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This article was written by Jonathan Greig and originally appeared on ZDNet on 10/12/21: https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/biden-signs-school-cybersecurity-act-into-law/ The K-12 Cybersecurity Act directs CISA to study cybersecurity risks related to schools and develop recommendations as well as toolkits to help educators.   Cybersecurity experts hailed the K-12 Cybersecurity Act this week after US President Joe Biden signed it into law on October 8, officially kicking off efforts by CISA to examine the cybersecurity risks...

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Cinch I.T. - Protecting SMBs from Current Cybersecurity Threats - I.T. company, I.T. companies near me, I.T. services company, I.T. managed services company

A Few Small Practices Can Have a Large Impact on Your Cybersecurity By Mike Mosher, Director of Technology, Cinch I.T.  If you own a small or medium-sized business, you are a target of most cybersecurity attacks. It can happen to you, it does happen to your peers, and more than half of all SMBs that suffer a cybersecurity attack never recover. Attacks against SMBs rarely make the...

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What Is I.T. Compliance? - Cinch I.T. Technology Blog - HIPAA compliance, legal I.T. compliance, I.T. risk assessment, I.T. security

Is your business practicing the best I.T. compliance? Conventionally, organizations and security teams counted on firewalls, content filters, and access restrictions to protect their digital assets. However, in the view of modern and complex security threats that organizations face, security tools are undergoing a major paradigm shift. Traditional security tools cannot account for cyberattacks that happen due to human error and data exploitation. Hence, security tools...

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Data backup and recovery plans blog header of a man upset he lost all is data because he didn't secure it with Cinch IT of Troy, MI

The world is making advances in technology regularly. For our convenience, we store all our vital data and information on your digital devices so we can access all of it in one click. However, with incredible advantages of the easy availability and accessibility of data, there are various bitter realities. Data thefts, hacking and system errors are some of the common downsides of technology that...

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Riskc of cloud computing can be mitigated with the expertise of Cinch I.T's support staff located in Framingham, MA; Marlborough, MA; Newton, MA; Taunton, MA; Woburn, MA; Worcester, MA; Troy, MI; Vinings, GA

To understand the risks of cloud computing, you must first understand what cloud computing is. Cloud computing delivers various services via the internet, including data storage, database and software updates, application control, and networking. This type of service requires access to the web and an internet connection to operate the programs. Cloud access renders swift innovation and flexible resources but can also open the door...

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PrintNightmare - Urgent Security Warning for Windows Users

Is your computer safe from the PrintNightmare security flaw? Microsoft is urging Windows users to immediately install an update after security researchers found a serious vulnerability in the operating system. The Security Flaw The security flaw, known as PrintNightmare, affects the Windows Print Spooler service. Researchers at cybersecurity company Sangfor accidentally published a how-to guide for exploiting it. The researchers tweeted in late May that they had found...

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Network security best practices graphic by Cinch IT, Troy MI

The universal connectivity through the web and internet has made it possible for business people, contractors, IT experts, and other professionals to share sensitive data conveniently. However, this universal connectivity poses some severe threats to network security. The leakage of sensitive data, cyber-attacks, and hacking attempts are becoming rampant. It would not be wrong to say; every organization can fall prey to network malpractices. According...

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World's Largest Meat Supplier Hit By Cyberattack

A cyberattack on JBS SA, the largest meat producer globally, forced the shutdown of all its U.S. beef plants, wiping out the output from facilities that supply almost a quarter of American supplies. According to an official with the United Food and Commercial Workers, all of the company’s fed-beef and regional beef plants had to shutter. All other JBS meatpacking facilities in the country experienced some level...

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A computer support service provider who is fast and friendly will make your business run smoothly and with more security

Finding the right computer support service provider can be the best investment for your business. But how do you know where to look? In this blog, we'll outline several qualifications you should look for to research your next I.T. provider.   Computer Support Service Provider - Certifications Before you sign on the dotted line, you'll want to make sure your next I.T. company is an enterprise-level provider. It's essential...

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What Is Managed Computer Support? - Cinch I.T. Technology Blog Header - managed it, managed computer support, it management, co-managed support, managed services in Troy, MI

Businesses need proper I.T. management to run smoothly. Did you know that with Managed Computer Support, you can save time and money? With remote work support on the rise, companies are relying on their I.T. infrastructure more than ever. Entire companies operate electronically nowadays, and few wouldn't suffer immense losses if their I.T. network encountered a significant issue. To fully understand Managed Computer Support, you should...

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