It’s Update Time!

February 19th, 2016

Calling all Microsoft Windows users and anyone with Adobe Flash Player or Java… it’s update time! Microsoft, Adobe, and Java have all released numerous updates dealing with substantial security issues.

Security Alert!!

January 21st, 2016

There is a new variant on ransomeware virus that is currently spreading. It has a few different names with the most common name of “LeChiffre”. This virus is very robust and will attack large portions of the network.

Security Patches: Up to date?

December 9th, 2015

Recently, Adobe and Microsoft released software updates to fix several security issues. A majority of these issues were labeled 'critical' indicating that hackers could easily get into the system. Adobe's patches focus on Flash player. In his blog, Brian Krebs, highlights an alternative method to deal with Adobe Flash Player.

What is CISA & Why should you care?

October 28th, 2015

Yesterday was a historic day in cyber security and privacy. The Senate passed CISA, Cyber Security Information Sharing Act, 74 to 21. This version is very similar to the others that passed in the House earlier this year. Now that the Senate passed it, this version will have to be reconciled with the 2 House versions before heading to President Obama’s desk.

Plan for that Disaster: Southwest didn’t

October 14th, 2015

Remember being in elementary school and watching as a kid pulled the chair out from underneath another student as she went to sit down? You may have laughed as the girl fell to the ground or you may have rushed to help her up. Whichever your response may include, it, in some ways, it illustrates modern society’s dependence on technology.

Another Financial Phishing Scheme

August 19th, 2015

Incidents of security breaches and compromised systems are almost daily news. So much so that when we hear about a new email scam, it goes in one ear and out the in one ear and out the other.  However, when a company loses over $40 million as a result of fraudulent email scheme, our ears perk up.

i3 Security Alert: ACH-EFT Phishing

August 7th, 2015

Mega Metals, Inc. recently learned a costly lesson according to the Wall Street Journal. A $100,000 lesson in fact. This family owned small business employs 30 people and does business with vendors overseas. This past April, after transferring $100,000 to a vendor in Germany, they received a phone call from that vendor stating that they still owed payment.

Three Shades of Hackers

August 3rd, 2015

Michael Lynn, Tiffany Rad, and Dan Kaminsky all have something in common. They are all hackers. The names don’t ring a bell? That may be because they are famous for being white hat hackers which is the good kind. It sounds like an oxymoron, but it is quite common.

Windows Server 2003 – Now What?

July 15th, 2015

Yesterday, July 14th, 2015 marked an important day not only for Microsoft but for many companies worldwide. It signaled the end of support and patching for Windows Server 2003. Many businesses were prepared for this day and had already upgraded to a newer and supported version of software.

Mark your calendars for i3’s next Executive Briefing!

July 15th, 2015

Meet Michael Flashner, Channel Account Manager for StorageCraft:

With over 15 years of sales and account management experience in the hardware, software and services technology sector, Michael provides both business development and channel sales expertise to StorageCraft.