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When you first meet Paul Wajgel, you are bound to smile. He’s a laid back, good-looking guy that seems like he doesn’t have a care in the world. You feel like you’ve met him before, and conversation is easy. You also get the sense that while Paul has just put you at ease, he’s also a man on a…
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Four scams to avoid and some Fraud-stopping tips to review
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If Ray Hampton, a Systems Engineer at River Run, looks serious on his LinkedIn profile picture, it is because this fun-loving, community-minded man knows the power a single spark can have. Ray ensures that used computer equipment, which can be repaired or upgraded, gets into the hands of those…
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In this article, I address growing security issues including, "What is clear is that there is no single framework that can become a magic bullet for an employer to deal with cybersecurity concerns now and in the future. This is truly a risk mitigation game." River Run can help. #cybersecurity…
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I usually wait to gather annual predictions from thought leaders at the start of Q4, but I have seen so many posts, memes, and laments about wanting 2020 to end that I figured, “Why not leap it?”. That does not mean that I am giving up on 2020 as we are poised for an epic comeback. We need…
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If you are truly looking forward rather than reacting, now is a great time for technology cleanups and upgrades.
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Key IT considerations to plan for when employees return to work from corona virus stay-at-home orders: 1) Returning Device Security; 2) Asset Inventory and Future Needs; 3) Software License Inventory; 4) Update Operating Systems and Software; 5) Unregistered Software; 6) Security Scanning,…
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We are living in unique times when people under economic stress do things they normally would not. We are doing what we can to help business owners protect what they have. And, we are not just talking cybersecurity.
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Each year at River Run, my Managed IT service provider's CEO, Paul Riedl, Jr. passes out cards of gratitude to his team at their annual party. And, each year, the team presents Paul with a gift of their own – never over the top or too extravagant, but one that expresses their gratitude and…
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Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many governments are moving into the “delay” phase of their strategy to fight the virus. This includes social distancing techniques including closing schools and asking people to work from home. Elsewhere, people are having to or opting to work remotely to…
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