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IT Defense In Depth Part I

     In the 1930s, France built a trench network called the Maginot Line to rebuff any invasion. The philosophy was simple: if you map out all the places an enemy can attack, and lay down a lot of men and fortifications at those places, you can rebuff any attack. The...

Data Security: A People Problem

    Phishing Scams – A People ProblemThere are some things that only people can fix. There are many security risks to which your data is susceptible, but there is one method that remains a wonderfully effective hacking tool. That is the phishing scam. This is a...

Meltdown & Spectre Patch Update Impact

Current Status on Meltdown and Spectre Patching As previously mentioned, we cannot do anything about the physical issues with processors which has led to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. However, Microsoft has started issuing patches that will mitigate the...

Spectre & Meltdown Update

A WORD OF WARNING: HACKERS ARE RELEASING E-MAILS THAT SAY YOU CAN UPDATE YOUR SYSTEMS BY CLICKING ON A LINK IN THE E-MAIL. DO NOT DO THAT! WE ARE HANDLING THE UPDATES AND THESE E-MAILS ARE TROJANS THAT WILL INFECT YOUR SYSTEMS. Just a quick note to let you know we are...

January 2018 Tech Updates

Project Tasking Review The workload for the last Quarter of 2017 was unexpected to say the least. We ended up with more client systems work in those three months than the rest of the year combined and we’re still dealing with the overflow plus several new...