Meltdown / Spectre

Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer on our network, including your workstation and all our servers. This hardware […]

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Phish Alert Button in Outlook

How To Use The Phish Alert Button CITS is pushing out a Phish Alert Button (PAB) in Outlook (provided by KnowBe4). How does this work, and how can you use it to help keep your organization safe? When do I use it? Click the PAB anytime you believe you have received a phishing email, or […]

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Wireless Install at Big Heart Orphanage

Our family has returned from Reynosa, Mexico where my son and I replaced the wireless infrastructure at Big Heart Orphanage over two days. Using all Mikrotik equipment, the router was replaced with a RB2011UiAS-2HnD-IN. Two existing CAT6 cables carry the traffic to a wAPac and a PowerBox that feeds another wAPac and a NetMetal 5. […]

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Example of Cerber Ransomware

I had a client fall for a ransomware email yesterday so when I got a similar one I thought I would post it. Don’t open attachments unless you know what they are and are expecting them. I was about to say “I don’t know why you would think about opening this attachment” but then I realized […]

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CITS to setup campus-wide wireless network for orphanage in Mexico

My church goes regularly to Reynosa, Mexico to help build homes for local residents. Volunteers stay at an orphanage in Reynosa. It came to my attention that the orphanage has internet connection issues, security concerns with their wireless, and a desire to increase wireless coverage for guests and staff. I volunteered to purchase and install […]

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Cable Management

Here are a before/after pictures of two recent cable management jobs. The top one is from a new client ***that had an agreement with another I.T. company***. The lower one was a follow up we did to a relocation.  

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