Could last month’s WannaCry Ransomware attacks be considered a “warning shot” in the war of cybersecurity? Microsoft seems to think so. On June 13, 2017 Microsoft released new security patches with the purpose of protecting computers from the “elevated risk for destructive cyberattacks.”
If you have a smartphone, computer, or just about any other tech device, you’re all too familiar with push notifications or messages prompting you to update. And whether the update is needed for adding features, fixing bugs, or larger scale program and security improvements, studies from Pew Resarch Center among others show that nearly 50% of people choose to delay updates simply because it’s not “convenient” in that moment. We get it…
SUCCESS STORY: NetShape Technologies Partners with ABS for Data Center Migration and SAN Consolidation
When NetShape Technologies (https://www.netshapetech.com/), a global manufacturer and metal components supplier with sites located in North America, Asia and Europe, needed to move their data center, they came to ABS for help. The complex project involved relocating their hardware from Louisville to Chicago as well as implementing and configuring a new Storage Area Network (SAN)—and a smooth transition was crucial to NetShape’s operations.
There has been a recent discovery of a security problem with a portion of Intel’s firmware. The
issue allows hackers to forgo authentication to receive access to the management side of the PC.
This is a real threat because the bug allows attackers to gain full administrative access and view
private data, which can then be exposed to the public.
The Maryhurst Journey of Hope Luncheon held at The Louisville Marriott Downtown on Friday, May 12, was a great opportunity for guests to become, “the hope our children need.” This annual fundraiser has shaped into a tremendous opportunity for Maryhurst to honor their outstanding alumni and benevolent supporters. At the 2017 luncheon, Maryhurst presented numerous scholarships and honored their Alumna of the Year, Tammy Smith. But, most importantly, the Journey of Hope Luncheon focused on Maryhurst’s vision to imagine communities free of abuse and filled with hope for every child and family.
You may have heard the recent news that Louisville, KY has been selected as the latest market for the rollout of Google Fiber, a high-speed internet provider to rival Spectrum/Time Warner Cable and AT&T as the big players in the local area. But, what does Google Fiber mean for Louisville? A few things…
As technology constantly builds and improves over the years, businesses and people alike are having to adapt and grow along with it. In order to keep up with the fast-pace changes, ABS is constantly upgrading its systems and processes in order to provide top notch tools and solutions for its customers. That’s simply the ABS Way.
In order for any business to be successful, making sure the right plans are made and in place are crucial so businesses are able to move forward from any mishaps that could occur. The same can be said in the world of IT as well because as the business grows, their IT infrastructure will need…