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The recent CrowdStrike update caused outages in Windows systems globally. We empathize with those impacted and want to assure our clients that we take strict safety measures before rolling out any updates, which allowed our clients to remain unaffected by the outages. This incident emphasizes…
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When Paul Riedl, Jr., co-founded River Run in 1993, he had no idea that 30 years later the company would be the lawyer preference and the leading managed IT and cybersecurity company in Wisconsin, due to a strategic acquisition with a company called MicroLaw.
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The reliance on technology for everyday business operations is undeniable in 2024. This reliance, however, brings with it significant risks. Recently, a major cyber incident at CDK Global proved the vulnerability of even the most robust systems.
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Microsoft has announced that it will cease support for Windows 10 in 2025. While this may seem like a distant event, planning is essential now to ensure a smooth transition for your business. Here is why...
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Are you tired of juggling a multitude of passwords like a circus act? You’re not alone. According to a recent report, around 1 in 4 of us feel the same. But it’s not just the sheer number of passwords that’s causing headaches – it’s the security risks they pose.
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We are thrilled to announce that River Run has been honored with the Best and Brightest 2024 award for the Milwaukee area for the 4th consecutive year. This national recognition by the Best and Brightest organization celebrates companies that excel in human resources and employee engagement. We…
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Some ransomware groups now offer victims payment extension options, akin to "buy now, pay later" schemes. To ramp up pressure, these ransomware groups deploy terrifying features on their websites: countdown timers ticking away the moments before data release, view counters, and tags exposing…
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Cyber attacks are becoming faster than ever. Breakout times have dropped significantly. We are talking just 62 minutes compared to 84 minutes last year. This is not good news.
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62% of C-suite executives welcome AI, but only 52% of employees share the same enthusiasm. 23% of employees doubt their company’s commitment to employee interests when implementing AI. However, 70% of business leaders believe that AI should include human review and intervention, showing they…
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There is a Cyber Risk that is not an old tool, but the use of the tool is increasing. The tool is malicious botnets. Botnets are the not-so-secret weapons of cyber criminals. They are armies of compromised devices, all under the control of a single bad actor.
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