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What You Need to Know About KRACK

What is KRACK?
KRACK is a new network Wi-Fi attack on Wireless Access Points that exploits vulnerabilities within WPA2 Wi-Fi Protocol (The security format that protects Wi-Fi networks).
What is the potential impact? 
If affected, the attacker has access to connected Wi-Fi devices to eavesdrop and inject data into the wireless stream to install malware or adware.

How Identity Security Keeps You Safe

Authors: Will Udovich and Geoffrey Kneale

We’ve been talking a lot about security, and specifically Identity security lately (View: Long Live Identity Security and Identity Security Checklist). But what does a security breach look like? Unfortunately, one of our customers recently fell victim to a phishing scam, illustrating how easy it is for any organization to be compromised.

Identity Security Checklist

What is identity management? Enabling the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times and for the right reasons. It’s your first line of defense in the new world of computing security.

But how do you get started with identity management and ensure you are employing the right roadmap for your business? In an effort to get our customers on that right track, we’ve put together a quick Identity Security Checklist that you can use to see where you’re at and where you ought to be going.

Ransomware 'WannaCrypt' Alert

As a result of a recent, widespread attack on Microsoft Windows Systems, Prosum is providing the following information  in order to ensure rapid action to remediate the attack vectors allowing the ‘WannaCry’ (Also known as ‘WannaCrypt’) crypto virus to spread.

Why Your Search for an IT Superhero May Actually Be Your Undoing

Author: Josh Tofteland, Vice President

There’s an IT crisis brewing in your company. You’re understaffed and overwhelmed and looking to the skies for someone to swoop down to the rescue. You watch. You wait. And nothing. Where is that super-certified crusader of code, armed with your lengthy list of “must-have” requirements along with a utility belt of impressive “nice to haves?”

Forget it.

On-Demand Webinar: How to Accelerate Your Move to Microsoft Azure

Cut your cloud planning and migration time in half!
Whether you have already begun your transition to the cloud or are planning to get started, this webinar can help save you time and money. Speakers from Microsoft and Prosum share a proven approach for building a cloud action plan, and demonstrate tools to quickly and effectively prioritize and size workload migrations to ensure maximum business impact.

L.A. Works Day of Service 2015

This past weekend Prosum volunteered at L.A. Works Day 2015, Los Angeles’ largest day of service! This year’s day of service was a lovely mix of 300 gallons of paint, 40 yards of mulch, 200 shovels and over a thousand corporate and community volunteers who came together to transform South East L.A!

Team Prosum arrived at the event bright and early to help the event run smoothly by setting up tables, chairs, and signage.

Get Your IT Flowing

Several years ago, I met Ken Venner, who, at the time, was CIO of Broadcom. Ken talked about IT and corporate services being “like air” – something that simply flows around you unnoticed and unobtrusive, enabling everything you do. These traits describe what I call “Utility level IT”: neither creating obstacles for your business nor invigorating it with increased efficiency.