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What is MDR and Why Do You Need It?

What is MDR and Why Do You Need It?

August, 2023 | Charles IT

Managed detection and response (MDR) is a cybersecurity service that provides organizations with the tools and expertise they need to quickly detect, analyze, investigate, and respond to threats.

IT Security Compliance: Why Security Awareness Training is Key

IT Security Compliance: Why Security Awareness Training is Key

August, 2023 | Charles IT

Not all employees are aware that they possibly pose a security threat to the company. Some of them may not even be familiar with phishing and other common scams and may not understand their [...]

IT Security: 4 Ways Endpoint Encryption Provides a Strong Defense

IT Security: 4 Ways Endpoint Encryption Provides a Strong Defense

August, 2023 | Charles IT

In today's digital age, businesses are increasingly reliant on endpoint devices, such as laptops, desktops, and mobile phones. These devices often contain sensitive data, such as customer PII, [...]

IT Security Compliance: 4 Reasons Vulnerability Scanning Is Essential

IT Security Compliance: 4 Reasons Vulnerability Scanning Is Essential

July, 2023 | Charles IT

In today's digital landscape, where cyber threats are constantly evolving, vulnerability scanning has become more crucial than ever for organizations. It serves as a proactive measure to identify and [...]

Endpoint Encryption: The Foundation of a Secure IT Environment

Endpoint Encryption: The Foundation of a Secure IT Environment

July, 2023 | Charles IT

Endpoint encryption is the process of protecting data stored on endpoints, such as laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. It uses encryption algorithms to scramble the data so that it cannot be [...]

5 Steps to Create Employee-Centric IT Security Training

5 Steps to Create Employee-Centric IT Security Training

July, 2023 | Charles IT

In today's digital world, businesses of all sizes are under constant threat of cyberattacks. According to a recent report by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach increased from [...]

NIST CSF Gets an Upgrade: What's New in 2023?

NIST CSF Gets an Upgrade: What's New in 2023?

July, 2023 | Jack Ardrey

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a widely used framework for organizations of all sizes to manage cybersecurity risk. NIST CSF is designed to [...]

How a Connecticut Business Swiftly Took Their IT Program from Lagging to Cutting Edge

How a Connecticut Business Swiftly Took Their IT Program from Lagging to Cutting Edge

June, 2023 | Jack Ardrey

When their email system crashed one weekend in 2018, Environmental Systems Corporation (ESC) had to face a fact: They needed help with managing their internal IT.

Charles IT Ranked #76 on Channel Futures 2023 MSP 501

Charles IT Ranked #76 on Channel Futures 2023 MSP 501

June, 2023 | Betta Greenberg

Charles IT Ranked on Channel Futures 2023 MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide

Cybersecurity: A Key Competitive Advantage in Private Equity

Cybersecurity: A Key Competitive Advantage in Private Equity

June, 2023 | Charles IT

Private equity firms face numerous cybersecurity risks when investing in and acquiring companies. It's no surprise that cybersecurity is a major concern for them.

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