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Andre Schafer

Andre Schafer is a Technical Account Manager at Standard Office Systems. He has spent his entire career in the Office Technology and IT fields. For nearly 30 years, he has held various roles, including Technician, Trainer, Analyst, and Account Manager. Andre’s focus has always been to understand his customers' business needs to provide the appropriate technologies and services.
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Recent Posts

Can a Printer Be Hacked?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 30/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

PRINTER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

With all the Internet-connected devices that now exist, it seems that almost any device can be targeted by a hacker. Can a printer be hacked? As a Managed Service Provider and printer dealer, our combined expertise in the.

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Finance Industry Cyber Security [5 Tips + More]

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 16/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5.5 MIN READ

The finance, healthcare, and legal industries are frequently targeted for cyber attacks and are also subject to multiple data privacy regulations, which makes the task of effective and compliant cyber security difficult. .

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Importance of Data Privacy in Healthcare + 3 Data Security Tips

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 03/ 12/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

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4 Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 02/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

According to IDX, 89% of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach in the past two years, which points to a larger issue surrounding current IT processes within healthcare organizations. What are some of the.

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5 Remote Work Security Solutions

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 02/ 23/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE WORK | 5 MIN READ

Cyber security is almost more important in a remote office, seeing as business operations and communication can quickly become fractured and less efficient when employees aren't all physically in the same location. As a .

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What Does a Managed Service Provider [MSP] Do?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 02/ 19/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 7 MIN READ

While there are multiple types of Managed Service Providers, in this article we will cover how specifically a Managed Service Provider for IT monitors for and removes cyber threats, ensures data security and data privacy.

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Worst Passwords of 2020 + 3 Password Creation Tips

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 01/ 15/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6.5 MIN READ

While you may think that your passwords are relatively secure, one of you or your employees' passwords may have unknowingly made NordPass' 2020 Worst Passwords List. Weak passwords can lead to financial fraud, data.

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Vendor Management: What is It and How Can MSP's Help?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 12/ 25/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 4.5 MIN READ

Vendor management prevents business stagnation by ensuring the best contracts and offerings. As a Managed IT Services Provider (MSP), we employ vendor management best practices to best assist our clients in meeting.

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How to Secure Home Wi-Fi [7 Tips]

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 12/ 22/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Your home's Wi-Fi network may not be as secure as you think. As a Managed Service Provider, we assist offices in remote transitions, which involves securing these employees' work devices and data that are connected to their.

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Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS): Why Your Remote Office Needs It

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 10/ 27/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE OFFICE | 5 MIN READ

When businesses plan for a transition to a remote environment, many think about how to properly configure VPN's and office phones. However, what about desktops? At some companies, not every employee has a desktop, which can.

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Small Business IT Solutions: 3 Options to Pick From

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 09/ 29/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6.5 MIN READ

According to a 2018 report compiled by Verizon, 58% of cyber attack victims were small businesses. While many may think that large corporations are the main target, they aren't. This is because SMB's have less resources.

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