Weekly Tech Tidbit – Security Steps you can take TODAY

Bob and are now multiple years in discussing the same thing - how to improve your district's security footprint.   For most of that time many ignored our warnings as too hard, too expensive, or "on my list".  But when a member of the family dies, everything  becomes very real and suddenly what is impossible becomes absolutely necessary.

What to expect from Windows 10’s November 2019 Update

Microsoft recently released the latest version of Windows 10, so it’s time to update your PC’s operating system. While it’s practically just a service pack, the update has some useful improvements to your computer’s performance. Here’s a list of the features the November 2019 Update brings. Also known as Windows 10 version 1909 or 19H2, […]

Windows PC running slow? Just clean it

If you’re noticing a significant slowdown in your Windows PC’s performance, it may be because it’s bogged down by too many unnecessary files. Free up some disk space and revitalize your machine by using the Disk Cleanup tool.

Tips and tricks to master Windows 10

Microsoft’s latest operating system is so full of features that it’s hard to learn them all. After countless hours answering questions and fixing issues related to Windows 10, we’ve put together a list of the most useful apps, settings, and features. See how many of our picks you already know! Night Light This feature lets […]

Weekly Tech Tidbit – Preventing Data Leaks

In my 20s I went to Tahiti and went on a sunset cruise on the famed "Liki Tiki".   It was an amazing sunset.  Hula girls, and music.   Along the way the Liki Tiki sprung a leak.   It was pitch black, and the boat was taking on water.  The captain and crew knew they were taking on water but had no idea where it was coming from.

Windows 10 makes backing up files easy

To any business, ransomware means trouble. From operational disruption and revenue loss to total shutdown, it spares no part of the company. That’s why it’s wise to regularly back up your business data in multiple locations, including the cloud. If your computer is running on Windows 10, you’re in luck because the operating system makes […]

CSI Tech Talk – Securing Your Endpoints. Securing Your Network – Tuesday October 22nd – Sign Up Now!

As we start the school year, security is once again on everyone’s mind. Recent events have brought significant cyberattacks literally to our doorstep. The pace of these attacks is increasing. After consulting with many area Tech Directors about what was most on their mind, we put our heads together and we are going to go back to some basic, foundational steps you can take to better secure your endpoints and ultimately your network.

An introduction to Microsoft 365

Are you bothered that Office 365 and Windows 10 are sold separately? If so, you’re not the only one, and thankfully, Microsoft has devised a solution to streamline your purchases. Here’s everything you need to know about Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 caters to the workplace by combining Office 365 and Windows 10 into one solution, […]

Hardening Active Directory Part III – More information from the front lines – Recording Available

Just when you thought it was safe to move along to other technical topics, along comes Scott Quimby's Hardening Active Directory Part III to scare you even more.  If you haven't watched Part I and Part II, you can find them here.

In Part III we will do a little review of some core topics of Active Directory Security plus share some latest information from the front lines in terms of some of the more subtle exposures that are not top of mind that we all need to be defending against.