Cyber security has become a hot topic for companies in need of IT services in Los Angeles. Whether you are a small or medium-size business, choosing the ...
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.
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
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.
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.
Brent, I heard about Cryptolocker in the news this week. Is it true they are asking for a ransom to get your data back?
There is a variety of blended threats in cyberspace, and it's important for you to know not only that you're protected, but that you're protecting yourself in the most cost efficient way.
In addition to viruses, there is the constant looming threat of malware.
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.