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Staying Safe While Shopping Online

Staying Safe While Shopping Online

Online Shopping Safety From the convenience of one-click ordering to the lure of next-day delivery, online shopping has grown tremendously in the past few years, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. But online shopping isn’t just convenient for us and good for businesses,...

CMMC 2.0 And What That Means

CMMC 2.0 And What That Means

CMMC 2.0 - What does this mean?   On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the DoD announced its plans for going forward with CMMC and some huge changes. What does this mean? The enhanced “CMMC 2.0” program maintains the program’s original goal of safeguarding sensitive...

Discover the Benefits of AI Cybersecurity Solutions in Iowa

Discover the Benefits of AI Cybersecurity Solutions in Iowa

TechRepublic reports that a midsized company gets alerts for more than 200,000 events and threats each day — far too many than even the most experienced team of human tech experts should be expected to handle. AI, or artificial intelligence, can provide a major...

Why A Career In Cybersecurity Might Be A Fit For You

Why A Career In Cybersecurity Might Be A Fit For You

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cyber. Interested in...

#BeCyberSmart and Fight The Phish – Cybersecurity Awareness Month

#BeCyberSmart and Fight The Phish – Cybersecurity Awareness Month

From ransomware to SMS Malware, the cybersecurity space has been hectic more than it’s ever been over the last 12-24 months. However, for all the emerging threats and news that are cropping up on the horizon, phishing—one of the oldest pain points in cybersecurity—is...

Create Strong Passwords To Prevent Yourself From Cybercrime

Create Strong Passwords To Prevent Yourself From Cybercrime

Let's get you a quality password.  Did you know, 60% of business-related passwords fail to meet the bare minimum requirements? It's a harsh reality that can cost your business unnecessary losses. There are multiple ways to create strong passwords to prevent yourself...

My IT Support Is OK, But What If I Want More?

My IT Support Is OK, But What If I Want More?

My IT Support Is OK, But What If I Want More?   As humans, change can be challenging. Therefore, we end up in a bank that gives us less than ideal rates. Or continue to set foot on the same uneven paving slab without taking action. Change takes effort. But...

Useful Tips For Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Useful Tips For Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month—previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer...

Ransomware Attacks in Iowa: How to Identify and Prevent Them

Ransomware Attacks in Iowa: How to Identify and Prevent Them

Most ransomware attacks are initiated by organized crime, according to Clear Data. Tony Soprano, anyone? When you think about it, it’s really no different than a shakedown. But instead of Soprano strong-arming you in an alley to extort your money, cybercriminals...

The iOS 15 Privacy Settings You Should Change Right Now

The iOS 15 Privacy Settings You Should Change Right Now

Apple’s iOS 15 has dropped. The latest version of the mobile operating system, and its iPad equivalent iOS 15.5, is rolling out around the world. Apple made the download available after announcing the iPhone 13 at its annual hardware event last week. Even before it...

How To Snooze Microsoft Teams Outside Of Business Hours

How To Snooze Microsoft Teams Outside Of Business Hours

Enjoy Some Free Time – Snooze Microsoft Teams Outside Of Business Hours We all love our mobile phones… arguably a little too much. Let’s take control of your Teams notifications so you can make sure your work doesn’t interfere with personal time. Let's help you snooze...

Defend Your Assets with Cybersecurity Training in Iowa

Defend Your Assets with Cybersecurity Training in Iowa

Most data breaches start with an email. But it’s no regular email. 67% of data breaches are due to attacks like phishing, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. Knowledge obtained from cybersecurity training is the most critical tool for team...

Phishing Prevention in Iowa: Don’t Let Hackers Lure You In

Phishing Prevention in Iowa: Don’t Let Hackers Lure You In

At Winsor Consulting, we see Iowa businesses fall victim to phishing scams on a regular basis. And while we all would like to think we’d never fall for such schemes, cybercriminals are getting craftier in their approaches as time goes on. Imitating big brands like...

How IT Consulting Can Help You Maximize Your Budget

How IT Consulting Can Help You Maximize Your Budget

The world is constantly changing. Profound shifts in consumer expectations demand that companies across all industries deploy new technologies that serve to maintain business continuity and optimize critical operations. Did you know that more than 80 percent of...

3 Cybersecurity Solutions That Can Help Avoid Costly Downtime

3 Cybersecurity Solutions That Can Help Avoid Costly Downtime

No matter what industry you’re in, your business likely depends on a wide variety of online communications and services. From virtual chat software to customer-facing support systems, losing network access could leave your company scrambling to deal with a plethora of...

3 Ways Cloud Services Can Reduce Your Overhead Costs

3 Ways Cloud Services Can Reduce Your Overhead Costs

With a global return to the office quickly approaching, the CEOs of the world’s most influential companies are carefully planning what a return to ‘normal’ will look like. According to the 2021 CEO Outlook Pulse Survey, more than half (69%) of companies plan to build...

How to Drive Remote Work Engagement

How to Drive Remote Work Engagement

Workforce engagement is crucial for every business type and is especially important for companies that offer work-from-home options. According to Gartner, 88 percent of organizations moved employees over to work-from-home after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. With...

3 Ways to Leverage Your Technology in 2021

3 Ways to Leverage Your Technology in 2021

Every investment you make for your company should be made with confidence. While it’s hard to be sure which new technologies have staying power over others, one thing remains certain – your employees will always need to communicate and collaborate. Whether your team...

The Dos and Don’ts of Communications

The Dos and Don’ts of Communications

Do you have staff working remotely for the foreseeable future? It would be nice to ensure your entire team could collaborate efficiently, no matter how far apart they work. Don't you wish there was an easy way to make it work? The secret is excellent communication...

The Top Three Reasons You Need Compliance as a Service

The Top Three Reasons You Need Compliance as a Service

Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is an easy way to ensure you’re adhering to the government’s constantly changing regulations without all the fuss of handling things in-house. Staying HIPAA and PCI compliant is one of the most important things you can do to protect your...

3 Bonus Benefits of a Disaster Recovery Plan

3 Bonus Benefits of a Disaster Recovery Plan

What would you do if you encountered a fire, flood, ransomware, data breach, accidental file deletion or really, any disaster? Your entire systems could crash, your data could be compromised, and your employees and customers would be looking to you for answers....

Data Backup Essentials: A COVID-19 Checklist

Data Backup Essentials: A COVID-19 Checklist

Businesses around the world are reexamining their business continuity plans in the wake of COVID-19, and that includes checking in on your organization’s policies surrounding data backup essentials. While you probably have methods for preventing data loss due to human...

Don’t Wait Until After an Attack to Protect Yourself

Don’t Wait Until After an Attack to Protect Yourself

From uniformed employees to cybercriminals, your digital business is constantly being threatened. Are you prepared for when that threat becomes an attack? Having a watchful eye on your information and having a plan in place if you are comprised is at the heart of...