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Keith Smith

With great service and amazing people its no wonder that Aabyss is an industry leader in delivering winning technology standards. It is my goal to drive our business forward by delivering the very best insights to individuals looking to implement progression.

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The Tale of Ali Baba Is Why We All Need Multi-Factor Authentication!

on 13-Jun-2019 11:56:14 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity
One day, Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter is out hard at work chopping wood in the forest, when he is suddenly distracted. Paying closer attention, he overhears a band of thieves gaining access to a magical cave containing vast treasures. Equipped with the secret password he waits until they depart and makes for the entrance of the magic cave. Once upon it, he merely repeats the words “Open Sesame” and with that enters and makes off with the treasure.
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Email Security Best Practice Guide

on 04-Dec-2018 13:06:59 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Security Tips & Tricks
Despite the ever-increasing amount of communication applications, email remains and is likely to remain the primary method of communicating important information between employees and customers. We use it to verify our identity, send our thanks or apologies, invoices, offers, and information amongst many other vital things. It is something we demand and depend upon if we are to interact smoothly with our partners and clients. Yet many of us don’t require or at least practice security standards that befit such an essential and often sensitive act. Startling is that the writing is on the wall when it comes to email security!
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What To Consider When Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication

on 28-Nov-2018 13:01:00 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Password
  Trust is placed in friends and family and earned by those we don’t know. Our communities depend on it and will not arise spontaneously without it. Trust is an integral part of our lives. Problematic is that in today's hectic business environment, we are often forced to interact at a moment's notice with people we just don’t know. We may be required to admit them access to critical infrastructure that underpins the very foundation of our business. Even when we know them, do we really know it's them we are interacting with the entire time?
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How To Know And What to Do When Your Password Is Compromised - 2018

on 23-Nov-2018 09:11:00 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Password Security
Malicious actors are unscrupulous and will invest large amounts of time attempting to profit from your personal information. Unfortunately, it is estimated over half a billion stolen passwords are floating around on the internet, many of them on sale to the highest bidder. Being on the receiving end of this illicit trade, can be life-changing. But its not all bad news! Thankfully there are helpful practices you can implement right now to mitigate this problem. Here’s our guide on how to know and what to do when your password is compromised.
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We Made the Hall of Fame

on 21-Nov-2018 10:08:55 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Aabyss News IT News
 Fantastic news! We are now Hall of Famers! We are delighted to be able to share with you all our latest award that we picked up at DattoCon18 in Barcelona! Creating and helping our clients implement disruptive business models is our purpose here at Aabyss, and we literally travel the globe to achieve it!
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10 Best Practice Password Tips

on 20-Nov-2018 09:52:23 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Password Security
‘00000000’ – Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile launch code Alarmingly at one time, the U.S. had no secret launch codes on its nuclear missiles at all. Then in 1962, the White House had them installed in an attempt to bring some sense of security. Despite the strong objections of the U.S. Strategic Air Command who bemoaned that the extra protection may affect deployability speeds, the codes became a reality. However, to effectively circumvent the White House directive, the “secret unlock codes” were set to eight zeros.
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Culture Eats Strategy

on 15-Nov-2018 09:35:47 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Management Strategy
Why do certain people and businesses succeed where others fail? Why do certain people and businesses find success consistently and repeatedly while others don't?
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Liverpool can help lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution

on 13-Nov-2018 11:35:18 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Connectivity IT News Technology
For Liverpool the future is exciting! Last week the Aabyss team attended the 2018 Liverpool City Region Digital Summit hosted by LCR Activate, and what an event it was.
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