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AllConnected News
Mariah Prendergast

The Way We Work Continues to Change as We Enter 2021. Find an IT Partner that Knows Your Business and Can Help You Succeed and Stay More Secure in the New Year

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic triggered mass transitions to work-from-home setups, rather than on-premise offices and conference rooms. Working remotely became the new normal for many businesses, and those that were prepared to make the adjustment thrived during the unprecedented circumstances; those that were unprepared spent a lot of time and resources coming up with a way to continue operations remotely. It may have been easier for them and their entire team if they had a business continuity plan already in place for just that kind of disaster.

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Managed Services
Mariah Prendergast

Cisco Umbrella: Your Cybersecurity Shield

Just as cybercriminals become more advanced with email spoofing, malware, and ransomware, your organization’s IT security must advance to defeat them.

You wouldn’t leave your business PC without Anti-virus software, but many businesses leave their email communications and Internet use to unsecured wi-fi and legacy firewalls.

Don’t be one of them.

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Disaster Recovery
Mariah Prendergast

DRaaS: Misconceptions of Data Backup and Data Recovery

There are many players in the data protection, backup and recovery space, many who claim to provide a “DRaaS” service, but not many provide for all aspects you should expect in a Disaster Recovery Solution.

AllConnected believes you should have the facts so you can make an informed decision.

Regardless of what business you run, your Disaster Recovery plan begins with backup.

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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

Secure and Stabilize the #WFH experience for the Long Term

Your employees need executive leadership whether you’re in-office, on-the-road, or working-from-home. As you adapt to the new business environment and implement effective WFH communication, consider how a comprehensive WFH solution will drive productivity and satisfaction.

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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

Employee Cyber Attack Readiness – WFH 8 Tips for Zero Trust

From an IT Security perspective, the term “social engineering” refers to cybercriminals using any number of psychological tricks to get users to perform actions (click on an email or link) or divulge personal or confidential information.

While technical hackers seek vulnerabilities in the networks or software, social engineering cybercriminals exploit an end user’s tendency to trust…

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AllConnected News
Mariah Prendergast

How Secure Is Your Multi-Factor Authentication?

Thanks to organizations like FIDO Alliance, authentication has become more sophisticated. Now, instead of yet another piece of information (like a pin or social security number), authentication is determined by the use of more than one factor, simply classified as “what you know”, “what you have,” or “what you are.

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Security Services
Mariah Prendergast

How to Prepare Your Organization to Fight Ransomware

The most common ransomware encrypts files, folders, or entire hard drive partitions using military-grade encryption algorithms like RSA or The most common ransomware encrypts files, folders, or entire hard drive partitions using military-grade encryption

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Solutions
Mariah Prendergast

Keeping Remote Workers Secure and Productive

The outbreak of COVID-19 has kept most “non-essential” employees at home. So, consider the following steps to make sure your employees are both productive and secure working remotely. Our engineering team has assembled some important observations and recommendations below for your organization to ensure continuity of business operations with remote workers

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AllConnected News
Mariah Prendergast

Regarding COVID-19 and AllConnected

As the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 disease continues to develop worldwide and in our community, our team at AllConnected is continuing to monitor the situation. As is likely the case in your business, we’ve made adjustments…

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