Employee Spotlight- Roberto Morales

NAME Roberto Morales   JOB TITLE System Administrator   LOCATION Fresno Tell us a little about yourself! So a lot of my time outside of work is spent with my lady Vanessa, coming up on five years with her now. We like to spend a lot of weekends taking trips out of town to be… Read more »

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 pumps… Read more »

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 are… Read more »

WFH Minimum Standards

Work from Home Standards Recommended Minimum Hardware & Software Standards Working from home can be as productive as working from the office in many circumstances. Having the right equipment can make the difference between a great and a poor experience.  These recommendations are based on years of experience working with a variety of businesses using... Read more »

How to Choose an IT Provider

Choosing the best IT provider for your business can be a daunting task. While there is no single foolproof indicator, if you do your homework and ask the right questions, you can make a well-informed decision. Here are some of the questions you should keep in mind as you evaluate your options. A qualified Managed... Read more »

Why A Managed Service Provider

CIO Solutions clients benefit from the collective expertise of over 50 technical resources (support, projects, strategy, etc.), and the familiarity of dedicated resources designed to be intimately familiar with your business and your environment. Clients of CIO Solutions benefit from: 24/7 support access with fast response and resolution times Field services technicians, rapid response agents,… Read more »

Reducing Your Risk with Multi-Factor Authentication

Reducing Your Risk with Multi-Factor Authentication Original date: February 4, 2021 Overview of Webinar How we work has changed dramatically. Businesses like yours have adapted to operate effectively with the changing times, but you’re not the only ones. Bad actors have honed in on the most effective email phishing methods, and instances of these sophisticated… Read more »

Santa Barbara Airbus

Position General Manager Company Name Santa Barbara Airbus Company Name Santa Barbara Airbus Year Founded 1983 Industry Transportation What does your company do/what service does your company offer? Santa Barbara Airbus runs daily shuttles to and from the Los Angeles International Airport, private charter bus, and Daytrip Adventures! Airbus is a service business that happens… Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Walter Vargas

NAME Walter Vargas Barboza   JOB TITLE NOC Technician   LOCATION Costa Rica Tell us a little about yourself! I think I am a simple man that loves simple things like being in nature, riding bikes (I usually go to work by bike) or going hiking. I am a family man who loves spending time… 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 »