Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack?

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 2 of 2 In our last blog post , we discussed a presentation from our partner KnowBe4 on the evolution of cybercrime attacks and current methods that hackers are using to gain access to your personal and/or company information. In this second post, we will discuss what

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Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack?

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 1 of 2 One of Mission Critical Systems partners, KnowBe4, recently shared a presentation with us on how serious the need for good cybersecurity has become. The sophistication of attacks has really taken a dramatic step forward in just the past eight to nine months- right

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FBI has issued attack warning for healthcare providers

There is a credible threat of a major attack from Russia coming against healthcare providers, in the form of network hijacks paired with ransomware. Please warn any clients in that space, make sure their systems and firewalls are all patched to the latest versions, and once again remind them that their staff are the weakest

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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

By |April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Denver IT, Helpful Security Links, IT Articles, Tech Tips|Comments Off on Ransomware: Protection and Recovery

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

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Helpful Security Links, IT Articles|Comments Off on Meltdown and Spectre

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

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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

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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

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: IT Articles|Comments Off on Help Desks play key strategic, as well as problem-solving, role

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

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: IT Articles|Comments Off on Are You Safe?

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

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