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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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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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Does your computer contain a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your system may suffer a sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the Windows 10 update. The update was released in May 2019, stemming from an issue with out-of-date network drivers. If you haven't yet installed the May 2019 update and you want to, you'll need to jump...

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A recent report published by nCipher confirms what many business owners have known for a long time.  Their employees are the weakest link when it comes to data security. The nCipher report, however, adds a disturbing exclamation point to the data with a few details you're likely to find shocking. First, fully 71 percent of C-Suite employees surveyed in the UK would knowingly and willingly cover up...

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