Demonstrating Compliance With Data Security Regulations Can Be Easy If You Are Prepared

Keep a close watch on IT system access These days, most businesses are subject to data protection laws or regulations of one kind or another. Violations often come with pretty stiff penalties. To help demonstrate you are compliant with access control requirements, you should have clear policies and procedures about who gets access to what,…

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TSTS Virtual Event: Defending Network Edges with the Zero Trust Access Model

Lunch gift cards will be provided for the first 20 participants that register and attend. Event Description There were 96% more network breaches in 2020 than in 2019. The main driver of the sudden increase in breaches is the introduction of new network edges brought on by changes in what constituted a “normal” business network.…

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What is the Best Way to Change Your Passwords?

You change your clothes. You change your oil. Make sure you also change your passwords. An alert pops up on your computer: It is time to change your password again. Sigh. Fine. You will just change from password4! to password5! and― Not so fast. Regular password changes are meant to make sure that even if…

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How Strong Are Your Passwords?

  Strong Security Starts with Strong Passwords If you use the same password for multiple systems―online shopping, email, your company’s cloud bookkeeping solution, etc.―you are not alone. Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg is guilty of this. In 2016 his LinkedIn credentials were compromised in a major breach, giving hackers access to his Twitter account, too,…

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Microsoft Exchange On-Premise Server Exploit

Twin State Technical Services received notification on the morning of Wednesday, March 3, regarding four (4) unique 0-day vulnerabilities that were discovered and affecting Microsoft Exchange Server versions 2013, 2016, and 2019. The notification also disclosed that threat actors were known to be actively exploiting these vulnerabilities in the wild.   The response from the Microsoft Exchange Team can be found here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange-team-blog/released-march-2021-exchange-server-security-updates/ba-p/2175901   Additional…

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TSTS Virtual Event: Fortinet Security Camera Customer Briefing – 5/14/20

This Customer Briefing from our trusted security partner Fortinet is a perfect place to start if your organization is concerned or would like to modernize physical security. FortiCameras and FortiRecorders solve surveillance problems and give you the best experience with advanced hardware and powerful, included tools. New and streamlined tools including: facial recognition, motion sensing,…

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TSTS Event: Small Business Trends for 2020

  Explore five crucial trends for small businesses in 2020: cloud computing, collaboration, mobility, security, and managed services. Led by Kathy White, senior tech advisor with Twin State Technical Services, who has more than 35 years of IT experience. She will provide insight on the top five tech areas you will not want to ignore…

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