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Inc. 5000 names Cinch I.T. a top managed services provider in the IT support industry.

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. - a top I.T. services and computer support provider - 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...

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Business owner considers how to transition back to the office with safe cybersecurity.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the country are trying to figure out how to transition back to the office. Cybersecurity is a primary concern for these companies. Companies all over the U.S. have weighed the benefits of moving to a remote workforce model. That said, not every industry had the chance to do this. Those companies that did allow employees to work from...

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Executive managers review their company's business continuity plan.

We don't always get advance notice that a crisis is about to start. Even with ample heads-up, you still need a business continuity plan to avoid a major disruption to your business. To allow your company the best chance at surviving during a disaster, you need to produce a modern, accessible plan. Once finished, you should distribute it among all personnel responsible for managing your company....

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Man working from home manages his remote workforce on a phone call with his team.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many businesses to work from home for the first time. The transition to a remote workforce presents its own challenges that might seem daunting, but with the right structure, you can get back to business. When your communication and productivity is on the line, you'll want to manage your whole team as if you were all still at the office. We...

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Business professional discusses cybersecurity measures on video conference while working from home.

Effective Immediately   As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely disrupt the U.S. economy, cybersecurity has become more crucial than ever. Working from home is no longer a periodic benefit for many Americans, but a requirement for many businesses to stay open. However, operating safely and effectively from a remote setup involves extra security measures. While working from home does come with its perks, employees who...

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Android is the most common operating system among mobile phone users. For this reason, cases of malware are most frequent on these devices. This stems from being able to download apps from anywhere online. These apps can be created by anyone and can be spread all over the internet. Here are four tips from Cinch I.T. to prevent malware from attacking your Android device. Use...

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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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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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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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