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3 Reasons Not to Report a Ransomware Attack to the FBI

Las Vegas is the number-one worst city in America for ransomware attacks, according to a report by Malwarebytes. The FBI urges victims of ransomware attacks to report all infections, large or small. But if your business has been targeted, you might not be legally required to make a report.

Going BYOD? Avoid This Mistake

Only 26% of companies attempting to execute a Bring Your Own Device strategy actually succeed, according to a VMware survey. One of the biggest mistakes many companies make is rolling out a company-wide BYOD policy too soon, without testing it first. Instead, cyber security companies in Las Vegas recommend following a multilayered strategy for success.

5 Secrets To Finding a World-Class Managed Application Service Provider

Managed application services comprised a $2 billion market in 2017, and that is set to grow to $5.5 billion within the next four years, according to Fox 5 Las Vegas. Just as managed IT services can free up your internal IT resources to focus on mission-critical initiatives, a Managed Application Service Provider (MASP) can reduce the operating costs of your business.

HIPAA Cyber Attack Checklist

Next month, HIPAA cyber security best practices will be a hot topic in Las Vegas at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. One of the biggest questions likely to be asked is: what should you do in the event of a cyber attack?

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), your organization should follow this HIPAA cyber security checklist:
1. Execute your response and mitigation procedures.

Should You Compensate Employees for BYOD?

At least 87% of companies expect employees to use their own personal devices in the workplace, according to a Syntonic study. But that brings up a crucial question: is your company legally required to compensate employees if they bring their own device into work?

Several states, including California and Massachusetts, have labor laws requiring employers to reimburse employees for the business use of personal devices.

How IT Transformation Makes Your Las Vegas Business More Agile

In Las Vegas last year, Dell EMC’s chief marketing officer Jeremy Burton said that IT “is about to undergo its biggest transformation over the next few years."

Successful IT transformation involves modernizing, automating, and transforming your infrastructure to simplify your approach to IT. That makes your business more agile and helps you meet customer demands faster than your competition.

Is Your Computer Network Secure Enough for HIPAA? 5 Best Practices

When it comes to protecting patient health information and complying with HIPAA, your Las Vegas health organization is under more pressure than ever before. Nationwide, HIPAA noncompliance fines totaled $19.3 million in 2017. Penalties have increased more than 300% since 2015.

Passing a HIPAA inspection by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) hinges on your network security.

The Biggest Data Security Mistake Financial Services Companies Make

Lost, stolen or unsecured devices are involved in 18% of data breaches, according to a recent eWeek survey. But financial services companies face an even bigger threat to the security of confidential data: employees using consumer software in the workplace.

BYOD Best Practices, Part 6: 6 Biggest Risks for BYOD Data Leaks

At least 21% of organizations have suffered a data breach because of a BYOD device, according to a Skycure report. For all of the convenience of BYOD, it can quickly lead to a data breach if the right security precautions aren’t taken.

The risk is greatest when sensitive company data ends up on another unsecured consumer device owned by the employee.

Remote Tech Support Service: 4 Things to Look For

Although most managed IT support providers offer remote support, they don't all provide the same levels of service. When choosing managed IT services in Las Vegas, here are the key differentiators to help you find the best remote support service.

1. “Hands-free” support.