How I manage the storm of information and how you can quickly know what I think is important. A few thoughts on how I manage the myriad of technical information I read through and how you can get plugged in real-time to what I think is important.
Tech Tidbit: Scott’ Secret Sauce
Your Weekly Tech Tidbit…Cybersecurity Awareness – Tell Them. Then Tell Them Again.
Today’s NIST Topic is – “Implement a Security Awareness and Training Program” This is something very near and dear to Bob’s and my heart. We talk on this and write on this and plead on this. Security awareness and training is one of those areas where we are never done and always continually trying […]
Tech Tidbit: Mind The Gap
“Mind the Gap” As the war unfolds and these “Hacktivist” Guerillas take their shots at both sides of the fight, the details of Russia’s brutal cyberwarfare campaign continue to come to light. It appears Russia’s cyber warriors are using something called “Hermetic Wiper” in their attacks.
Improve the Reliability of Email Delivery the First and Every Time – Recording Available
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” ― Peter Benchley, Jaws It is a scary world out there. We know that upwards of 70% of network breaches start with phishing attacks coming from emails.
CSI’s Cybersecurity Event Session – Cisco Umbrella and Duo – Recording Available
Please join us for CSI’s Cybersecurity Event, Session Three! We will continue to build the list of actions you can take to better protect your district from the current threat landscape. Speaker: Justin Pennock, Cisco Cybersecurity Sales Specialist Session Description: Go on the offensive and join us for a demo on Cisco Umbrella […]
Tech Tidbit – UPS + Surge Protector = Disaster
Surge protectors need to be banned from your wiring closets Hi Lisa, A few thoughts on UPSes and Surge Protectors. If you need help with getting your arms around your power plug requirements in your closets, give us a call. -Scott Quimby
Tech Tidbit: When the “Bat Phone” goes off on a weekend, it is never a good thing
“I think someone shot a torpedo at us” -The Hunt for Red October It started out as an ordinary weekend full of kid’s schedules and errands. I was over at the Boy Scout Camp in the woods picking up my son from the annual Klondike event.
Tech Tidbit – Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUA)
You can easily block these applications from getting on your endpoints Here’s a quick Tech Tidbit: Configure your “Potentially Unwanted Applications” (PUA) settings in Windows Defender. Hopefully you kept Windows Defender on each workstation and server regardless of what your primary antivirus or EDR type security product is.
Tech Tidbit: Rejection is hard
“Everyone fears rejection” -Derek Jeter It finally happened. I got kicked in the head and rejected. Here is what happened. As you may know, for last couple of years I have been writing and presenting on email reliability.
Tech Tidbits – Manage Your Browser Extensions
Keep your browser extensions limited to those you need to support the district and trust “There is a snake in my boot” – Woody, Toy Story When I was whitewater rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, our guides warned us to shake out our shoes/boots before we put them on in […]