DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield Blogs for StaySafeOnline.org

DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield Blogs for StaySafeOnline.org

Brent Whitfield, CEO of DCG Technical Solutions, Inc., served as a guest blogger for StaySafeOnline.org, a website that educates the global digital society on how to use the Internet safely and securely. In his blog, Whitfield discusses the website's STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ guidelines for IT security, which include using a clean device and auto updates to ensure users' systems are running the most current software.

Electronic Health Reporter asks DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield to Guest Blog

Electronic Health Reporter asks DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield to Guest Blog

DCG Technical Solutions' CEO Brent Whitfield was recently asked by esteemed Electronic Health Reporter to write an article on why desktop as a service (DaaS) is an important solution to the healthcare industry's tight IT budgets and confidential records that require superior security.

Data Breaches of 2015 — The Top 10 Worst IT Hacks of the Year – IT Support Los Angeles

Data Breaches of 2015 — The Top 10 Worst IT Hacks of the Year – IT Support Los Angeles

Data Breaches of 2015 -- The Top 10 Worst IT Hacks of the Year

Did you know the average total cost of a data breach is up over the past two years, increasing by 23%? That's total $3.79 million.

Premera Blue Cross – January. The first of three major healthcare breaches to make the list, this example was believed to be triggered by a phishing scheme that infected victims with malware.

No Heartbleed at DCG

The newest cyber threat is the appropriately-named "Heartbleed," a serious bug attacking OpenSSL (the open-source encryption protocol). Luckily DCG Technical Solutions, Inc. doesn't use OpenSSL for any of our sites, but some of our clients do. It's important for all of our customers to know that our service has been unaffected by this security breach.

What is the Best Anti-Virus Solution?

What was great a couple of years ago is not great today. Over the years we have deployed Symantec, Trend, AVG, Bit Defender, McAfee , Sunbelt and several others. We require that our clients AV solution have a “small foot print” meaning it won’t slow your machine down, and it must be able to catch the current threats.