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What is Zero Trust architecture?

By The SWAT Bot / August 17, 2022

Zero Trust architecture is a cyber security model where no one is trusted by default from inside or outside the network. Verification is required from everyone trying to gain access to resources on the network. Zero Trust architecture stops and blocks malicious software and other applications that have not been specifically authorized. Zero Trust security…

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What is business continuity and disaster recovery?

By The SWAT Bot / August 17, 2022

A business continuity and disaster recovery plan outlines how to keep your business operational or quickly restore operations after a disaster, whether it’s natural or man-made. The combined plan will ensure that your business operations keep running despite unexpected issues, and ensure your employees know how to keep working after a disaster. A disaster is…

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How should my business roll out multi factor authentication setup

How should my business roll out multi factor authentication setup?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Just knowing that MFA is the right move for your business isn’t enough. You have to know how to roll it out to your team and, remember, change brings a bit of resistance and fear with it. Here is a plan to get through the multi factor authentication setup transition smoothly. Whether you have an…

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What is multi factor authentication vs. 2fa (2 factor authentication)?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Both multi factor authentication (MFA) and two factor authentication (2FA) validate that you are who you say you are. In fact, all 2FA is MFA. But not all MFA is 2FA. The difference between multi factor authentication and 2fa is the number of forms of authentication you will require to prove you are a legitimate…

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How do I find top managed IT services providers

How do I find top managed IT services providers?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

It’s not hard to find managed IT service providers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the “guy in garage” to large national firms. The key is to choose the right managed service provider to partner with for your business. Whether you are looking in Seattle or anywhere in the U.S., here are the…

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Do I need cyber security assessment services?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Providers that determine and address your cyber security risks are offering cyber security assessment services. Every business should conduct some level of cyber risk assessment. But the types of assessments you need will vary based on your business, company size, industry and your risk tolerance. The most common cyber security assessment services include: Vulnerability assessment…

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What are co-managed IT services (also called hybrid IT services)?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Co-managed IT services (or hybrid IT services) is when you use a managed service provider (MSP) to supplement your in-house IT staff. Co-managed IT services can be the best of both worlds if your business is large enough to maintain an in-house IT team. You decide how much you want in-house and what you want…

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What are the cloud computing benefits for small business?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

There are many cloud computing benefits for small business, including but not limited to: Flexibility. With cloud computing, you can easily expand your technological infrastructure resources as needed. You don’t need to know how much data storage you will need in the next year or how many locations you will need to access that data.…

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What is a cyber security managed service provider?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Cyber security managed service provider is another name for a managed cybersecurity provider or MSSP. They differ from a CSSP because the security services are provided as part of end-to-end IT coverage. MSSPs: Assess your infrastructure for risks, gaps and vulnerabilities to continually assure your security. Close any gaps and provide recommendations to implement specific…

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What are cyber security services providers?

By The SWAT Bot / June 6, 2022

Cyber security services providers offer cyber security to other businesses as a service. Cyber security Service Provider (CSSP) is also a set of specific certifications issued by the Department of Defense (DoD) to designate certain levels of knowledge and experience. Working with a cyber security provider allows your company to leverage a more robust set…

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