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Posted on 01.19.18 by Sarah Wilson

CES 2018 and How to Protect Your Smart Home

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 kicked off on January 9th at the Las Vegas Convention Center with a lot of cool new tech: ultra-thin laptops, Sophia the Robot, and solar powered smartwatches. The biggest consumer technology theme of the year, though, was smart...

Posted on 01.17.18 by Julianna Bernardi

How to Avoid W-2 Phishing Hooks This Tax Season

Over the next few months, you may see a curious email from a top executive surfing through human resources or the payroll department of your company. It might appear friendly and innocent, but it oddly requests that the recipient send employee’s W-2 Forms.

Posted on 01.16.18 by Sarah Wilson

The Biggest Emerging Cybersecurity Threats in 2018

2018 may have just started, but it's never too early to be aware of potential security threats and how to prevent them in the future. Here's a roundup of some of the organizations, security flaws, and other things that go bump in the night to watch out for.

Posted on 01.11.18 by Alex Jablokow

Cybersecurity Cost: How Should It Fit Into Your Budget?

Cyber risk leads to financial risk, but cybersecurity is still often thought of as a technical rather than a business problem.

Posted on 01.09.18 by Sarah Wilson

Wi-Fi Alliance Rolls Out WPA3 to Fill in KRACKs in Wireless Security

 The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced the release of a new specification to Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2), called WPA3.  

Posted on 01.09.18 by Alex Jablokow

The Current State of WAN Security

Increased use of cloud applications and other developments are transforming WAN implementations, improving security in the process.

Posted on 01.08.18 by Sarah Wilson

Microsoft's Meltdown Patch Breaks Some AMD PCs

Last week Microsoft rolled out a security update meant to fix processors' vulnerability to Meltdown and Spectre flaws, but it seems like they should have waited to perfect it first.

Posted on 01.05.18 by Greg Mooney

Defrag This Week - Meltdown, Spectre, and iOS Performance Issues

New Year, (not so) new security problems. Hosts Greg Mooney and Jeff Edwards discuss some of the biggest tech news of this week.

Posted on 01.05.18 by Jeff Edwards

Meltdown: What you need to know about the Intel Core Bug Affecting Billions of Computers

Just last week, we were looking back at the most significant hacks and attacks of 2017, and wondering what lay ahead for 2018. Well, wonder no more.

Security researchers have discovered two major design flaws in Intel processor chips that affect millions of devices—in...

Posted on 01.03.18 by Jacqueline Lee

SOX Compliance: What is the IT Team's Role?

Remember the corporate accounting scandals that took out Enron, Arthur Andersen and WorldCom? They all ended with prison sentences, layoffs, and billions of investor dollars lost forever.

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