The Digital Danger: Why Healthcare is a Prime Target For Cybercriminals

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The adoption of new technologies in healthcare has made the industry a prime target for cybercriminals. Mainstream media outlets spend a good amount of time discussing the cyber vulnerabilities of small businesses and individuals but largely ignore the looming threat hackers present to healthcare organizations—and that’s a mistake. The healthcare sector has been affected by more data breaches than any …

Cybersecurity Checklist – Part 2: How do you Manage?

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In last week’s blog, we discussed the most basic layer of security you can implement as you build your defense. This week, we explore the different controls you can put in place to manage your assets, users, and vendors. Asset Management – Every piece of hardware and software in your business is an asset. Tracking those assets is essential to …

The Future of Work: How Collaboration Has Changed The Workplace

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Collaboration technologies and the BYOD revolution have permanently altered the workplace—here’s how. From our phones and mobile devices to our healthcare, homes and now even cars, innovations in technology are changing every aspect of our lives—including how we work. The BYOD revolution has blurred the lines between work and personal time and today most professionals consider themselves accessible for work …

Cybersecurity Checklist Part 1 – The Basics

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Every business is a target for a cyberattack these days. It’s important to have a list of best practices to keep your environment and network secure. Over the next 8 weeks, we’ll share with you the items that should be part of your cybersecurity checklist to help you build a layered defense. This week we focus on the most basic …

The Future of Healthcare is In Collaboration—Here Are 4 Reasons Why

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Collaboration technologies improve the experience for both patients and healthcare providers. Digital transformation is an often-discussed topic in tech circles but the conversation is rarely focused on healthcare. Digital technologies, specifically those related to collaboration, are helping to transform and improve the experience for both patients and healthcare providers nationwide. The future of healthcare is in collaboration; keep reading to …

Carolinas IT Welcomes Tyler Hunt to Managed Services!

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Carolinas IT is pleased to welcome Tyler Hunt! Tyler joins Carolinas IT as an intern on the Managed Services team. Originally from Greensboro, NC, Tyler is new to the IT industry. He currently has an A+ certification and is working on his Network+ and Security+ certifications. Tyler is part of the TechHire Program that is sponsored jointly by NC Works …

Employee Spotlight – Kelly Booker

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Kelly Booker is our Purchasing and Facilities Manager at Carolinas IT. The longest-tenured employee besides CEO Mark Cavaliero, Kelly has been with Carolinas IT for 18 years. “I was here when we had about 5 engineers and they hand wrote service tickets,” she said. “It’s been great to see how much we have grown with all the departments that have …

Don’t be a Victim – 5 Social Engineering Scams to Avoid

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Social engineering, the art of manipulating people to give up confidential information, has become a more prevalent practice among hackers today. Hackers can obtain personal information or sensitive data through various actions. Here are the five social engineering attacks you should be wary of: Phishing – The most common form of social engineering, phishing attacks solicit sensitive information such as …

Why Your Business Needs to Improve its Cybersecurity Practices TODAY

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Cybersecurity is on the tip of every business leaders’ tongue yet most companies are still too slow to react. We’ve been talking about cybersecurity a lot this year and don’t plan to stop. Why? Because the vast majority of organizations still don’t’ get it. Most companies continue to make poor decisions when it comes to their cybersecurity. Even highly publicized …

Sticking it to the Stick – The Danger of USB Drives

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Years ago, USB drives were the best thing since sliced bread. The USB drive offered the convenience of extra storage that also served as a means of quickly moving files from one computer to another. It was a game-changer in terms of storage and saving files. No more saving to floppy disks and burning to CDs; just stick in your …