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How CMMC 2.0 Impacts Managed Service Providers & Small Businesses - managed service providers, CMMC 2.0, cmmc compliance, business I.T. support, managed I.T., computer support

I.T. managed service providers (MSPs) are continuously looking for innovative ways of protecting small and medium-sized enterprises. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has released a new version of their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) to protect against ransomware attacks, malware, and data leaks. CMMC version 2.0 is a solid framework designed to defend businesses from increasingly common and sophisticated cyberattacks.  With its smooth-running criteria, CMMC 2.0: -...

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Top 5 Antivirus Programs to Keep Your Computer Safe - I.T. support, antivirus programs, malware removal, computer support, data recovery, business continuity plan

Anyone who uses a computer needs to have antivirus programs. Even the safest computer users can accidentally let in threats, so having computer protection is a must. But finding the right program for your needs can be a minefield. You probably know the big names, but are they always the best? Not necessarily. If you're searching for a new way to keep your computer safe, here are...

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What Are DDoS Attacks - business I.T. support, computer support, cybersecurity audit, disaster recovery, business continuity plan

The risk of DDoS attacks is nothing new: it has been a known quantity in the I.T. industry for a long time. A decade ago, businesses didn't take DDoS attacks as seriously. Then, DDoS attacks were assumed to be mainly perpetrated by amateur hackers showing off their new tricks for fun. These attacks were mostly minor, so it was relatively easy for business I.T. support...

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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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Cinch I.T. Blog - How To Prevent Ransomware At Your Business

Businesses that understand how to prevent ransomware significantly reduce their online vulnerability. This cyberattack scheme doesn't garner nearly as much attention as more common malware, but it can be even more debilitating. Ransomware attacks are so polished that many larger financial institutions have dedicated call centers to handle these data breaches. So what is ransomware? Ransomware stops you from using your PC, files, or programs. The...

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Concerned Muslim business lady examining business continuity plan at flip chart in office.

Is your business prepared for any disaster? Even though small businesses may not have as many employees or as much equipment, they are still vulnerable to disaster as a large corporation. If a tornado destroyed your business office, you could lose valuable business if you don’t plan. Many companies don’t want to take the time and the expense to prepare a business continuity plan, but...

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Network security console controls via tablet.

On July 15, several high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked to spread a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter has enterprise-level network security, so how did hackers gain access to these profiles? Twitter reported that the hackers used an internal admin tool to gain access to the accounts. Specifically, the company tweeted that "a coordinated social engineering attack" on employees gave a hacker "access to internal systems and tools." Cybercriminals...

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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 significant 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. Business...

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