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Four IT Disaster-Recovery Lessons from the North Texas Tornadoes

Four IT Disaster-Recovery Lessons from the North Texas Tornadoes

On October 20, 2019, multiple tornados touched down across Dallas, including an EF-3 tornado that traveled more than 15 miles while producing winds up to 140 miles per hour. The storm caused an estimated $2 billion in damage, the costliest in Texas history.   THE CHALLENGE The tornado directly hit the headquarters of Texas Colon […]

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Facebook’s $5 Billion Fine: Much More than Just a Financial Loss

Facebook’s $5 Billion Fine: Much More than Just a Financial Loss

by Keith Barthold   Facebook’s recent record-breaking settlement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shows companies why they must be particularly diligent about keeping their client data safe and secure. It’s good business. It reinforces the trust clients place in the hands of companies. And It allows organizations to preserve two important cornerstones of any […]

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Another Healthcare Data Breach: What Can You Learn from IT?

Another Healthcare Data Breach: What Can You Learn from IT?

by Keith Barthold   All three companies in a recent, massive healthcare data breach—with a combined at-risk population of more than 20 million consumers—used American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) as their third-party billing collections service provider, whose online payment pages are responsible for the massive data breach that exposed consumers’ financial, medical, and personal information. […]

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Telemundo 39 calls DKBinnovative for Phishing Attack Advice

Telemundo 39 calls DKBinnovative for Phishing Attack Advice

By Javier Cuevas It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do, or where you work, everyone is vulnerable to phishing attacks. That’s what occurred in a recent phishing attack that confronted Telemundo 39 producer and host, Adriana Lopez. Telemundo 39 immediately contacted DBKinnovative for help. The Problem DBKinnovative was contacted by one of Telemundo […]

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Three Steps to Accelerate IT and Cybersecurity Excellence in 2019

Three Steps to Accelerate IT and Cybersecurity Excellence in 2019

by Keith Barthold I’ve got good news: as someone who works on IT efficiency, productivity, and cybersecurity issues of just about every size and variety, I can tell you that many IT needs can be accomplished relatively seamlessly and with minimal investment. Unfortunately, the type and degree of issues that face companies today are only […]

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10 Cyber Facts That Should Put You on Cyber Alert

10 Cyber Facts That Should Put You on Cyber Alert

10 Cyber Facts That Should Put You on Cyber Alert by Keith Barthold Cybercriminals aren’t just targeting big business anymore; cybercrime has become the number one threat for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as well. And the fact that ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent, sophisticated, and costly should cause wise businesses owners to think […]

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DKBinnovative Ranked Among Top Global Managed Service Providers

DKBinnovative Ranked Among Top Global Managed Service Providers

DKBinnovative Ranked Among Top Global Managed Service Providers DKBinnovative once again ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic, innovative, and forward-thinking managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 is the first, largest, and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel […]

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Enlightening Solutions for the Dark Web

Enlightening Solutions for the Dark Web

Enlightening Solutions for the Dark Web by Keith Barthold Here’s the bad news: ▪  80% of hacking-related breaches leverage either stolen passwords and/or weak, guessable passwords. ▪  85% of businesses with less than 1000 employees have been hacked, and most don’t even know it. ▪  97% of breaches could have been prevented with available technology. Here’s the current state of […]

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HIPAA Wall – A Structure of Safety, Security, and Confidence

HIPAA Wall – A Structure of Safety, Security, and Confidence

In the sometimes-complicated and ever-changing world of healthcare compliance, there are two (at least) rather challenging and undeniable facts: One is that you don’t have a choice as to whether to be HIPAA compliant or not – it’s the law. If you don’t adhere to the provisions of HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and […]

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Demystifying “Spectre” and Putting A Freeze on “Meltdown”

Demystifying “Spectre” and Putting A Freeze on “Meltdown”

DEMYSTIFYING “SPECTRE” AND PUTTING A FREEZE ON “MELTDOWN”  By Keith Barthold While many security threats don’t affect the average worker’s day-to-day experience – you may have not even been aware of a lot of them – the latest two menaces that look to wreak havoc on your computing systems are chip vulnerabilities which are surprisingly […]

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