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The ICN operates a private (closed) state-of-the-art fiber optic Network that provides telecommunications services to authorized and certified users.

Post Date:
02/14/2020

During the weeks leading up to the Iowa Caucus, ICN coordinated service requests from a variety of state government agencies for temporary services at several locations on the Capitol Complex.

Post Date:
02/06/2020

Data breaches, ransomware, viruses, credential theft. These are all unfortunate risks associated with online activity. Hopefully you will never have to experience a security breach or hacked account. But as the saying goes…It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

Post Date:
01/23/2020

Research firm Gartner, Inc highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrast

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01/08/2020

Practicing good security habits at the office and at home can help employees continue to think about how to keep their information safe when online. As cyberattacks grow in frequency and sophistication, here are five ways to protect your data.

Enable Multi-Factor Authentication

Post Date:
12/17/2019

ICN has successfully completed its migration to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform using CenturyLink’s Unified Communications (UC) solution. The platform migration included moving over 8,000 phones for 168 authorized customers.

Post Date:
11/13/2019

Bad habits die hard, according to SplashData’s eighth annual list of Worst Passwords of the Year. "123456" and "password" are the most commonly used passwords of 2018. SplashData created the list for 2018 by compiling data from five million leaked passwords.

Post Date:
10/16/2019

It’s never too late to begin to learn about cybersecurity. Here is our list of resources to help our users become more cyber aware.

Post Date:
10/08/2019

Employees empowered with the resources and knowledge to protect your organization from cyber threats is one of the best lines of defense you can have.

Post Date:
09/04/2019

Cyber-attacks are increasing in record numbers. Cybersecurity statistics give readers a better idea of the current state of overall security.

Post Date:
07/16/2019

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