Category Archives: News

  • Hilarious and Heartwarming Surveillance Videos

    Posted on February 9, 2018 by in News

      It’s Friday – how about some levity? We live in a world where surveillance is everywhere. Municipalities have cameras on street corners. Banks are surrounded by cameras. University campuses are covered. Retailers are watching customers and employees. Indeed, thanks to the lowered price of surveillance solutions, a heightened need for surveillance and improved capabilities, […]

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  • Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability Updates from Multiple Vendors

    Posted on January 16, 2018 by in News, Security

    From the January 2018 CSB Newsletter: Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities  The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect Intel, AMD, Qualcomm and ARM processors used by almost all computers. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. Apple, Google, Microsoft, VMware and other companies have released updates to patch these […]

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  • Barracuda Utilizing “Artificial Intelligence”

    Posted on January 12, 2018 by in Cloud, News, Security

    Is Artificial Intelligence real? Most people would say “yes” because they’ve heard and read about it so often. But is it really “intelligence”? Supervised Machine Learning is what Barracuda has harnessed for their Sentinel offering. It can classify data, determine if it’s good or bad, human or robot and react accordingly based on the algorithm […]

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  • Windows Meltdown-Spectre Fix

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in News

    Antivirus firms are gradually adding support for Microsoft’s Windows patch for the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods that affect most modern CPUs. As Microsoft warned this week, it’s not delivering its January 3 Windows security updates to customers if they’re running third-party antivirus, unless the AV is confirmed to be compatible with it. Microsoft’s testing […]

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  • Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businesses

    Posted on December 22, 2017 by in News, Security

    Ingram’s infographic tells a scary story. 60% of small and medium businesses (SMB’s) hit by a cyberattack go out of business. 50% of SMB’s had a data breach in 2016 according to the Ponemon Institute’s “State of SMB Cybersecurity”. If this is enough to give you pause about your network security, contact us. CSB is […]

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  • 5 Keys to Effective Digital Transformation

    Posted on December 12, 2017 by in Cloud, News, Security, Storage, Virtualization

      Have you ever noticed how many technology articles start with “Top 5” or “4 Keys” ? Well, here’s another one from BizTech. All of the steps are important, but focus if you can on the last key: Multilayered Security. Digital transformation is not a new term, but it’s gaining currency among business leaders who […]

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  • 5 Information Security Threats that will Dominate 2018

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in News, Security

    If you thought 2017 was a dire year for data breaches, wait until 2018. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber security and information risk management, forecasts an increase in the number and impact of data breaches, thanks in large part to five key global security threats […]

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  • 5 Ways to Update your Old-School Data Center

    Posted on November 17, 2017 by in Data Center, News

    Is your data center stuck on 1 or 10 Gbps when it really requires 40 or 56? Are you missing out on the benefits of a hybrid cloud strategy? Do you think beyond spinning disks? By the time you complete your data center implementation, it can often feel outdated. But there are steps you can […]

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  • Threat Spotlights from Barracuda

    Posted on November 10, 2017 by in News

    While Halloween has come and gone, impersonation still seems to be a popular trend around certain circles. For example, cybercriminals love it and as we’ve discussed in past, will go to great lengths to pull off a convincing impersonation attempt. This is mainly because impersonation is a proven tactic that criminals are regularly using to […]

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