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The Identity Bridge feature in RapidIdentity creates a secure network connection from the Cloud IDaaS tenant to your on-premise services such as a database or AD. To do this, you will need to set up agents that communicate with the IDaaS infrastructure to host and manage one or more bridges.   An agent may have multiple bridges. The architecture is as...

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Are you running Microsoft Exchange server? Have you installed the latest update for Microsoft Exchange kb5000871? According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC), the Hafnium group, a state-sponsored group operating out of China, is likely behind the rash of exploits of four newly announced vulnerabilities. An exploit of these vulnerabilities could be used to: Create a web shell to...

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We’ve all been there--we sit down at our workstation on a Monday morning, ready to get our week started.  Then, we power on our computer and something goes wrong.  Whether it’s not being able to open your email or another application not allowing you to print, unexpected issues that hold you back from getting your job done can pop up...

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Evaluating Proposals

In this article we build upon the first two articles on “What is stopping you from changing IT providers?”  and dive into the types of proposals. Types of proposals If you invite 10 companies, you are going to get about 3 different proposal types with a wide variety of options.  They will differ mainly in their approach to billing rather...

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Concensus is proud to offer patch management services on a quarterly or monthly basis. But before we get to that, let’s talk about what exactly patch management means, and how it can benefit your business. What is Patch Management? Patch management is the process of managing a network of computers by performing consistent patch deployment to keep all systems up-to-date....

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Data Privacy

Data Privacy Day 2021

| January 28, 2021

Today is Data Privacy Day.  This is an international effort to empower individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.  Better privacy starts with better security.  Here are a few tips to enhance your own privacy by using better security.  ENABLE MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION The best way to secure your online accounts is to enable multi-factor authentication on...

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Computer Health System Audit

In our first blog post, we discussed why change is hard and why you need to formalize your process so that you can compare IT providers.  This second blog in the series will focus on where to start.  What is important? The absolute first thing you need to decide is what is important to you and not to the IT...

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More organizations than not face many challenges when it comes to implementing a cybersecurity program. For instance, how do you create and manage an information program that must reduce risk but also demonstrate compliance to management and outside parties? How do you decipher and track compliance with regulations and frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO 27002, or NYS-DFS? Today, organizations...

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changing it providers

Change is Hard! Change is the only constant in the IT world.  The products that we buy today that are suitable for our needs can become difficult to maintain, difficult to secure, and may lack modern features tomorrow.  Every year and budget cycle we evaluate our software subscriptions, our leases, our telecommunications, our providers, and our assets. Or are we?...

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optimize your doller

Everyone wants to get the most for their money. It’s the smart thing to do. For example, with insurance, we all want the best coverage at a reasonable price. Likewise, when we buy a computer or other device, we want to make sure we get the best possible machine that doesn’t break the bank.  When it comes to IT specifically, there are several technologies and paradigms of service that have become standard and are a dramatic improvement to your bottom-line. Best of...

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