1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Education and Information on Cybersecurity for You and Your Organization

    Security@Sunrise – Education and Information on Cybersecurity for You and Your Organization Sponsored By: Medicine Bow Technologies Date/Time:  Thursday, May 11th 7:30am – 9:00am Place: Wyoming Technology Business Center, BigHorn Conference Room; 2435 King Blvd, Casper, WY Tickets are just $10 for this great educational event to learn about real life cybersecurity threats and tips and enjoy …Read More

  8. New Ransomware Variant Targets Hospitals

    From Becker's Hospital Review; Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | April 11, 2017 |  http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/new-ransomware-variant-targets-hospitals.html A new ransomware kit called Philadelphia enables amateur cybercriminals to target hospitals, according to an analysis by Forcepoint, an Austin, Texas-based IT security company. Philadelphia, which Fo…Read More

  9. Wyoming Women’s Business Center Presents Cyber Security for Small Businesses

    ROUNDTABLE Wyoming Women’s Business Center Thursday, April 13th, 8:30-9:45 A.M. Laramie Plains Civic Center, Conference Room 208 710 Garfield St, Laramie, WY Join us in this FREE networking opportunity; meet other business owners! Bring a friend! RSVP: wwbc@uwyo.edu or call 307-460-3948 TOPIC:  Cyber Security for Small Businesses Learn the terminology so you can speak with your IT company. Lea…Read More

  10. Protect Your Computer From Hackers, Data Thieves and Everything Else!

    The Wyoming SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Network is hosting a webinar on Thursday, April 5 from 2-3 p.m. Mountain Time entitled "Protect Your Computer From Hackers, Data Thieves and Everything Else!" Are you worried your business or personal computer systems are going to be hacked? Do you worry that you may become a victim of Ransomware or other attack?   Join this session with Laura…Read More