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Tips Related to Phishing Scams

Tips Related to Phishing Scams Reputable organizations will never use email to request that you reply with your password, full Social Security number, or confidential personal information. Be suspicious of any email message that asks you to enter or verify personal information, through a website or by replying to the message itself. Never reply to …

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What is CMMC?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) newest verification mechanism designed to ensure that cybersecurity controls and processes adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that resides on Defense Industrial Base (DIB) systems and networks. DoD is migrating to the new CMMC framework in order to assess and enhance the cybersecurity …

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12 Benefits to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has been around for approximately two decades and despite the data pointing to the business efficiencies, cost-benefits, and competitive advantages it holds, a large portion of the business community continues to operate without it. According to a study by the International Data Group, 69% of businesses are already using cloud technology in one …

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Vintage IT Services Is Ranked Among Texas’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

Vintage IT Services has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Texas on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the 13th year, MSPs from around the globe completed an exhaustive survey and application this spring to self-report product offerings, annual …

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Tips for Remote Students

With the local public school systems announcing that the first three weeks of school will be held remotely and the good possibility that this timeline will be extended we felt it would be a perfect time to share some tips on remote learning.   We have spoken with some of our techs and their teacher spouses …

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Mesh WI-FI and Do You Need It?

Mesh Wi-Fi is a newer technology that allows multiple wireless routers (actually called access points or APs) to work together to seamlessly cover a larger area than a single standard Wi-Fi router. This technology allows the access points to share the same Wi-Fi network and enables them to pass wireless connections off to each other …

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Password Managers Explained

With all of the reports these days about cyber attacks increasing by 600-700% during the international lock-downs, we felt it was a perfect time to explain why using a password manager is a good idea and some insight into which Password Managers we use internally here at Vintage IT Services. A password manager is exactly …

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