IBM i (a.k.a. AS/400 or iSeries) has a well-deserved reputation as one the most secure and reliable enterprise-level systems on the market. This same security and reliability is now available as a cloud offering.

While the IBM i is still a very desirable platform, mainly due to its reliability and extensive installed base, infrastructure and support considerations can be challenging. The cloud is an efficient and economical way to improve your IBM i high availability (HA), backup and disaster recovery (DR) capabilities, as well as to provide an alternative to hosting your own system.

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Go Offsite! Storing Your Backups in the Cloud

One of the most important things to any business is the successful management and preservation of its data. Keeping that data secure and having it backed up offsite is key to your businesses continuity plan. Organizations looking to strengthen their disaster recovery plans need to follow the “3-2-1 rule”… three copies of data, on two types of storage, with one copy being offsite.

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How To Succeed at Migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Organizations today are not asking if they should move workloads to the cloud, but are instead asking how to best accomplish such a migration. Amazon Web Services (AWS), which delivers world-class, highly secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure-as-a-service is a natural choice for most companies. mindSHIFT and AWS will address how to successfully migrate from on-premise to AWS.

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Are Your Firm’s Desktops Secure? Are you Sure?

With the increasing threats of targeted, social engineering, and cryptography attacks, a new approach for locking down desktops is absolutely critical. See firsthand how malicious attackers can evade common security controls and use this insider information to better defend your organization against today’s threats.

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How We Implemented an IT Strategy to Support Rapid Growth and Transform Our Business

Fortistar was experiencing rapid growth, primarily through acquisitions, moving from 25 people to more than 200 across 15 US states and Canada. Traditionally a portfolio management company, they were expanding into operating green and renewable energy plants. In Fortistar's new business, availability is king. Keeping the plants online is critical and information technology (IT) is an essential strategic component of that objective. But, their IT was designed for the business that was, not for the new direction of their business. By using the strategies Fortistar outlines in this webinar, you can dramatically impact the success of your organization

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Think Your Business Can Withstand a Disaster? Think Again!

A business continuity plan is one of the best investments your company can make.

Your organization faces an unprecedented number of potentially devastating exposures. From Hurricane Sandy to the tornadoes in Oklahoma, major weather-related events seem to be increasing in number and severity. All while disasters such as fires, power outages, server failures and burst pipes occur daily. Companies often prepare for the worst but forget that these everyday challenges can be just as crippling.

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How We Turned an IT Nightmare into an Organization-wide Success: Cleaning Up a Collaborative Mess

For CHDI, sharing sensitive information amongst a distributed workforce and external collaborators is critical to achieving its mission—rapid and collaborative development of therapeutics that slow the progression of Huntington’s disease. But technology was more of a hindrance than a help. The amount of data and information that needed to be shared was growing exponentially, the workforce was growing and becoming ever more dispersed, and the organization’s existing IT infrastructure was unreliable and couldn’t keep up with the growing demand.

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Separation Anxiety: Strategies for Securing Corporate and Personal Data on BYOD Devices

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is a growing phenomenon in business today. Employees use their tablets and smartphones for personal use and have secure access to their corporate email, documents and other mobile apps from home, or anywhere.

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Do You Have the Right IT Strategy to Help Your Organization Succeed?

Today, small and mid-size business now have access to more computing power and better applications at lower costs than ever before. The challenge, however, is to cut through all the hype and market confusion and determine what’s best for your organization.

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Keys To Developing a Hosted Private Cloud

Your company wants to move to the cloud, but with data security concerns or stringent compliance or regulatory requirements, you probably can’t risk being on a public cloud, where you’d have to share resources such as servers, storage, CPU and bandwidth with other customers. But that doesn’t mean that you have to give up on the cloud option altogether. Instead, a hosted private cloud can offer the secure server infrastructure and environment necessary to meet your company’s needs.

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5 Ways Virtual Desktops Can Change The Way You Work

Do you feel like you’re being held back by your desktop and not being as productive as possible? Do you wish you could work from anywhere on any device and still have secure access to your data and applications? Virtual Desktops take your data and applications to the cloud while providing the freedom and security you need to be an effective business leader in today’s world.

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Driving Business Growth With Cloud Computing; "IT’s not about the Technology...IT’s about the Business"

Whether you are a CEO, CFO, COO or another key leader in your organization, you’re in business to make a profit and grow the business. So, why incur the large capital spend on computer hardware, software and licenses required to do business when you don’t need to? Cloud computing provides alternatives.

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5 Reasons Your Company Should Choose VoIP Over A Traditional Phone System

The right voice service is a critical component of your business’ success. Traditional phone services from regional carriers are often expensive. Internet-based services can be susceptible to periodic noise or lost connections. On-premise server-based systems often involve capital costs or recurring maintenance agreements.

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Safe, Secure & Cost Effective Technology for Your School

Today’s technology is changing the way students learn and teachers teach – bringing more personalized digital learning to the classroom.

Tablet devices enable students to research subjects in real time and teachers to update grades from wherever they may be. TelePresence classrooms bring students together with subject matter experts across town or across the country. Interactive whiteboards facilitate student collaboration and enhance teachers’ lesson plans.

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Emerging Strategic Technologies: Learn how to grow your business with the latest technologies

Let’s face it, technology is changing so fast that it’s a challenge to keep up with the latest advances and difficult to guess which ones will help to successfully grow your business. What are these new technologies and should they have a place in your organization? This webinar will help familiarize you with the latest technologies and trends and explain how they can be integrated into your business to help you succeed and grow.

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Microsoft Windows XP is going away. Are you prepared?

Did you know that the life of Microsoft Windows XP is coming to an end? That’s right. Since Microsoft will no longer be supporting PCs running on Windows XP, this will leave desktops, laptops and entire networks exposed. Your business could be vulnerable to viruses, spyware, theft of personal and confidential information and network security breaches. Watch this webinar to find out what this means for your business and how you can prepare.

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Operation Vacation: Making Remote Access Work For You This Summer

The weather is heating up and vacation season is starting! Do you look forward to this time of year but are afraid of trying to keep up with things at the office, responding to customers, and managing your staff while you’re traveling with your family? As this webinar will prove, you can continue to be productive while still enjoying summer travel. Today’s technology options can help free you from the office while letting you stay in touch and in control.

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Top 10 Mobile Device Management Best Practices to Protect Company Data

It’s a fact of life today ― smartphones and tablet PCs are being used interchangeably in both our personal and business lives. Mobile devices in the workplace have become a critical component of employee productivity. Whether employees use their own personal devices in the office, commonly known as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD, or they are provided by your organization, the need to protect and manage the corporate data that resides on those devices has become one of the primary concerns of businesses large and small.

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To Outsource IT or Not To Outsource IT – That is the Question

Managing IT has been called the black hole of the back office. It’s a drain on resources, money and time – time you don’t have. As a business executive, what can you afford to outsource and does it make sense for your business to make the switch?

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Microsoft Exchange: To Outsource or Not To Outsource

No matter whether you’re a business executive or an IT executive, you need to focus on the growth of your business. But, managing and maintaining an in-house IT infrastructure based around the need for on-demand, 24/7 access to your email takes time, resources and money.

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IT Happens – Is Your Business Disaster-Ready?

Disaster strikes when you least expect it, and planning for it is the first step toward minimizing the impact if it happens. Hurricane Sandy inflicted unbelievable destruction on the East Coast last year, causing emotional devastation as well as billions of dollars in physical damage. It was truly a tragedy of mammoth proportion - such a massive catastrophe illustrates how susceptible we are to the fury of nature. As communities began putting the pieces back together, business owners started to evaluate how their businesses fared through the storm. New lessons were learned and organizations made changes to their business continuity and disaster recovery planning. Believe it or not, hurricane season is soon approaching. Is your business disaster-ready?

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Manage and Secure Law Firm BYOD (an ILTA event)

Mobile technology is liberating itself slowly from the grasp of businesses as more and more legal professionals rely on their personal smartphones and tablets instead of those mandated by their firms. While liberating, this movement toward bring your own device (BYOD) opens many security holes. This is especially true for mobile document delivery and privacy laws. Leaders from Biscom and mindSHIFT Technologies are teaming up to review trends, best practices and technologies for managing and mitigating risks associated with the proliferation of personal mobile devices in the legal environment.

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Add Cloud To Your Business And Watch It Grow

Cloud computing is delivering greater flexibility and reducing IT costs for business. VMware, through their Service Provider Partners including mindSHIFT Technologies, are uniquely qualified to deliver those cloud solutions. Make plans now to watch this informative webcast and hear from IT Industry analyst Maribel Lopez, Founder of Lopez Research, and Mike McDonough from VMware as they discuss why more and more businesses are moving to the cloud and how, by doing so, companies are able to see rapid benefits.

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Smarter, Leaner & Faster: 6 Reasons Why You Should Be In The Cloud

You’ve heard a lot about cloud computing, and you know you should be using it. But why? Learn how cloud computing can help your business be more innovative, cost efficient, and help you manage your staff more effectively.

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Roadmap to HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a critical regulation for all healthcare related businesses. Organizations are at a growing risk for data breaches and reports of theft or the inappropriate distribution or storage of electronic health information grow daily. Violations come with stiff penalties. Compromised personal data can result in fines ranging from thousands to millions of dollars. As a business in the healthcare industry, you know you need to be HIPAA compliant, but how? Where do you start?

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Achieving New Heights of Efficiency Healthcare IT with the Cloud

There are many challenges being faced in today’s IT-intensive healthcare environment. The technical decisions are obvious, but healthcare reform, patient care challenges, and other market conditions are driving additional burden onto a system that is already resource constrained.

Dell and mindSHIFT Technologies team up to discuss the common challenges healthcare providers face in IT operations—as well as the business and regulatory drivers that are impacting the healthcare industry—that are pushing organizations to move toward the cloud.

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