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Christina Southern

Christina Southern is the Marketing Content Manager for C Spire Business. Prior to working in IT marketing, she was a newspaper journalist.
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8 Tips to Stop Password Hackers

By: Christina Southern on Sep 4, 2018 9:26:44 AM

Passwords do not receive the respect they deserve as a first line of defense against threats. Roughly 60 percent of confirmed data breaches involve weak, stolen, or default passwords. Most businesses provide little to no training for employees around selecting secure passwords, so it's no surprise that "123456", "password", "qwerty", and "Star Wars" are commonly used.

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Topics: hacking, cybersecurity

4 IT Strategies for Small Businesses

By: Christina Southern on Aug 23, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Organizations often seek us out when they are struggling with issues like a downed server containing vital business data, a network infrastructure riddled with malware, or poor internet connectivity causing a loss of employee productivity.

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Topics: C Spire News, cybersecurity

Debunking Public Cloud’s Supposed Risks

By: Christina Southern on Aug 20, 2018 1:02:00 PM

Ninety percent of Fortune 500 businesses run on the Microsoft Cloud. Yet research shows that  business and IT professionals are still leery of moving their infrastructure to Public Cloud. “There’s never been a more versatile, secure, and highly visible Cloud option on the market,” said Cloud Solutions Engineer Jordan Helton. “Unfortunately, the journey to Public Cloud has been difficult for some because they didn’t have the right partner helping them through the process. And others are intimidated by Public Cloud giants like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.”

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Topics: public cloud, Cloud, Security

Work-Arounds are Jeopardizing Your Patient Data

By: Christina Southern on Aug 20, 2018 6:32:00 AM

One of the greatest challenges healthcare organizations face today is clinical application interoperability – the communication between computer systems, applications, or software to allow them to work in conjunction with one another.

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Topics: HIPAA, Healthcare, Security

The C Spire Trifecta

By: Christina Southern on Aug 13, 2018 2:37:00 PM


 

Where Does Your IT Provider Rank?

Each year, the IT industry ranks its top cloud service providers, managed service providers, and value-added resellers.

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Topics: awards, C Spire News

Giant Conference Center The Mill Achieves Reliable Connectivity with C Spire

By: Christina Southern on Aug 13, 2018 8:41:09 AM

The Mill at Mississippi State University is gigantic, with 12,000 square feet of event space, 17,000 square feet of office space, and thousands of visitors each year. 

When the conference center and hotel knew it needed the best internet connectivity on the market, it turned to IT powerhouse C Spire Business.
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Topics: technology, Videos


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