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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Giveaway

In Assessments, Cybersecurity, Free Resources, Giveaway, Newsby admin

Tic, Toc, Tic, Toc… Time Is Running Out For
Entering Our Cybersecurity Giveaway!
That’s right folks, October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And that means submissions for entering our Cybersecurity Giveaway will be accepted no later than 5:00pm Thursday, October 31, 2019.
So don’t delay, sign up today to get in to win one of our fantastic prizes.

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Rock Regional Business Expo 2019

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We are pleased to announce that ITNS Consulting will be participating in Forward Janesville’s Rock Regional Business Expo on October 17, 2019 from 1 – 7pm at the Holiday Inn Express & Janesville Conference Center located at 3100 Wellington Place, Janesville, WI 53546.

As some of you may know, October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In honor of this, we invite you to stop in to the expo and visit our booth where we’re giving away more than $50,000 worth of our Premium Security and Business Continuity services and expertise!! This is just one of the many ways ITNS Consulting illustrates to the community that we are dedicated to protecting the security, integrity, and continuity of businesses throughout Southern Wisconsin.

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What is the Cost of Downtime?

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Most businesses can find a way to deal with whatever life throws at them as long as they can continue to do business. But, what happens when something impacts that ability? When a business can not continue to operate and perform normal business functions, the company’s reputation is greatly impacted. Therefore, every company’s survival greatly depends on how quickly they can return to normal operations.

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Free Resources from ITNS Consulting!

In Cybersecurity, Free Resources, Tipsby admin

We’re always looking to find new ways to help our clients, prospects, and our community. One of our key objectives is focused on increasing Security Awareness within our business community through our blog posts, Security Awareness Training, and by providing helpful tools that make managing your IT systems more effective. Here are a few FREE resources you can use to assist in those endeavors…

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The End is Near for Windows 7!

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Extended support for Windows 7(Win7), Windows Server 2008/2008R2(Svr2008R2), and Windows Small Business Server 2011(SBS2011) will end on January 14, 2020. Microsoft moved these operating systems to extended support on January 13, 2015, but after January 2020, they will no longer receive vendor supported updates. Any system that is no longer supported by the vendor is truly not secure…

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Update – Capital One Data Breach

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In a new indictment filed on August 28, 2019, Paige Thompson is accused of hacking 30 more companies and cryptojacking. The indictment alleges one count of wire fraud and one count of computer fraud and abuse for illicitly accessing data on more than 30 other entities, including Capital One. Each charge carries a penalty of up to 25 years in prison.

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10 Cybersecurity Questions You Should Be Asking Your IT Vendor

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Many businesses use third-party IT vendors that, host, store, process, or access information records and supply management of the technology infrastructure related to their organization. Far too many IT providers use “Security” as a buzz word to foster higher sales rather than actually possessing verified working knowledge and experience to securely manage business networks. This is a situation that should never be taken lightly, as your business and its clientele are truly at risk in doing so.