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  • Cybercriminals Exploit Human Instincts
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on October 4, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Rather than targeting systems and infrastructures, cybercriminals are focusing most of their efforts on exploiting human instincts. More than 99 percent of cybercriminals rely on human interaction to install malware, initiate fraudulent transactions, steal data, and more, according to a recently released study by Proofpoint. To conduct the study, the enterprise security company gathered data [...] The post Cybercriminals Exploit Human Instincts appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Are You Ready for Microsoft’s Upcoming EOS Deadline?
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on September 20, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Several Microsoft products are reaching the end of support (EOS) in January 2020. Not all business owners understand what this means, even though we've been educating our community on the topic throughout the year. If this sounds like you, there are a few things you should know. What does Microsoft’s EOS mean? If you’re not [...] The post Are You Ready for Microsoft’s Upcoming EOS Deadline? appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • SMBs Aren’t Too Concerned About Cyberattacks, But They Should Be
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on September 6, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    While the growing number of cyberattacks should be alarming to businesses of all sizes, SMBs aren't too concerned, but the truth is they should be. Cybercriminals are not only targeting larger global companies. The damages associated with cybercrimes can quickly put an SMB out of business. A report, titled "The 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study," was [...] The post SMBs Aren’t Too Concerned About Cyberattacks, But They Should Be appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Is Microsoft ‘Nagging’ You About Upgrading to Windows 10?
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on August 16, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    Microsoft in April began pushing out notifications about the significance of upgrading to Windows 10, basically reminding users of Windows 7’s end of support (EOS) date — less than a year away. While the tech giant’s intentions are good, many users feel as though they’re being “nagged,” but are they? The popups should only appear [...] The post Is Microsoft ‘Nagging’ You About Upgrading to Windows 10? appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Do CEOs Prioritize Cybersecurity Higher Than Physical Security?
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on August 2, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Cybersecurity breaches are so commonplace in today’s IT world.  Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and other C-level executives are paying more attention. They are strategizing within their organizations on how to handle potential cyber threats. After considering their findings, many high-ranking executives have decided to change their security initiatives, prioritizing cybersecurity over physical security, but that’s [...] The post Do CEOs Prioritize Cybersecurity Higher Than Physical Security? appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Human Error’s Role in Cybersecurity
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on July 19, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    If you’re more worried about the outside intruder you don’t know than the employee in the cubicle across from your office, you may want to reconsider your company’s approach to cybersecurity. Believe it or not: C-suite executives and policy makers rank “human error” as the number one cybersecurity risk their organizations are currently facing, according [...] The post Human Error’s Role in Cybersecurity appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Windows 10: Why You Need Its Real-Time Protection Offering
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on July 5, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    Increasing concerns over cyber threats have forced software companies, including Microsoft, to take more of a security-centric approach to their solutions, but if their customers don’t act, especially when the proper safeguards are no longer in place, the results could prove to be disastrous. While Windows 10 is known to be more secure than previous [...] The post Windows 10: Why You Need Its Real-Time Protection Offering appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Migrating Workloads to Azure: What to Know
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on June 21, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    No matter the industry you’re in — whether it be law, manufacturing or accounting — you’re going to eventually realize why storing workloads on-premises is no longer a viable option for your business. Over the years, lawyers, for example, have slowly accepted cloud usage at their firms. Despite security and confidentiality concerns, nearly 54% of [...] The post Migrating Workloads to Azure: What to Know appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • How IoT Increases Agricultural Productivity, Simplifies Precision Farming
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on June 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Most people have heard about the IoT concept, but they don’t understand how it applies to their lives or the industries their businesses operate in on a daily basis. In agriculture, IoT is changing the way farmers are cultivating crops on their lands. Now, instead of entirely relying on manual efforts, farmers are automating many [...] The post How IoT Increases Agricultural Productivity, Simplifies Precision Farming appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.

  • Insider Threats: What Manufacturing Companies Should Know
    by Clarity Technology Solutions on May 28, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    The manufacturing industry isn’t immune to insider threats — and without well-defined strategies to combat these attacks, companies are leaving themselves open to financial losses and more. The average cost of an insider threat annually is $8.76 million, according to Ponemon Institute’s “2018 Cost of Insider Threats: Global” report. Incident costs vary on a couple [...] The post Insider Threats: What Manufacturing Companies Should Know appeared first on Clarity Technology Solutions.