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Next Week – XP No Longer Supported


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 12 years, XP will be laid to rest. The risks associated with continuing to operate on XP are numerous. Exploits, software […]

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Rogue Employees and BYOD

More and more employees are using free and accessible apps on their smartphones for work-related use and storage. While these apps can be useful, they create an additional dimension of stress when it comes to protecting confidential and company-specific data. Once again, companies are left unprotected in this area if […]

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Massachusetts Issues Information Security Regulation 201 CMR 17.00

Massachusetts has recently issued new regulation 201 CMR 17.00, which imposes significant requirements on all businesses that retain personal information about Massachusetts residents. The regulation is expected to take effect in 2009 and will require businesses to develop comprehensive information security programs. While many of you already have dedicated security […]

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