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9Jan

Security Vulnerability: Speculative execution side-channel attacks or Meltdown and Spectre.

Jan 9th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

CTComp has been following a developing story in the tech world and we wanted to share with you what we know so far. Researchers have discovered a security vulnerability that affects nearly all modern processors and operating systems. These vulnerabilities are known as “speculative execution side-channel attacks” but you [...]

7Jan

HP Battery Recall

Jan 7th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

HP Battery Recall HP has released an important safety announcement.  The following explains the HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program. HP Battery Recall – It is Essential to Read and Check Your Battery – Applies to ProBook 640, 645, 650, 655G2, 655G3, ZBook 17G3, [...]

15Dec

Sitefinity Security Advisory

Dec 15th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

Sitefinity Security Advisory We have been notified that Sitefinity has issued an advisory and a software patch for a security vulnerability in their platform.  We recommend applying the patch as soon as possible. For more information about the vulnerability, please see the advisory and link below from Progress. Sitefinity [...]

4Dec

Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home Annual Conference

Dec 4th, 2017|Events|

Great day with members and customers on November 1, 2017 at the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home Annual Conference!  Full day of education, networking, and expert guidance on compliance, agency leadership and gaining a market share foothold in population health management.

15May

Wanna Cry/WannaCrypt

May 15th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

The newest Ransomware making headlines today is Wanna Cry/WannaCrypt It affects both servers and devices.  Windows 10 is not affected however all older OS versions are.  In fact Microsoft released a patch for XP and 2003 even though both are no longer supported for patches! Here is a link [...]

9Feb

Cisco Notice

Feb 9th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

Cisco has identified an issue with a component, a clock-signal, which is faulty in some of its equipment.  In some units, this clock signal component will degrade over time. Although the Cisco products with this component are currently performing normally, Cisco expects product failures to increase over time, beginning after [...]

1Feb

We are Hiring! Help Desk/Field Service Technician

Feb 1st, 2017|News|

What you will be doing: • Achieve results for a premier IT Services Organization • Install/troubleshoot Hardware and Software • Help Desk Support / Respond to Client Tickets • Support our Clients IT Staff • Travel when necessary to client sites This position will allow you to be a [...]

8Dec

CTComp Connection – December 2016

Dec 8th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates CTComp is Now Microsoft Surface Retailer! Connecticut Computer Service is now able to provide our customers with the full line-up of Microsoft Surface devices. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/devices/compare-devices Outlook 2007 Will Officially Go Out of Support with Office 365 October 31st, 2017 The recommended solution is to move to the [...]

7Jul

CTComp Connection – July 2016

Jul 7th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Microsoft introduces an Active Directory – Group Policy Object (GPO) Behavior Change MS16-072 This past patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a patch to prevent a theoretical “man in the middle attack” when GPOs are downloaded from your servers to your endpoints. https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-072 When that patch is applied, there [...]

3Jun

CTComp Connection – June 2016

Jun 3rd, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Multi-Factor Authentication & PCI Data Security Standard 3.2 What is multi-factor authentication? Multi-factor authentication is where two or more credentials must be used to authorize a person’s access to card data and systems. Examples of factors include something you know, such as a password or passphrase; something [...]

27May

Tech Update May 27, 2016

May 27th, 2016|Security & Technology Updates|

SALESFORCE SECURITY UPDATE Introduction Salesforce has announced that they will be upgrading their systems and will no longer support certain legacy encryption standards. This means that applications which interact and communicate with Salesforce may need to be upgraded to support this change. CASE Partners  explain how the upcoming security [...]

6May

CTComp Connection – May 2016

May 6th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates End of Support for SQL Server 2005 The end of support for SQL Server 2005 was April 12th, 2016. Businesses running SQL Server 2005 are encouraged to migrate to SQL Server 2014/2016 (coming soon) or Azure SQL database. SQL Server 2005 will no longer receive security updates [...]

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