How do I create a strong PIN?

Our security analyst recently shared this at our Lexington Team Huddle, which makes for a good information to know if you want to create a strong PIN code.  This content is from a blog post by DataGenetics. If you love statics, you must read the entire post, PIN number analysis (datagenetics.com); it’s fantastic. We create PINs to lock our phone, to get money out of an ATM, to get into our computers, to enter websites, etc.  The length of many PINs are only 4 digits, which means there’s 10,000 possible

Why Identify Management Matters

5 Stats that Prove Identity Management Needs to be a Bigger Priority Infographic for Identity Management Day, April 13, 2021 from NCSA and IDSA. The AME Group is proud to be a #IDMgmtDay Champion!

What Are the Biggest Cybersecurity Threats For Remote Workers?

Even prior to the pandemic, the increase in technological developments had already led to many business practices being handled remotely. Since COVID-19, remote employment has further increased, as it provides a way for companies to continue business as usual while still complying with social distancing guidelines. Although working remotely offers safety from the coronavirus, it places companies at higher risk of contracting computer viruses. As such, there are several network security concerns for remote workers that your business should take into consideration. Phishing Schemes Your remote employees may unknowingly place

Using Cloud ERP Software [Webinar]

Acumatica provides the best business management solution for digitally resilient companies. Built for mobile and telework scenarios and easily integrated with the collaboration tools of your choice, this leading cloud ERP software delivers flexibility, efficiency, and continuity of operations to growing small and midmarket organizations Join us on April 9th at 11 am ET to learn how Acumatica software can help grow your business. Speak with our Strategic Advisor, Gary Maystead, and see a demo of the core features. Webinar Agenda: Introduction to Acumatica Digital Transformation Core Products & Editions

3 Network Security Threats All Business Owners Should Know About

Business owners need to be careful about network security threats in this day and age. A single network security threat can potentially bring down a whole small business, and unfortunately, this happens more often than you might think. This is because not only do many companies fail to hire technical support for businesses in the first place; but furthermore, many of them do not hire the right types of technical support consultants. Outsourcing IT is all well and good, but it’s important that the IT being outsourced by business owners

TOP Five Business Technology Needs for 2021

Throughout 2020, businesses and organizations faced many difficult challenges because of the “Work from Home” movement, increased cybersecurity threats, and ineffective communication with clients and employees.  As a leading Managed Services Provider, we identified the TOP FIVE Business Technology needs of our clients. SECURITY SERVICES The first business technology need is securing and protecting corporate data continues to be the most pressing business need going into 2021.  It continues to be challenging for businesses and security experts as they work to stay one step ahead of the criminals and threats. 

The Different Types of Cyber Security and How Breaches Can Be Prevented

By 2019, it was expected that the managed services market would hit $170 billion worldwide. These managed services particularly focus on technical support for businesses. Where business owners really want to focus in 2021 is cyber security. This is in part because more businesses have been pushed to rely on remote workforces in light of the pandemic, and have recognized that there will be benefits to keeping that remote workforce for the long term. A single lapse in cyber security policy could lead to a business’s integrity being permanently compromised.

How is your Cybersecurity Health?

Ideally, we have a health physical once a year.  We assess what we are doing right, what we are doing wrong, and make modifications to our overall wellness plan as needed.  Hopefully, nothing is wrong, and we can proceed with the usual cautions and goals of maintaining a long and productive life. The same could be said for our cyberhealth.  How’s your Healthcare Cybersecurity Program? Did you make adjustments to meet the challegnes? This year, we not only had an unexpected curveball thrown at our businesses and networks, but we weren’t

4 Cyber Risks That Business Owners Should Be Aware Of

Businesses today are more reliant on technology than they ever were before, and with good reason. Data can be stored for the long term without a need for printed copies and can be easily referenced by employees and business owners alike. In many ways, it’s much more difficult for businesses to operate without moving forward in terms of technological progressions. But there are risks that open up when businesses become reliant on technology, as unavoidable as this reliance may be. It can be difficult for employees who are not tech

4 Cyber Security Threats Business Owners Must Be Aware Of

There are many reasons why many major businesses have transitioned to different types of cloud computing. The cloud offers a great deal of flexibility for companies, allowing them to access programs remotely and maintain a great deal of storage. However, it’s not a foolproof system. Information can be corrupted, programs can crash, and perhaps most concerning, security threats can compromise crucial information. This is why it’s so important for business owners to consider outsourcing IT. When considering different IT service providers, business owners should look at the disaster recovery services