CTComp Connection – December 2016

By | 2017-11-13T21:05:30+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – July 2016

By | 2018-03-30T16:45:21+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – June 2016

By | 2018-03-05T13:11:00+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – May 2016

By | 2018-05-02T11:57:00+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – April 2016

By | 2018-03-05T13:12:33+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – March 2016

By | 2017-11-13T21:11:12+00:00 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 [...]

CTComp Connection – December 2015

By | 2017-11-13T21:24:13+00:00 Jan 5th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Wearable Tech - How Secure is Your Data? Symantec, the global leader in CyberSecurity, penned a whitepaper discussing the security holes that using “wearable tech”, like a Fitbit, MapMyRun, etc. can leave users vulnerable to.  These devices [...]

CTComp Connection – November 2015

By | 2017-11-13T21:24:30+00:00 Jan 5th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Microsoft has announced the end-of-sale date for PC manufacturers to stop selling machines with either Windows 7 or 8.1 preinstalled – October 31st, 2016.  Businesses that have a volume license agreement that includes Software Assurance on their [...]