Cybercrime Concept

Understanding The Enemy + Why Your Antivirus Isn’t Enough

  Understanding The Enemy + Why Your Antivirus Isn’t Enough By Russ Levanway, President You probably saw a dominant story in the news a couple of months ago about a major fuel shortage across the eastern seaboard. The pipeline that provides almost half the oil to the northeast and south came under a cyber-attack. Gas… Read more »

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Ditch the Drama: 5 Ways to Stay Ahead of The Hackers

  Ditch the Drama: 5 Ways to Stay Ahead of The Hackers By Russ Levanway, President Ransomware attacks are getting to the point where they are becoming existential threats to organizations and can disrupt entire industries and supply chains.  If it wasn’t serious before, it is now.  Furthermore, hackers are increasingly sophisticated and daring, and… Read more »

Microsoft Exchange 0-Day Vulnerability Incident

Microsoft Exchange 0-Day Vulnerability Incident As you have likely seen in the news, Microsoft Exchange servers were the target of a 0-day vulnerability attack that resulted in (and continues to produce) thousands of compromised accounts and ransomware infections. What happened in this attack and what steps did CIO Solutions take to protect our clients? Incident… Read more »

United States vs. Apple :: Taking a Stand

By Russ Levanway Rhetoric vs. Reality The standoff between Apple and the FBI over access to the iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook in the San Bernardino mass shooting last December is a polarizing case. In the media, the rhetoric has primarily hinged on a question of safety vs. privacy: Should the government have backdoor… Read more »

Security Advisory Regarding Internet Explorer Vulnerability

News outlets are reporting a significant new vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer.  There have been only very limited reports of this vulnerability being exploited by hackers… so far. At the end of yesterday, Microsoft released a workaround solution for this vulnerability.  After testing it, TekTegrity began deploying to all of our clients starting… Read more »

Windows 8 Review

                      What’s the deal with       ? You might have heard about Microsoft’s new Operating System Windows 8 and now you are wondering if you should upgrade? Microsoft has made substantial changes to their product compared to previous versions. The most noticeable thing for every user… Read more »