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Avast Business Endpoint Protection: A closer look at our four AV shields

Last month, AV-Comparatives recognized our new Antivirus Pro Plus software as effective protection against malware and as an ideal fit for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This high-level of threat detection is also standard in each of our new…

7 tips for the online shopper

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It’s official – more than half the country did their holiday shopping online last year, and that number will only climb higher this year. How can you beat the convenience? Forget driving across town to hit different stores, and don’t get me started on the parking hassles. You can find the exact items you want without suffering through crowded escalator rides. Find the best online deals, and take care of everyone on your list in the time it takes to drink a glass of wine.

New York MSP ups SMB security with Avast Business

The company

Integrated Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (IES), based in New York’s Hudson Valley, provides IT and cybersecurity services to companies ranging from large enterprises to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Co-founder and CTO Eric D. Gorman leads a team of ten experts in serving a diverse client base that includes financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, and more. The needs of these clients are as varied as their respective industries. And, as is common with SMBs, they have limited budgets and even more limited IT resources.

How to make passwords hard and logins easy

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In today’s digital world, staying a step ahead of cybercriminals who want your usernames, passwords, card numbers, and all other personal and private info for themselves has led to the necessary measure of using different usernames and passwords for every online account. The problem is there’s no way to keep all that in your head, especially since each password has to be SUPER-complicated to make it uncrackable. And you don’t want to write it all down on a piece of paper, because what if that paper found its way into someone else’s hands? There’s a solution.

Mr. Robot Review: eps 3.4_runtime-error.r00

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Episode five begins with a bang. It’s Monday morning at E Corp. Elliot sits down at his cubicle and attempts to log into his company account. It’s been locked out. Did somebody try to access his domain too many times or did E Corp spot his shipping hack? We know from the previous episode that it’s the latter and Angela is to blame.

Part I – Innovative MSPs expand to offer managed security

If small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) were cars, IT service providers would be the mechanics. Their technical know-how keeps the company’s computer network—the engine—processing at peak performance and functioning with full force. But with the current high level of cybercrime, and the many ransomware variants, SMBs are more vulnerable than ever to serious downtime threats. To properly protect their SMB customers, this means adding managed security services.