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3 Facts About Network Security Every IT Expert Knows

August 12th, 2015

We hear about network security breaches, hackers, cyber-criminals and data leaks on a near-daily basis. These threats affect businesses small and large alike; in fact, a stunning 87% of small businesses faced a security breach during 2012 alone.

When a data breach can bring your business to its knees in an instant, leaking employees' private information and exposing other sensitive data, it's essential to protect your computer networks against these threats.

3 Ways Your Company Can Improve Its IT Compliance Instantly

July 21st, 2015

Across today's corporate landscape, a significant number of companies remain concerned about their information technology (IT) systems' fulfillment of compliance program requirements.

In fact, in a recent survey, a mere 32% of chief operating officers reported feeling confident or very confident in their IT systems, the Wall Street Journal reported on June 29.

These days, the biggest IT compliance mandates include PCI, HIPAA and FISMA. These mandates require businesses and companies to protect, track and control all access to sensitive data, including employees' personal information.

Harvard Data Breach Leaks Information From 8 Colleges and Administrations

July 9th, 2015

Last month, Harvard University revealed that a data breach had occurred to two of its internal IT systems, impacting eight of its various colleges and administrative departments in the process.

According to a July 2 Fortune article, the Ivy League university first discovered its network security systems had been breached on June 19. The colleges and administrations hit by the breach include the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Divinity School, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Central Administration, the Graduate School of Design, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Three Signs Your IT Managed Services Provider Could Be Failing You

May 14th, 2015

Managed services are quickly becoming one of the most preferable ways for businesses big and small to outsource their IT needs with a cost-effective solution.

Not only are managed services more affordable than staffing a full IT department, managed services providers can also ensure your enterprise's computer networks follow compliance mandates like HIPAA and PCI that require you to protect sensitive information.

Wi-Fi, Mobile Among Biggest Network Security Concerns for Small Business

April 17th, 2015

Many small businesses are aware of the need for network security management to keep their enterprise safe from data breaches, especially when as many as 87% of small businesses dealt with a security breach in 2012 alone.

And while internal data breaches from current and former employees are undoubtedly common -- 57% of small business security breaches come from an internal, staff-related source -- two new threats are increasingly making themselves apparent to network security specialists.

Unified Communications: Anything But One-Size-Fits-All

March 20th, 2015

Many businesses consider network security to be the most important of all the various IT managed services. And with 57% of small businesses experiencing internal cyber breaches over the last few years, 59% of employees stealing or exposing company data when quitting or being fired, and 75 to 80% of all cyber attacks coming from within a company, it's no surprise why.

50 Insane facts about Ireland

March 16th, 2015

This is a fun and interesting Infographic I found online.

I hope you find it as interesting as I did.

50 Insane facts about Ireland 

Integrated Technology Services Appoints Daniel Stepp to Computer & Network Analyst Position to provide businesses top IT services

March 3rd, 2015

Integrated Technology Services Inc. hires IT guru Daniel Stepp in order to better serve customers with their various IT needs and continue to provide the best IT services possible

On Monday, Feb. 16, Integrated Technology Services Inc. brought on its new computer and network analyst, Daniel Stepp, in a move to improve the quality of its vast array of IT managed services.