The Cyber Security Hits Keep Coming
For the July edition of Hanson Headlines for 2017, we continue to study cyber security and the alarming trend of ransomware attacks across the globe; we look at a few recent ransomware attacks here in the United States as well as across the world; and we also take a moment to ponder the future in this month's "Off Topic" segment from TEDx. | Read More »

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Driver Updater Emails
In this brief blog update, we look into exactly what drivers are, why you shouldn't necessarily always update them, and the veracity of Driver Updater emails. | Read More »

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IT Security in the Wake of WannaCry
For the June edition of Hanson Headlines for 2017, I sit down with Chris Ratcliffe for a discussion on proper IT Security protocol for business. We touch on the different types of Malware ("by any other name..."), share an event at Hanson, and include a distressing email from a client. | Read More »

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The IT Security Interview, with Chris Ratcliffe
As the dust settles on the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, people will point fingers and excuses will be made, but an organization’s security comes down to whether or not it is compliant with best practices laid out by IT security professionals around the world. So to learn more about what "best practices" really are and what businesses can do, we spoke with Hanson Information Systems Systems Administrator Chris Ratcliffe. | Read More »

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Chrome Settings Change Instructions
Instructions to correct Chrome/Google accessibility issues on certain websites. | Read More »

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URGENT SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENT - Issues with Google and Chrome
This is an URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT from Hanson Information Systems regarding user experience with Google products. | Read More »

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Hanson Headlines - The Secret of Successful Common-Sense Passwords
For the April issue of Hanson Headlines for 2017, we delve into what it takes to have a truly strong, secure password, the merits and cons of password managers, and a little comic relief. | Read More »

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Hanson Headlines - Why Cyber Security Plans Are a Must Have
In the March issue of Hanson Headlines for 2017, we look at recent trends in cyber attacks around the world in the banking and healthcare industries, and what Hanson can help your organization do to be prepared and stay secure. | Read More »

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Hanson Headlines - How to Stay Safe on the Internet
In the February issue of Hanson Headlines for 2017, we continue to look at privacy and security in the digital world. Specifically, we delve into Data Privacy Day, which this year was on January 28, Safer Internet Day, along with the Ransomware of Things, and share an announcement at Hanson. | Read More »

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Common IT Sense - The 3, 2, 1 Backup Rule
Uncertain conditions shouldn't mean uncertainty when it comes to productivity. The 3, 2, 1 Backup Rule is "common sense" simple, but many people haven't heard of it. Have you? | Read More »

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