Happy Monday! We just wanted to send out a reminder to all our clients that are currently using Microsoft Windows Operating System 7 or Microsoft Windows 2008 and 2008R Server software that end of life is coming up January 14, 2020. What does this mean to you? Below we put together an explanation of each. […]
As with every organization, job functions vary by department, but we all share one common responsibility: protecting the private data of our clients, customers, partners, and co-workers.
Employee Security Training Human-error; we talk about it all the time, but what exactly do we mean? Human-error occurs when an individual performs a task or does something with an unintended outcome. It’s easy to point the finger at employee’s as being an organization’s weakest link, but without appropriate security awareness training provided by the […]
How Does the Dark Web Impact Small to Medium Size Businesses Identity theft is an unfortunate occurrence that is all too familiar with most business owners, but do those individuals know where the compromised data will end up? Often, these business owners are unaware of the virtual marketplace where stolen data is purchased and […]
Last month we talked about Cyber-Security and how Small and Medium-sized businesses are prime targets to cyber-attacks. We wanted to follow-up with creative ways on how these attacks are happening. So, in this segment we wanted to share a little bit about passwords and how important it is to have a great Password Policy.
Cyber-Attacks Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the prime targets for cyber-attacks because they tend to be easier targets. They’re often less secure and unprepared for attack. Think about burglars that go after houses where they know no one is home. With more cyber crime automation and the rise of hacking kits, the […]
Many users have reported recent hardware issues related to the Windows 7 updates. Check out below the symptoms, cause, and what you can do about it. Symptom: Not being able to use a device, connect to the internet, or you see an error related to your hardware. These devices could include network adapters, your mouse, keyboard, […]
ISSUE Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer, including workstations and servers (and yes, even Apple iOS and MACs!) […]
By Michael Knoll Aside from various blog and forum posts regarding the Windows 10 Creators Update (Update 1703), we have seen some real-life issues arise. These are not life threatening to your Windows 10 operating system, but they can range from just plain annoying to temporarily crippling. When our first customer reported issues after the […]
According to a recent article published by NBC News, Ransomware is now officially a Billion-dollar-a-year crime – and GROWING! If you weren’t already aware, Ransomware is this: “A family of malware that blocks access to a PC, server or mobile device, or encrypts all the data stored on that machine. It’s typically delivered via malicious […]