Phishing – How Many Ways Can You Be Baited?

Every data breach and online attack seems to involve some kind of phishing attempt to steal password credentials, to launch fraudulent transactions, or to trick someone into downloading malware. According to a Verizon cybersecurity report, an attacker sending out 10 phishing emails has a 90 percent chance that one person will fall for it. Do…
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Are Your Vendors Putting You at Risk?

There are numerous security risks that come from giving third-party vendors access to your network and data. According to the Ponemon Institute, 49% of companies had a data breach caused by a third-party vendor. In fact, hackers themselves admit that contractors are often their primary target. Some of the most devastating breaches in the past…
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M.A. Polce Employees Enjoy Comets Game Courtesy of Mohawk Valley Materials (MVM)

Some of our employees and their families enjoyed the Utica Comets game last Wednesday night courtesy of Mohawk Valley Materials! We got to check out the new suites and enjoyed a great night of hockey! Go Comets! Thank you Mohawk Valley Materials for a great night out.


New & Exciting Hardware from Cisco!

New hardware releases are common in the technology field, but very few of these new hardware releases get me as excited as a couple of the products that Cisco has recently announced! Similar to other vendors, Cisco has released a variety of new technologies and solutions to kick off the new year. However, I’m most…
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How Secure Will You Be Shopping This Holiday Season?

It’s almost that time of year again! The two busiest shopping days of the year are upon us, and while you’re out looking for the best deals, identity thieves are just as busy trying to steal your financial information. To help yourself stay secure, keep the following tips in mind while shopping both online or in…
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M.A. Polce Supports Kids Oneida’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Kids Oneida recently celebrated 20 years of Keeping Families Together and we could not be happier to support such an outstanding organization. On October 26th, Kids Oneida hosted their celebration at 171 Genesee Street in Downtown Utica. M.A. Polce representatives celebrated with Kida Oneida as they honored the Founders and celebrated the past 20 years…
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M.A. Polce Attends the Cisco FY 2018 Appreciation and Briefing Event

Senior Account Manager, Kelly and Solutions Architect, Nick attended the Cisco FY 2018 Appreciation and briefing event today in Rochester! They also got some cool Cisco swag!


OpenDNS: A Cloud-Based Security Solution for Your Business

  Cisco Umbrella, also know as OpenDNS, is a cloud based security solution that is designed to protect users while they are browsing the web.  While being filtered through the Cisco Umbrella cloud, users can surf the net with confidence knowing that they are being protected by one of the most comprehensive web security solutions…
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Third Party Apps – How Secure Are They?

Third-party apps—we all use them, but do you really know the security concerns surrounding them? Many of them request access to your personal information. This includes access to your location, photos, contacts and messages. What’s worrisome is that these apps can be vulnerable to digital snoops, data breaches, and real-world thieves. The recent trend towards…
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Meraki Makes It Possible to Do More with Less

When speaking to other professionals in the information technology business, it seems everyone has the same problem. They are expected to do more with less.  Be more productive with less time. Provide better computing environments with less of a budget.  Service more employees with less staff. I’m sure everyone who has been in this situation…
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