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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 […]

Meltdown and Spectre

Last week, the technology world was shaken by the announcement of two flaws that reach deeply into modern computer architecture and affect just about every operating system and device in use now.

The two flaws, named Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by the way the hardware processor interacts with the operating system on every device. […]

Local Admin Blues

One of the most prevalent security risks we encounter is setting users to be local administrators on their workstations. This is usually set up because some important software application requires it, or users need the ability to make certain changes to their workstations – like changing wifi networks or adding printers.

While setting a user as […]

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 […]

Help Desks play key strategic, as well as problem-solving, role

Help Desks play key strategic, as well as problem-solving, role
Ask people to define “Help Desk,” and most will discuss the tactical role of resolving acute problems. But there’s a much more strategic role that a Help Desk can fulfill: Identifying issues within individual companies or with particular products and services that may merit major “repairs” […]

Are You Safe?

Are you safe? Computer Security in Denver
Cybercrime costs U.S. businesses more than $300 BILLION every single year, and the threat is growing every single day. This makes business network security and computer network security more important than ever.

Do you know precisely what to do to stay ahead of the criminals? Do you wonder who you […]

Expect the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Expect the Best, Prepare for the Worst – Protect your Data
As technology dominates more of our business processes, an increasing amount of our valuable data is stored digitally. And, as more of our data exists in the realm of ones and zeroes, it is increasingly critical to have reliable systems in place to ensure that […]

How Do You Know You’re Safe? IT Infrastructure Security is Constantly Changing.

IT Infrastructure Security is Constantly Changing.
Security is like insurance.  You may not want to think much about it, but if you actually need it, you are very glad you have been paying the monthly premium.

When you experience a security breach, or are the victim of any type of cybercrime, things can go very wrong, very […]

Considering Cloud Computing? What’s the Right Choice for You?

Considering Cloud Computing?
What’s the Right Choice for You?

Cloud computing is a sensible business solution. It increases efficiency while improving cash flow – a veritable win-win.

If you’re considering moving to the cloud solutions, there are two options you want to consider:

Software-as-a-service (SaaS)

Infrastructure-as-a-services (IaaS)

Let me shed a little light on the advantages of each.

SaaS uses the web […]

Is Your Data Secure? Small to Medium Sized Businesses Are at Higher Risk than Ever!

Is Your Data Secure? Small to Medium Sized Businesses Are at Higher Risk than Ever!
According the Small Business Administration, as larger companies are becoming more vigilant about IT security, smaller and medium-sized businesses have become frequent targets for hackers.

What’s at Risk?

Most businesses have a variety of sensitive data stored on their servers. Everything from partners and […]