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We can’t stress it enough. Although things are looking up after the tumultuous year that was 2020 (the COVID-19 vaccination is making its rounds, the employment market is picking back up), the past 12 months have shown us that every business needs to get tougher on cyberthreats. …


In the eyes of your partner, your kids, or your parents you are special and unique. That’s the good, warm fuzzy news.

Now for the harsh reality: Cybercriminals don’t care who you are. They aren’t concerned about the registered investment advisors you employ, the size of your firm, who your…


You’re failing your company, clients, partners and business contacts because you’re having the wrong conversation around information security. You probably don’t realize the scale of the problem. After all, you have a firewall. An IT consultant sends you slick monthly reports showing how many threats they quashed. …


Thousands of businesses have discovered this year that their IT compliance and continuity planning fell catastrophically short when they were faced with true problems, including natural disasters and a global pandemic. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken note and issued new guidelines that demand information security. It is…


Many of us feel the pull to organize and clean as soon as warm spring weather arrives. Although we live our lives online almost as much as we live off-line, many of us have never thought about spring cleaning from a digital perspective. …


IT solutions helped you survive the pandemic as a business, but now registered investment advisors are looking at their return to the office, and it is time to find your strategic advantage.

Some of the technology adopted over the past year will likely stick around for a while, for example…


The oil pipeline fiasco on the East Coast is a clear example of a cyberattack where the hackers exploited a vulnerability and won — $4.4 million. With the help of a qualified IT consultant or a more prepared information security team, this disaster could have been avoided.

So far, there…


Did you know that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) release an official list of their examination priorities every year? …


Noted author and tech prophet Stewart Brand once said, “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.” …


Here’s a hard truth: the only secure computer is the one that’s turned off and unplugged. For the next-best security to an offline computer, a managed services provider can help you develop a technology strategy that balances security and efficiency.

While there’s no such thing as 100% security, you can…

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itSynergy has been providing IT Consulting to businesses in Phoenix and throughout the United States since 1997.

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