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  • Nonprofit IT Headaches Alleviated with Secure Virtual Desktops

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Anyone who’s ever been responsible for IT at a charity or other nonprofit organization has felt the pain of managing technology under severe constraints of money, time and human resources. 

    This blog outlines the operational efficiency and security benefits of using secure virtual desktops in a nonprofit organization. 

  • Secure Virtual Desktops Foster Compliance in Financial Services

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    High profile security breaches, as well as the recent spate of ransomware attacks, have IT professionals at financial services firms on edge. Stiff penalties imposed by regulatory bodies for data breaches loom large and risk bringing down the entire business.

    This blog outlines the compliance and IT security benefits of secure virtual desktops in the financial services industry.


  • The Best Cybersecurity Defense is a Good Offense

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    In the cybersecurity war, the attackers are numerous and relentless. Even if you have done everything to protect your systems correctly and completely, there’s still risk. 

    This blog outlines the key components of a disaster recovery and business continuity plan to protect your business. 

  • Every Business, Large and Small, Needs an IT Security Chief

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    The problem with IT security today is that it is invisible to the average employee and business manager. But whether your business is large, medium-sized or small, the risk is large.  

    Read this blog to see why your business is at risk, and learn how you can have the protection of an enterprise-class Chief Security Officer. 

  • 5 Signs You've Outgrown Your IT Provider

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    As your business has grown, chances are that your IT, computer and technology support needs have grown as well. That’s especially true if you’ve been using the same technology since before the invention of the smartphone!

    Read this blog to learn about the five signs you have outgrown your IT provider.

  • How to Protect Yourself from Unsecure Wi-Fi

    By: Keith Deininger, CISSP, CISA, Sr. Security Analyst, mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, February 1, 2016
    How much of a security risk do you take when you use public Wi-Fi connections? 

    In short, you should never trust any public Wi-Fi network to be completely safe. Not the Wi-Fi at your local coffee shop, airport or even the free Wi-Fi that is provided by a hotel for its guests. 

    This blog outlines the steps you need to take to protect your devices and data from malware and cybercriminals who are out to steal your data via compromised Wi-Fi systems. 

  • More of the Same Cybersecurity Issues in 2016—Much More

    By: Keith Deininger, CISSP, CISA, Sr. Security Analyst, mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, January 4, 2016

    Cybercriminals are not slowing down their attacks on corporate networks and your data. It will only increase in 2016. 

    Read this blog for a guide to IT security decision making in 2016 and beyond.

  • Pick the Cloud that is Right for You

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    You can have your IT systems spread over public, private and hybrid clouds simultaneously. The cloud gives you flexibility to locate and operate your systems in the manner that is most advantageous to your business. 

    Read this blog for an introduction to the top operations and business benefits of the hybrid cloud. 

  • 10 Best Practices for High Performance Classroom Networks

    By: John Stewart, mindSHIFT Technologies on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    With the ever increasing use of digital technology in the classroom, it’s critical for education leaders to have a plan to address the requirements of today and the future. 

    This blog outlines the strategic, tactical and planning considerations for improving the network infrastructure in your classrooms. 

  • Protecting Critical Network Infrastructure from Threats

    By: Keith Deininger, CISSP, CISA – mindSHIFT Technologies on Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    Maybe you didn’t know it, but your organization’s data, networks and systems are constantly under attack. As soon as you connect your computers to the Internet, cyber-criminals are using sophisticated methods to infiltrate your software and install malware, spyware, ransomware and other similar attack programs collectively known as APTs (advanced persistent threats).  

    Read this blog to learn about the key steps needed to protect your data and network. 

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