You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted

"You Hacked, All Data Encrypted" was the message on computer systems through the San Francisco Municipal Transportation System, known as MUNI, after a piece of malicious software got on their network. The screen left by the hackers included an e-mail address to supposedly contact for the decryption key. Reports say the hackers were asking for [...]

By | 2016-11-29T22:58:45+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Backups, Business, Business Continuity, CIO/CTO, Policies, Security|0 Comments

What is a DDoS Attack and how does it affect my small business?

In October of 2016 the East Coast of the US suffered a major internet interruption caused by a DDoS attack. To understand the meaning of this simple sentence, we need to first know what a DDOS attack is. Distributed Denial of Service attacks are an orchestrated attack where many, many machines, usually infected with a [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:30:27+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Business, Business Continuity, CIO/CTO, Policies, Readiness, Security, Services|0 Comments

Workstation Backup – What to include?

Previously, we discussed the necessity of documenting backups, what was included, where the backups were stored with the time and frequency of those backup jobs. With the growth and accessibility to 'always on' cloud backup solutions, such as DropBox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Mozy and Carbonite, many people are not getting the full experience they need [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:26:44+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Backups, Business Continuity, Documentation, Readiness, Security|0 Comments