VPN vs RDP. What Employers with Remote Employees Need to Know

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VPN vs RDP VPN vs RDP.  If you are a business owner in 2020 you are inevitably faced with staff that wants the ability to work remotely.  The truth is we are smack dab in what they call the gig economy.  A generation of workers who are used to being able to work from anywhere. There are pros and cons to having a company that allows remote workers.  The top of the list SECURITY.  There are easy ways to  connects to a network and then there are secure ways to connect.  As a business owner, you need to consult a qualified IT Consultant to figure out from a security perspective what you should do. In the meantime, let’s talk about … Read More

Innovative Denver IT Company Celebrates 10 Years of Growth and Giving Back

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Code Blue Computing Celebrating 10 Years Supporting Denver Business Community   Denver, CO, Release:  January 3, 2020.                                       For Immediate Release   Denver, CO: Code Blue Computing is becoming a household name in the Denver technology community in part to their innovative IT strategies for small and large businesses, their devotion to giving back to their community, and a newly released book from president Jeri Morgan. Code Blue Computing sponsored an online contest this past summer in which local non-profits were able to enter an online contest and one non-profit was awarded Free Technical Support for a full year on Labor Day. … Read More

Jeri Morgan Joins The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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Broomfield, CO (December 9, 2019) For Immediate Release.  Jeri Morgan, CEO at Code Blue Computing has been named to the 2020 Board of Directors for The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce. The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce has served the Broomfield business community since 1960.  The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce promotes the economic vitality of the community by providing their members access to resources, support and connections to grow their business. Code Blue Computing’s headquarters have been in Broomfield since 2013.  “Broomfield has been the home for our business for many years,” said Jeri Morgan.  “I am excited and honored for the opportunity to help build upon the great work that has been done at The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce over the … Read More

Has Your Business Email Been Hacked?

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Has your business email been hacked?  More and more, we are running into just this issue with businesses throughout the Denver area.   Has Your Business Email Been Hacked? The truth is that most businesses have little to no security in place. This is part of the reason that we are seeing an epidemic of business email accounts being hacked.  A recent survey indicated that a whopping 52% of the workforce is reusing passwords.  Work, home, banking, credit cards, you get the drift. You would have to be living under a rock to not have heard of breach after breach being reported on the news over the last few years.  Well, every time there is a breach you can bet … Read More

Denver IT Consultants. 5 Things You Should Look For

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Denver IT Consultants When your business starts to grow you eventually hit a point where it no longer makes sense for you to also be the IT person in your business. It is time to start looking for a Denver IT Consultant. If you or someone on your staff has been handling the technical issues that come up starting to look for an IT Consultant may feel difficult. What exactly should you look for? Things to Look for When Searching for Denver IT Consultants Years in Business.  How long has the firm been in business?  When it comes to security you definitely want to ensure that you are working with a reputable organization.  Your infrastructure contains confidential information about you … Read More

Is Cyber Security Insurance a Get Out of Jail Free Card?

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We have been having a lot of conversations with Business Owners in the Denver area regarding Cyber Security Insurance recently.  One thing that we have really been struck by is this perception that if you have Cyber Security Insurance that it is a Get Out of Jail Free card for your business.  This it certainly is not.  You need to be taking reasonable and appropriate measures to protect your business. Should I Have A Cyber Security Insurance Policy for My Business?     Yes.  This is absolutely a requirement in this day and age.  However, any Business Owner that has filled out a Cyber Security Insurance policy will tell you the application is most certainly much more intensive than a … Read More

Is Your Business At Risk for Cyber Attack with Thumb Drives?

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Cyber Attacks are on the rise in Denver.  Hackers can use very sophisticated methods to try and gain access to your network.  Conversely, if they can gain access easily even better. This is a very simple way for a hacker to gain access to your network and remarkably effective.  How exactly does a Cyber Attack with Thumb Drives work? The Hacker will scatter USB Thumb Drives throughout the parking lot of a business or a business park Wait for an unsuspecting employee to pick it up and bring it in to the building Once the employee inserts the device into their computer behind the scenes a program is launched to infiltrate the computer network As business owners we need to … Read More

Are You Being a Little Ridiculous with the Cyber Security for Your Biz?

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As business owners Cyber Security needs to be near the top of our business concerns.  I am going to repeat that not near the top of tech or I.T. concerns but near the top of business concerns.  A breach can and will close your business. Are you being Ridiculous When it Come to Cyber Security for Your Biz? Do you have real #CyberSecurity measures in place for your business or are you being a little ridiculous? It's time to get nerdy!! 😎💻🖱️⌨️#DenverComputerSupport #TalkNerdyToMe Posted by Code Blue Computing – Broomfield, Colorado on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 As business owners what are we doing that might be a little ridiculous? Do you think it won’t happen to you? This is a … Read More

Facebook Messenger Messages About Hacking and Cloning of Accounts

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So, Facebook went a little crazy over the weekend with all of the messages and posts flying about “My account has been hacked” or “All accounts are being cloned.”  Personally, I received so many messages it was insane.  I have seen different variations of these Facebook Messenger messages over the last few years but the rate they were flying this weekend was astounding. The is a security feature within Facebook that we all should have activated now with the current environment.  It is double factor authentication.  What is double factor authentication?  It is exactly what the name implies in addition to your password there is a second code or action to be taken when someone tries to access your account … Read More

Password Pornography Ransom Emails Being Received in Denver

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We thought we had seen everything and then a new twist on ransomware emerged in our office last week.  Cyber Criminals are emailing people with a message similar to this one: (password) is your pass. Lets get directly to point. You do not know me and you’re most likely wondering why you’re getting this e mail? Absolutely no one has compensated me to investigate you. Let me tell you, I setup a malware on the xxx streaming (porn material) site and guess what, you visited this site to have fun (you know what I mean). While you were viewing videos, your web browser started out operating as a Remote control Desktop with a key logger which gave me accessibility to … Read More