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Security Services
Brennan Smith

WFH Maturity Quiz

Your employees need executive leadership whether you’re in-office, on-the-road, or working-from-home. As you adapt to the new business environment and implement effective WFH communication, consider how a comprehensive WFH solution will drive productivity and satisfaction.

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male hacker with anonymous clown mask in hoodie on laptop
Security Services
Brennan Smith

Ransomware Update 2021

Everyone agrees that 2020 was a challenging year. It is also considered the worst year ever for ransomware. The US public sector was hit hardest, with 2,354 government, healthcare, and educational institutions compared to 1,300 private organizations, costing an estimated $20 Billion in payouts.

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CPA
Events
Brennan Smith

Safeguarding Taxpayer Data Webinar

The Safeguards Rule requires companies to develop a written information security plan that describes their program to protect customer information. Prepare with AllConnected’s Safeguarding Taxpayer Data Webinar…

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Perch Security MDR
AllConnected News
Brennan Smith

AllConnected Develops MDR Service with Perch Partnership

AllConnected will partner with Perch Security, a 24×7 co-managed threat detection and response platform backed by an in-house Security Operations Center (SOC) and comprehensive SIEM (Security Incident and Event Management) service.

AllConnected MDR will be able to detect breaches sooner, enabling engineers to respond and remediate quickly.

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NCSAM October 2020 - Do Your Part, Be Cybersmart
National Preparedness Month
Brennan Smith

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – October 2020

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online.

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CPA
Managed Services
Brennan Smith

Simplify Compliance of New Security Requirement for CPA License

Now for 2020, the FTC Safeguards Rule requires every tax professional, whether you are a partner in a large firm or a sole practitioner, and every Authorized IRS e-File Provider, to create and enact security plans to protect client data.

The new IRS Form W-12: Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) for Application and Renewal now includes a legal requirement for data protection:

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Disaster Looms! Prepare your DR Runbook
AllConnected News
Brennan Smith

Top 10 IT DR Runbook Requirements

At the outset, your DR runbook should provide your organization a clear plan of action for recovering from a disaster.

Make sure to include screenshots, diagrams, graphs, and/or tables to support the written documentation.

While every organization is different the DR Runbook should include:

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