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2
Jan

2 Critical Factors to Building a Strong Security Program for Your SMB

Cyber threats are increasing at an alarming rate, which means it is only a matter of time before your business will have to investigate some sort of an attack. With more than 60% of businesses closing their doors within six months of a breach, threat knowledge and proactive strategies are vital to reducing your risk. Here are two key factors

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15
Dec

Protelligent Delivers Unified Security Solutions with AlienVault Technology

AlienVault™ recognizes the importance of providing their customers with best-in-class threat detection and response. Their security tools are combined into simplified packages and are fully functional from the moment of setup. Their dedication to providing world-class security solutions to businesses of all sizes is one of the many reasons Protelligent® has chosen to partner with AlienVault. As the processes and

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15
Dec

4 Ways to Protect Your Business This Holiday Season

Cybercriminals know businesses and their employees are more likely to share large amounts of information online this time of year. In addition to accessing account information via online merchants, attackers are also able to gain data from insecure Wifi systems, phishing scams and malware. The average cost is $244 per compromised record. Here are four ways to proactively safeguard your

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26
Nov

Is Your Company Ready for the Increased Phishing Attacks During the Holiday Season?

The upcoming holiday season is an increased opportunity for cyber criminals to deploy phishing attacks designed to gain information regarding your company and customers. These attacks can appear as notification emails that link to a spoofed site, emails from unknown contacts requesting follow up on a conversation or even false messages from a bank with account warnings or access alerts.

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7
Nov

Protelligent Achieves Microsoft Silver Competency in Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions

Protelligent® recently earned our status as a Microsoft Silver Competency provider in Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions. This, combined with our membership in International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners, SoCal Chapter (IAMCP), allows us to help shape the future of our industry and strengthens our ability to deliver enterprise-class IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. In earning our Silver

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6
Nov

3 Solutions to One of Your Biggest Security Challenges

When faced with a cyber threat, the differing views of C-level executives and IT teams can create a divide within a company that may place it at a disadvantage. IT departments are tasked with maintaining and securing business technology, both of which increase business expenses. C-level executives have the responsibility to reduce overall business risk, as well as cost. Aligning

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20
Oct

10 Reminders for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Each October, the Department of Homeland Security spearheads a campaign to remind businesses and individuals of the importance of cybersecurity. This campaign, known as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), is designed to provide internet security education, as well as the tools and resources needed for internet safety. With an average total data breach cost of $7.35 million, protecting your

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18
Oct

How Vulnerable Are Your Software Applications to Cyber Attacks?

The threat is real. So far, in the first half of 2017, the Breach Level Index showed an alarming 164% global increase in stolen, lost or compromised records over the last half of 2016. Protelligent® is on top of today’s evolving cyber-attack landscape. Recent headlines deliver warnings of hackers exploiting vulnerabilities in software used by millions of people, including government

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5
Oct

3 Ways to Align C-level Executives and IT Decision Makers

$7.35 million is the average total cost of a cyber attack in the United States. Is your business effectively mitigating its risk? As budgeting for next year begins, placing cybersecurity as a priority within the process is vital to the growth and success of your company. One of the biggest challenges to budgeting for security is getting C-level executives and

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13
Sep

Top 8 Data Breaches Happening Now

Protelligent® is on top of data breaches happening around us every day. Equifax announced last week that an estimated 143 million people have been affected by a data breach caused by a website-application vulnerability. Meanwhile, the recent devastation in Texas and Florida caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma has created prime opportunities for hackers to prey upon people wishing to

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