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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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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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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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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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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

Secure and Stabilize the #WFH experience for the Long Term

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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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

Employee Cyber Attack Readiness – WFH 8 Tips for Zero Trust

From an IT Security perspective, the term “social engineering” refers to cybercriminals using any number of psychological tricks to get users to perform actions (click on an email or link) or divulge personal or confidential information.

While technical hackers seek vulnerabilities in the networks or software, social engineering cybercriminals exploit an end user’s tendency to trust…

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Multi-factor authentication: something you know, something you are, something you have
AllConnected News
Mariah Prendergast

How Secure Is Your Multi-Factor Authentication?

Thanks to organizations like FIDO Alliance, authentication has become more sophisticated. Now, instead of yet another piece of information (like a pin or social security number), authentication is determined by the use of more than one factor, simply classified as “what you know”, “what you have,” or “what you are.

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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

How to Prepare Your Organization to Fight Ransomware

The most common ransomware encrypts files, folders, or entire hard drive partitions using military-grade encryption algorithms like RSA or The most common ransomware encrypts files, folders, or entire hard drive partitions using military-grade encryption

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