Entries by Carl Easterday

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) adding security to your organization

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has many benefits (among them): A scalable infrastructure: Virtual desktops have become more appealing due to the cloud. By using adaptable infrastructure to provide resources as needed, the consolidation of the full VDI desktop infrastructure onto a host server lowers overall costs because businesses don’t have to purchase or maintain the necessary […]

Cisco drives that operate for 40k hours will cease to function

Cisco just announced a new Field notice regarding Defect ID CSCvt55829 which is an industry wide firmware index bug. Under normal operation, after 40,000 power-on hours (4.5 years), the SSD will report that 0 GB of available storage space remains. The drive will go offline and become unusable. These drives were used in the following […]

Ransomware and the impact to your business

Everyday, you read another story about how a company has been hit by a ransomware attack, which potentially can disrupt your business, services to your clients and livelihood of your employees. Just last week it was announced another company, Forward Air, was hit by a ransomware attack, which disrupted services and impacted revenue.  This attack […]

Cyber-security Training can save the day!

So you have secured your business. Firewall, VPN for work from home, radius authenticated WiFi or perhaps an RDS gateway for remote desktops.  Anti-virus is up to date, patching is top notch, SaaS applications locked up with two-factor authentication. What about educating your workforce?  Although Phishing is only the 5th most common primary cause of […]