Yearly Archives: 2014

Do You Know Where Your USB Key Has Been?

A discovery was made public late last week about how USB sticks/keys can infect systems with malware completely undetected. Code in the actual hardware for USB allows software to be installed that can bypass filters and programs that normally can scan for such programs. How can your company function and stay protected if your employees…
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Is Anti-Virus Really Dead?

There have been articles coming out recently that the need for anti-virus is no longer doing its job and people shouldn't be burdened with it and instead use an anti-malware solution. Many programs out there are bloated and do not do detection and removal like they should. We have seen plenty of those solutions, and…
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CHANGE Your Passwords ASAP!

I normally don't Blog my titles in caps, unless I consider something significant. This one is really large. A vulnerability has been discovered called "Heartbleed". It is so big, many of you probably heard about it on the news since it affects close to 500,000 websites. Without going into detail, this has been around for…
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Renascence IT Consulting Turns 4 Years Old Today!

Thank you to our clients, partners, and friends that have allowed Renascence IT to be around for its FOUR year old anniversary! Times have changed. Even in this small time frame the "cloud" has moved in on small businesses. This is allowing them to have a serious option of not needing huge, powerful hardware in…
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