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Essential IT checklist for new office setup

IT relocation may seem stressful and overwhelming at first, but with a little planning and forethought, the process can be quick and pain-free.
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How to protect your network while allowing BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are changing the business world for the better. With fewer overheads and greater working flexibility for employees, it may at first seem as though you cannot find fault with this approach. With our advice, you can adopt a BYOD policy and strengthen your network against attacks.
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5 steps to a solid BYOD policy

It’s increasingly common for employees to have their own devices – laptops, tablets, phones – at work; devices that they’re comfortable and familiar with. But BYOD policies can create some potentially dangerous situations for employers. Use these steps as you set up your BYOD policy.
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6 things a good network risk assessment should include

A network risk assessment is one of the best ways to keep your network secure. It can identify vulnerabilities and allow you to fix them before cybercriminals exploit them or unwitting employees expose them. Here are 6 services a good assessment should include.
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What is a risk assessment and why do you need one?

How can your organization mitigate cybersecurity risk? The answer lies in risk assessments. Learn more about what they are and how they can help you.
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6 ways to protect your business from phishing attacks

Phishing attacks are a huge threat to your business -- they are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated at extracting information by disguising their identity as a familiar source. Read our post to learn about six ways you can keep your business safe from phishing attacks.
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Your guide to phishing attacks and the different ways they work

Phishing is a cybercrime that costs US businesses and individuals a combined half a billion dollars annually, and it's hard for organizations to recover from the reputational damage. So, what is phishing and how does it affect your business?
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How to protect your business from insider threats

Mitigating insider threats involves ongoing effort and some expense, but it pales in comparison to the possible damage an insider incident can do to your company checkbook and reputation. Be proactive and defend your livelihood with an uncompromising posture on cybersecurity and physical security.
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Assessing your vulnerability to insider threats

Many data breaches are, unfortunately, the result of your team — whether because of negligence or malice. We’ve put together an article that covers ways to spot insider threats as well as how to minimize the chances of an insider data breach in your organization.
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BEI recognized as 2019 Best of Reston honoree

BEI is happy to announce that we have been named a 2019 Best of Reston Honoree. This award is given each year to organizations and individuals that have demonstrated significant contributions to the greater Reston/Herndon area through their philanthropy and volunteerism.