Does Your Business Need a vCIO?
The tech environment has never been so complex, with increasing cyber threats and greater frequency – along with advancing hardware and software, and the need to constantly evolve to protect and propel your business. Not to mention, there’s a demand for everyday technology support to keep operations running efficiently. But can your business afford Chief […]
It’s All About the People – Hiring IT Talent
A conversation with DMC Technology Group President, Patrick Sheehan What do Zoom, eBay, Dell, Intel, Google, Microsoft and Amazon have in common? Aside from being household names, they join other global technology companies that have laid off a combined 95,000 employees since the beginning of 2023. The number is staggering, and yet we shouldn’t be all […]
Security Awareness Training
Phishing attacks are on the rise and becoming increasingly complex! According to the 2022 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, phishing is the most common way for cybercriminals to penetrate an organization. Once accessible, larger-scale attacks are launched, like ransomware, to paralyze the company by stealing data or inflicting financial loss. Today, phishing accounts for roughly 90% of data breaches and on average costs an organization $5 million!
Microsoft Permanently Disabling Basic Authentication
Effective October 1, 2022, Microsoft will permanently disable Basic Authentication (Basic Auth) due to security concerns and outdated technology. The planned replacement is called none other than, Modern Authentication (Modern Auth). So, what does this mean for your organization?
The Importance of Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR)
As cybercriminals continue to evolve, their attacks have become more sophisticated. Now more than ever endpoint targeting has become more prevalent. Endpoints include not only desktops and servers, but laptops, tablets, smartphones and even smartwatches. For some IT departments, endpoint management can be in the thousands which makes this a prime target for infiltration. Even […]
New Mandatory Requirement For Cyber Insurance
During the past year, ransomware attacks and other cyber breaches have skyrocketed leading to significant changes in the cyber insurance marketplace. Historically, obtaining cyber insurance was simple and renewals were a matter of updates based on major changes within an organization. Fast forward to now and notable shifts in insurance policies and regulations are taking […]