The True Cost of a Data Breach

by IT Director Luke Bragg * The figures presented below come from Cost of a Data Breach Report 2022, an annual analysis of data breaches conducted by the Ponemon Institute and published by IBM Security. The last thing anyone wants to imagine is a data breach happening to their company, but it’s getting to be […]

Meet Windows 11: Your Next OS

Windows 11 Bloom

After its first release in October 2021, Windows 11—Microsoft’s newest major release—is starting to gain traction. Most new machines come with it pre-installed so you may already be running Windows 10 and 11 side-by-side in your organization. Is it time to update your business’ operating system (OS) from Windows 10? Let’s break down some of […]

Preparation and Recovery: Working Through Hurricane Ian

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An Interview with Senior Project Manager Eric Dischert AT: Hurricane Ian has been rough for many. Last week’s landfall in Florida affected some of our clients there. How did we work with them to help prepare? ED: First off, our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by this terrible storm! We manage IT […]

Brush Up on Your HIPAA Training

HIPAA Compliance Auditing

By HIPAA Privacy Officer Shana Scott Does anyone like talking about HIPAA? That’s a rhetorical question, as I’m sure there’s someone out there who does. While HIPAA isn’t exactly fun, it is necessary for any HIPAA-regulated industries and the vendors who service them. During our company’s annual HIPAA compliance training, I was struck by just […]

SoPhishTicated Attack: An Analysis

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By Founding Principal Mark Ian Anderson In July, one of our general business inboxes received the email below. Initial review gave the recipient some pause, but there was enough legitimacy to prompt further investigation. Here’s a breakdown of what I looked at and the conclusion I came to. First, let’s review some items in this […]

Compliance, Automation, and More: An Interview with IT Director Luke Bragg

IT Director Luke Bragg

By Client Success Manager Ryenn Gaebler With giant data breaches perpetually in the news, it can be overwhelming to sift through cybersecurity information and updates. Once you think you’re caught up on the latest threats, a dozen more appear. I wanted to learn more about the IT issues our clients are facing in the current […]

Moments With Mark: Break/Fix or Managed IT Services?

https://vimeo.com/718797364 In another in our new series, “Moments With Mark,” Founding Principal Mark Anderson discusses the important differences between the break/fix model of IT services, and why, ultimately, Anderson Technologies chose to become a managed IT services provider instead. If video isn’t for you, the transcript is below. Related Reading Threads of Connection: An Interview […]

Updated for 2022! Our Most Popular Ebook

Is your business one click away from disaster? When it comes to cybersecurity, your defenses are only as good as your employees. Even a well-meaning click could provide network access to cybercriminals. What can you do about it? At Anderson Technologies, we know the importance of employee training as a vital part of your business […]

MFA – An Extra Layer of Digital Protection [Updated for 2022]

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What do logging into Netflix from a new device, updating your PayPal account information, answering questions about your first car before accessing your iTunes account, and withdrawing money at an ATM all have in common? Authentication! The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) creates guidelines for passwords and the software that requires them, which […]