We spend huge amounts of time thinking about server and workstation patches, firewall and switch patches and software patches, but when was the last time you thought about the security of your printers? More and more schools are moving away from small classroom printers and towards more sophisticated, multi-function, copier, scanner, printers.
One of the most confusing things we all encounter is Microsoft software licensing. You hear one explanation and then another. We are left mystified – hoping that we did it right and the school district is legal. On Wednesday, April 25th at 10:00 am Microsoft will be providing a Microsoft Licensing specialist in a webinar […]
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.
Preparing for “A rather blustery day” “Oh the wind is lashing lustily And the trees are thrashing thrustily And the leaves are rustling gustily So it’s rather safe to say That it seems that it may turn out to be Feels that it will undoubtedly It looks like a rather blustery day, today It seems […]
“Configuring and Managing APC UPSes” was held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 10:30 am. One of the most valuable items in your data center and your network closets are your APC UPSes. Scott walked through a live demo of how he normally configures UPSes to provide maximum stability and reporting.
The call came in. We have a serious virus outbreak. Can you help? Over the years we have been asked this question time and time again. Viruses have been predictable. Their infection routes could be easily discerned. Then it became a matter of discipline – Update clients, scan systems, re-image trashed machines.
The 2018 Yankees have taken the field. We’ll all find out soon who is playing second and third base. In the meantime, I want to continue my discussion of the basics of patching. Many sites decide not to patch or patch only in the summer.
Now that the NFL season is over we turn our eyes to Valentines Day when Yankees Pitchers and Catchers report for Spring training. It is the time of the baseball year when we go back to basics to shake the rust off the foundational aspects of the game.
I wanted this week to take a few minutes to share with you our latest thinking on the Intel Spectre and Meltdown fiasco. In a nutshell, there are two issues: An actual hardware flaw that exists in Intel and other compatible processor chips.
One area of security we often overlook is that of the servers themselves. Most of our servers have some sort of remote access card built into them to provide remote access in case the server is hung up as well as to provide enhanced alerting of hardware errors.