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Windows 7 End-of-Life – what’s next?

Microsoft will stop issuing security updates/patches for Windows 7 and Server 2008. These security patches address vulnerabilities that Microsoft has found or that hackers have discovered. If you are in a regulated industry (e.g. HIPAA or FISMA) you will be considered non-compliant. So what should you be doing now?

Cyber Threats to Your Business

The Reston Business Advisory Council presents Cyber Threats to Your Business – a presentation and Q&A discussion for business owners. Hear from IT, banking and insurance experts about how to protect your company in this ever-changing environment. Join us on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 7:30-9:30 AM in Reston. A complimentary breakfast will be served. […]

Holiday Shopping Primer

Whatever your holiday traditions, the experts advise us all to be a little wary online this time of year. Here are some easy tips to stay safe:

Don’t Get Tricked by Hackers!

Cybercriminals are always on the hunt for easy access to your organization. Many times the easiest way in isn’t traditional hacking. Human hacking, more commonly known as social engineering, involves tricking an unsuspecting employee into giving hackers the access they need.

Laptop Encryption for HIPAA Compliance

Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates (ARA) is a large healthcare practice based in Maryland. With approximately 20 physicians and more than 200 staff, ARA manages an extensive IT infrastructure.Successfully managing and encrypting these myriad devices is critical to ensuring good business practices.