November 2016 Newsletter

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Winxnet Received Favorable SOC 1 Audit
Postedon 11/28/2016 1:45:22 PM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian 

Recently, Winxnet has successfully completed its second SOC 1 - SSAE 16 Type II audit conducted by a certified independent auditor.

Formerly known as a SAS 70, this audit confirms that Winxnet has the right technical controls in place to keep your data safe while providing consistent service. This includes organizational, communication and management practices, risk management controls, monitoring of our security program, strong physical access controls as well as strong system and change management operations.

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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Cyber Security Attacks
Posted on 11/14/2016 9:45:59 AM by Chris Claudio

At the end of October, I had the pleasure of speaking at the 2016 Provider's Council Annual Tradeshow & Expo at the Marriott Copley Place hotel in Boston. This was my first time at the Provider's Council annual event and it was energizing to be around so many professionals and non-profit enthusiasts.

I had the privilege of speaking on 'Cyber Security: How to Avoid Being a Victim of an Attack.' Recently, we can't seem to get away from cyber security attacks so I thought this was a particularly interesting and important topic to discuss. Little did I know that there would be a major cyber security attack just a few days before my presentation.

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Preparing for Cyber Attacks on Election Day
Posted on 11/7/2016 2:58:36 PM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian

Concerns about the possible hacking of the polling equipment for tomorrow's Election Day are growing. While many states have been preparing for other types of voter disruptions, such as hurricanes, blackouts and other natural disasters that would prevent voters from getting to the polls, the U.S. government has also created a few contingency plans against hackers.

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In this issue:
November 2016
Winxnet Received Favorable SOC 1 Audit
How to Avoid Being a Victim of Cyber Security Attacks
Preparing for Cyber Attacks on Election Day
 

On the Moves:

Carl Eagle - Customer Service Agent
Carl Eagle joins Winxnet as a Customers Service Agent in the Portland office. Carl has many years of customer service experience at a variety of businesses including Apple and was most recently a Technical Support Technician. His vast experience in customer service and technical support will help Winxnet provide outstanding customer service to its growing client base.

Jill Murphy - Executive Assistant
Jill Murphy joins Winxnet as an Executive Assistant in the Methuen office. Jill most recently worked as an administrative assistant and prior to that taught preschool. Her vast experience in administrative operations and multi-tasking will help Winxnet provide the best service to its growing client base.

Allissa Wormwood - Executive Assistant
Allissa Wormwood joins Winxnet as an Executive Assistant in the Portland office. Allissa most recently worked as a Customer Service Representative at Aetna and has many years of administrative experience. Her customer service experience and initiative will help Winxnet provide the best service to its growing client base.


About Winxnet
Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software development, and strategic technical advisory services to the private and public sectors. With offices throughout the Eastern United States, Winxnet provides a broad reach with local expertise.
 
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