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January 30th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
     Cybersecurity Awareness Briefings Start Next WednesdayWebinar: Chinese Cyber Activity Targeting Managed Service ProvidersOn December 20, 2018, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that malicious actors working on behalf of the - Read More
January 30th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The following information is being provided by the FBI, with no guarantees or warranties, for potential use at the sole discretion of recipients in order to protect against cyber threats. This data is provided in order to help cyber security professionals and system administrators to guard against - Read More
January 29th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
If you heard me talk I say many time we need to start classify our data so the we can protect the critical files and add additional security to those files that are at the highest risk.We need to protect data based on the risk.  You may have heard me talk About RMS (Right Management Service) - Read More
January 29th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Original release date: January 28, 2019The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information to address NTLM relay attacks affecting Microsoft Exchange 2013 and newer versions. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.Overview    - Read More
January 28th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
If you're new to the Small Business IT world, you may not have bumped into Susan Bradley's content. If you HAVE been around much as all, you are pretty much guaranteed to have found her blog. Why? Well, she answers so many questions, that her blog turns out to be the answer for many technical - Read More
January 27th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
After many trials and tribulations, the German language edition of Managed Service Provider in 1 Monat is available!I am eternally grateful to my readers in other countries who have purchased my books in English. Of course, many people in Germany speak English extremely well. But my bet is that - Read More
January 26th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    On Friday, February 1, major DNS (Domain Name System) software and public DNS providers will remove support for workarounds accommodating authoritative DNS servers that don’t follow published operational standards1. Most EDU sites will not be affected; however, institutions - Read More
January 25th, 2019 | VAR Staffing | IT Staffing Insights
One of the most often asked questions that we are answering for our existing and potential partners, comrades inside the channel, as well as inquisitive candidates has to be…”What is the most common position you are placing these days”?  Well, that’s not always the - Read More
January 25th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I sometimes mention my four-step process for standing up at a client's office. I casually mentioned this in a class I was teaching Tuesday when someone asked me where they could find the article or blog post on this. And I realized: I don't think I've actually posted it before.Here's the setup:1) - Read More
January 23rd, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Woot!My friends at ASCII asked me to pass this along.Note: All of these event dates are in my weekly newsletter calendar. Now you know who the speakers are:- - - - -Keynote Speakers and Content Announced for 2019 ASCII IT Success SummitsBethesda, Maryland – December 20, 2018 -- The ASCII - Read More