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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: , , , |

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Cyber Attacks This Black Friday Weekend

Are you planning to get some of your holiday shopping done online this year? If so, you are amongst 75% of Americans who will complete at least half of their holiday shopping online. If you’re planning to get your online shopping done over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, read this important information to [...]

November 26th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, People|Tags: , |

5 Things You Should Know About Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare is, and continues to be, a top target for cyber attacks. And statistics show that won’t be changing any time soon. Cyber criminals are after information they can use and the fact of the matter is, medical files contain the very information the criminals are after. The amount of exploitable financial and personal data [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Healthcare|Tags: , , |

Weakest Link in Your Cybersecurity

It is easy to assume that cybercriminals would target newer or mid-level employees when targeting a SMB. But this has recently been found false. A SMB company leader is your weakest link when it comes to your security and in terms of who the criminals are after. Why? The answer is simple. Because of the [...]

November 5th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Privacy, Security, Security Awareness Training, Small Businesses|Tags: , |

TOP 5 Lessons for Better Security!

Are you constantly told how important your security is on the internet?  Do you fear that although you know the importance of cybersecurity, you do not fully understand the extent of what how to be secure? In a recent article written by BizTech Magazine, they shared 5 tips to better online security. We at The [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity|Tags: , , |