Employee Happiness from a “Best Places to Work Winner”

All businesses struggle with keeping good team members on board. If your staff is happy, that attitude flows through to your clients and builds the culture of how your company is viewed in your industry. For example, have you ever flown a Southwest flight, witnessed the flight attendant going over the safety regulations in the most creative way possible, and been convinced that they just love what they do? This is a culture that is nurtured throughout the organization and the public just can’t help but notice.

F1 can advise BEFORE you purchase, and help to ensure that you buy what you need!

Information Technology moves quickly and so do changes in hardware and software. Server requirements, software requirements, user requirements, operating system compatibility, can be overwhelming and change quickly. Over the last few weeks we have come across some instances when a client would order a bundle of laptops or tablets only to find out that what they have ordered will not work for their application.

IT Management and Lifecycle Planning

All business owners understand the importance of budgets and utilizing them as a roadmap to decide when and how to allocate resources. We know that if we want new clients we need to reflect that in our marketing budget. If we want to implement a new product or service, we have to budget appropriately.

Urgent Phishing Alert: Beware of AdultFriendFinder Scams

A massive data breach of the adult dating and entertainment company Friend Finder Network has exposed more than 412 million accounts, including (and this is really bad) over 15 million "deleted" records that were not purged from the databases.

The exfiltrated records included 339 million accounts from AdultFriendFinder.

DDoS on Dyn Impacts Twitter, Spotify, Reddit

From : https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/ddos-on-dyn-impacts-twitter-spotify-reddit/

Criminals this morning massively attacked Dyn, a company that provides core Internet services for Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Reddit and a host of other sites, causing outages and slowness for many of Dyn’s customers.

The Yahoo Hack and How It Affects You

The newly released information about the Yahoo breach has been all over the news over the last few days. According to Reuters, “Yahoo Inc said on Thursday (9/22/2016) information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen from its network in 2014 by what it believed was a "state-sponsored actor.

Phishing E-mails Targeting Law Firms

We all know that we get hundreds of phishing e-mails per day, trying to convince us to click on a link or open and attachment that will release malware onto our systems and cause us time, money and grief. A particularly nasty one is targeting Law firms and we’ve had several clients who have received it.

TeamViewer Accounts have been Hacked!

Team Viewer is a remote desktop software application that allows for collaborative work to be done anywhere in the world, but it too has now fallen victim to these cyber criminals that are trying to get access to your data and to your accounts. Over the last 24 hours, customers started to report everything from their checking accounts being drained to malicious content being loaded onto their systems.

What is DFARS?

This question is coming up more and more with businesses that have or work on government contracts. FAR (Federal Acquisitions Regulation) governs the acquisition process used by the US government to acquire goods and services by contract or appropriated funds.

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