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Guidelines on monitoring your employees’ online activities

There are advantages and disadvantages to monitoring your employees’ online behavior. Below is an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against such a practice. However, should you decide to monitor your employees, we have some guidelines for you to follow for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring Here are several reasons […]

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Researchers uncover new strain of Android malware

The Android operating system (OS) relies on an open-source code that allows users and manufacturers to modify their phones’ or tablets’ OSs. The problem is, Android’s open-sourced nature also makes it susceptible to cyberthreats. Recently, security experts found DEFENSOR ID — a new type of Android malware exploiting the system’s Accessibility Services. What is DEFENSOR […]

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Issues solved by managed intrusion detection systems

Washington, DC businesses regularly come to us with the question, “Isn’t intrusion detection something only the military needs?”. This is a fair question. In 2020, there are still many small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) that claim they’ve never experienced a cyberattack.

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Secure your business printers to avoid getting hacked

To achieve foolproof cybersecurity, you must make sure that every endpoint is protected from threats. That means securing every network, every server, every computer — and every printer. Because they’re easily overlooked, print devices can be exploited by hackers and used as an entry point to steal or modify data. Make sure to follow these […]

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The advantages of managed security services over in-house security

“Data drives business.” That is the mantra of companies of all sizes, especially the most successful ones in the history of American business. We at outsourceIT have proven time and again that companies across the Eastern United States — from Maryland to North Carolina — are put in the best position to succeed when they […]

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Buying antivirus software? Consider the following points

You probably didn’t need to worry about antivirus protection before. At the office, the IT department handled it. At home, your personal setup may not contain enough valuable information to warrant industry-strength. But because of the global pandemic forcing most of us to stay indoors, your home is now your office, too. If you’re looking […]

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Cybersecurity tips for working remotely

Remote work policies have become a necessity not just because of the current coronavirus crisis, but also for the ways they improve a company’s bottom line and efficiency. Yet despite remote work’s benefits, it leaves you and your company exposed to online scams and other cybersecurity threats. To defend your company and your remote workers, […]

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How breach and attack simulations (BAS) help protect businesses

Cybercrime is an evolving industry that has put a lot of pressure on businesses of all sizes to stay a step ahead of cyberthreats. Enterprises have turned to creative solutions, such as outsourcing cybersecurity and emerging techniques and tools. One such emerging tool is the breach and attack simulation (BAS). What are breach and attack […]

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