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Are you compliant with your Cyber Security Insurance?

The rules have changed – are you at risk of being left un-insured? Insurance companies are requiring certain systems be in place before they’ll cover your business with a cyber liability insurance policy: Two factor authentication to secure your email and any remote connections Sufficient anti-virus and endpoint detection Email filtering designed to prevent phishing …

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Holiday Cyber Security: How to Keep Your Business Safe this Holiday Season

With December fast approaching, it’s officially the holiday season. As a business owner, the holidays are a time of great opportunity. But, the time of year also brings about unwanted stress. Over the past few years, cybercrime has been on the rise, especially during the holiday season. Due to the massive shift to online shopping, …

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How and why to obtain a trusted wi.gov or .gov email address

The Wisconsin Elections Commission and U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency have created a low-cost and simple way for local governments to obtain either a wi.gov or .gov email address. The WEC has officially recommended that all Wisconsin counties and municipalities establish an official email address through this method. Starting in 2022, the WEC will …

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Devices not in compliance by January 28, 2020 will be denied access to WisVote

Municipal Clerks: January 28th is fast approaching The Wisconsin Elections Commission’s $1.1 million grant program has an important deadline approaching. “The WEC will install endpoint verification testing in WisVote to verify compliance upon login. Devices not in compliance by January 28, 2020 will be denied access to WisVote. ” Wisconsin Elections Commission Please do not …

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2019 Election Security Subgrant Program

Municipalities: Get up to $1,200 to upgrade your technology, but act fast The Wisconsin Elections Commission announced a $1.1 million grant program to help municipalities and counties upgrade office computer security for the 2020 elections. “WEC’s goal is to make sure that every clerk has an up-to-date, secure computer and access to professional IT support,” …

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Top 3 Reasons You should be using Automated Patch Management

“Working on updates. 32% complete. Don’t turn off your computer.” If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Who hasn’t rushed into work to finish a deadline, or print off a document before a meeting and been greeted with Windows updates? How frustrating!  So how can this be avoided? Some people keep pushing the “restart later” button, …

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Your Bank Emails

Your bank emailed you…  or did they? What does an email from a cybercriminal look like compared to your bank?  For example, Bank of America… The email above LOOKS so authentic… What is RIGHT? – Bank of America logo looks real. – Color and style of email is similar to Bank of America’s customer emails. …

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