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User Authentication Primer for Managers

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Information in many ways is the most powerful asset that companies acquire, retain, and use on a daily basis as they provide products and services to their customers. Intellectual property, customer information, personnel files, marketing research, financials, source code, product designs, and business plans are but a few of the kinds of data that keep a company running on a day-to-day basis. Making sure access to this valuable data is controlled and limited to those individuals who are authorized to view, change, or manage this information is critical to ensure that confidential assets are not exposed and accessed by the wrong person. In today’s world, many bad actors, from individuals …

2015 IT Survey and Contest

Biscom wants to hear from you! Complete our IT survey and be entered to win: First Prize: Your choice of either an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 Second Prize: A $100 Amazon gift card Third Prize: One of 10 $50 Amazon gift cards 2014 was an exciting year for Biscom. We announced the launch of our enterprise file sync and share solution, Verosync. We also launched Biscom Secure File Transfer 5.0 that sports a fresh user interface and HTML 5 drag and drop file support.  The year also saw significant enhancements in our flagship FAXCOM fax products as we continue to strive to be the leader in secure document delivery. Our customers are always at …

Windows Server 2003 support ending

Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows Server 2003 along with Windows XP on July 14, 2015. Companies with need to start planning their migration before the deadline, and will need to make sure their fax server is running the most current version of Microsoft server. During this transition, it may be worth taking a look at virtual server solutions.  Virtual fax servers are quickly becoming the standard platform of choice, as corporations are making the shift from physical servers and locally-installed client applications to such virtualization technologies as VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, XenServer and Citrix. To learn more about virtualizing your fax server, please visit http://www.biscom.com/solutions/virtualization/

Your Corporate Data – Are Former Employees Taking it With Them?

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An article in Help Net Security summarized results from a survey of 1,000 professionals of organizations with over 3,000 employees. The survey asked participants to answer questions about their use of cloud-based applications for document storage and sharing. While it is no suprise to learn that many large organizations still allow the sharing of corporate data via cloud-based services, the alarming part of the survey centers around the intentions of employees after they leave the company. The survey reported that 20% of those surveyed have uploaded corporate data to a cloud application with the intention of sharing it outside the organization and a high percentage of users could still access that data …