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Achieving Flawless Backup Availability with Veeam

The digital world is never asleep. Customers expect businesses to respond to their requests around the clock.  Users require their data to be accessible at any time, and employees are unable to do their jobs without stable, always-on information technology...

Becoming an Internal Trusted Business Partner Within Your Organization

Becoming an Internal Trusted Business Partner Within Your Organization IT groups who have utilized ITIL framework to help with operational efficiencies have become much more effective in the overall business objectives. The success in coupling the overarching...

Exerting Critical Control With Secure Configurations – CIS Critical Security Control 3

Hardware and Software Everywhere At times, it doesn’t seem possible to count all the individual pieces of hardware and software in your world.  But every piece of the IT puzzle must be tracked, reported, and corrected if found to be out of alignment with today’s...

Ivanti Acquires RES Software, Extending Its Leadership In User Workspace Environment Management

Today, Ivanti announced that they’ve signed an agreement to acquire RES Software. You can read the press release on Ivanti.com. This is exciting news for both Ivanti and RES customers! RES Software’s vision of secure and automated IT delivery closely matches that of...

Exerting Critical Security Control Over Your Software – CIS Control #2

As the Petya Cyber attack begins to unfold across the globe, IT needs to take a closer look at software management on the endpoint and make sure protection is in place. For our next article in this series about the Center for Internet Security’s Critical Security...

How to send your Proactive 3PAR Care health info directly to your reseller partner

How to send your Proactive 3PAR Care health info directly to your reseller partner Did you know that you can have your 3PAR or StoreVirtual 3200 array send health information directly to NCSi?  HPE’s StoreFront Remote system allows customers to grant access to certain...

Exerting Critical Security Control Over Your Enterprise – CIS Control #1

The Center for Internet Security, in conjunction with the global internet security community, has developed a set of 20 Critical Security Controls which, when implemented, reduce the risk of cyber-attack up to 94%.  Just implementing the first five controls can...

Imperva CounterBreach 2.0 Introduces New Machine Learning Algorithm to Protect Data Against Insider Threats

[Imperva Press Release] Imperva, Inc., committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced CounterBreach 2.0 with a new algorithm to automatically place individuals and their cross-functional peers into...

Concierge Technical Support Services – True value-add from an IT partner

Last week a customer from Idaho contacted us in need of Ivanti technical support. After a few attempts of trying to resolve the issue on his own, he decided to seek additional expertise.  Instead of calling Ivanti’s support line he called me here directly at NCSi to...

WannaCry Ransomware Recap and the Importance of Patch Management

In the first half of May 2017, a new strain of ransomware emerged. That alone wouldn’t be unusual since the AV-TEST Institute registers over 390,000 new malicious programs every day, and since ransomware attacks on businesses now happen every forty seconds, according...