Darren Crane

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You Risk Losing $2.5 Million if Your Business Isn't Using Passwords Properly

Posted by Darren Crane on Nov 19, 2019 1:15:06 PM
 
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Is your business using passwords as a part of your cybersecurity strategy? You should be.
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Topics: cybersecurity, passwords

What is Multifactor Authentication and Why You Should Use It

Posted by Darren Crane on Nov 15, 2019 11:11:46 AM

what-is-multifactor-authentication (1)MFA (Multifactor Authentication) or TFA (Two-Factor Authentication) is a security feature included on many websites and apps that you should be using. It protects the most important asset that you have: your information.

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Topics: cybersecurity

DLC Joins Initiative Promoting Online Privacy and Safety

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 24, 2019 3:20:01 PM

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DLC Technology is proud to be a Champion for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

DLC announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held 

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Topics: cybersecurity, vCIO

HIPAA Security and Privacy

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 18, 2019 10:48:00 PM
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If you don't have a privacy officer, a privacy policy and proof that you have adhered to that policy, you may not be as HIPAA compliant as you believe.

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Topics: HIPAA

Time for a Server Upgrade?

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 14, 2019 10:47:00 PM
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Tips and tricks to evaluate a server replacement proposal.

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Topics: upgrade, planning, vCIO

Finding Hidden Savings

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 7, 2019 10:41:00 PM
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How to find big hidden money in your telephone bills.

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Topics: planning, vCIO, telecom

Time to Upgrade!

Posted by Darren Crane on Oct 2, 2019 10:36:00 PM
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How and when to replace your aging fleet of machines.

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Topics: upgrade, planning, vCIO

Password importance and Comcast's lesson

Posted by Darren Crane on Mar 5, 2019 4:35:04 AM

Recently it was revealed that Comcast, on their Xfinity mobile platform, used a default PIN of "0000" on all accounts to restrict the porting of phone numbers.  Once this was made known, customers were having their numbers stolen - or ported - to other carriers without their permission.

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Topics: cybersecurity, news, passwords

About Darren (and CraneOnTech)

Posted by Darren Crane on Mar 1, 2019 2:12:00 PM

Truth be told, I purchased the CraneOnTech.com domain name over a year ago.  Since then I’ve often pondered what in the world to do with the domain.  Did I really want to be another Kevin 

Rose or Leo LaPorte?  Not really.  But what I did want to do was have a forum where thoughts and ideas regarding technology could be expressed, challenged and discussed.  My perspectives are sometimes not mainstream, so you won’t hear much of the standard “IT Sales Guy fear, uncertainly and doubt” chatter here.  I prefer to be based in real-world applications of technology while at the same time being mindful of future implications.

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