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IT News Brief February 2022

IT News Brief February 2022

In this IT News Brief February 2022: LOG4J: Behavior, Detection, and MitigationLog4j Behavior Detection and Mitigation requires becoming familiar with the Log4Shell vulnerabilities and which systems are accessible. Windows Update Warning: Meraki Client VPN ErrorThe...

IT News Brief January 2022

IT News Brief January 2022

In this IT News Brief January 2022: Putting the ‘Service’ in ‘Managed Security Services Provider’The job of a Managed Security Services Provider is to investigate, identify, and fix every imaginable error and incompatibility that can happen to a customer's network....

IT News Brief December 2021

IT News Brief December 2021

In this IT News Brief December 2021: Security at the PortKeep your data shipping lanes free and clean with effective Security at the Port, an often-overlooked target for breaching network security. URGENT NOTICE: Windows 11Incompatibility with a host of hardware and...

URGENT NOTICE: WINDOWS 11

URGENT NOTICE: WINDOWS 11

We have been monitoring the new OS changes for Windows 11 since its release on October 4th. We have had multiple clients report that after upgrading to the new Windows 11 they are having compatibility issues with existing software and hardware. At this time we do not...

IT News Brief November 2021

IT News Brief November 2021

In this IT News Brief November 2021: Keeping Up with UpdatesKeeping up with updates for your computer system and applications is a never-ending responsibility, and it is easy to put them off. But doing so can mean sudden malfunction, and can also mean your system...

IT News Brief September 2021

IT News Brief September 2021

In this IT News Brief September 2021: Passwords and PromisesAlgorithms crack passwords. But the laws of math, which bad actors will abuse to break passwords and their promises of security, can be used in our favor.  We explain. 2FA and MFAWhat is the distinction...

IT News Brief August 2021

IT News Brief August 2021

In this IT News Brief, August 2021: IT Incident Response PlaybookResponse playbooks for business can cover all sorts of incidents, from natural disaster to sudden loss of and executive. Our focus as an IT service provider would be, of course, on responses to data and...

IT News Brief July 2021

IT News Brief July 2021

In this IT News Brief, July 2021: 2021 Cyber ShiftsThe new need for VPN, Virtual hosts, and RDP, which was brought on by the pandemic and the sudden mandate to work from home, left many businesses and staff unprotected. Where are we now in catching up with security?...

IT News Brief July 2021

IT News Brief June 2021

In this IT News Brief, June 2021: How do you keep an old-but-reliable app to remain functional in Windows 10?Not all Dinosaur apps need to go extinct just yet. Here is how we helped one customer keep it going after a Windows 10 upgrade. Email troubles with Exchange?If...

IT News Brief April 2021

IT News Brief April 2021

In this IT News Brief, April 2021: Virtually Secured SMBsSmall to mid-sized businesses are in the center of the target zone for cyber threat syndicates. How can budget-sensitive businesses afford the security they need? [button...