WannaCrypt Attacks Demonstrate Value of Periodic Upgrades

The recent burst of damage caused by WannaCrypt, the latest form of ransomware, should demonstrate more clearly than ever how important it is to both keep patched, and periodically upgrade your machines. Quietly, a few weeks before the attack, Microsoft released a...

Act! Customer Relationship Manager

Sales-oriented businesses will be familiar with the idea of a CRM – Customer Relationship Management – program. Act! is the CRM software we support at Katy – it’s a powerful program, capable of being remotely accessible, and includes powerful tools for scheduling and...

Centralizing Your Data Storage

In any organization, different members will need different information and managing who has access to that information can quickly become a serious headache. This is one area where a few good computers and a few good policies can dramatically simplify that overhead. A...

Leaks and Security Practices

With large security breaches becoming a more consistent phenomenon, many companies are looking for ways to keep from being the next victim. One of the most intense concerns has been unethical employees – a person in a position of trust can do a lot of damage. The...

Bundled Software

Even perfectly useful software can sometimes hide unexpected packages. While it’s more common among free and repackaged software bundles, even such common and vaunted software as Windows is sometimes packaged with unnecessary programs. The common industry term for...