Unlock the Secrets to Cyber Security: 5 Essential Components for SMBs

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Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly recognizing the importance of cybersecurity and the need for professional IT management services. As SMB owners face an ever-growing challenge of managing their technology, the threats of cybercrime and data breaches will continue to grow in complexity. To protect their business and remain competitive, SMB owners must understand […]

Poorly managed Linux servers are the target of new ShellBot DDoS malware variants.

A recent campaign that uses various varieties of the virus named ShellBot targets poorly maintained Linux SSH servers. In a study, AhnLab Security Emergency response Center (ASEC) stated that ShellBot, also known as PerlBot, is a DDoS Bot virus created in Perl and often uses IRC protocol to connect with the C&C server. Threat actors […]

Things have Changed.


Once upon a time in the late 80s and early 90s, “IT” was about fixing very expensive computers, mainframes and servers. It was a repair service very similar to an auto mechanic. Software was of course a component of this as well, but the concept of ongoing IT Management was relegated to large enterprises and […]

How To Use Microsoft Teams Push To Talk

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Most regular users of the Microsoft Teams calling faeture have come across a common problem – unwanted background noise. Most online conferencing tools tend to enable the mic by default during a call session. This can promote collaboration by allowing users to speak up whenever they have something to say, but it can also lead to a […]

Security Camera Users Banned From US Government Contracts

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The US government released a prepublication of interim on Monday, June 13th to announce a ban on federal government contracting with companies using security products sold by the Chinese-based brands Dahua, Huawei, and Hikvision. Federal agencies are now barred from working with entities using these brands. The clause requires contractors to perform a “reasonable inquiry” […]

How to Get Your Employees Working Efficiently From Home (2020)

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Get Your Employees Working Efficiently From Home Virtual offices have become the new norm for many businesses. That by no means makes business owners experts in how to navigate this new environment. How to Get Your Employee’s to Work Remotely For most employees, transitioning from an office to a home-working domain is not as simple […]

Surveillance Station by Synology

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Hexis Consulting is now partnered with Synology to offer you the latest in surveillance technology and support, like Surveillance Station! Synology’s Surveillance Station technology consolidates camera and recording management in one place, offering you a worry-free solution for easily monitoring your business’s most valuable assets. With motion detection and smart recording, Hexis can set up your cameras to start […]

Update Rundown: Windows 10 Update May 2020

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Windows 10 May 2020 Update will reach PCs later in the month. You will get the latest build right this minute if you enter the Insider beta program now. Windows 10 version 1903 was released in 2019 with major changes and new features, but last year it released another feature update ‘November 2019 Update’ with […]