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ImageQuest named to the 2021 INC 5000

Inc. magazine named managed IT services provider ImageQuest, LLC, to its 2021 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. This is the second time ImageQuest has appeared on … Continue reading "ImageQuest named to the 2021 INC 5000"
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Meet a Cybercriminal – Said Pourkarim Arabi

Our latest alleged cybercriminal is Iranian Said Pourkarim Arabi, 35. The FBI says he led a trio of Iranians who broke into computer systems at US and UK aerospace companies between July 2105 and February 2019. As of August 2015, Arabi was employed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, according to a federal indictment. He … Continue reading "Meet a Cybercriminal – Said Pourkarim Arabi"
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Improve Your Tech IQ: What is Single Sign-On?

Single Sign-On (SSO) is an authentication method that gives users access to multiple applications after a single login. The multiple services must be related to gain access. A well-known example is when you sign in to Google. Once you sign in to Google, you can access your Gmail, YouTube, Drive, and other accounts. With Microsoft … Continue reading "Improve Your Tech IQ: What is Single Sign-On?"
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Two helping ImageQuest improve delivery of client services

We continue to improve our delivery of client services as we grow. That includes hiring more IT professionals, such as Edelyn Gonzaga and Tyler Nicholson. Edelyn is an overnight systems administrator for us. Edelyn responds to and resolves network alerts. She also conducts “health checks” on client systems. Edelyn is based in the Philippines, near … Continue reading "Two helping ImageQuest improve delivery of client services"
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Federal cybersecurity fails to protect U.S. citizens’ information

You may be outraged when you read the latest bipartisan U.S. Senate report on federal cybersecurity. In a nutshell, the report released earlier this month says U.S. federal agencies took “minimal” steps to tighten cybersecurity problems found two years ago. The failure to act leaves U.S. citizens vulnerable to foreign countries stealing our information and … Continue reading "Federal cybersecurity fails to protect U.S. citizens’ information"
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Banking regulators working to align Vendor Management requirements

Banking regulators may make their  requirements governing banks’ use of vendors for services and products a little easier if proposed risk management guidance is approved. The guidance “harmonizes” Vendor Management requirements among the Federal Reserve Board (Board), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Currently all three … Continue reading "Banking regulators working to align Vendor Management requirements"
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SEC cracking down on vendor cybersecurity measures

Doing business with a publicly-traded company? You’d better be sure your cybersecurity measures are up to date. In the wake of several so-called supply chain breaches (think SolarWinds or Kaseya), public company boards are feeling pressure from auditors to dig deep into their vendors’ security practices. It’s no longer a casual “check the boxes” task. … Continue reading "SEC cracking down on vendor cybersecurity measures"
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NSA, CISA, UK warn of Russian brute force attacks on networks

Do you work for, or have as a customer: Government agencies, the U.S. military, defense contractors, energy companies, higher education, logistics companies, law firms, media companies, political consultants, political parties, or think tanks? Then cybersecurity needs to be your organization’s top priority. Russia’s military intelligence unit (familiarly GRU) is using brute force attacks to break … Continue reading "NSA, CISA, UK warn of Russian brute force attacks on networks"
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Ransomware attacks pummeling cyber insurance industry

Have you experienced sticker shock with your cyber insurance renewal? Been unable to complete an insurer’s security questionnaire? Even been denied renewal of your policy? All this is happening as insurers stagger under the weight of growing ransomware claims. Ransomware attacks are soaring. Last year, reported ransomware attacks increased 400 percent, according to the Associated … Continue reading "Ransomware attacks pummeling cyber insurance industry"
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Award

Cybersecurity Services Provider ImageQuest Recognized In The 2021 CRN 100 Security List CRN, the top technology news and information source for solution providers, IT channel partners, and value-added resellers, has included ImageQuest, a cybersecurity services expert serving Bowling Green, KY, in its 2021 CRN Security 100 list. CRN Security 100 has continued to evolve as … Continue reading "Award"
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O365 – No reason to share passwords

There’s no reason to share passwords any more to provide access to a corporate email account. That’s right – whether it’s a generic company email address, such as billing@company.com, or an executive’s email, there’s a more secure method available in Office 365 (M365) you should use. What’s more – doing it our way can save … Continue reading "O365 – No reason to share passwords"
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Biden urges private companies to protect against ransomware

The Biden administration Wednesday urged private U.S. companies to take five key steps to protect against ransomware. These are best practices most likely to reduce an organization’s risk of succumbing to a ransomware attack. Our clients are very familiar with these five steps. They are: One of the key measures missing from this request is … Continue reading "Biden urges private companies to protect against ransomware"
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