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What Can Businesses Learn From The First GDPR Fines?

What Can Businesses Learn From The First GDPR Fines?

Less than a year ago, the European Union instituted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect customer rights to data privacy. The regulation created quite a stir in May 2018 when it was enacted, and has recently created even more of a stir because the first fines for non-compliance have been levied. While the EU granted […]


Warning: Foreign Hackers Compromised Citrix Systems

Warning: Foreign Hackers Compromised Citrix Systems

Citrix said the FBI warned them on Wednesday, March 6th that hackers compromised its IT systems and stole “business documents.” Citrix doesn’t know precisely which documents the hackers obtained nor how they got in. It’s suspected that this is a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign supported by a nation-state. The consequences of the Citrix security incident could affect a broader range of targets, as the company holds sensitive data for […]


Citrix Breach Reminds Us To Use Secure Passwords

We often find our clients will push back on us about password policies.  People are concerned if we roll out a password policy that users will forget their passwords and it will be inconvenient for them.  We usually joke and say it’s much more convenient to leave your car or house unlocked too, but probably […]


What Is This Chromium Application That Just Appeared On My Computer?

What Is This Chromium Application That Just Appeared On My Computer?

Have you seen a new application — Chromium — suddenly appear on your computer? It’s likely that if you did not intentionally download it, the app is malware that should be removed immediately. While Chromium is a legitimate product, hackers have been using it to deliver adware and potentially unwanted programs, redirect browsers to different […]


Spring Forward This Sunday

Spring Forward This Sunday

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 starts on Sunday, March 10th. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGbLe56D21w]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 […]


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