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Slow Connection Speed with Linksys/Cisco E1200

Cisco E1200 Router

Slow Downloads Linksys/Cisco E1200 Router We’ve been observing this problem at one of our Fort Myer’s Business IT clients. They have a multitenant office complex that has a shared internet connection. We started receiving calls from tenants stating that their internet connections were running unusually slow. After a short period we identified that the problem […]

Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login

XMPP Logo

I received an email from Facebook today notifying me that someone logged into my facebook account via XMPP. The message I received was “Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login”. Although, I normally do log in to Facebook from Pidgin with XMPP. I’ve never received a notification before regarding it. Although this notices are normal for me, as […]

Certified Fort Myers PCI-DSS Consultant, PCI-DSS Compliance, PCI-DSS Auditing

Does your Fort Myers Business need to comply with PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)? Online Scanning Tools, do not provide any real protection from data fraud risks. When working to maintaining PCI-DSS compliance, the only true way to safeguard your customers is with a properly trained and certified Information Security Consultant. Performing an […]

Small Business IT Security Trends to watch in 2013

  1. End of Windows XP Support April 2014 2. Two Factor Authentication 3. Password Management 4. Annual Security Audits 5. Java Vulnerabilities   Foreword: Small Businesses experience difference risks than bigger companies. Fortunately, the intimacy of many small businesses means that they naturally avoid some of the more difficult to management risks of large […]

Complete List of IT Security Certifications (Updated March 2013)

List of IT Security Certifications, Including, IT Risk, IT Governance, IT Audit Certifications, IT Forensics. This list is constantly being amended to include new certifications, if you’re aware of a missing certification, please post it, and we’ll make sure to update the list. Vendor Acronym Full Name Cost (Americas USD) (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems […]

Which IT Certification is right for me? How to choose an IT Certification.

So you’re looking for an “IT Certification”? Firstly, allow me to outline that this list is far from complete, and serves only as a very basic introduction into some of the most common certifications, and some of my personal opinions on them. If you have suggestions to add to this list please leave a comment […]

How to purge Product Keys from Windows Server 2012

While in the process of doing a new Virtualized Server 2012 Roll-out, I stumbled upon something interesting. Once the Server OS was installed, I pulled up the Activation Window and it appeared that a key had already been entered that did not match what was on the COA. The key that was present was unable […]