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Protelligent talks about “Enterprise Grade” IT support

Protelligent talks about making available “Enterprise grade” IT support to the SMB space as if it’s some big deal…what is Enterprise grade? An enterprise is a very large business…think Fortune 500, an organization which often has tens of thousands of employees.  At this scale, the firm can justify the cost of a robust IT team,…
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Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore

Cyber threats and attacks used to be about fame, politics, boredom and personal challenge. Now, it’s about ROI. Criminals have evolved and become more strategic – advanced persistent threats (APTs) are here and antivirus protection and traditional firewall port security are no longer enough. Criminals using APTs want data, so the more valuable an organization's…
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Tips on moving your business to the cloud!

Many clients ask us about the benefits and steps required to move their business’ network infrastructure to the cloud. Following are five steps we use to help you optimize your return-on-investment. 1.     Create a 3- to 5-year business plan outlining the necessary investments and benefits of moving your computer network to a cloud service 2.     Perform a…
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BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

BYOD (Bring your own device) is an emerging trend in today’s workplace. Allowing employees the freedom to choose the devices they want to use to consume and interact with information goes a long way in boosting productivity, cost savings and morale. However, it’s not without its challenges. One of the big challenges is controlling access,…
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Increasing Spam/Malware Mischief

As you have probably seen, there has been an increase in the attempts of spammers to entice you and your staff into downloading malicious files. This has come across most recently as emails from financial institutions, payroll providers, and other businesses asking you to download a file from Dropbox. These legitimate businesses would not deliver…
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Security survey enlightening … and frightening

Survey says? A recent survey of 4,275 global IT security pros was both enlightening ... and frightening. Consider the findings of the survey: 57 percent: Felt their organizations were unprotected from sophisticated cyberattacks. 63 percent: Doubted they could stop the exfiltration of confidential information from their systems. 69 percent: Said cyberthreats were falling through the…
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Hackers targeting a newly discovered flaw in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Hackers around the globe are already exploiting this new flaw, affecting the popular Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11. The flaw relies on a well-known flash exploitation used to bypass Windows security protection. Once the hacker is in, they can install malicious software without your knowledge. Microsoft is currently investigating this flaw and we would…
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Aftermath of Heartbleed Bug

In the aftermath of this month’s bug “Heartbleed," security experts say there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from this month’s recent discovery of the “Heartbleed” bug that exposes data to hackers. It is all up to website operators to fix, not website users. Researchers have observed advanced hacking groups conducting automated…
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Check out Protelligent’s New Website

Protelligent has launched its new website, www.protelligent.net, premiering new user-friendly features, streamlined content, and a more accessible format for all. "Protelligent's new website is designed with customers' needs in mind," said CEO Christopher George. "Customers can access a remote support feature directly from the website that ensures rapid response and issue remediation for the end-users…
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