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Using your mobile phone on your home wifi? You could be compromising your company’s protected data.

In the age of work from home and remote computing, cyber criminals are looking for new and innovative ways to infiltrate organizations and steal their precious data.  One of the most recent methods is though your mobile devices on your home network.  Since we now connect to our work networks from our home networks, if Read more about Using your mobile phone on your home wifi? You could be compromising your company’s protected data.[…]

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Does my company have a “culture”?

Your company culture is the foundation on which your organization is built.  Technologies, markets, talent, pricing and all of the other components of an organization can vary over time, but your culture is WHO you are, why you do this, and how you will be a standout organization.  If you can create a great culture Read more about Does my company have a “culture”?[…]

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Why would a cyber hacker waste his time with my small business?

While small and mediums sized business cyber attacks are on the rise, there are still many business owners who can’t understand why a hacker would even bother with their small business.  There are a few reasons we will explore which should make it clear that not only are SMBs in the cross-hairs of threat actors Read more about Why would a cyber hacker waste his time with my small business?[…]

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Leave Work Stress at Work -Tip by Mike Giuffrida

Today there are many things that require our attention at the same time.  Many of these things can create stress for anyone on a regular basis, and that is normal.  In some people, this stress is actually a motivator to reach higher goals and produce better results at work.  Bringing this stress home with you Read more about Leave Work Stress at Work -Tip by Mike Giuffrida[…]

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Tired of Pointless Meetings? – Tip by Mike Giuffrida from Southington CT on improving the value you get from meetings

There is nothing worse than finishing a day when you were locked in the conference room all day and feeling like you got nothing accomplished.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that any time in meetings is by definition not productive, but wasteful meetings are, well, wasteful.  There are a few simple things you Read more about Tired of Pointless Meetings? – Tip by Mike Giuffrida from Southington CT on improving the value you get from meetings[…]

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Tips to get a fresh start at a new job by Mike Giuffrida

A new job or place of employment is always a welcome opportunity to change, improve, and work without any of the bad stuff that plagued you at your last job. But making a fresh start isn’t always easy, especially if you have been over-stressed, overworked, and jaded by circumstances for years and years. Here are Read more about Tips to get a fresh start at a new job by Mike Giuffrida[…]

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Michael Giuffrida: In the age of the cloud, do you still need a server in the office?

It’s the era of cloud technology, and businesses have started making the big shift in handling their data and moving some or all of those resources in the cloud. But is it still right and helpful for a business to maintain a server in the workplace, or is it better to move everything on the Read more about Michael Giuffrida: In the age of the cloud, do you still need a server in the office?[…]

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Public wireless networks: Are they safe and secure?

Public WiFi networks are becoming more and more popular, in coffee shops, hotels, airports, and shopping locations. They spell convenience and productivity, and make for a seamless internet browsing experience. But are they safe and secure enough to use? Hackers, for one, are known to frequently snoop on public wireless networks. It’s easy enough to Read more about Public wireless networks: Are they safe and secure?[…]

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Mike Giuffrida: You May Want Cybersecurity Liability Insurance

Your daily agenda as a business owner may involve supervising employees, completing payroll, and even facilitating training. But what about protecting your information? If you neglect this important task, you may end up going out of business sooner than you think, which means all of the other tasks you’ve been doing up to this point Read more about Mike Giuffrida: You May Want Cybersecurity Liability Insurance[…]

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Michael Giuffrida: How to Protect Your CT Business from Hackers

Last year, Dannel Malloy, the governor of Connecticut, introduced a new strategy for safeguarding the state against cybersecurity attacks. If you’re a business owner in the Constitution State, this relatively new cybersecurity strategy definitely impacts your daily operations, according to business guru Michael Giuffrida. Here’s a look at what you should know about Connecticut’s newest Read more about Michael Giuffrida: How to Protect Your CT Business from Hackers[…]