XP Creates Opportunity for New Threats

April 10, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

As of Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer develop and release security updates or provide support for the 12 year old oper­ating system. This is a great day for hackers. With the deadline of April 8th given out by Microsoft, they have been lying in wait for the oppor­tunity …
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Next Week — XP No Longer Supported

April 4, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

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Next Tuesday, April 8th, Microsoft will no longer support XP. There will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online tech­nical content updates.  After …
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Upcoming Welsh Event — Protecting the Company Cookie Jar

March 28, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

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Often the mantra tough times equals terrible temp­ta­tions rings true when looking at why an employee might find and justify the oppor­tunity to steal, embezzle and defraud your company. At …
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Fraud Detection

March 20, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

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Busi­nesses have many controls in place to manage assets that are the life blood of your orga­ni­zation. Often times, those assets can create temp­tation for employees. Knowing what to look …
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Event Recap — The New Face of Business

March 12, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

At our latest infor­ma­tional seminar, “The New Face of Business”, Abigail Walsh brought to light the impor­tance of the many social media outlets that are available and ways that each should be utilized in a business envi­ronment. Focusing on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn allowed us to delve deep into the …
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Upcoming Welsh Event — The New Face of Business

February 19, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

Join Welsh Consulting on March 4, 2014 at the Harvard Club Downtown for the next edition in our infor­ma­tional series. Breakfast and networking starts at 8:00am and the program concludes at 9:30am. Social media has become inte­grated in many aspects of our personal lives. The jump to social media in the business world has …
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Covering the Basics — Disaster Recovery

February 4, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

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Disasters beyond our control have been affecting busi­nesses for years. Now, tech­nology is so entwined with our daily business activ­ities, we often overlook our depen­dence on the ease of acces­si­bility. …
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HFTP Presentation — Prepare and Prevent Don’t Repair and Repent

January 30, 2014  Leslie Updegrove

Welsh Consulting’s Pres­ident, Charlie Ross, will be presenting at an upcoming educa­tional session hosted by the New England Club Chapter of HFTP (Hospi­tality Financial and Tech­nology Profes­sionals). “Prepare and Prevent Don’t Repair and Repent” will be a discussion on Disaster Recovery and Business Conti­nuity. Every year thou­sands of orga­ni­za­tions suffer signif­icant …
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