27
May

Windows XP not “dead&” yet; Microsoft makes exception with emergency update for IE

Microsoft earlier this month provided an emergency security update for Internet Explorer to prevent hackers from continuing to do their dirty work. But that wasn’t the big news. In a surprise move, Microsoft allowed Windows XP machines to receive the update, even though Microsoft had indicated in April it considered the 13-year-old operating system retired. “Even though Windows XP is

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28
Apr

Hackers targeting a newly discovered flaw in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Hackers around the globe are already exploiting this new flaw, affecting the popular Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11. The flaw relies on a well-known flash exploitation used to bypass Windows security protection. Once the hacker is in, they can install malicious software without your knowledge. Microsoft is currently investigating this flaw and we would quickly expect more information on

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28
Apr

Aftermath of Heartbleed Bug

In the aftermath of this month’s bug “Heartbleed,” security experts say there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from this month’s recent discovery of the “Heartbleed” bug that exposes data to hackers. It is all up to website operators to fix, not website users. Researchers have observed advanced hacking groups conducting automated scans of the internet in

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22
Apr

Check out Protelligent’s New Website

Protelligent has launched its new website, protelligent.net, premiering new user-friendly features, streamlined content, and a more accessible format for all. “Protelligent’s new website is designed with customers’ needs in mind,” said CEO Christopher George. “Customers can access a remote support feature directly from the website that ensures rapid response and issue remediation for the end-users we support. Website visitors will

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28
Mar

Is your technology environment protected?

You need to evaluate your business’ security posture, and make informed, balanced decisions about protecting yourself from threats to your business. Reduce your risk and achieve Zen for your business with the following safeguards: Secure all entry and exit areas of your organization’s critical data. Border security is top priority. Actively monitor the traffic passing through your data gateways and

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21
Feb

Giving Back to our Community

Protelligent’s recent expansion to Spokane, Washington was a success. Christopher George, CEO of Protelligent, personally thanks the community for the inviting welcome. The Protelligent team is looking forward to the future and being involved with a closely connected community. To share in the support of the community, Protelligent made a generous contribution to a local charity, Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

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22
Jan

Protelligent opens office in Spokane, Wash.

IRVINE, Calif. (January 21, 2014) – Irvine-based Protelligent, Inc., is expanding. Protelligent, recently recognized as one of the top 500 fastest growing Ingram Micro channel partners in the United States, will open up offices in Spokane, Washington later this month. “I love the fit,” said Christopher George, CEO/Chief Architect of Protelligent. “Spokane is a great city and I look forward

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16
Dec

IT Resolutions for 2014

There are just a few weeks left in 2013, so now’s the time to launch a successful New Year. The following are our top five IT Resolutions that we recommend to clients: 1. Start managing your security patching and firmware upgrades. Don’t be a victim of viruses, malware, and obvious cyber attacks in 2014. Most damage occurs by exploiting security

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15
Nov

PTIconnect New Protelligent Tool To Support Clients

Protelligent launches its newest tool to support our clients, PTIconnect. Located at www.pticonnect.net, this web-based remote support tool allows Protelligent support engineers the ability to take remote control of user desktops, laptops, and mobile devices. It ensures rapid response and issue resolution for the end-users we support. Carson Morehouse, one of Protelligent’s support engineers says, “This new solution is great.

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14
Nov

The Rising Threat of Ransomware

Fred Groehler, Protelligent’s Principal Engineer: ”Ransomware is a whole new level of nasty malware, significantly impacting businesses over the last six months. Unlike previous malware versions, ransomware works to infect entire networks, encrypting business data and making it unusable. Without the appropriate anti-X services and a reliable disaster recovery solution, organizations are at greater risk than ever before.” Don’t let

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