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How to Create Hard-to-Hack Passwords

By | Security Tech

It’s amazing to think with all the statistics and warnings out in the world about how-to and how-not-to create a password, best practices are still not being used. Wishing we could title this article ‘How to Create Unhackable Passwords,’ but even with all the amazing tips and tricks we have…

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Online Traffic for the Holidays. Are you Ready?

By | People Tech

YEP. It’s happening! The hustle and bustle of the holiday madness is here and with rising online users every year, it  is getting easier for hackers to find avenues into your precious business data and personal information. This is especially true during the holidays when online activity spikes around Black Friday…

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Every Business’s Worse IT Nightmare

By | Security Tech

Is this a real life IT nightmare? When the details appear as a unwanted call from your boss and words like, ‘Hacked’, and ‘Lawsuit’ are heard, you better believe you’re no longer in Kansas, Dorothy. Watch our video on the Proactive Monitoring approach that keeps your network running smoothly.  …

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3 Benefits of cloud storage for your business

By | Cool Tech

You might have heard that most businesses are moving their software to the cloud, or cloud storage, (nothing really new right?). While this sounds like something from the Magical Mystery Tour (roll up!), it is actually a viable alternative to the conventional business IT model of keeping everything running at your…

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Lifelike Robot Granted Citizenship

By | Cool Tech

Image Credit: ITU Catching the tail end of Halloween with a proper tech scare. This year the uncanny valley has come to haunt us all, with the (symbolic) grant of Saudi Arabian citizenship to Sophia, a humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics, Hong Kong. Sophia is Dr. David Hanson’s latest creation….

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The Value of Enhanced Network Security

By | Security Tech

How often do you change your personal passwords? Don’t worry, we’ll wait.  People are fallible, and with them comes points of failures in every system. That’s why “twenty percent of CSOs/CISOs now report to the board of directors on a monthly basis” according to CSO. Security is gaining attention at…

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Affant’s 20 Years in Tech

By | People Tech

Affant is celebrating it’s 20 year Anniversary! For 20 years we have dedicated ourselves to the security and uptime of your business’ infrastructure. As the years have gone by the technology has changed dramatically, but the security issues remained the same: Let’s go back in time and see how far…

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Cybercrime-As-A-Service Goes Mainstream

By | Security Tech

The Gist Crime-as-a-service has gone mainstream. Being used by criminal gangs, cyber crime has skyrocketed by selling ransomware and phishing tools.   Crime-as-a-service tools like malware for hire aren’t just being purchased by amateur hackers anymore, today they are also being utilized by professional organized crime gangs. Taking attacks global,…

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