“Legends state that Achilles was invulnerable in all of his body except for one heel because when his mother Thetis dipped him in the River Styx as an infant, she held him by one of his heels. Alluding to these legends, the term “Achilles’ heel” has come to mean a point of weakness, especially in […]
Last time I talked about making email safer. I focused on inbound email to your users and outbound encrypted emails. However, I neglected to say that advanced spam filters also work outbound. That means that your end-users email and attachments will be scanned to protect against an inadvertent sending out of malicious content.
Last week I talked about the importance of Cloud Backup in our new remote teaching and learning and back-office school environments. This week I am going to talk about secure and reliable communications. The reality is that the number one threat to your network is your users clicking on attachments or web links that lead […]
For the last few years Microsoft has been talking about “Modern” this or “Modern” that. In the quest for improved security they are agressively trying to move everyone to more modern protocols. The impending LDAPS changes are an example of this. However, there are more processes and protocols that they are urging you to retire.
Weekly Tech Tidbit – “You will be breached. Plan for failure of your systems. It is all about the backup”
The Cybersecurity news has been pretty depressing over the last week. I read an article that a Cybersecurity insurance company is refusing to pay for a Merck breach incident because it is NotPetya and that is from Russia and was designed as a cyber warfare tool.
Now that we have shifted to predominantly remote workers and remote teaching and learning, we have a number of new challenges as well as increased threats. Challenge #1 – Remote File Access. The solution is moving files from traditional home directories and traditional common drives to cloud-based shared folders and home directories.
We have been discussing a whole lot of security issues over this past year. Many of you are already moving forward to address many of our recommendations. However, some of you are paralyzed in figuring out how to absorb some of the new costs for the new security technologies that your district now absolutely requires […]
Introducing Microsoft Teams for Next Generation Classroom Teaching and Learning – Tuesday, April 17th
CSI is excited to announce our third hands-on learning event entitled “Introducing Microsoft Teams for Next Generation Classroom Teaching and Learning” in our classroom in partnership with Microsoft on Tuesday, April 17th from 9 am until 1 pm. Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place.
One of the most frustrating things for users and the technical staff that support them is erratic email flow. Often users and staff don’t know that their email is stuck or being rejected. By the time the technical staff often realize there is a problem, a whole lot of email has backed up – or […]