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Practicing Mindful IT: 3 Ways to Get Better ROI from a MSP

Practicing Mindful IT: 3 Ways to Get Better ROI from a MSP

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

One approach to cutting technology costs while maximizing their value and improving IT efficiencies is outsourcing your IT support and network security to a trusted Managed Services Provider (MSP). [...]

Rockstar Customer Service: What Keeps Them Coming Back

Rockstar Customer Service: What Keeps Them Coming Back

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

The customer is the lifeblood of any company, regardless of size. Although there has been some debate on the phrase, "the customer is always right", we can all agree that without our customers, our [...]

NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Small Business: 5 Useful Resources

NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Small Business: 5 Useful Resources

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

True or False: Cyber criminals would rather target large enterprises than small businesses.  Answer: FALSE! One of the most pervasive myths about cybersecurity is the assumption that small businesses [...]

Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry?

Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry?

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry? Cloud solutions are becoming increasingly popular in the business world, as they offer a number of benefits that are difficult to [...]

How External Vulnerability Scanning Can Help with SOC 2 Data Security

How External Vulnerability Scanning Can Help with SOC 2 Data Security

September, 2022 | Mike Bailie

The System and Organization Controls (SOC) compliance framework sets the standards of a secure information architecture. By design, the framework leaves a high degree of flexibility to allow [...]

Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now

Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now The payments industry is constantly evolving, with new payment methods and technologies being introduced at a rapid pace. While [...]

A Guide to Cybersecurity in the Banking Industry

A Guide to Cybersecurity in the Banking Industry

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

The banking industry continues to be a preferred target for cybercriminals, and for good reason. Mainly because banks store highly valuable information, such as credit card and loan details, estates, [...]

Charles IT Named to 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Private Companies in America for 8th Year

Charles IT Named to 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Private Companies in America for 8th Year

August, 2022 | Betta Greenberg

NEWS PROVIDED BY Charles IT --> August 25, 2022 With a recorded three-year growth rate of 125%, this year marks the eighth-consecutive year that Charles IT has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list.

What Can You Do to Stay Ahead of Changing Financial Cybersecurity Regulations?

What Can You Do to Stay Ahead of Changing Financial Cybersecurity Regulations?

August, 2022 | Charles IT

Cybersecurity is of the utmost importance for the finance sector. According to VMware’s “Modern Bank Heists Report”, in the first half of 2022, 63% of surveyed financial firms reported experiencing [...]

The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms

The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms

August, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Charles IT Blog - The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms Businesses in the finance industry process and store different forms of sensitive data, including customer [...]

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