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15 Cybersecurity Questions Every Leader Should Ask
Cybersecurity For Business Leaders Guide: Part 2

By Jason Hagens / October 15, 2020 / Comments Off on 15 Cybersecurity Questions Every Leader Should Ask
Cybersecurity For Business Leaders Guide: Part 2

As a business leader, you’re used to taking charge, making decisions and guiding actions. Asking the right cybersecurity questions is hard when the issues are so complex, technical and ever changing. Don’t let that stop you from taking steps to protect your business. The right IT managed service provider (MSP) can take a lot of…

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Cybersecurity Guide For Business Leaders

The (Non-Boring) Post COVID-19 Cybersecurity Guide For Business Leaders

By Jason Hagens / August 27, 2020 / Comments Off on The (Non-Boring) Post COVID-19 Cybersecurity Guide For Business Leaders

Are you an ostrich? Many business leaders are when it comes to cybersecurity — standing upright but with your head in the sand. You think “I’m just a small business, who would want to bother with me?” But the fact is that small businesses are always a target, and even more so since COVID-19. As…

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SIM Swapping Cyber Security Tip

Suddenly unable to place calls or texts? Cyber Security Tip: Watch Out For SIM Swapping

By Jason Hagens / August 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Suddenly unable to place calls or texts? Cyber Security Tip: Watch Out For SIM Swapping

When people think of SIM swapping, they may imagine a Mission Impossible scenario where a thief swaps out the physical SIM card on your phone. But the fact is that SIM swapping is much easier than that for data thieves — and they never need to make contact with you at all. Get the facts…

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Switching Managed IT Service Providers

Switching Managed IT Service Providers? A Guide For Business Owners and IT Professionals

By Jason Hagens / July 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Switching Managed IT Service Providers? A Guide For Business Owners and IT Professionals

Switching IT service providers can be a daunting task. Like most projects, taking it one step at a time will make the process easier.  Who to Contact It’s good practice to be a little picky in who you reach out to with your checklist. Remember that there is no governing body or requirement to call…

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Cyber Security Phishing Attacks

Cyber Security Tip: Warn Your Team About These 5 Common Phishing Attacks

By Jason Hagens / July 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Cyber Security Tip: Warn Your Team About These 5 Common Phishing Attacks

IT professionals spend their time (and the company’s money) creating the most secure environment possible for businesses to do business. But there is one key component of cyber security that often gets overlooked — people. That means all the people who interact with your company’s technology from employees to clients to visitors using your WiFi.…

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Office Closed Jul 3 2020

SWAT Systems Office Closed July 3

By Jason Hagens / June 29, 2020 / Comments Off on SWAT Systems Office Closed July 3

Our office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.  All of us at SWAT Systems are wishing you and your computer networks a very happy and safe fourth of July. After-hours and emergency support will still be available to those that need it. Rest assured, we will be ready on…

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Emerging Breach Reports for Washington Unemployment

By Jason Hagens / May 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Emerging Breach Reports for Washington Unemployment

Over the past several days, we have received reports of a suspected breach involving social security numbers.  There may be a state of Washington service that has been compromised, although that is highly speculative on our part as we do not have a confirmation of correlation. So far, we have seen false unemployment requests which…

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Microsoft Teams: Tips for Remote Workers

By Jason Hagens / May 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Microsoft Teams: Tips for Remote Workers

With your workforce scattered, getting things done and working in collaboration can be challenging. Fortunately, you can look to a variety of Microsoft Teams tips to help coworkers feel connected and productive. So you can get the most out of Teams, we’re offering this free training with SWAT experts and guest speaker, Tim Rettig, CEO…

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April 16: Free Microsoft Teams Webinar

By Jason Hagens / April 10, 2020 / Comments Off on April 16: Free Microsoft Teams Webinar

You don’t want to miss this Microsoft Teams training. Join SWAT Systems and Intrust IT for a free lunch and learn training session on Microsoft Teams. Now that you are working from home, it’s time to get to know MS Teams even better. Get an inside look at how IT service providers have been using…

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Remote Work Options

By Jason Hagens / March 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Remote Work Options

With the growing concern around the Coronavirus, we’re sharing remote work options. Obviously, physical health is of utmost importance. Now, and during any cold and flu season, we strongly recommend that users only use their own respective desk phones, keyboards and mice. Then have those devices cleaned and sanitized each week. If computer or work…

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