Ransomware now a BILLION-dollar industry

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According to a recent article published by NBC News, Ransomware is now officially a Billion-dollar-a-year crime – and GROWING! If you weren’t already aware, Ransomware is this: “A family of malware that blocks access to a PC, server or mobile device, or encrypts all the data stored on that machine. It’s typically delivered via malicious […]

Email Flows and Woes

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Many of us live in our email inbox as we communicate with the world.  We expect that, when we hit that send button, our very important message will be delivered.  Then you see something like this: “The message or attachment did not reach the intended recipient(s). Please contact your help desk for assistance” This week McAfee […]

Alert! Cyber Phone Scams

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As technology advances in the industry, many companies are looking for the best competitive edge.  Some companies go above and beyond to provide the greatest service possible to their clients.  Unfortunately, there have been more concerns about scams via phone calls and other sources. We’ve had a number of clients receiving phone calls (sometimes multiple […]

Beware of Ransomware

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If you haven’t heard of this phrase, it describes software that is run on a computer and it’s goal is to encrypt your files and then pop up an alert that wants to extort you (the user) into paying to “unlock” your files. This type of Malware has been called a number of different names; […]

Creating Massive Impact

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Impacting our communities, CSI Onsite style….   We did a write up a while back on community service http://www.csionsite.com/2015/community-service-whats-up-with-that/ and the how the CSI Onsite team tries to impact our communities with service projects and activities.   How do we impact our communities in a positive way on a personal level? It’s not that hard, […]

The Cloud – Part 3

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In our last two posts, we’ve discussed the basic definitions of cloud services and a few considerations when moving to the cloud.  In our final post of our three-part series, we would like to discuss practical configuration examples we would use  when utilizing “the cloud” for your infrastructure.  (We know, these posts are a little techie/geek-speak… […]

The Cloud – Part 2

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We hope you had a great (and long!) holiday weekend celebrating the fourth!  Last week we discussed definitions and considerations when looking to utilize the cloud.  As you can tell, it’s not as straight forward as some marketers let on.  We know this is a little more on the technical side: just remember we’re here […]