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5 Reasons To Include A CMMC Assessment In Your IT Department Budget

5 Reasons To Include A CMMC Assessment In Your IT Department Budget

November, 2020 | Foster Charles

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a unified standard for implementing and standardizing information security controls across the enormous Defense Industrial Base. Every company [...]

Why Security Awareness Training Should Be in Your IT Budget for 2021

Why Security Awareness Training Should Be in Your IT Budget for 2021

November, 2020 | Foster Charles

Many people still think of cybersecurity as being a technical problem and the sole responsibility of the IT department. But the truth is, cybercriminals aren’t always the skilled hackers like those [...]

Do You Need GCC High to Be CMMC DoD Compliant?

Do You Need GCC High to Be CMMC DoD Compliant?

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

Contractors and subcontractors working for the US Department of Defense (DoD) are required to comply with security regulations such as the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) [...]

Can a Public Cloud Really Benefit My Business?

Can a Public Cloud Really Benefit My Business?

June, 2020 | Foster Charles

It doesn’t take much to convince business owners to move operations from on-premises to the public cloud. Ask any IT specialist about the public cloud and they’d be quick to rattle off a list of its [...]

Pros and Cons of the Public Cloud

Pros and Cons of the Public Cloud

June, 2020 | Foster Charles

Today, more and more businesses are leveraging cloud computing to access, process, manage, and store key business data and resources. It allows them to take advantage of computing services on a [...]

Why You Should Choose a Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery Solution

Why You Should Choose a Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery Solution

June, 2020 | Foster Charles

Today’s companies are highly reliant on their IT systems for business operations. That's why major IT problems — whether caused by natural disasters, cyberattacks, human error, or technology failure [...]

Types of Cloud Services for SMBs: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

Types of Cloud Services for SMBs: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

May, 2020 | Foster Charles

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates how cloud services have become essential to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Connecticut. Cloud computing plays an important role in everything [...]

Three Major Types of Private Cloud Solutions

Three Major Types of Private Cloud Solutions

May, 2020 | Foster Charles

Cloud solutions have become the top choice for business owners who aim to cut costs, increase efficiency, and boost workforce mobility. In particular, more and more businesses favor a private cloud [...]

Why a Private Cloud Solution is Right For You

Why a Private Cloud Solution is Right For You

May, 2020 | Foster Charles

Over the years, large enterprises have deployed private cloud infrastructures while SMBs continue to rely on public cloud providers. The latter provides many distinct benefits to your SMB such as [...]

Small Business Administration’s Breach Could Affect You

Small Business Administration’s Breach Could Affect You

April, 2020 | Foster Charles

Exploit: Unauthorized database access Small Business Administration: Government agency overseeing small business affairs

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