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STEM Education – Our Future

STEM education, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics open the door for the highest earning careers.  Investing in today’s STEM curriculum will pay dividends for our children, our community, and our state.   Learn John Burgess’s thoughts on how STEM-based initiatives can benefit us all.

Be Wary of Public WiFi

If you’re using public WiFi, it’s important that you are aware of where you are, and what information you’re transferring.  Awareness and education are the first lines of defense in any cybersecurity strategy.

If you would like more information about how to protect your business systems, please send us an email, we’d like to hear from you.

 

 

Exchanging Information Safely

If you’re exchanging sensitive information like credit card info, health information or any other personally identifiable information, it should be done in the safest manner possible.  For a review of the best practices for exchanging this information safely, listen up.

Protect Yourself From Social Engineering Attacks.

In this age of CYBER INSECURITY, spearfishing and spoofing attacks are social engineering attacks designed to trick us into divulging our sensitive information.  Take a minute to listen to John Burgess speak about some ways to protect yourself from being a victim.

Expert Generalists | Multi-Sector | Data | Process

Many arrive at our office with a technical challenge. They understand their need and the impact it’s having on their organization but are unsure what the best course of action is to resolve it.  Since Mainstream works in several verticles in both the public and private sector, we are known as expert generalists.  Once engaged, we can leverage our multi-sector experience of managing data and automating business processes to deliver creative solutions to these challenges.

The Weakest Link In Any Cyber-Security Strategy

Since we are the weakest link to any cyber-security strategy, education and training are essential to the success of any IT security strategy. 

Click below to listen to John Burgess discuss how employee awareness is so important in securing the information and data we’ve been entrusted with.

If you’re interested in strengthening your companies IT security policies, send us an email, or give us a call @ 800.550.2052

BYOD Best Practices

As a business leader, do you allow your employees to use their own devices on the company network?

If you are considering BYOD, there are some security issues to consider in order to safely take advantage of mobile.

If you would like help securing your information and systems, please send us an email or give us a call @ 800.550.2052

Recommended Security Practices

It seems like every day we read about a new hack where somebody has lost personally identifiable information.   

There are primarily three reasons why these breaches are successful;

  • inadequate information security policies requiring best practice security credentials, or
  • inadequate policies requiring keeping their software and environments patched with new releases of software from their vendors, or
  • having good policies but ignoring them.

Click below to listen to John Burgess discuss basic security policies

If you’re interested in assessing your company’s IT security policies or need help shoring up your infrastructure, send us an email, or give us a call @ 800.550.2052

Password Security Basics

Having a strong password is your first line of defense.   

Click below to listen to John Burgess discuss the importance of strong passwords and how to come up with a way to manage all of your passwords.

If you’re interested in strengthening your companies IT security policies, send us an email, or give us a call @ 800.550.2052

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