WCry (WannaCry) Ransomware

On Friday, May 12, 2017, a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organizations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee

ProviNET Hosting IT Security Session at LeadingAge Annual Meeting

Yahoo, Target, Home Depot, Anthem (Blue Cross), JP Morgan and Sony Pictures; What do these companies all have in common? In the past four years, each of these organizations have been the subject of a topic that many people would rather not think about: Data Breaches. Consumers from each of these companies have had their

Creating Value in Proactive User Workstation Management

Let’s face it, technology has become such a critical component for businesses of all shapes and sizes. End users depend on their desktops and laptops to complete the tasks that they have on a daily basis. For users, using that workstation has become synonymous with utilities. When they turn on a light switch, they expect

Upgrade to iOS 9.3.5 – Fixes Critical Security Vulnerabilities

Are you an iOS (iPhone / iPad / iPod touch) user? If so, you’ll want to pay close attention to the latest security patch that Apple released on Thursday August 25. iOS 9.3.5 features major security fixes for the three zero-day exploits and ProviNET recommends that it be downloaded by all iOS users right away.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Have you taken advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 from Microsoft? Prior to the end of July 2016, Microsoft was offering all of its current Windows customers a completely complimentary upgrade to their most modern desktop operating platform – Windows 10. With the introduction of this new operating system, Microsoft is changing its

Colorado’s Compelling Case for Colocation

The state of Colorado probably isn’t the first state that comes to mind when considering a Colocation or Disaster Recovery location. Traditionally, big datacenter spaces have popped up in large corporate metroplex areas like New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas or Los Angeles. However, the time has come for Colorado to be seriously considered as a

ProviNET adds CareMerge to solutions offering

Chicago, IL, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 —┬áCaremerge, Inc., a revolutionary healthcare communication and care coordination network for senior care providers, announced today a new partnership with ProviNET Solutions, a well-respected, innovative Healthcare IT leader in the senior living industry. The two mission-centric, client-focused companies will expand care coordination solutions in the senior living space throughout the

Tools needed for a successful school website

Your website is a critical communication tool for your teachers, parents and students. In today’s world of busy schedules, it is important to make sure that your school website is equipped with the most current, updated features for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and the community to always stay connected, 24/7, 365 days a year. ProviNET