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Security as a Service (SECaaS) Explained

January 31, 2019

What is Security as a Service? Every time you turn around, it seems like there is a new "BLANK as-a-Service" provided. These services are generally a business model that allows for web-based outsourcing. Security as a Service, or SECaaS, refers to web-based security solutions delivered over the cloud. SECaaS allows for a company to have an outside company to handle and manage their cybersecurity. For many small businesses, platforms that offer "as-a-service" are an ideal way to ensure the [...]

Windows 7 & Server 2008: What you need to know

January 30, 2019

All software products have a viable lifespan; none can go on forever.  When a Microsoft application or operating system reaches “end of life”, Microsoft will no longer continue to support it.  For Microsoft customers, this means there will be no further development of patches, fixes, or security updates.  Microsoft products have typically had a lifespan of 10 years.  It is now time to consider the end of life impact of Windows 7, Server 2008 and 2008 R2, SQL 2008 and Off [...]

Power Your Mission

January 23, 2019

At last week’s State of the Union, I was eager to announce that after 6 years, we had re-articulated our core purpose.  Our previous mission was “to unleash the potential of schools and businesses”, and we had refined that purpose to state that our goal is to “power missions through technology”. Every quarter, our team takes 90 minutes out of their Wednesday to join our State of the Union meeting. We get as many people as we can to our St. Louis headquarters and every [...]