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Why Patch Management (aka Software Updates) is Critical to Data Security

According to Techopedia, “A patch is a software update comprised code inserted (or patched) into the code of an executable program. Typically, a patch is installed into an existing software program. Patches are often temporary fixes between full releases of a software package.” Put simply, patches correct known vulnerabilities in software including operating systems and Read more…

What is a Secure Internet Gateway and Why Every Business Needs One

A new layer of security Once upon a time, if your PCs sat behind a firewall, were running an AV client, and your email was scanned before it got to you, that was all you needed to stay relatively safe. All three of those security layers remain part of the top seven steps necessary to Read more…

What You Need to Know About Firewalls

Do you (still) need a firewall? The short answer is yes, your business still needs a firewall at your office location(s) defined by JPMerc at any location where data is housed (beyond that which is on end user devices) and/or if two or more people work at that location regularly. While it’s true that a Read more…

7 Steps to Protect Yourself from Data Breaches

Data breaches are becoming more and more prevalent in the business world. Organizations are finding themselves continuously exposed to new types of cyber attacks, leaving them desperate for immediate recovery against the detrimental effects that data breaches can cause. While there is no foolproof system stopping all data breaches from occurring, there are a few Read more…