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Five Reasons to Outsource Your IT
Posted on 5/3/2017 9:28:48 AM by Chris Claudio

Technology solutions are ever changing, increasingly complex and play a vital role in your business. Regardless of your industry, technology is most likely not optional but rather a complex, ever changing and essential part of a successful operation. However, the increasing complexity of technology solutions over the past decade has made it even harder for an in-house IT team to have sufficient expertise to meet an organization's IT needs.

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Winxnet Security Team Review: WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Posted on 5/15/2017 8:49:19 AM by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian

Well before Friday's news of the global ransomware attack, my team has been keeping a watchful eye on the increasing size, scope and frequency of these types of events. Their deployment and resulting chaos might feel like big news, but it is something that we have been talking about for years.

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Ransomware Update from the Healthcare IT Team
Posted on 5/17/2017 8:47:59 AM by Judi Grassi

As a healthcare administrator or worker, you likely have "WannaCry" fatigue, however after fielding numerous questions and concerns from my friends and clients in the healthcare industry, I felt the need to offer a Winxnet Healthcare IT Team update on the issue.

As our Security Team pointed out this week (and many times before that), the controls to limit your risk remain the same, regardless of industry. However, because of the potential for breaches of PHI, the stakes and stress are a bit higher in the healthcare industry.

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Google Doc Email Phishing Scam
Posted on 5/17/2017 8:47:59 AM by Judi Grassi

Last week, a dangerous email phishing attack made the rounds at multiple organizations that use Google for email as well as thousands of personal Gmail customers.

The scam starts with an email from a known contact, which states that the person has shared a Google Doc with you.

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In this issue:
May 2017
Five Reasons to Outsource Your IT
Winxnet Security Team Review: WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Ransomware Update from the Healthcare IT Team
Google Doc Email Phishing Scam
Upcoming Events:

2017 MTUG IT Summit & Tradeshow
When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 7:30AM to 5PM
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26th Annual James F. Farr Golf Tournament
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Winxnet Customer and Prospect Appreciation Event - Tennessee
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