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Data Breaches Resulting from Disgruntled Employees Are on the Rise! What Happens to Sensitive Business Data When an Employee Leaves the Company?

It’s never easy to let go of an employee, but sometimes, it simply has to be done; whether you’ve fired the employee or the employee decided to move on to another company. So what happens to your sensitive business data when an employee leaves the company? Is it necessary to involve an IT support company while saying goodbye to an employee?

Here’s the simplest answer: it’s absolutely necessary to involve an IT support company! Why? Well, when an employee leaves the company, it’s fundamental to prevent the employee from accessing the company’s network, applications, and data.

Learn from JP Morgan Chase’s Mistakes: Six Ways To Keep Hackers Out Of Your Account

You probably have heard all the hubbub surrounding the JPMorgan Chase hacking event from last week. It has been all over the news. Reports claim that this hacking attempt is the largest hacking event against a commercial business ever.

But what can you do to ensure your company or personal banking information is safe and secure?

First off: Online banking is taking a risk no matter what bank you use or wherever you access your banking online.

Time To Retire Your Desktop PC in Exchange for Tablet Computers?

Tablet computer sales have exploded in the past few years, and for good reason: they’re the perfect devices for busy students and home users looking to stay connected; but they’re also super powerful business tools. Since the BYOD trend has evolved and the modern business environment has become more mobile than ever before, you might be ready to say goodbye to your desktop PC.

What makes more sense for your business? Should you invest in tablet computers or desktop PCs? While the desktop PC is most definitely past it’s prime, it’s far from useless; however, the tablet computer can be extremely beneficial as well!

Ready to give up your desktop PCs in exchange for tablet computers? Not so fast, let’s take a look at the benefits of a desktop PC in the workplace:

Multi-monitor flexibility: Nothing offers more flexibility in setting up multiple monitors like a desktop PC does! A typical desktop PC allows you to set up multiple monitors, depending on your unique needs, to stay productive and access a wider range of information at once.

Important Warning: Shellshock Strikes Yahoo Servers – Potentially Putting 800 Million Users’ Data at Risk!

In the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard some pretty scary news about Shellshock, the vulnerability that impacts “bash” software. According to some security researchers, Shellshock could potentially be more dangerous than Heartbleed, the open/SSL bug that posed a huge threat to businesses a few months ago!

So how does the vulnerability work? That’s simple: the vulnerability allows hackers to infect their own malicious code into bash.

Have You Heard The Latest From Microsoft? Time for a Surprise!

Windows 10.

Yes, you heard that right. Windows 10! Are you thinking the same thing we’re thinking? “What happened to Windows 9? Wait, Windows 8 just came out not that long ago…”

No worries: we are several months, if not a couple of years away from Windows 10 becoming something you need to be thinking about with your new technology purchases.

Email is the Leading Cause of Data Breaches in the Healthcare Industry

Have You Implemented Appropriate Safeguards to Protect Your Healthcare Organization Against Hefty Fines?

When it comes to HIPAA compliance, regulations are becoming stricter than ever before. Do you allow your staff members to send protected health information (PHI) via email? If so, it’s fundamental to ensure you’re taking precautions to safeguard PHI sent and received via email.

Is Your Internet Browser Going BERserk?

Are you using Chrome or Firefox to browse the Internet? If so, IMMEDIATELY make sure you’ve got the latest updates for these Internet browsers.

Why?

A very dangerous security flaw has been identified that lets hackers and malware skip over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) of Google Chrome and Firefox.