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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 Support Chicago | IT Security | Regulated Industries

By: Adam Barney
June 10th, 2020

The regulations some companies are subject to encompass many aspects of your business, including your IT. IT-relevant regulations typically focus on security and data protection. They provide a baseline of best practices for IT and security. They do not prescribe detailed solutions. This leaves it to your business to identify specifics. 

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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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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. 

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Internal Security | Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Technology | IT Security

By: Adam Barney
March 20th, 2020

If you take cybersecurity seriously and plan to address it meaningfully, you’re probably wondering what’s the best approach for your organization. There are two broad approaches to managing cybersecurity: You can outsource to a managed security services provider, or you can hire your own internal IT security staff. Let’s discuss the things you should keep in mind as you’re deciding the best approach for your company.