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You Need a vCIO

A CIO, Chief Information Officer, is usually the top senior executive who is responsible for the IT in an organization. In most cases they report directly to the CEO and work to make sure their IT strategy is in line with the goals of the organization.

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Tags: vCIO, CIO

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8 Benefits of Cloud Computing

Surely by now you've heard about the cloud. You might not even know exactly what it is, but chances are you've probably used it. Here are ten benefits of using cloud computing.

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Tags: Cloud Computing

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What's Behind the 47% Increase in Identity Theft?

According to the Federal Trade Commission, 2015 saw a 47% increase in identity theft in the United States. The biggest contributor, it was announced, was tax fraud.

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Tags: Identity Theft, Tax Fraud, FTC

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Why Do Hackers Target Healthcare Data?

A recent report showed that 98% of data breaches in 2015 were caused by hackers, which is an 80% increase. There were 111 million victims from the 56 breaches, almost double the number of breaches from the previous year. What is it about healthcare data that is so appealing to hackers?

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Tags: Data Breach, Credit Card Fraud, HIPAA

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Wendy's Hacked?

National fast food restaurant chain Wendy's has announced they're looking into a possible credit card hack at their stores.

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Tags: Hack, Cyber Security, Wendy's

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More Java Exploits Patched

Oracle released a critical patch for extremely dangerous Java vulnerabilities last week.

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Tags: Update, Java, Oracle

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Is Your Business Ready for Winter Storm Jonas?

With Winter Storm Jonas getting ready to dump snow and ice on the region, you're probably on the way to the grocery store to stock up on bread and milk to take care of your home. But what are you doing to take care of your business?

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Tags: Data Backup, Disaster Recovery, Weather, Winter Storm

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