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January 16th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
To New Beginnings...I'm excited to announce the formation of my new consultancy at www.ericksimpson.com. That's right - I'm ready to begin the next chapter in my career of working with IT business owners and their teams to build world-class, high-performing organizations.I've  - Read More
 
January 16th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Eliminate Scope Creep and Scope Seep Once and For All - and Deliver Every Project Profitably!Hosted by Erick SimpsonThe ability to properly plan and manage the deployment of technical projects is one of the most critical components of efficient, profitable service delivery.Best practices for - Read More
 
January 16th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I posted up a question on Facebook and LinkedIn . . . and got a great response.So we're going to try a couple of live in-person meetings of the Small Biz Thoughts Community.Of course anyone can attend. But these meetings will be FREE to members of the SBT Community.Because we have so many amazing - Read More
 
January 14th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My how time flies.Join me Wednesday for my 10th Annual State of the Nation Address for SMB IT Professionals.January 16th, 20199:00 AM Pacific TimeRegister here.Free of course.No politics. Just a quick look at 2018, 2019, and some advice for moving ahead.We have several hundred people registered - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
One of the never-ending questions about Managed Services is: What's Covered?Let me start by being very clear about what's NOT covered: "All You Can Eat." That term - that concept - is the worst thing you can promise. Ultimately, AYCE is undeliverable. It's stupid at best and dishonest at worst.At - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Researchers at Defiant Threat Intelligence Team have identified a brute force attack campaign on WordPress sites. There have been four command and control (C2) servers identified, over 14,000 proxy servers from best-proxies.ru, and over 20,000 infected WordPress sites. The - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
To help developers build and run their applications, services and integrate upcoming technologies, Microsoft has released an eBook – Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches. The eBook offers great insights into entry into cloud administration. Besides, it also gives a high-level explanation of - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Cybersecurity professionals have known for a long time that passwords alone are not secure enough. Two-factor Authentication (2FA) has become an increasingly common way to add another layer of security. But like anything else in the security world, it is not infallible. This week - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) rootkits gained quite a bit of attention in the security community over the years with a considerable amount of research going into the topic. However, there’s been limited practical use of this malware type in the wild until the - Read More
 
January 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), is aware of a global Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure hijacking campaign. Using compromised credentials, an attacker can modify the location to which - Read More
 

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