All the Latest in Industry Happenings—Here in the ImageQuest IT Blog

Get the latest cybercrime trends, tips for securing your data, compliance, and industry news. These are just some topics you’ll discover in the ImageQuest IT blog.

Good article to understand the “Why” of the Cloud

By ImageQuest | February 12, 2019

Why is Cloud Computing the hot new thing? What’s all the fuss about the Cloud? This article offers a pretty good overview of why businesses and organizations are flocking to Cloud applications. Cloud computing is coming on strong, including Desktop-as-a-Service, which we think is the next step for many businesses. Cloud computing enables many small- and […]

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ImageQuest in Kentucky Banker magazine!

By ImageQuest | February 10, 2019

Is your bank ready for a 2019 IT Compliance Examination?  Bank examiners are taking a deeper dive in how you really execute your IT Compliance.          Check out some of the trends we highlight in the current magazine of the Kentucky Bankers Association (KBA). Click here to find the magazine, and head to page 18. (Unfortunately, you have to […]

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Meet a Cyber Criminal – and the Rocket Scientist Pursuing Him

By ImageQuest | February 6, 2019

This month’s cybercriminal is wanted by the FBI for the pernicious SamSam ransomware that struck the City of Atlanta, the City of Newark, LabCorp, and other entities. The accused is one of two Iranians the FBI says developed and refined the malware. The FBI’s cyber most wanted page includes comments from Amy Hess, a native […]

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Need a speaker? We’ve got a great one!

By ImageQuest | February 3, 2019

If your organization is looking for a dynamic speaker, our CEO, Milton Bartley, fits the bill. Milton’s plain-English presentations are engaging and can be tailored to your needs. Milton is comfortable speaking at conferences, meetings, and large-group training sessions. Milton speaks on a number of topics, but his most popular one is cybersecurity. His “Ransomware, […]

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It’s Password Manager Time!

By ImageQuest | January 29, 2019

It’s 2019, and your log-ins should involve two things – a strong, unique password per account, and multi-factor authentication. But if you went part way – created a strong password, but then are using it everywhere, read on. Numerous hacked sites surrendered lots of people’s information so that strong password could be in a crook’s […]

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ImageQuest CEO appointed to Forbes Technology Council

By ImageQuest | January 29, 2019

fMilton Bartley, Co-Founder, President & CEO of ImageQuest, Nashville’s leading Managed IT, Cybersecurity, and IT Compliance company, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives. Bartley was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance […]

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Learn how we helped a new bank with IT Compliance

By ImageQuest | January 28, 2019

Our CEO, Milton Bartley, serves as the virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) for Studio Bank.  He assisted Studio Bank in meeting regulatory requirements for risk assessment, policy development & compilation, business continuity measures, and the bank’s overall cybersecurity maturity. We offer vCISO services to select clients. A vCISO provides executive-level strategic guidance on data use […]

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FINRA Report offers cybersecurity recommendations

By ImageQuest | January 28, 2019

Has your financial services firm had a look at FINRA’s latest Report on Selected Cybersecurity Practices? It includes many recommendations for broker-dealer firms to consider and adopt, based on their organizational needs. At the end is a list of recommended core cybersecurity controls for small firms, including having an annual risk assessment, conducting vulnerability scans, […]

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Real Customer shares some love!

By ImageQuest | January 19, 2019

Proactive. This Jan. 3 review from an actual customer starts: “Not only did Erick Burgess fix my issue, we went one step further to streamline my process moving forward.” You can read it here. Thank YOU.

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Equifax data breach, insider trading

ImageQuest’s Response to the Equifax Breach

By ImageQuest | September 12, 2017

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE THIS WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES OR OTHER COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS. As you no doubt already know, Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, reported a massive data breach last week. Here are the facts as we know them today. The breach lasted from mid-May through July. The hackers […]

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How the Benefits of SD-WAN Can Improve Business Operations

By ImageQuest | January 3, 2023

Does your business have multiple locations, remote workers, a call center, or just need reliable continuous operations? Are network ‘hiccups’ harmful to your business? Then it might be worthwhile to investigate the next generation of WAN, known as SD-WAN. SD-WAN is a solution for network outages. As work – software applications, customer accounts, and business […]

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Merry Christmas to Special Kids of Tennessee

By ImageQuest | December 20, 2022

Special Kids is a nursing and therapy center in Murfreesboro, Tn. They serve children who need extra help to reach their greatest potential in life. The children served by Special Kids may have feeding difficulties, may be medically fragile, and may be sensitive to certain stimuli, such as sounds, lights, or even changing activities or […]

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Why It’s Necessary to Implement a Zero Trust Security Model for Your Business’s Network

By ImageQuest | December 12, 2022

With the rampant rise of cybercrime worldwide, you want to protect your organization’s data security. Not only is it necessary for compliance reasons, but it also helps to improve your customers’ trust in your company. You may believe you’re protected with a traditional cybersecurity model, but that cyber strategy has many gaps. To bridge those […]

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ImageQuest discusses cybersecurity in the Nashville Business Journal

By ImageQuest | November 23, 2022

“When tackling a complicated issue like cybersecurity, sometimes the hardest thing is knowing where to start.” We certainly get that! So we’re sharing a recent publication of Cybersecurity Advice by the Nashville Business Journal. It features our CEO, Milton Bartley, on a panel answering questions about cybersecurity from Nashville Business Journal Market President and Publisher […]

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Why Should I Hire a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP)?

By ImageQuest | November 11, 2022

If your business collects data from customers—whether it’s as simple as name and address or more complex as financial or personal health information—you need proper security measures to protect that data. With an increase in the number of cybersecurity regulations and the growing number of customers in your enterprise, it can be hard for small […]

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Phishing attacks remain a cybersecurity problem, experts say

By ImageQuest | October 26, 2022

Have you recently received a communication that initially scared you? Perhaps a notice that your credit card had unauthorized transactions, your bank account needed attention, or your favorite shopping site needed to verify some information to complete your latest purchase, which you knew was an important but last-minute gift? And this notice asked you to […]

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Social Media – A Cybercriminal Resource

By ImageQuest | October 17, 2022

Do you know someone who spends a lot of time on Social Media? Someone who’s posting nearly daily about their activities? Even if you avoid Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, and other Social Media outlets, your friend could still be putting you at risk. During Cybersecurity Month – and all year – the U.S. Cybersecurity and […]

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ImageQuest’s Shutt speaks about Vendor Management at NGage

By ImageQuest | October 12, 2022

Director of Information Security Services Sammi Jo Shutt served as a panelist on Vendor Management Tuesday at the  NGage annual conference in Newport Beach, Calif. Sammi Jo joined two others on the topic of best practices for vendor relationships. The session focused on making the Vendor Management process more than due diligence. It also covered […]

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Annoyed by having to use Multi-factor Authentication?

By ImageQuest | October 10, 2022

Do you find it annoying to have to deal with Multi-Factor Authentication? Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is that extra log-in step that cyber experts, including Microsoft and the FBI, say will stop 95 percent of attacks. (Some say 99 percent!) We will stipulate: It can be annoying to have to stop and provide that extra credential.  […]

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ImageQuest promotes Shutt to Director of Advisory Services

By ImageQuest | September 29, 2022

ImageQuest has promoted Sammi Jo Shutt to Director of Advisory Services from Lead Information Security Advisor. The promotion includes her ascension onto the ImageQuest executive leadership team. Sammi Jo, who joined ImageQuest in January 2019 as a Security Analyst, has been instrumental in helping the company’s Information Advisory Services practice double in size since her […]

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What Our Clients are Saying About Our IT Compliance Services

With a 90% client retention rate and a steady stream of referrals, we can see that our clients are happy to vouch for the quality of our IT compliance consulting.

"Since ImageQuest has been involved, we’ve grown almost $20 million in revenue. That’s pretty significant. We’ve gone from $60 million to $80 million with ImageQuest’s help. And along with that we needed our ability to step up, and ImageQuest has allowed us to do that."

Andy Barker
President, Houchens Insurance Group

"ImageQuest is not your typical vendor where they’re just looking to do the same scope of work. They want to hear your problems and really look for a solution, not just what they offer but what they might be able to help you with. They really treat you as a partner. They want to understand what your business goals are and help you get to those. You really are getting an advocate for you."

Alex Keltner
President, First Southern National Bank

"We're a big fan of what ImageQuest has done. ImageQuest is helping us in several areas – IT Compliance, IT Security, and Managed IT. It helps our staff and our attorneys be more efficient and productive while working remotely."

Charles Robert Bone
Spencer Fane

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