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Happy Holidays from The IT Company! Below, we've recapped December and the most relevant information to aid in the ongoing success of your business. 

8 Practical Security Steps You Need to be Taking

Right now there is a very serious hidden war happening in the world of Cyber. A war that will affect you,if it hasn't already. Last week the world was alerted to the news that the Russian government, through state sponsored actors, used an extremely sophisticated and long term cyber espionage tactic that compromised the US Government, in particular the US Department of Treasury and Commerce, as well as one of the leading cybersecurity firms in the world, FireEye. 

No business, government, non-profit or other organization is safe and the possibility of this affecting you is very real and very serious. What are you doing to mitigate the threat and to prepare for the likelihood of an incident occurring?

We have created a list of practical steps you need to be taking, if you are not already.

Download the List

5 Tips for Working From Home

As the holiday season has begun, many businesses all over are transitioning back to a remote workforce. As a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic- offices are taking precaution and limiting time in the office.

Has your company transitioned back to an increased work from home environment? Here are 5 tips to increase your productivity and success as you work from home.

Download 5 Work From Home Tips

Secure Your Home Wi-Fi

Taking measures to ensure your security is strong is critical when it comes to you professional devices and habits. But it is equally as important to secure your personal technology. Fox News released an article providing tips for securing your home Wi-Fi router including:

  • Get a list of everything using your network.
  • Lockout unauthorized users.
  • Consider having a guest network to offer visitors
  • Turn off the ability for others to access your router

For more information on how to protect your home Wi-Fi, read the entire article. 

Read the Full Article

Microsoft 365 Assessment

Are you using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams? Has your organization configured it correctly? Has it been secured properly? Are you utilizing the correct licensing or are you paying for stuff you don't need? Take our Microsoft 365 Training and Webinars a step further. Get more information on requesting a Microsoft 365 assessment from The IT Company today!

More Information on Requesting an Assessment 

Holiday Closures

Reminder that our office will be closed Friday December 25th and Friday January 1st in honor of the holidays. We will have staff on call following our standard weekend, after hour and holiday policies. 

We will be open on Thursday December 24th and Thursday December 31st, but will operate with a smaller staff. 

We hope you each have a safe and wonderful holiday season!

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