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Framework Communications is Chicago's award-winning choice for CareFree™ Managed IT Services. No matter the challenge, we consistently deliver best-in-class service, expertise, and technology to transform productivity, efficiency and growth across your organization.

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compliance | cybersecurity | Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Business IT | IT Security | Malware | Data Protection | Ransomware

By: Rachael Rubin
July 14th, 2020

As our technology advances, the need for substantial data loss prevention is growing substantially. Data loss prevention software is used to protect your sensitive data and information from exfiltration.  

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Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Security | Data Protection | Cloud Services

By: Adam Barney
May 7th, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the buzz around the cloud and are probably aware of the benefits. Maybe you’ve also become aware that some of your competitors have already adopted the cloud. Now you’ve caught the bug, you’re motivated to make the transition, and you’re uncertain how to migrate to the cloud. Let Framework lay out a recommended roadmap of how to approach migrating your business to the cloud.   

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Chicago | cybersecurity | Internal Security | Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Data Protection | Ransomware

By: Ben Kohn
April 13th, 2020

The average ransomware payout in 2018 was $6,733, according to Coveware. The average overall business impact was almost $55,000, with business impact lasting an average of 5.5 days.  Arguably worse, 15% of all data affected by these breaches was rendered unrecoverable. These attacks are growing in prevalence, increasingly affecting businesses of scale, the average employee count being 71, and are presenting unique challenges to the assessors of risk in the business community. 

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Security | Internal Security | Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Technology | IT Security | Malware | Data Protection | Ransomware

By: Rachael Rubin
March 23rd, 2020

As we rang in the new decade, the Emisoft Malware Lab’s 2019 State of Ransomware Report notified us that last year approximately 764 healthcare organizations, 113 state municipalities, and 89 universities were victims of this vicious form of malware. After a ransomware attack, hackers acquire and lock your employees out of their personal data. These staggering numbers and the damage done cause a natural reaction to want to investigate and resolve the problem at hand.