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How Do the Types of Multi-Factor Authentication Work?

How Do the Types of Multi-Factor Authentication Work?

February, 2023 | Foster Charles

If you’ve been reading about how to increase security in your business, you’ve most likely stumbled across multi-factor authentication. Multi-factor authentication will mean something different based [...]

Change How You Approach Backup and Disaster Recovery to Be Prepared for Any Scenario

Change How You Approach Backup and Disaster Recovery to Be Prepared for Any Scenario

January, 2023 | Foster Charles

Imagine this situation: Due to technical issues beyond your control, your entire company server essentially falls off the face of the earth. What do you need to do immediately? What hardware should [...]

Does Your Financial Firm Follow All SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

Does Your Financial Firm Follow All SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

January, 2023 | Sal Marino

The SEC is ramping up cybersecurity compliance efforts, recently issuing First American Financial Corporation over $487,000 in fines for poor vulnerability management that put their investors’ [...]

New England Manufacturer Uncovers IT Security Gaps to Strengthen Their IT Posture and Realize Efficiency Gains

New England Manufacturer Uncovers IT Security Gaps to Strengthen Their IT Posture and Realize Efficiency Gains

January, 2023 | Betta Greenberg

Situation Older IT Systems and Security Practices Needed a Review  As a full-service supplier of cutting-edge automation and process control systems based in Connecticut, Pearse Bertrum needed to [...]

What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

January, 2023 | Foster Charles

When you log in to one of your online accounts, you are going through a process called authentication. Traditional authentication involves a username and password; however, many users pick simple [...]

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which Is More Cost-Effective for Your Business?

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which Is More Cost-Effective for Your Business?

December, 2022 | Sal Marino

Making the decision to establish an in-house IT department or to outsource to a managed IT services provider (MSP) can be hard. Both options have pros and cons, and it’s important to weigh these [...]

CHARLES IT NAMED A 2022 BEST & BRIGHTEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE NATION

CHARLES IT NAMED A 2022 BEST & BRIGHTEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE NATION

December, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12.27.2022 Middletown, Connecticut (12/20/2022) – Charles IT has been named a winner in the 2022 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation awards program, [...]

The Most Important Security Services by Industry

The Most Important Security Services by Industry

December, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

Businesses across all industries need to invest in cybersecurity. But given the many security services available in the market, which ones should your business prioritize based on your industry [...]

Charles IT Team Says Hello from San Juan!

Charles IT Team Says Hello from San Juan!

December, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

December 1-4, 2022 Three days. 55 teammates. The destination? Puerto Rico!

Building Strong Vendor Relationships is Front & Center for Charles IT

Building Strong Vendor Relationships is Front & Center for Charles IT

December, 2022 | Betta Greenberg

Charles IT stresses the value of building real relationships with their 2022 vendor summit  

Most tech consulting starts with “Press 1”

We just like to start with “Hello.”