Connecticut’s Small Business Guide to Aligning Company Goals with IT

By Derek Marin | Apr 4, 2019 9:46:05 PM

Small business owners have a lot to think about each day. From serving your customers to making your employees happy. Who really has the time to research IT problems? At NSI, we created this three-point short guide to provide you with actionable tips to help you understand which IT updates will be most impactful, and align best to your short and long-term objectives.

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5 Ways Connecticut’s Towns can Protect Themselves from Ransomware Attacks

By Derek Marin | Mar 19, 2019 2:53:17 PM

March has been a busy month for the IT departments in Connecticut towns and not for good reasons. Several town computer networks, namely Plymouth and Colchester's, fell victim to ransomware attacks. 

Here's how ransomware attacks generally work.

A criminal emails the potential victim in hopes of getting some virus to encrypt data and lockdown the computer. In the case of the towns here in CT, the victims were employees for the town and they accidentally assumed the e-mail was coming from a credible source, such as a colleague, an e-commerce vendor like Amazon or perhaps even another government agency.

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Security Starts with Keeping a Clean Desk

By Derek Marin | Mar 14, 2019 2:58:48 PM

Lots of us don't think about the connection between having a clean desk and security. But our desk is actually a perfect spot to talk about security with our staff.

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The Art of War and Cyber Security

By Derek Marin | Feb 21, 2019 9:45:29 AM

The war between organizations and cyber criminals is spreading, and new trends in cybersecurity threaten to outpace and overtake organizations that are not protected.

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