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What Now? Protecting Your Business Through the Changes From COVID-19

As the chaos of having to quickly deploy a remote workforce is settling down and businesses are beginning to open back up, you may be asking yourself – “what now?” What happens when we go back to the office? Is continuing to deploy a remote work environment a better fit for our company? How do [...]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Cyber Secure, Interview, IT provider, People, Privacy, Security|Tags: , , |

Top 3 Simple & Cost Effective Steps for Protecting Your Home Work Environment

Are you concerned about your company’s security as employees continue to use at home work capabilities? We have been hearing from business leaders that they are aware and eager to implement extra security cautions, but feel they may not have the funds to do so. CEO Paul Sponcia joined Karen Clark, Director of Somerset Technology Advisory [...]

Cybersecurity with Karen Clark

Technology should be a component of your business that results in better outcomes. During this period of time where the vast majority of businesses are executing remote workforce- the focus needs to be on leveraging technology to improve your business outcomes, not on frustrations caused by your IT partner’s lack of knowledge, bad service or [...]

May 19th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, People, Security|Tags: , , |

Top 7 Security Practices for Transitioning Back to Office

If you are among the vast majority of businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has led you to a remote workforce. Companies all over took their employees to a remote workforce, and many of them did not have time to fully and properly prepare for the transition. Because of the rush to operate remotely, your company’s security [...]

How One Knoxville Firm Has Been Remote for 8 years, and You Can Too!

 As a worldwide pandemic, COVID-19 has created a wild race for many businesses to deploy a remote workforce. Thankfully, most of our customers were positioned to transition to working remotely quickly, and we've been able to focus on guiding our clients through the technology and security of a remote work model.  While technology is undeniably a critical, and large, piece of this deployment, we also understand that the cultural piece is even more important [...]

March 27th, 2020|Categories: Cyber Secure, Remote Workforce, Remote Workplace|Tags: , , , |

Are You Actively Protecting Your Security as Businesses are Deploying Remote Workforce?

Are you actively protecting your business’ security during the global outbreak of the Coronavirus? The media continues to be filled with necessary precautions and tips to protect our medical health during this time. While The IT Company believes your health is a number one priority, we as a community must not be naïve to the [...]

Lunch & Learn Recap: Are you prepared? Understanding Cyber Threats and Risks to Your Business

Are you aware on the potential harm cyber threats can have on your business? Do you know how to  actively protect your business against these threats? Are your employees trained in recognizing threats and engineered tactics? Do you know what to do if your business falls victim to a cyber attack? These are the kind [...]

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Phishing, Privacy|Tags: , , |

Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyber Attack? – Free Lunch & Learn

On Tuesday, March 10, we’re providing an opportunity for business owners and decision makers like you to learn how to make sure your business isn’t an easy target for cyber attacks with the next installment in our Lunch & Learn series: “Are You Prepared? Understanding Cyber Threats & Risks to Your Business.” Are You Aware [...]

#1 Reason Users Shouldn’t Give Admin Rights to a Machine

If you are a Windows user,  your security has been put at high risk this past week. Forbes released an online article confirming the NSA curveball crypto vulnerability earlier this week, and followed up by confirming an even larger security concern of a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited. There has not yet been a fix [...]

January 21st, 2020|Categories: Alert, Cyber Secure, Malware, Microsoft|Tags: , , |

#1 Way Passwords Can Fail You

How often do you change your passwords? How often do you reuse old passwords? Do you use the same password amongst multiple different platforms? The number 1 way passwords are failing to protect you is when users are reusing passwords, leading to weak security for their accounts. If you keep up with The IT Company’s [...]

December 17th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Password Security|Tags: , , , |