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Top Notch Cybersecurity Policies and End User Education

Posted by SumnerOne on Dec 12, 2019 8:54:06 AM

Innovation, leadership, and culture writer Max McKeown once said, "All failure is failure to adapt; all success is successful adaptation." Staying up to date on contemporary technological changes is key to maximizing efficiency and maintaining adequate security in your small to midsize business.

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Topics: IT Management, Networks & Security

6 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Computer Network Support Specialists

Posted by Jenni Duke on Nov 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM

When it comes to finding computer network support specialists for your business, building a large internal IT department often doesn’t make sense. Instead of hiring full-time staff to manage your computer network, you can outsource your IT services to an agency specializing in providing these services to businesses. 

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Topics: IT Management, Networks & Security

Update your Security Procedures during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Oct 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Company-wide phishing emails, thousands of files lost in ransomware attacks, and scraped customer information are all examples of workplace nightmares. Unlike the movies, these horrors are all too real. October is spooky season, and cybersecurity is one of the top fears for modern businesses. Luckily, relief for businesses is here. October is also National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). 

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Topics: Security, Networks & Security, Technology

In Case You Missed Us: Ethical Hacking on Tech Talk with KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on May 10, 2019 7:30:00 AM

What's the difference between a hacker and an ethical hacker? SumnerOne's IT expert, Jeff Groby, headed off to The Big 550 KTRS to discuss the difference and help a few listeners with device questions for Tech Talk last week.

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Topics: Networks & Security, Tech Talk

In Case You Missed Us: DDoS Attacks on Tech Talk with KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Mar 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Last week our IT expert, Jeff Groby joined the crew over at The Big 550 KTRS for our weekly segment of Tech Talk! Jeff joined Guy Phillips and his hosts to discuss Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks and how these cyber crimes have impacted consumers and business owners in the past.

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Topics: Networks & Security, Tech Talk

4 Tips for Securing your Printers to Avoid a Data Disaster

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Feb 13, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Do you know what one of the biggest threats to your office's IT infrastructure is? Here are a few hints to help you guess if you don't already know. Almost every office across the world has at least one. It's that loner over in the corner that doesn't talk to anyone unless you talk to it first. It likes to communicate using a series of beeping sounds to let you know it's awake and ready to go. Perhaps the weirdest clue of them all, sometimes it likes to eat paper. What's your best guess? If you guessed the new person who started last week, you may want to get them some help because we were actually describing your office multifunction printer! Over the years, your printer has brought forward loads of convenience, but its enhanced abilities have also increased potential risks to your business security.

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Topics: Networks & Security, Managing Printers

Elf on the Shelf: Office Chaos Edition

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Dec 27, 2018 11:38:49 AM

If you've followed along with the Elf on the Shelf tradition in recent years, you know that the elf is supposed to be reporting to Santa on the behavior of those they are watching over. This year, SumnerOne joined in on the fun and we added Peppermint the Elf to our payroll! Peppermint was our newest employee and we were so excited to welcome her to the SumnerOne family, even if the fun had to be short-lived. After all the fun and games, we knew Peppermint would have to be headed back to the North Pole. We can't wait to see what she will have up her sleeve for next year.

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Topics: Security, Networks & Security, Technology