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BYOD Policy: Pros and Cons, Security Measures, and Implementation (Outline Included)

Introduction to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, refers to an IT policy that allows employees to access their corporate network, data, and applications through their own personal devices.  According to Gartner, personal devices are those that are ‘personally selected and purchased’ by the employees, including smartphones, tablets and laptops. …

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Types of Malware

Regardless of how familiar you are with Information Security, you’ve probably come across the term ‘malware’ countless times. From accessing your business-critical resources and sensitive information to halting business operations and services, a malware infection can quickly become an organization’s worst nightmare come true. As a business owner, you must be aware of the implications…

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Single Sign-On: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Considerations

Single Sign-On: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Considerations Improved IT security and end-user experience makes Single Sign-On an IT solution worth reviewing with your Managed IT Service Provider. However, there are certainly disadvantages to consider. In this article, we explore both to provide transparency about this tool. What is Single Sign-On (SSO)? SSO is an authentication tool…