Hackers Strike Another Unsuspecting Victim

Hackers Strike Another Unsuspecting Victim

Northern Alberta Municipality network is shutdown for up to 2 weeks.

There has been a lot of (unwanted) media attention given recently to a municipality in Northern Alberta who has been fighting an intrusion into their network.  According to news reports the problems started back in July, but reached a crisis last week as the integrity of their electronic data and personal records was at risk.  This culminated in the municipality un-plugging from the Internet.

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I Need a REALLY BIG computer

I Need a REALLY BIG computer

There is more to document management than just scanning files

We received a call the other day from a client asking for a REALLY BIG computer and a scanner.  Now, we’ll all for selling some gear to a client, but we asked a few more questions to dig in a little deeper; what problem were they trying to solve?  It turns out they had 30 years worth of paper files they wanted to digitize.  They also wanted to clean up their file storage area and make the documents more accessible to users.

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The BIG Phone Book: How do Email and website requests find you?

The BIG Phone Book

How do Email and website requests find you?

We were recently transitioning a client to a new Email system.  It required that some settings be changed in their DNS to point to the new provider.  The matter was complicated by the addition of another technology provider who also needed to change their systems to match.  There was some serious frustration on the part of the client as it appeared someone in the chain wasn’t doing their job, as the Email stopped working for the client.

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