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Combating Cyber Crime via Educated Employees

Stated best by Dustin Balser, Senior IT Security Engineer for KSM Consulting, during a recent event, “organizations have to be prepared for cyber attacks 100 percent of the time. A hacker only has to be right one time.”

Breaking Down Silos and Combining Data to Move Your Government at the Speed of Business

Governments are swimming in a sea of data. Highly segregated data silos continue to present a formidable roadblock to fully leveraging and benefiting from data governments collect. New technologies and pioneering work done by KSM Consulting have demonstrated it is possible to break down these silos and provide significant benefits and opportunities like never before.

What’s New: Office 2016 for Windows

Boasting additional tools for today’s modern workforce, greater mobility, and simplified collaboration, Office 2016 is the latest addition to Office 365. As of today, it has arrived. If you are already an Office 365 customer, these new features are at your fingertips just waiting to be leveraged day-to-day.

Indy Corporate Hack Coming in October

The Hack Indiana Series is back with its third installment, #IndyCorpHack.

Data-Driven Decisions Conference

A recent study by IBM cited the cost of an average data breach is $3.8 million, an increase of 23 percent since 2013. At the upcoming Data-Driven Decisions Conference in Indianapolis, attendees will discover how to use data and analytics to drive business and marketing decisions.

KSM Consulting Honored as a Microsoft Rising Star of the Year

At the Microsoft SMB Champions Award Reception in Orlando, FL on July 13, 2015, KSM Consulting’s business technology team was presented with the Regional Rising Star of the Year for the Central Region by Microsoft’s US Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Champions Club.

Alert: Beware of Unsolicited Microsoft Windows 10 Downloads

As you are likely aware, Microsoft released its Windows 10 operating system recently. It's receiving rave reviews with noted key benefits such as

Event Series: Protecting Your Company in the Age of Fraud

Cyber fraud happens every day to such an extent that for most companies, it’s not a question of if they will be hit, but a question of when.

Alert: CryptoWall Continues to Infiltrate Businesses

CryptoWall, the latest iteration of the infamous CryptoLocker, is currently one of the greatest cyber security threats for U.S. organizations in part because of the prolific infections in the past year. This ransomware infects a device in one of the following four ways: