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  • WannaCry Ransomware Virus Returns to Attack Boeing

    The Seattle Times reported that WannaCry is back, this time infecting a Boeing assembly plant in North Charleston. You may recall the WannaCry ransomware virus from its rampage in 2017, during which it vaporized data on servers around the globe. Initially, hospitals in the UK took the brunt of the attack, before it spread to […]

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  • What to know, and more importantly do, about Meltdown and Spectre.

    What you need to know. Researchers recently discovered how to exploit two design flaws in the processors used in most modern computers—Windows, Mac, and Linux machines, as well as many Android and iOS devices. This hardware flaw is present on Intel, AMD, and ARM processors manufactured over the past 10+ years, meaning that every computer […]

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  • Beware of Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

    Why are there horrible people in this world? We don’t know. What we do know is that they’re out there: People so malicious and amoral that they would use a devastating hurricane, and the kind intentions of others, to score a quick buck for themselves. Andrew, Katrina, Matthew: Every time a hurricane hits a city, […]

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  • What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity Insurance

    Cybersecurity insurance policies are a fast-growing trend in the insurance market. Experts predict $5 billion in premiums will be collected by 2020. Why? Organizations buy cybersecurity insurance so in the likely event they’re affected by a data breach or ransomware attack, they can file a claim and get help to recover costs and remediate the […]

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  • New Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Security Risk

    Intel announced a new, critical vulnerability this week that affects nearly all business desktops and laptops that have an Intel processor capable of running Active Management Technology (AMT) or Small Business Advantage Technology. The vulnerability allows someone to bypass authentication in Intel’s remote management hardware to take over your PC. Dynamic Quest will be assisting […]

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  • Dynamic Quest Gets Picked Out of the Crowd

    Let’s face it – there are times in our lives when a little recognition puts a smile on our faces, right?  This is especially true when it kind of comes out of nowhere and wasn’t sought. We at Dynamic Quest just found out that CRN Magazine has pulled us out of the mob of managed […]

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  • Why SMB’s Are Turning to Smaller Cloud Providers

    We’re getting more and more confirmation that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to smaller or regional cloud providers for dedicated support. Yes, they’re scaling back from MSP giants like Azure, Google, AWS (Amazon Web Services), and IBM. Why? As cloud migration continues to grow, smaller companies recognize they require closer attention to their […]

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  • Find the Real Culprit in your Network

    Recently, a prominent electrical contracting company serving customers across the southeast was frustrated by sluggish network performance. The problem affected the construction of a world-class stadium, where speedy transfer of large CAD files was critical—not only to the project, but to the contractor’s reputation. Turning to their outside provider for help, they recommended expanding bandwidth across […]

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  • It’s Halloween – Is your business prepared for a zombie apocalypse?

                 It’s Halloween – Is your business prepared for a zombie apocalypse? With The Walking Dead in its seventh season, the public seems to be fascinated by the nightmare of a zombie apocalypse. It’s fun when it’s fiction—but in the real world, there are catastrophic events that occur, and they’re […]

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  • Why All the Noise About Microsoft Office 365?

    There are now over 60 million Office 365 commercial customers. 50,000 small businesses are implementing Office 365 each month. Because It Helps Business Run Better Why have so many companies chosen Office 365? In a nutshell, it makes doing business easier and faster. You can work smarter. Your employees can be more productive. It’s much […]

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