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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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