Securing Devices At Home and Work

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The mass shift to working from home started at the very beginning of the pandemic and is going to be the new normal for the near future. We have blurred the lines between work and home and the same applies to our computers and devices and those in the home using them. So, what is […]

Handling a Digital Crisis

Ask yourself some tough questions – how well can your business withstand a digital crisis? On January 9, 2022, Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida USA had to face the reality that the charting system used by the emergency room was unreachable due to ransomware. The IT Department of the 100-bed facility made the call to […]

Log4J – Why Your Business Needs to Care

Log4j has come up all over business and technology circles lately. What is it and why the need to be concerned? A series of critical flaws in widely used software has cybersecurity experts sounding alarms and major companies scrambling to fix the issues. On December 9, 2021, security researchers discovered a flaw in the code […]

AWS Down, You DID Notice

December 7, 2021 used to be a day that would live in infamy, but this year it is a day that annoyed many Amazon Web Services (AWS) users. It will also vex many more people who did not realize that their most used services all rely on AWS. Robotic vacuum cleaners could not be summoned. […]

Facebook Down – Part 3

On Monday, October 4, 2021, for just over six hours, a large minority of people on the planet were without their foremost and primary access to the Internet – Facebook (now Meta), and all the 80 other companies under its umbrella – which stopped loading updated content, going dark, for almost six hours. For Facebook […]

Facebook Down – Part 2

On Monday, October 4, 2021, for just over six hours, a large minority of people on the planet were without their foremost and primary access to the Internet – Facebook (now Meta), and all of the 80 other companies under its umbrella – which stopped loading new content, essentially going dark, for almost six hours. […]

Facebook Down – Part 1

On Monday, October 4, 2021, for just over six hours, a large minority of people on the planet were without their foremost and primary access to the Internet – Facebook (now Meta), and all of the 78 other companies under its umbrella – which stopped loading new content, essentially going dark, for almost six hours. […]

CentOS is Not a Tech Problem; it is a Business Problem – A Big One

The Demise of CentOS Will Cost Money, Guaranteed If your business runs on CentOS – your CIO, Fractional CIO, IT Team, or IT Resources are going to have to deal with a thorny issue. CentOS was the most utilized Linux server operating system on the Internet. Take a moment to truly understand the breathtaking scope […]

SolarWinds Breach, Worse Than You Think

The breach occurred in March of 2020 and was discovered in December 2020. The effects will be felt for years. Earlier this year, criminals compromised software made by an Information Technology company you might not have heard of, SolarWinds. The infiltration led to a massive access breach that’s now affecting US federal agencies as well […]

Parents Guide – Online Learning at Home

How a Parent Can Get Their Kid Set For Success Things certainly have changed since last school year. Masks, nasal swabs, social distancing, which is hard enough on adults, let alone children, and the breakdown of many of our familiar patterns, habits, and daily duties. Most of us now look back fondly on tasks that […]