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When he is not at home relishing the role of loving father and husband, Anthony Thompson is leading the Inside Sales Team at River Run that works closely with our valued clients. Anthony is celebrating his third anniversary with River Run in August and truly feels blessed to have joined the…
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Managed services companies like River Run that provide cyber security get accused on occasion of trying to gin up business with scare tactics of ransomware, shutdowns, and breaches. The silly thing is that 100% of companies should be employing proper endpoint protection, e-mail protection,…
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The prospect of crippling cybersecurity incidents continues to plague companies as we all look to close out 2022 successfully. The latest edition of the Cyber Security Breaches Survey serves as a stark reminder of the threat both enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face.
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Here is an eye-opener if you are not properly deploying Multifactor Authentication (MFA). A new case brought forth by a major insurance carrier is sending shock waves through the cybersecurity industry. Travelers Insurance is asking a district court for a ruling to rescind a cyber policy…
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Delaying major expenditures to upgrade outdated technology may seem like a good idea for your bottom line, but in reality, it could be costing your business more than it saves and putting you in harm’s way for a crippling security incident. Although the potential downtime to learn a new system…
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Nobody I know enjoys paying taxes, but if the dollars are going to cybersecurity, “I’m in.” Last month, appropriators from the U.S. House of Representatives finished marking up a dozen spending bills for fiscal 2023 that would altogether provide at least $15.6 billion for cybersecurity efforts…
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River Run’s Peter Ferr brings decades of CIO experience to our clients whether he is leading their IT strategy as a fractional leader, constructing their IT Roadmap, getting them CMMC, NIST, FINRA, PCI or HIPAA compliance, or simply managing a complex project for them.
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The recent notification by Microsoft about the exploitation dubbed “Follina” shows how desperate cybercriminals are to take advantage of a zero-day flaw with an official patch that has not yet been released. However, cyber experts have suggested disabling the MSDT protocol and using unofficial…
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Remote work is here to stay. What started as a potential short-term solution in a COVID-19 world has resulted in a lasting culture shift where competition for labor and employee desires have employers shifting philosophy to allow and promote Work From Home if productivity and profitability…
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This article summarizes the just released 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report by Verizon Business. If your endpoints and e-mail are not protected and monitored 24/7 and your data is not monitored and backed up properly in the cloud, it's not "if" anymore. It's when.
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