How Much Does Cyber Security Protection Cost in Connecticut?

By Derek Marin | Apr 17, 2019 8:25:00 AM

Cybersecurity is a hot topic among Connecticut business leaders, and with good reason. More and more, we see headlines about big brands that have suffered a cyber attacks or data breaches with their customers’ private information dragged to the Dark Web for sale to the highest bidder. And while cyber liability insurance will pay the significant financial losses as a result of a data breach, investment in preventative measures can reduce the risk of this happening to your business. But at what cost? We will look at the cost of cybersecurity protection in Connecticut.

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Best Computer Repair Shops in Connecticut

By Derek Marin | Apr 15, 2019 7:47:49 PM

Having a computer slow to a turtle's pace, or fail to start-up, is one of the biggest headaches for anyone. I hope this isn't your situation, but if you're reading this, it probably is and so I'll explain how we put this list together so you can get right to finding the best repair shop.


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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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