Who Is CCI? | What makes us stand out?

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You might wonder who we are, and what makes us stand out. CCI stands for Communication Concepts, Inc. We are a team who provide IT and cybersecurity solutions to businesses. We’re more commonly known as an IT or Managed Service Provider. If you want to learn more about our team and our founding, check out our About Us page. How … Read More

Risk – Part 3: Default Credentials

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Today, we’re going to look at a very easy method that businesses and organizations can use to lessen the amount of risk of a cyber attack or a virus “infection.” You may be thinking, “What is it?” Well, one area that is commonly overlooked is ‘default credentials’ for new devices. Default credentials are the administrative logins and passwords that come … Read More

Risk – Part 2: Should I make everyone an administrator?

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As we previously discussed in a blog post, “We face risk every day. Some risks we can avoid and others we can’t,” but today, we’re going to talk about one area where you have a little more control and the ability to lessen the overall risk. Let’s start off asking a question… Who has domain administrator access on your business … Read More

You are facing risk! | Cybersecurity and Viruses

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RISK: “expose (someone or something valued) to danger, harm, or loss.” (dictionary.com)  We face risk every day. Some risks we can avoid and others we can’t. When we drive a car, we risk a possible accident or maybe getting stranded if the car breaks down. Risk is a fact of life.  As many know, a fountain pen is more prone to leak versus … Read More

NIST Releases Guidance Solutions for PACS Ecosystem

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Given how medical providers struggle with ensuring their data is safe, something had to be done to offer guidance. Read this blog about a new cybersecurity plan.   The picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is an ecosystem that stores images that are gathered from medical imaging technology. This ecosystem offers a convenient platform where medical providers can store and … Read More

Want To Drastically Enhance Your Small Business Cybersecurity?

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No matter how secure you may be right now, you could always be doing more. Have you double-checked your cybersecurity lately? Review the best practices below to strengthen your small business cybersecurity. When everything is going well, the last thing you want to do is think about what will happen when something goes wrong. It’s not necessary to dwell on … Read More

Downtime Is Extremely Expensive – Can You Actually Afford It?

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Downtime is bad for business. Whether you agree or not, it’s a fact – just a couple years ago, small businesses with up to 50 million in annual revenue reported that just a single hour of downtime cost them $8,600. Why Does Downtime Cost So Much? The main cost of downtime is not the fix itself, it’s the halt in … Read More