Last August, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law a revolutionary piece of legislation called the Ohio Data Protection Act (2018 SB 220). The first of its kind in the United States, the Ohio Data Protection Act encourages businesses to adopt strong cybersecurity practices to protect consumer data. If an Ohio business voluntarily complies […]
I feel like most people these days understand that data can be lost. Whether it’s due to theft, fire, flood, ransomware, or accident, in this day and age, data loss is a fact of life.
IT professionals like myself have been encouraging businesses and individuals alike for years to back up their data. The problem is […]
Earlier this month I visited a colleague’s office. When I arrived, she offered me the password for WiFi like any gracious host would. Unfortunately, as soon as I hopped on the WiFi I noticed that I was on her company’s internal network. When I looked in “Network Neighborhood” I was able to see computers, printers, […]
September was full of great learning opportunities so here’s a highlight of what I picked up along the way, along with an update on President Trump’s new Cyber Security strategy.
Tristate Tooling and Manufacturing Association (TTMA) – Monday, September 17th
Last month National Tooling and Manufacturing Association (NTMA) President Dr. Dean Bartles was the TTMA keynote speaker. As […]
Why use a Remote Access VPN?
Using a VPN (virtual private network) is by far the best way to provide your employees with secure remote access to corporate resources. VPNs like Cisco AnyConnect are generally both simple to set up and extremely secure. I have seen companies open holes in their firewall to allow people to […]