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Ransomware: Protection and Recovery

Ransomware, the breed a malicious software that takes your computer hostage by encrypting files and demanding a ransom payment to unlock them, continues to be the scourge of computer networks everywhere. In the past month, ransomware attacks were carried out on a massive scale, including attacks on the Colorado Department of Transportation and the City […]

5 Best Security Practices

Know you weaknesses

The first step to good security on your computer is to know where your weaknesses are and hot to correct them or fix any of the damage they might have caused. There are many avenues that can cause weaknesses including unused services on your computer that can still connect to the internet […]

Creating Good Passwords

Protecting everything you lock with a good password is when you use length and complexity (mix of letters, numbers, symbols, and capitals). A six character password has been shown to be able to be cracked in under 13 minutes, but even a ten character password would  currently take 900 years to crack with our latest […]

The Changing Face of Security Threats

In today’s day and age, we find ourselves the subject of digital attack. As the time has changed technology from room sized computers doing math to the world in your hand held device, so has time changed the people and the technique they use to exploit these advancements. We used to have greasy hackers in […]

Turning the tables on technology performance

Turning the tables on technology performance

Technology performance is typically touted as a conduit to better business processes. However, sometimes lost amid all the high-tech hoopla is a high-touch catalyst for performance excellence. It’s called action learning.

Simply put, action learning is interactive training, that time-tested practice of learning by doing. No matter how robust and useful […]

Denver Managed Services

Denver Managed Services
In the old days, managed services often referred to nothing more than a help desk that would take over control of your workstation while you leaned back and watched. Nowadays, we have the ability to monitor the health and performance of your entire network, and if we spot a potential problem, we can […]

IT Management in 3 Phases

IT Management in 3 Phases
Take charge of your company’s IT management, or your information technology will take charge of you. Think of the computer “HAL” in the movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” HAL ends up in the driver’s seat because no one properly manages his deployment.

Many of us already feel controlled by our technology. One […]

Managed Services Promote Predictability in Tough Times

Managed Services Promote Predictability in Tough Times
Managed services are a hot item in the IT world. Companies faced with downsizing their IT staffs are finding these competitively-priced, outsourced offerings very tempting.

However, as with so many technology terms, “managed services” carries different meanings to different people. Pricing also varies considerably, depending on the scope and sophistication […]

Denver IT Managed Services

Denver IT Managed Services
With our IT managed services program, we can remotely monitor and remediate our clients’ servers proactively. It gives us eyes on our clients servers every day, even if our engineers only visit weekly or monthly.

Monitor servers 24 hours a day to prevent outages or interruptions
Remotely remediate server issues without interrupting […]

Denver IT Support Case Study

Denver IT Support Case Study
Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery Case Study
A growing surgical practice in the Denver area has found stability, security, and transparency with Mission Critical Systems Denver IT Support. The MCS approach gives the practice peace of mind– knowing their systems will work day in and day out, and that they get the most […]