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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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Network Security - sticky note on laptop keyboard demonstrates insecure password.

You can have all the locks on your data center and all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are sloppy with passwords. There are many ways data can fall prey to a breach. For example, opening a malicious email link is one of the most common sources of phishing scams. Here are some basic practices that you should...

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Computer support seminar with newly hired remote employee.

Remote workforces rely on computer support. Many business owners are asking themselves right now - is a small workforce right for me? Access to better talents, a cut on costs, and improved productivity are all possible advantages. On the other hand, candidates enjoy the flexibility, independence, and work-life balance that comes with distributed labor. When you're hiring someone to work from home, you're not just looking for...

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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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