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Why You Should Budget to Work with a Managed Services Provider

Why You Should Budget to Work with a Managed Services Provider

November, 2022 | Foster Charles

  For many small and medium-sized business (SMB) owners, a big challenge of returning to the workplace post-pandemic has been getting IT systems up and running again. While the pace of work may have [...]

How to Assess and Manage Your Business’ Security Vulnerabilities

How to Assess and Manage Your Business’ Security Vulnerabilities

November, 2022 | Foster Charles

Running a business today means being vulnerable to all sorts of cyberattacks. Hackers are always on the lookout for new targets, and they won't think twice about going after your company's data if [...]

How to Build an IT Budget

How to Build an IT Budget

November, 2022 | Foster Charles

As your business progresses and more processes become dependent on your digital environment, your IT department will find itself with a bigger role to fill. You’ll have to plan for network changes, [...]

4 Ways An IT Security Assessment Prepares You For SOC 2 Compliance

4 Ways An IT Security Assessment Prepares You For SOC 2 Compliance

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

No organization wants to do business with a high-risk vendor. In today’s increasingly complex cyber threat landscape, companies routinely demand trust and transparency so that they can be confident [...]

How Two-Factor Authentication Will Rock Your World: A Cybersecurity Game Changer

How Two-Factor Authentication Will Rock Your World: A Cybersecurity Game Changer

October, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

  Think about all the accounts you have that require passwords: email, work systems, online shopping, smartphone apps, and social media - it adds up! Did you know that the average user has around 100 [...]

Charles IT Named To The 2022 Marcum Tech Top 40

Charles IT Named To The 2022 Marcum Tech Top 40

October, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

NEWS PROVIDED BY Charles IT and Marcum LLP >>> October 27th, 2022 Charles IT Named To The 2022 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies in Connecticut List

SOC 2 Compliance: 5 Issues an External Vulnerability Scan Can Reveal

SOC 2 Compliance: 5 Issues an External Vulnerability Scan Can Reveal

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

Most data breaches are easily avoidable if you take a proactive approach to manage your IT environment. Unfortunately, many businesses have historically relied only on reactive measures, such as [...]

Security Awareness Training Is the Easiest Way to Secure Your Business

Security Awareness Training Is the Easiest Way to Secure Your Business

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

Charles IT · Security Awareness Training Is the Easiest Way to Secure Your Business Cybercrime is constantly evolving, becoming more of a threat to businesses all around the world. From 2014 to 2018, [...]

Top 10 Password Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Top 10 Password Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

Charles IT · Top 10 Password Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month It's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which means it's the perfect time to think about data security and how you can bolster [...]

Know The Difference: SOC 1 vs SOC 2

Know The Difference: SOC 1 vs SOC 2

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

Keeping up with the constantly evolving compliance landscape can be demanding, especially if you’re relying entirely fully on in-house resources to conduct IT security assessments. That said, it’s [...]

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