When Protocols outpace Chipsets, the Ricoh MPC 2050 case.

It is a recurring phenomenon, in the IoT era, for network devices to be required to send emails and have access to SMTP functionality. Thus, most device manufacturers attempt to follow through and implement the contemporary security protocols while designing and when firmware patching is possible. However, only so much can be done by firmware…

Network connection (domain profile) domain connection shows as “unauthenticated”

We experience inability to access local owa site, from time to time accessing domain file resources was experiencing outage. Among a lot articles/blog posts we followed the article https://serverfault.com/questions/413052/domain-connection-shows-as-unauthenticated Overall, we thoroughly tested: DHCP leases and reservations on DC (running the dhcp role), no multiple entries for the offending workstations Remove from Domain and join…

Hit by ransomware, who gets blamed?

If a business gets hit by ransomware and loses its critical financial data or customer information, who gets blamed? With businesses facing more cyberattacks than ever, managed service providers (MSPs) are expected to deliver a basic level of security protection to their customers. While “basic” at one time may have meant antivirus software, today that…

The chatbots rise

The chatbots rise As Covid19 forces call center employees abandon their positions, chatbots march in to replace them. Tried to speak with one of those in a known telecom provider and spent around 4 minutes testing its nerves. I won, it finally told me “please contact our support at XXXX telephone number”.  I will not…

Brave New World—Working in the Time of Coronavirus

The coronavirus is forcing companies to rethink the way they do business. To help your business navigate these uncertain times, Glocalization Organization of Asia Pacific (GoAP) joins forces with Women in Localization and the European Union associations of Translation Companies (EUATC) for a free webinar on April 21st. The COVID-19 outbreak has the potential to…