Illinois Based RWK IT Services Shares Tips To Protect Online Information At Annual Event

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Recently, the Frankfort, Illinois-based RWK IT Services, a company offering informational technology solutions to small and medium sized enterprise markets, educated the public about protecting their online files during Annual Shred Event hosted by Town Center Bank in Frankfort .

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Jeff Reiter, owner of RWK IT Services, gives a presentation on cybersecurity to an audience at Aurelio’s Pizza in Frankfort.

Today, not paying attention to your online security is like leaving your car windows open with your purse on the seat.

Recently, the Frankfort, Illinois-based RWK IT Services, a company offering informational technology solutions to small and medium sized enterprise markets, educated the public about protecting their online files during Annual Shred Event hosted by Town Center Bank in Frankfort .

Held at Aurelio’s Pizza in Frankfort, Jeff Reiter, RWK’s owner, presented a free cybersecurity seminar filled with much information and tips. Reiter’s 30 years in cybersecurity have led him to conclude that this period is the most vulnerable time in hacking history.

“Today, not paying attention to your online security is like leaving your car windows open with your purse on the seat,” he said.

The company is very aware of the growing threats of the Dark Web—the part of the World Wide Web that is only accessible by means of special software, allowing users and website operators to remain anonymous or untraceable. Most people don’t know that the Dark Web is 550 times larger than the surface/searchable web and that half of it is criminal. According to Federation of American Scientists, 99 percent of businesses aren’t protected, and 85 percent of businesses with less than 1,000 employees have already been hacked and don’t realize it. To help its clients, the company developed its Dark Web ID, a 24-hour monitoring system that can detect threats to homes and businesses before they infiltrate. RWK does not charge to run a check that determines if a system—or even an email—has been hacked.

“Cybersecurity is a really important topic that any individual, business, or municipality has to take seriously. I am happy to give my time,” Reiter said.

The momentum of this event leads straight into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October. It was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. There is more information at the website https://staysafeonline.org/

About RWK IT Services
We are a team of diverse and driven professionals working at the pace of innovation. At RWK we have had a 20-year obsession over empowering organizations to do what they do better, and after all of this time we find ourselves more obsessed with that mission every day. The difference maker in any IT organization are the individuals behind the mess of technology. We believe streamlining technology to work to our advantage, can empower any organization to truly excel at what they do. In the last two decades, humanity has begun largest technological revolution in human history. As technology dramatically changes day to day, RWK works at the pace of innovation to be a pivot point in every organization that we have partnered with. So that as we innovate in our field, we are empowering the progress of everyone who works with us. For more information, visit https://www.rwksolvesit.com/

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