I can’t tell how many times I have heard from non-technical Mac people that, “they don’t need anti-virus.” The Apple person that sold them their Mac told them that. I have pointed out that Apple’s technical folks make a strong recommendation for anti-virus in their technical documents despite sales claims to the contrary.
Macs Need Advanced Endpoint Protection Too
Time to change strategies – Malware increasingly written to be invisible to traditional antivirus
Recently I read an interesting article on malware development techniques. SentinelOne, Cisco AMP, and other antivirus products rely on the VirusTotal clearinghouse. This is a clearinghouse that has approximately 67 antivirus vendors. Various antivirus and advanced endpoint products upload suspicious programs to ask, “is this a virus?”. You get a score back of x/67 for […]
Weekly Tech Tidbit – Data Leaks
We have to be constantly vigilant to prevent malware, trojans, and other bad actors from taking root in our school networks to steal personally identifiable information (PIA) and money. Besides web filtering, antivirus, patching, and now advanced endpoint protection, we also have to look at policies.
CSI Fall / Winter Event Schedule
The school year has started and we’re anxious to update you on what our webinar, seminar, and Tech Talk schedule for the Fall and Winter. Wednesday, September 26th 10:30 pm – Webinar – Troubleshooting SCCM Configuration Manager. Wednesday, October 3rd 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Cisco Meraki Hands-On Workshop at CSI. Tuesday, October 23rd […]
CSI Tech Talk Webinar – Troubleshooting SCCM Configuration Manager Part I – Recording Available
SCCM Configuration Manager is an amazing tool. But when things don’t go as planned, that tool becomes immensely frustrating. Scott Quimby will walk you through some basic SCCM troubleshooting techniques focusing on: Where the logs are Services that run How SCCM gets updated What to do if updates are stuck.
Cisco Meraki Hands-On Workshop at CSI Wednesday October 3rd
On Wednesday, October 3rd Cisco Meraki will be running a hands-on workshop where you can learn all about the new additions to Cisco Meraki’s cloud-managed portfolio. The event will include: Hands-On Workshop Coverage of the entire Meraki full stack portfolio Lunch with your Cisco Meraki Team *Please bring your laptop to participate in the hands-on […]