When Was Your Last Backup? Data backups are a critical part of protecting the information and files you cannot afford to lose. And yet, many people have bad backup habits – or no backup habits at all.     March 31st is World Backup Day – a perfect opportunity for you to update your existing […]

Cybersecurity has become an increasing issue for many companies and organizations. It’s no longer a matter of whether or not there is a possibility that your bank will be attacked by a virus, hacker, or other threat, but rather, a matter of when that threat will appear. In October 2018, the FDIC released FIL-63-2018 to […]

On March twentieth of 2018, Microsoft announced that Windows Server 2019 would soon become available to IT professionals around the world. While a few lucky CIOs and IT service providers got access to the Windows Insider preview edition of the operating system (OS) that very same day, Server 2019 was released to the general public […]

March 17th is one of our favorite days of the year – St. Patrick’s Day. For some, it’s a day to celebrate centuries of rich culture and Irish heritage, and for others, an opportunity to have a pint or two with friends.   However you’ll be spending this St. Paddy’s, our team hopes you have […]

On July 9th, 2019, SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 will reach end-of-life. This means that Microsoft will no longer issue critical security updates or any infrastructure updates. For businesses, this means that you need to upgrade or migrate services immediately. Not only does the lack of security upgrades mean that your business data and apps […]

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 starts on Sunday, March 10th. I’m sure you know how Daylight Saving Time (DST) works, but did you know not everyone in the US observes this time change? Arizona hasn’t observed DST since 1967, and Hawaii has never used DST. Michigan skipped DST from 1969 – 1973, while Florida is […]

Which Of My Systems Need To Be Covered? You are a private organization that provides services to the federal government. This lucrative relationship means that you are subject to oversight and regulations that you would otherwise avoid in traditional business transactions. These services, by default, involve controlled unclassified information (CUI) and classified defense information (CDI). […]