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This month’s topic: Cybercrime & You
Human error is the root cause of almost every breach. Clicking on a phishing link. Using weak passwords. Failing to update software and firmware. Accidentally uploading sensitive data to a public forum. None of these require “hacking,” and they’re evident in every example above.
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Managing IT security has many facets and layers. However, phishing continues to stand out as likely the most persistent and dangerous threat of all. Moreover, it appears to be getting even worse. Awareness programs and training to help everyone identify phishing emails and how to handle them are essential components of any security management plan.
We are excited to share that Titan CEO and headline sponsors, Class VI Partners and Wipfli LLP, have selected Total Networks CEO/ CFO Stephanie Kinsey, CEO/ CFO as a 2022 Phoenix Titan 100. "I am honored to be included in this select group of leaders! To remain...
We recommend that all Total Networks clients restart their computers at the end of the workday. This simple habit not only improves overall performance, but it also allows patches to be installed overnight for better security and fewer interruptions. There is no need...
Welcome to Episode 30 of Practical Business Technology, where we keep you in-the-know about technology's impact on business. In this episode on How to Avoid Multifactor Authentication Failures Dave and Stephanie Kinsey discuss gotchas to be aware of with respect to...
AntiVirus (AV) software is a tool in your security toolbox. But AV software alone is not going to stop the bad actors from infiltrating your systems. It is important, but it is only one item on a checklist of necessary precautions. And this checklist MUST continually...
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a comprehensive move by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that involves many moving parts and will take years to implement fully. Do not procrastinate implementing the new security controls until the last...
Total Networks has placed in the Top Ten in Ranking Arizona for Computer Consultants and Cyber Security. We are so thankful for our clients and being able to help improve your technology experience and reduce security risks. Voting is still open and ongoing, so please...
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