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IT Management, Security, Compliance for Regulated Firms

Standardized Multi-factor Authentication Just Became a Reality

Apr 17, 2019 12:15:35 PM / by Liege Payne, Director of Sales & Business Development posted in Security, cyber security, U2F, multi-factor authentication

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Tech Group The FIDO Alliance Is Leading Us to a Password-free Internet, Greater Security

What Is It?

One of the greatest fears today is that hackers will steal the passwords we use to access social, banking and other sites where we must register to take advantage of their features and offerings and steal our data. The threat for businesses – especially regulated entities – is that employees will fall for password-centric schemes, like phishing, that can compromise a company’s entire IT network. Better days are here – and even better ones are ahead.

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Spear Phishing: A Growing Cyber Threat in 2019

Apr 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Liege Payne, Director of Sales & Business Development posted in Security, cyber security, Ransomware, phishing

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Learn About This Dangerous Type of Phishing and How to Prevent It

A survey of managed service providers and in-house IT professionals conducted by our cyber security partner KnowBe4 revealed that phishing/spear phishing is the number three cyber threat that “keeps them up at night.” Other studies show that spear phishing stands to be one of the fast-growing types of cyber-attack in 2019.

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Cyber Security Training: How to Phish-proof Your Employees

Nov 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Liege Payne, Director of Sales & Business Development posted in Security, cyber security, phishing

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Drastically Reduce Vulnerabilities in Only 90 Days

Continuing our discussion of cyber security training for employees of regulated organizations, this post examines the growing threats from phishing schemes and suggests training that will reduce the possibility that your staff will inadvertently unleash a disastrous attack on your systems, data and client assets.

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Get Our Cyber Security Self-Assessment Checklist

Sep 25, 2018 12:26:43 PM / by Eric Benda, CEO posted in Security, IT Support, cyber security, assessment

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Another Free Tool to Defend Against Hacker Threats

Here at Soundshore Technology Group we are increasingly focused on cyber security. We’ve just launched a second tool – a Cyber Security Self-Assessment Checklist -- that companies can download for free to help them look in the right places and ask the right questions to assure their networks and systems are defended. This follows a special offer for new and prospective customers that we launched a few weeks ago – a free external Cyber Security Vulnerability Assessment, a process that we perform.

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Special Offer: Free Cyber Security Vulnerability Assessment Available to New STG Customers

Jul 30, 2018 3:50:44 PM / by Eric Benda, CEO posted in Security, IT Support, cyber security, assessment

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External Scan Is First Step to Protecting Financial Firms’ Client Data/Assets, Enhancing Reputation

We’re introducing an important offer for new and prospective customers – a complimentary Cyber Security Network Vulnerability Assessment. This offer addresses the critical need for financial services companies to be able to demonstrate proactive efforts to assure the security of their technology networks. Read on to learn why we’ve decided to do this and to get more details about the offer.

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Don't Sign That Office Lease Yet! 5 Tips for IT Relocation.

Oct 23, 2015 7:45:00 AM / by Liege Payne, Director of Sales & Business Development posted in Business Continuity Plan, Security, Office Move, ISP, IT Relocation

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So you have finally decided on the big office move?  Lease terms are favorable now and you may want better, bigger/smaller, more convenient, less expensive office space?

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