1. You Thought Ransomware Was Bad

    In the never-ending escalation of cyber threats, an emerging type of attack could dramatically raise the stakes. Called Destruction of Service (DeOS), these attacks could soon become common — and devastating. As outlined in Cisco’s Midyear Cybersecurity Report (download it here), behavior such as locking systems and encrypting data are precursors to DeOS. Right now, federal agencies and other …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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Check out Today Show’s Ransomware Story

    Check out the latest ransomware story on the Today Show about Ransomware. http://www.today.com/video/hackers-want-to-hold-your-data-for-ransom-here-s-how-to-stop-them-899367491901 Hackers want to hold your data for ransom: Here’s how to stop them In a shadowy region of the internet known as the dark web, “ransomware” that enables hackers to invade your computer and hold your data for ransom …Read More

  7. Break Fix Versus Managed Services for Information Technology

    Break-Fix The traditional method of IT management for smaller companies is break-fix.  What is break fix? Examples of a company that relies on break-fix information technology methods are shown below. You only call your information technology company when there is a problem. Equipment breaks and you either fix it or replace it. You have a do-it-yourself backup system that replicates to an externa…Read More