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05/15/2017 ***Alert*** Global Ransomware Attack

Here are some useful tips to help you determine the validity of an email that may be a phishing attempt. more
 

05/13/2017 Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks 

***Critical*** To protect it’s customers from the largest ransomware attack to date, Microsoft has taken an unusual step and has released an emergency security patch for all its versions of Windows – including unsupported versions XP, Vista, Windows 8, Server 2003 and 2008 Editions. Please review ‘MS17-010: Description of the security update for Windows SMB Server: March 14, 2017’ immediately for details. Feel free to contact us to assist with deployment, support or questions. more

 

05/12/2017 Ransomware Attack Spreads Worldwide Using Alleged NSA Exploit 

Security experts are urging organizations to patch vulnerable systems, upgrade to the latest versions of Operating Systems, and make backups of all critical data. more

 

05/03/2017 Here’s Google’s Official Statement on Today’s Fast-Spreading Phishing Attack 

Google says they’ve stopped the attack for now, and are “working to prevent this kind of spoofing from happening again.” more

04/01/2017 Consumer Versions of Skype Hit by Ransomware

Several users have complained that ads served through Microsoft’s Skype app are serving malicious downloads, which if opened, can trigger ransomware. more

03/20/2017 Reliable Solutions Group – Proactive Management Program / PMP

Your time is precious. You have more important issues to deal with than your IT network. It is, however, a critical enabler to your business and in need of regular attention to ensure it’s running predictably, optimally and securely. Our fully managed Proactive Management Program, (PMP,) is the ideal solution for an organization like yours, an organization that demands the utmost in network reliability and quality service. more

02/28/2017 Amazon AWS S3 Outage is Breaking Things for a lot of Websites and Apps

A massive Amazon Web Services, (AWS) outage is affecting the East Coast. more

02/24/2017 Securing the New Era of Business

Instead of approaching security in an ad hoc, problem-by-problem manner, IT needs to go deeper to create a more holistic security framework that protects apps and data at all stages, in use, in transit and at rest, no matter where they’re used, on any device. more

02/19/2017 The Digital CIO: Three Traits of a Disruption-Driving Technology Leader

No longer in a position of managing and maintaining legacy systems, the modern CIO has the responsibility and opportunity to partner with business operations to proactively foster innovation and achieve a competitive advantage. more

02/16/2017 Cisco, HPE and Juniper Have all Recognized the Clock Technology Problem

***Update*** It is important to note that although Cisco was the first to publish a notice about the fatal clock timing flaw, some Juniper and HP Enterprise routers, switches and security appliances may be affected as well. more

02/2/2017 Cisco: Faulty Clock Part Could Cause Failure in Some Switches, Routers, ASA security appliances

Certain models: Cisco’s Series 4000 Integrated Services Routers, Nexus 9000 Series switches, ASA security devices and Meraki Cloud Managed Switches could fail after about 18 months of service – causing those devices to crash and not recover. more

02/1/2017 Snopes on ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Scam Warning

Dozens of news outlets reported on a purported scam wherein fraudsters supposedly falsify charges by randomly calling people and asking ‘Can you hear me?’ more

01/20/2017 Polycom Shares Top 5 Trends and Predictions in the Voice Space for 2017

The voice communications space has undergone immense growth and evolution over the past years. With the rising popularity of cloud technologies, today’s voice communications systems have moved past the limits of traditional phone lines and enabled businesses to become more connected than ever. more

01/19/2017 3 Tips to Improve Threat Detection and Incident Response

I think we can all agree that the big question we face is no longer how to prevent attacks, but how to be effective and agile when an incident occurs. If you can detect and respond to threats immediately, you can greatly minimize the damage done. more

01/13/2017 Microsoft Details Tweaks to its Windows 7, 8.1 Patch Rollups

Reliable Solutions Group, a Total Technology Solutions Provider of Cloud, IT and Telecom solutions, announced today that the Company will be opening a corporate office in Middleburg Heights, OH. more

12/21/2016 Can You Afford Your Legacy System?

Although many organizations have plenty of reasons why they “can’t” update their outdated technology, or why they are moving so slowly, the risks of failing to do so are increasingly filling newspaper columns and the Internet. more

12/08/2016 SD-WAN Increases Application Control & Visibility

Most network management solutions do an excellent job of monitoring network flows, helping IT understand where congestion points are and which applications are underperforming. While I’m a firm believer that visibility is critical to performance management and security, it doesn’t fully solve the problem. more

07/27/2016 Microsoft injects Office 365 with cool new features for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

This month, Microsoft is releasing a new set of cloud-powered intelligent services in Office apps designed to save you time and produce better results. more

07/1/2016 Reliable Solutions Group to Establish New Corporate Headquarters to Accommodate Growth

Reliable Solutions Group, a Total Technology Solutions Provider of Cloud, IT and Telecom solutions, announced today that the Company will be opening a corporate office in Middleburg Heights, OH. more

06/17/2016 Reliable Solutions Group Helps Customers Embrace the Cloud Through Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program

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Reliable Solutions Group, a Total Technology Solutions Provider of Cloud, IT and Telecom solutions announced today its participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program. The program is designed to strengthen customer relationships and expand cloud sales opportunities by enabling partners to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support products and services. more

06/13/2016 Here’s Why Microsoft Will Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft has been on the acquisition track for nearly as long as it’s existed. There are so many deals that few get major notice. And yet, some of them do, like when Microsoft bought Yammer and then Skype. more

06/8/2016 5 Things You Should Know about Two-Factor Authentication

One of the best pieces of security advice any computer expert can give you is to enable two-factor authentication for websites that support it. With password breaches so common nowadays, it could be the one thing that keeps hackers from stealing your identity online. Here are five points to help you understand this technology. more

05/18/2016 LinkedIn Warns Users to Reset Passwords

LinkedIn has confirmed a significant breach from 2012 was worse than first thought, as hackers claimed the number of leaked usernames and passwords was 117 million, up from the 6.5 million reported four years ago. more

03/17/2016 Reliable Solutions Group’s Proactive Management Program

Your time is precious. You have more important issues to deal with than your IT network. It is, however, a critical enabler to your business and in need of regular attention to ensure it’s running predictably, optimally and securely. Our fully managed Proactive Management Program, (PMP,) is the ideal solution for an organization like yours, an organization that demands the utmost in network reliability and quality service. more

02/23/2016 Reliable Solutions Group – Total Tech Video

Your Total Technology Solutions Provider! more

02/09/2016 Reliable Solutions Group Achieves Microsoft’s Silver Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency

Reliable Solutions Group, a Total Technology Solutions Provider of Cloud, Telecom and IT solutions announced today that it has achieved a Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. more