Latest Windows 10 Update… Codename: Creators Update

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 […]

Ransomware now a BILLION-dollar industry

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 […]

Email Flows and Woes

Many of us live in our email inbox as we communicate with the world.  We expect that, when we hit that send button, our very important message will be delivered.  Then you see something like this: “The message or attachment did not reach the intended recipient(s). Please contact your help desk for assistance” This week McAfee […]

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expires end of July 2016

  Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expires end of July 2016 We receive a fair number of calls from our customers and partners, asking if they should take advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 before the offer is gone. We thought it would be helpful to document our responses and publish to our valued […]

ICANN – Domain Names & Internet Security

This morning I received an email from my domain name registrar asking me to make sure my contact information is correct. It’s that time of year. Because you are the administrative contact for the following domain names registered at GoDaddy as of 11/4/2015, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (and/or the associated ccTLD […]

The Cloud – Part 1

<CSI Onsite will be closed on July 3 in celebration of Independence Day> As our nation recognizes and commemorates its independence, we look up to the clouds to watch the lightshow with fireworks. Pyrotechnicians are trusted to help ensure the safety and satisfaction of all spectators…   As we are looking forward to our celebration in the […]

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

By Virginia Harrison and Jose Pagliery   @CNNTech From money.cnn.com  Companies are struggling to fend off cyber attacks as hackers get faster, sneakier and more creative.New reports from the Internet security teams at Symantec (SYMC, Tech30) and Verizon (VZ, Tech30) provide an alarming picture of how difficult it’s becoming for computer users to stay safe […]