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Top 3 IT Goals For 2019

With the end of the year approaching, now is the perfect time to reset and start planning for next year. What better time to look at business as usual and see where improvements can be made? Technology is no exemption to this rule. With the speed of technology changes, it is important to set some goals for 2019. We recommend …

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Hackers Actively Exploiting Your Trust in Your Managed Service Provider

What if your managed service provider, the company with access to all your computers and networks and data, was hacked? Your data would be at significant risk of also being compromised. When searching for an MSP, whether for the first time or to switch IT providers, the cybersecurity of the provider should be a paramount consideration. If they don’t have …

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The Dangers Within: Insider Threats

Most business owners don’t walk around every day thinking their employees are actively attacking the company from within by stealing data to sell to competitors, skimming from the budget, misusing the company credit card or otherwise. In turn, most employees aren’t out to hurt their employers. Thus, business owners rarely think of insider threats to their information security. That’s a …

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Applied Tech Lends a Helping Hand to Second Harvest Foodbank

Second Harvest Foodbank is a local non-profit with the mission to fight hunger for our communities throughout southern Wisconsin. With 1 of 6 children in southern Wisconsin facing a hunger crisis on a daily basis, Second Harvest Foodbank is doing all they can to provide meals for hungry children and adults alike. Since 1986 Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin …

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How Your Employees Can be Your Biggest Threat

Like all organizations, our clients face the growing threat of falling victim to a cyber-attack. If organizations as large as Experian and the City of Atlanta can be hacked, it’s likely you can be too. Let’s be honest: there’s no silver bullet to cybersecurity. Even with the best security measures in place, you’re at risk, because so much of those …