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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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. Outlook 2007 Will Officially Go Out of Support with Office 365 October 31st, 2017 The recommended solution is to move to the [...]


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. When that patch is applied, there [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Symantec Releases Security Updates

Apr 22nd, 2016|Security & Technology Updates|

National Cyber Awareness System Symantec Releases Security Updates 04/19/2016 01:30 PM EDT Original release date: April 19, 2016 Symantec has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in its Messaging Gateway (SMG) Appliance software. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an [...]


CTComp Connection – April 2016

Apr 8th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Ransomware A ransomware alert has been issued by both U.S. and Canada on March 31st 2016 in a rare join cyber alert warning about the recent surge in ransomware attacks. Infections can be devastating to an organization and recovery can be a difficult process that can be [...]


CTComp Connection – March 2016

Mar 8th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Disabling Windows 10 OS Upgrades As you might have heard, Microsoft is pushing the Windows 10 operating system upgrade through Windows Update. At first this was offered to home users and small business users that do not have domains. Microsoft has since changed the offering to include [...]


Connecticut Computer Service and CASE Partners Join Forces

Jan 5th, 2016|News|

Connecticut Computer Service and CASE Partners Join Forces As of January 1, 2016, Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. (CTComp) and CASE Partners (CASE) have merged to provide customers a more comprehensive and integrated services portfolio. CASE will operate as a division of CTComp. CASE brings twenty-two years of application and [...]

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