September 2019

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September 18th, 2019   Today we honor the United States Air Force’s 72nd birthday. All of us at Cinch I.T. would like to take a moment and thank all those who have served in the United States Air Force. The National Security Act of 1947 was signed by President Truman on July 26th, 1947, and established the Air Force as a separate, independent military branch. However, the...

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  WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2019 - The International Franchise Association (IFA) hosted the Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting (FAN) this week. FAN gives franchise business leaders from across the country the opportunity to meet directly with key members of Congress to discuss important legislation impacting the franchise business model. More than 350 franchise owners and advocates attended the 2019 meeting, which ran from Sept. 9th through the...

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CINCH UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Cinch I.T. Leadership Scholarship Program will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student per academic semester. The student must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university during the semester for which the scholarship application is awarded. Eligibility Requirements To be eligible, each student must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, an accredited college or university. Applicants currently...

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Grandparents Day is a day to honor our grandparents. Let’s not forget that grandparents are the backbone of our society. They made our lives possible and for that, we thank you. A great way to celebrate this day is to get involved in activities with children, parents and grandparents. Cinch I.T. has gotten involved with the community around Worcester Massachusetts by sponsoring a youth kids soccer...

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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have been tracking a disturbing new trend. In the first quarter of 2019, the company has noted a massive 58 percent increase in modifications of various banking Trojan families that have been used in attacks against more than a quarter of a million users around the world. This increase is troubling in that it paints a picture of hackers taking much more interest...

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Cinch I.T. Ranks No. 3151 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of nearly 67%   NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Cinch I.T. is No. 3151 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic...

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Microsoft today announced that starting next month users still running Windows 7 will begin seeing popups warning them of its upcoming end-of-support date and explaining what that means for their PCs. Windows 7 has now entered its final year of official support from Microsoft, and after January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting and servicing Windows 7 with security and feature updates. It will essentially...

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If you haven't already installed the 1903 Windows 10 update released in May, be advised. When you install it, you'll start seeing warning popup boxes any time you connect to a WiFi network that is using TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) or WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) to encrypt and secure those connections. The particulars of the message the popup box contains will vary depending on the situation,...

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CRN Fast Growth 150

The Channel Company CRN's Fast Growth 150 ranks solution providers with gross annual sales of at least $1 million by their two-year growth rate. The 150 companies on this year’s list collectively generated revenue of $55.93 billion, up from $50.59 billion last year. Cinch I.T. made the list at number 84 with an almost 67% growth rate. This is extremely exciting news for us. To know...

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Skype for Business Online to Be Retired in 2021 Earlier this month Microsoft announced that Skype for Business Online will be retired on July 31, 2021. This blog provides the details on the retirement plan, a brief explanation of why we’re making this announcement now, and a summary of what we’re doing to help customers migrate to Teams.   What is the Skype for Business Retirement plan? Skype for...

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