1. News Alert: MBT has acquired the Computer Consulting Division of McGee, Hearne & Paiz LLP

    We are happy to announce, as of June 30, 2017, MBT has acquired the computer consulting division of Cheyenne-based accounting firm McGee, Hearne and & Paiz LLP (MHP). MHP has roots that start back in the 1930's but was officially purchased and branded in September of 2000.  MHP has an A+ BBB service rating and has been loyally serving its customers in the Wyoming and Colorado Area. MHP…Read More

  2. What is managed services and how can it save my business?

    The term “managed services” is not just a buzzword you might have heard being tossed around at the office. Today, the concept is real and being implemented by companies of all sizes, near and far. So, what is it? Think of managed services as a way for you and your organization to offload all your IT needs and responsibilities onto a service provider. This approach takes the day-to-day IT opera…Read More

  3. Physical Security Isn’t Just Locks on the Doors

    Do you have a computer time out policy that turns off your screen within a few minutes of walking away? Do you have sticky notes on your monitor or passwords under your keyboard? Is your smartphone (with your business email on it) password protected? Are the network jacks in your public areas secure? Are your monitors turned so that the general public walking by in the hall can't see your screens?…Read More

  4. Macs are not immune to Ransomware

      Ransomware as a service software targeting the Mac operating system was recently discovered on the dark web.  For the full article, check out this link http://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-as-a-service-schemes-are-now-targeting-macs-too/ to the article by Danny Palmer, June 12, 2017. Many people think they are safer with Mac products, yet new attack software is emerging and is expected …Read More

  5. WannaCry Ransomware’s Real Victim: Your local corner store

    WannaCry ransomware's real victim: Your local corner store Six out of 10 small businesses shut down after cyberattacks. Here's why. by Alfred Ng   May 20, 2017 5:00 AM PDT These businesses may be small, but they're a big draw for hackers. Thanks to WannaCry, ransomware has taken the world by storm, without any discretion on whose computers it holds hostage. It'll lock down hospitals, mailrooms, …Read More

  6. Simulated cyber-attack shows need for companies to have incident response plan

    Simulated cyber-attack shows need for companies to have incident response plan By Patrick Wolfinbarger News@WyomingBusinessReport.com      May 19, 2017 Picture by Matthew Idler. TECH TEAM - Panelist Luke Schneider, CEO of Medicine Bow Technologies playing the role of an outside tech consultant, explains what he would do when his client suffers a security breach as Steven Leafgreen and moderator…Read More

  7. A Note to MBT Customers on Ransomware

    To MBT Customers: If you have the latest patches on your Windows machines, tested backups, and Sophos Intercept X (anti-ransomware product) then you have taken best practices provisions to protect yourself against the new Wanna Decrypt0r Ransomware that came out last Friday.  If you are a MBT Total or Proactive Managed Services client then Sophos Intercept X and patches are part of your service …Read More

  8. Microsoft Scrambles to Fix Worst Windows Issue ‘in recent memory’

    Microsoft Scrambles to Fix Worse Windows Issue 'In Recent Memory' by Brooke Crothers, published May 11,2017, Fox News There’s a hole in Windows big enough that Microsoft did an emergency fix this week. Called the “worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory” and "crazy bad" by the Google security expert that discovered it, the malware requires no interaction from a user. Often malware re…Read More

  9. Be Security Aware with Healthcare Internet of Things

    At the recent Cybersecurity Symposium in Cheyenne, Mike Borowczak, a University of Wyoming security professor in the Computer Science department, discussed the Internet of Things and Security.  A few of the examples given were hospital or healthcare related and Medicine Bow Technologies wanted to share them with our customers. One of the most surprising data points was that Casper was number two …Read More

  10. It is Insanely Easy to Hack Hospital Equipment

    It's Insanely Easy to Hack Hospital Equipment, by Kim Zetter Now is the time for IT healthcare professionals to have security related discussions with their Admin teams regarding hospital equipment that have web administration features and are networked.  According to the article in the link below, hackable items include:  drug infusion pumps, Bluetooth enabled defibrillators, X-rays, refrigerat…Read More