data security

Data Security Leaks Prove Costly

Data security leaks come in all shapes and sizes. Many are malicious, whereas others are the result of human error. Regardless of the source or intent, data leaks can be tremendously detrimental to businesses. Consider these findings when assessing just how important data protection actually is:Malicious intent is on the rise. Previously, most data leaks resulted from human error or system glitches. According to Ponemon Institute’s 2015 "Cost of Data Breach Study", 47% of data [...]

Modern Office Methods Acquires Full Service Networking

Leading office equipment provider expands technology offerings to include IT and networking servicesCincinnati, OH (March 31, 2017) – Modern Office Methods (MOM), a leader in managed print services and document strategy throughout southern and central Ohio, announced the acquisition of Full Service Networking (FSN), a Cincinnati-based managed information technology company. The acquisition expands MOM’s focus on total document solutions with complementary capabilities in network performance, data security and cloud services.“Full Service Networking has built a [...]

4 Steps to Easily Improve Data Security at Law Firms

Ricoh's workintelligent.ly blog is set up to help every major vertical and their Legal section is no different. They breakdown their Legal information into 3 categories: Practice Innovation, Risk & Security, and Legal Operations & Technology. Below is an article we would like to share with our readers from Stephanie Kurtz, Senior Manager, Advanced Services Strategy, Ricoh USA, Inc. and it falls under the Risk & Security category.Small law firms tend to think that they’re safe from [...]

Ransomware Will Reign Again This Year

Ransomware is the latest evolution in cyber threats and malicious Internet schemes. Last year, more businesses were struck by ransomware than ever before, and that trend is expected to continue. As a result, it’s essential for all professionals to learn more about ransomware and how to defend your company.What is ransomware?Ransomware is a program that infiltrates a computer system and restricts access to the system or certain files. The software encrypts data so you need [...]

Security Breaches can be Costly for Businesses

Sensitive information leaked can equal a scandal for companies. Besides the obvious loss of customer trust, reputation, sales and lowered stock price, the non-compliance fines can spell real trouble for an unwitting business. Audit committees are voracious about protecting customer-related information and corporate sensitive data.Companies are required to comply with data-privacy regulations, best practice requirements and industry guidelines regarding the usage and access to customer data. Privacy requirements for protecting non-public personal information include: selective [...]

Common IT Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

In the modern business world everyone depends on technology in the office, no matter how small your business is. As such, the decisions you make regarding the technology you depend on to do business are more important than you may think. Not being smart when it comes to your company’s IT situation can create pitfalls that prevent you from being as successful as you could be. Knowing which IT missteps are commonly made by small [...]

Are You Protected Against Hackers?

With so much of our personal data out there thanks to ecommerce and social networking, it’s no wonder hackers and cyber criminals are able to help themselves to our information, which can have catastrophic results. Hacking can lead to such quagmires as identity theft, scams, theft, and file destruction. Is your personal and business data safe?What can you do to protect your personal and company data against hackers and cyber crime? Make it Strong – [...]

How Secure is Your Data?

Your Confidential Data Could be at RiskThink confidential information and documents are protected by your company’s IT security policies? Think again. A recent survey by Harris Interactive revealed that 51 percent of survey respondents said they process confidential information through printers, copiers, and multi-function devices. Additionally, 39 percent of employees who print, scan, or copy confidential information at work are concerned whether the information on their printing and imaging devices will remain secure. These are [...]

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