10 People Who May be Your Greatest Inside Security Risk

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Jun 5, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Last year was the worst on record for information security threats, and the majority of those were due to inside sources, many studies agree.  Prime suspects are employees and contractors with privileged user access. These 10 employees could be your greatest internal security threat.

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Topics: Insider, network security, Managed Service Provder

Is Your Cybersecurity Program Litigation-Ready?

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on May 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM

When brand-named companies that have been in the IT game for a long time suffer headline-inducing data breaches, you’re on notice that you could be next. That means you have responsibilities, not just to customers but to shareholders, investors, and employees.

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Topics: Insider

5 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on May 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

No one wants to believe they'd fall for a phishing scam. Yet, according to Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report, 30 percent of phishing emails get opened. Yes, that's right -- 30 percent. That incredible click-through rate explains why these attacks remain so popular: it just works.

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Topics: Insider, Malware, network security, Ransomware, News Topics

Counting the benefits of Windows 10

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Feb 16, 2017 8:25:10 AM

Windows 10 got off to a flying start, with business users quicker to adopt it than any previous version of Microsoft’s operating system. They were lured by the company’s promise that this was the most secure Windows ever. They were promised that it was easier to manage and that productivity of employees and IT departments would rise. The evidence shows that this time, the promises might have been true.

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Topics: Insider, managed it

Ten Trends to Watch for in 2017

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Feb 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Smart machines are getting smarter, and a new IT reality has dawned.

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Topics: Insider

A Police Dog for the Digital Age

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Jan 25, 2017 11:00:02 AM

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2016 Computers in Review

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Dec 9, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Another year is almost over, so it's time to look back and see what happened in the world of laptop and desktop computers in 2016. In some sense, it wasn't a year of revolutionary changes—most people would be hard-pressed to name a game-changing machine that came onto the scene during the year. In another sense, though, 2016 has been a year of profound changes—the sort of changes that we might look back on as signaling shifts in the very way we work with computers.

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Topics: Insider

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft Form 'Partnership on AI'

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What do you get when you put Google, Amazon, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft in a room together?

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Topics: Insider