Author: Tina Plant, Senior Content Writer

Plant is a Minnesota high tech marketing veteran, telling the story of emerging technologies from graphic accelerator cards and high resolution monitors to hierarchical data storage, digital satellite communications, nanofiber filtration, stormwater management, hydrogen fuel cells, IT managed services, cybersecurity and the continuing evolution of wide area networking.

What is MFA and Why Do We Need It for Cybersecurity?

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What is MFA? MFA stands for multi-factor authentication. It is sometimes referred to as two-factor authentication, 2FA, or dual factor authentication. It is a security enhancement that requires you to present two pieces of information: something you know and something you have. Something you know – this is typically a password or a PIN. Something you have… Read more »

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Security Awareness Training: You Need It Now More Than Ever

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Employees who lack current security awareness training are the weak link in an organization’s network security. Employees are frequently exposed to sophisticated phishing and ransomware attacks. In fact, 91% of successful data breaches started with a spear phishing attack. Employees need to be trained and remain on their toes with security top of mind. Ecessa… Read more »

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