IC University Blog

Customer Case Study- First National Bank of Ely

Posted by Lauren on May 1, 2018 11:01:00 AM

First National Bank of Ely Nevada Finally Finds Relief with a Managed Network and Hosted Server Plan

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Topics: Managed Services, Hosting Services, network management, Customer Case Study

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi

Posted by Lauren on Jan 5, 2018 10:26:11 AM

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi


When I was trying to decide what the next topic should be for my blog post I knew one thing, it had to do with hacking. As I rummaged through the vast internet, there was one topic that popped up, and it immediately had my full attention. I wanted to learn just how easy it is to steal information from unsuspecting victims while using public wi-fi. I also was interested in the applications and tools that are needed. Well, one hop over to YouTube, forty minutes, and a cup of coffee later you could say that I believe I am now an expert.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Hacking

5 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe On Social Media

Posted by Lauren on Nov 21, 2017 10:26:48 AM


5 Tips To Keep Your

Child Safe on Social Media 


I enjoy social media, it is the first thing I check after waking up and the last thing I check when going to bed. Could be in part because I am a Millennial, or maybe because I am also a marketer. More than ever people are signing up for different social media apps. According to estimates, there are 1.96 billion social media users worldwide with an estimated growth to 2.5 billion by 2018. That is a lot of people, and many of them are young vulnerable children that don't completely realize how dangerous the internet is. In this blog post I will be giving out safety tips and some provoking thoughts you may not have considered. Make sure your child is safe online. Be nosy parents; I give you the go ahead!   

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Topics: Safety Tips, Social Media

10 Tips for Secure Online Holiday Shopping

Posted by Lauren on Nov 8, 2017 10:59:00 AM


10 Tips for Secure Online Holiday Shopping 


The holiday season is quickly approaching, and more than ever consumers are shopping online. Adobe Analytics believe that 2017 will be the first year that holiday shopping breaks $100B, predicting 13.8% growth year-on-year to $107.4B. With that large of a number, you can bet the bad guys are going to try to cash in on your private information. I am offering some advice on how to stay safe when purchasing online. 


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Topics: Secure Online Shopping, Safety Tips

The Importance of Risk Assessments

Posted by Lauren on Nov 1, 2017 2:49:18 PM


What is a Risk Assessment?

A risk assessment can help identify critical events that could impact your organization, some of which you may not have taken into consideration. This includes the amount of time needed to recover and restore operations and assessing the likelihood of that event happening, and the severity of the event. If your business doesn't have a Business Continuity Plan for disaster recovery, you can download our templatehere.

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Topics: Risk Assessments, Disaster Recovery, Compliance

Cloud Computing: Which Option Is Best For You?

Posted by Lauren on Oct 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM


What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.

In this blog post, I will be breaking down the difference between the cloud types, explaining their benefits and their disadvantages. 

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Server Hosting