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How to protect your online accounts with password best practices


In today's digital age, it's more important than ever to protect our online accounts with strong and secure passwords. Unfortunately, many people still use weak or easily guessable passwords, putting their personal information and sensitive data at risk. In this blog post, we'll discuss some best practices for creating and managing strong passwords.

Use a unique password for each account

It's essential to use a different password for each account. If you use the same password for multiple accounts and one of them is compromised, all your accounts could be at risk. Using unique passwords ensures that if one account is hacked, the damage is limited to only that account.

Use a strong password

A strong password is one that's difficult for others to guess or crack. It should be at least 12 characters long and include a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Avoid using common words or phrases, personal information like birthdates, and easy-to-guess sequences like "1234" or "qwerty."

Don't use common passwords

Using common passwords, such as "password" or "123456," makes it easy for hackers to access your account. Passwords that are commonly used or easy to guess are often included in password dictionaries used by hackers, so avoid them at all costs.

Use a password manager

A password manager is an excellent tool for creating and managing strong passwords. It securely stores all your passwords in one place, so you don't have to remember them all. Password managers can also generate strong, random passwords for you, so you don't have to come up with them yourself.

Enable two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your accounts. It requires you to enter a code sent to your phone or generated by an app in addition to your password. This means that even if someone manages to guess your password, they still can't access your account without the second factor.

Change your passwords regularly

Changing your passwords regularly can help keep your accounts secure. It's recommended to change your passwords at least every six months, but more often is better.

Be cautious when entering passwords on public computers or networks

Avoid entering passwords on public computers or networks, as they may not be secure. Hackers can easily intercept passwords transmitted over public Wi-Fi networks, so it's best to wait until you're on a secure network before entering passwords.

In conclusion, using strong and unique passwords is essential for protecting your online accounts. By following these best practices, you can create and manage strong passwords that help keep your personal information and sensitive data secure.

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Why (and How) SMBs Should Strategically Adopt Technology


There is no question that a small business can benefit from technology, as has been proven time and time again. However, an issue can arise if a business bites off more than it can chew, so to speak, and ultimately creates a spike in costs. A responsible business owner will resist this temptation and prioritize the solutions they need over the ones they want - building profitability and generating capital needed to make other improvements.

In this blog, we’ll examine some of the implementations that can deliver a good return on investment to a small business.

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Is Your Cloud Solution Actually a Money Pit?


The cloud has proven to be an extremely useful tool for the modern business. Not only does it provide anywhere-anytime access to applications, processing, storage, et al; it also delivers those products as a service, allowing you to budget for recurring costs rather than major upfront ones. This provides your organization with functional, supported, and secure computing environments that eliminate a lot of the support costs that traditional computing environments require. It sounds like a perfect scenario for small and large businesses alike, but things aren’t always what they seem, as a lot of cloud users have found that they have incurred several hidden costs by using cloud platforms. Today, we take a look at these hidden costs.

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How to Avoid Becoming the Next Data Security Cautionary Tale


Data security isn’t a matter to be taken lightly, as too many businesses have found out the hard way. Unfortunately, there are far too many simple ways to correct common security issues - enough that it’s foolish not to do so. We’ll review a few ways to fix security issues, after discussing one of, if not the, most egregious security failings in modern history.

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When it Comes to Security, Two Factors are Better Than One


The password isn’t nearly as secure as it used to be. Hackers have begun to take advantage of extremely powerful solutions designed to brute force their way into accounts by using software to rapidly guessing thousands of passwords per second, making it extraordinarily difficult to prepare yourself for them.

What’s the best way to guarantee that passwords aren’t going to be the downfall of your company? A great start is by taking a close look at password best practices and two-factor authentication.

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4 Ways a Managed Service Provider Can Help Your Business


How much does your business rely on technology to keep your organization running forward? As business technology becomes more complex, it’s becoming increasingly popular for organizations to have their own internal IT departments to manage and maintain it. Yet, small businesses don’t often have the necessary funds for such a feat. How can your company afford quality IT service? You can start by pursuing managed IT solutions from a managed service provider.

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Knowing, and Planning For, Your Organization’s Compliance Burden


Despite what detractors say, regulations are in place for good reason. They typically protect individuals from organizational malfeasance. Many of these regulations are actual laws passed by a governing body and cover the entire spectrum of the issue, not just the data involved. The ones that have data protection regulations written into them mostly deal with the handling and protection of sensitive information. For organizations that work in industries covered by these regulations there are very visible costs that go into compliance. Today, we look at the costs incurred by these organizations as a result of these regulations, and how to ascertain how they affect your business.

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A Look at Business Computing Costs: Cloud vs. On Premise


Profitability is less the measure of being able to turn a profit, and more the measure of how much profit you can make. For the successful small business, the integration of technology can dictate what kind of annual margins you are looking at. For the new company, however, it can be something even more critical: the difference between setting a course for success, or wallowing in failure. Today we analyze the cost difference between hosting your IT in-house, or choosing to host it in the cloud.

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Is Data a Commodity? Maybe Not, but It Is an Asset


The late American author Kurt Vonnegut once wrote, “New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.” Written in the 20th century, it has been put in practice by 21st century businesses. As the Internet has grown, the amount of companies expanded, and the amount of data that those companies collect has grown exponentially, especially now that there is a market for such data.

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