CT Tech Bulletin – End of Support for Windows XP, Office and Exhange 2003 Coming Soon

On April 8th Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP, Office XP, and Exchange 2003. What does this mean for you? There will no longer be security updates, non-security hot fixes, assisted support or online technical support from Microsoft on these products. If you haven’t updated yet, don’t worry! We can help with new… Read more »

Happy Anniversary Craig Campbell!

Craig Campbell started at Cybertrails one year ago today, 2/14/13. Craig started as a NOC Tech and quickly showed that he is invaluable in his technical and customer service skills. We are happy to have him in the NOC and out on the field as an Admin. Congratulations Craig and thank you for all the… Read more »

The 10 Worst Passwords of 2013

You no longer have to be a security geek to use a password management tool, experts say. Password management tools have matured and contain a wide variety of capabilities to take the strain off of accessing a bank account, website or service with a strong password. Many programs use strong encryption and contain syncing features… Read more »

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

Founded in 1899, Chiquita is proof positive that use of cloud — at least in the form of software-as-a-service (SaaS) products — is no longer just the province of startups and web 2.0 companies. The adoption of these technologies is integral to how older, established companies compete. And it’s a big part of how Chiquita… Read more »

Lost in a Snap: How Should We React to Online Security Breaches?

“The way I look at it, there are two kinds of online services — the ones who have been hacked and lost private data and the ones who will be hacked and will lose private data in the future,” Paul Saffo, a technology forecaster and managing director at Discern Analytics, told The Wrap. http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140131175129-1523803-lost-in-a-snap-how-should-we-react-to-online-security-breaches?trk=eml-ced-b-art-Ch-4&midToken=AQF1vFAYZcHuqA&ut=1s1eYPPkufUC41/

NADELLA TO HEAD MICROSOFT; GATES LEAVES CHAIR ROLE

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company’s small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet, as its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/nadella-head-microsoft-gates-leaves-chair-role/

Statistic of the Day – browser usage…which browsers are used the most?

W3Schools has been keeping log files on browser usage since 2002. Where does your favorite browser rank currently? See the statistics below for January 2014 usage of the most popular browsers, you might be surprised!   Browser Statistics 2014 Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome Safari Opera January 10.2 % 26.9 % 55.7 % 3.9 % 1.8… Read more »

Meet CyberTrails CIO Adam Rusak

Have you ever wondered what makes the best manager? C-level executive? Employee? Check out this in-depth profile compiled on our CIO, Adam Rusak. After a long third-party questionnaire and analysis, this profile gives a great picture of Mr. Rusak and what he brings to CyberTrails. Some skills simply cannot be learned in a classroom, they… Read more »