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Three Steps to Help Increase Cybersecurity

Cyber crime is a $445 billion industry, growing daily. Because of the size of most of the publicized attacks, such as the 2014 attacks at Sony, TARGET, and Anthem, many assume that small businesses are safe from cyber crime.
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Events

Indy Civic Hack Launches May 19th

The second hackathon, Indy Civic Hack, in the Indiana Hackathon series begins on Tuesday at an event at Old City Hall. As with the #INvTXhack, participants will work with real data on real problems within our community, ultimately competing for cash prizes.
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Microsoft Ends Support of Windows Server 2003

During the past 10 months, you’ve likely heard the news that as of July 14th, Microsoft is phasing out Microsoft Windows Server 2003. With over 21% of U.S. organization still using this system, it’s leaving a lot of concerned IT directors and business owners with a few questions. KSMC’s Chief of Technology, Ryan Achterberg, addresses some of these concerns and provides a bit of clarity on potential next steps.
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Using Data to Save Lives

In 2014, KSM Consulting (KSMC) and the State of Indiana’s Management and Performance Hub (MPH) partnered to tackle the important matter of infant mortality with advanced data analytics using data across the state to see new correlations and find root causes.
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News

KSM Consulting Nominated for a 2015 Mira Award

KSM Consulting is proud to be listed among the 2015 Mira Award nominees being honored this Saturday, May 2nd, at TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards gala. As the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, TechPoint’s annual gala recognizes and celebrates the best of tech in Indiana each year, and we’re pleased to be included on this list.
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Microsoft Lync becomes Skype for Business

With the prevalence of remote working and the value of screen sharing for office productivity, it’s no surprise that Microsoft Lync is an everyday tool for many KSMC clients. (It’s a reliable resource for work in our KSMC offices as well.)
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Fraud Alert: Suspicious Invoices

As a business technology partner, KSM Consulting feels that it’s important to share potential threats to your system, as well as other potential issues related to your technology.
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#hackINvTX Winner Announced

The winners of the #hackINvTX Challenge, Red Alert Indiana, are quite notable for a few reasons. First, team members, John and Isaiah Schevola are a father-son duo. Additionally, as the grand champion winners in Indiana, they also defeated challengers from Indiana and across the state of Texas to win immense bragging rights, as well as an impressive monetary award.
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KSM Consulting Supports Indy Hackathon Challenge

Today, the States of Indiana and Texas begin a battle for supremacy in a civic hack challenge. The #hackINvTX Challenge is a contest for the residents of both states to create apps that best serve citizens.
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