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North Carolina Experiences Huge Jump in Data Breach in 2017

To say that 2017 was a bad year for cyber security is an understatement. Security breaches were national news this year, with vulnerabilities at Equifax and Uber leading the evening news. And North Carolina businesses were not immune to the problem. In North Carolina, the Theft Protection Act of 2005 requires that businesses report any [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: BITS News|Tags: |0 Comments

What can we learn about cyber-security from Equifax?

If you haven't heard the particulars on the Equifax debacle, let me fill you in. There is a lesson to be learned for every business or institution possessing sensitive information. You may remember that the credit agency had a very serious hack in May or June of 2017. This hack affected over 143 million Americans [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: BITS News|Tags: , |0 Comments

It’s Finally Here! See the Birth…

After 8.5 hours of hard labor at M3 on St. Patrick’s Day, our newborn officially arrived at 3:20pm, weighing in at a hefty 4,621 pounds. Under trusted and constant care, Team M3 delivered a bright, healthy and colorful addition to the Beacon family.  We are so thankful for all the attention we are receiving for our carefully wrapped [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: BITS News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

BITS Blog – A Technical Blog for the Non-Technical

Welcome to the Beacon IT Services (BITS) blog.  My name is Ryan Bowles, Account Executive for BITS. This blog is intended to be a resource for small/medium sized businesses to help better take control of their IT.  You will notice that my title does not include any words like Network, Systems, Engineer, or Administrator (even [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Computer Related, BITS News, IT Services|0 Comments