CBM Technology Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CBM Technology to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This prestigious list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.  In today's fast-paced business environments, MSPs plan an important role in helping companies leverage new…

Tax Season = Scam Season

  Tax season is now in full swing, and so are the spam attempts. We receive spam emails and calls every day, some more convincing than others. But there are a few things to remember before ever giving out your personal information. The IRS has a strict means of communication, so if you receive an email claiming to be an IRS agent, it is a tax scam. Tips from www.irs.gov Here are five things the scammers…

What is Your IT Company Doing to Protect your Business?

If your IT company isn't regularly seeking out the latest security knowledge & solutions, then you may need to reevaluate your choice. It takes a constant effort to learn & evolve in order to protect client's and their customers. Our management team is currently at the Ingram ONE expo. We attend this event every year to gain valuable knowledge about the current issues our industry faces, build partnerships, and help our team with professional development.…

BBB Integrity Award 2016: CBM Technology

We are so honored to have been selected for this prestigious award. The BBB Integrity Award stands for trust and value, and that is what CBM Technology strives to achieve with every client and our entire community. We are so thankful for our loyal customers who helped make this possible.    "Better Business Bureau serving Acadiana congratulates Bryson Law Firm of Lafayette and NuNu’s Fresh Market of Youngsville as the winners of the 2016 Integrity…

Translate Printed Documents Securely & Easily with Xerox Easy Translator

Translate Printed Documents Securely  Translating sensitive documents is now easier & more secure than ever. Using your new Xerox printer, you can safely translate printed & digital documents in over 30 languages at the touch of a button. Mobile & Web capabilities for digital documents & document management. Available on Several Multifunction Printers, suited to your need. Already have Xerox printer? You may qualify for a trade-in bonus of up to $710 if you upgrade…

Securing Multiple Locations

Network Security for the Distributed Enterprise   Distributed Enterprises are evolving beyond the traditional model of corporate headquarters with remote branch offices. Today’s Distributed Enterprise increasingly supports multiple locations that operate like a typical small business, and this is especially true in the retail, hospitality, medical, and financial industries.  The relationship between a centralized entity and many independent business locations creates unique network security challenges. CBM Technology understands the challenges faced by the Distributed Enterprise.…

BBB Event: Start with Security

BBB News Release Contact President/CEO Sharane Gott (337) 989-8726 (direct) Start with Trust® www.acadiana.bbb.org 9/19/2016   Should I click on an email from an unknown sender? Is it safe to click on pop-ups when I am browsing the web? Is my computer safe from malware and viruses? All of these questions will be answered by BBB at their upcoming Cyber Security Seminars in New Iberia and Lafayette in October. Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana, as…

2016 FLOOD RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

August 2016 Flood Recovery Assistance Resources for Impacted Businesses Regarding August flooding, beginning August 11, 2016 - Parishes currently designated in the federal disaster declaration: Acadia, Ascension, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Washington and West Feliciana parishes. Damage assessments are continuing for other parishes. This list will be updated on the Flood Recovery Assistance page as…

Digium Phones can Save your Business Money

So you want to save your business money? You could be paying more for much less if you have a legacy phone system. You may be surprised to hear how many features you get with a Digium + Switchvox phone system. This system is fully customizable and perfect for small to midsized businesses. Larger sized businesses can benefit as well, especially if you have multiple locations. With 3 platform options, there is definitely a suite…

FREE Network Assessment

  Having network issues? We can help.If your business is falling behind on Network Upgrades, Security, and Compliance, let us give you a FREE assessment. We perform a walk-through to investigate your infrastructure and document any issues. Main Areas to Assess:  No ObligationThe security issues businesses face today are daunting. Having a strong infrastructure and plan in place is crucial. Planning for your yearly budget is a lot easier when you know what’s in-store. Find out what needs…

Cyber Security Talk with Local Law Firms

  CBM had the opportunity to speak to a group of local law firms about the issues with cyber security yesterday. We were so honored to have been asked to share our knowledge with this highly engaging group. We had Dan Geisler, from Watchguard Technologies, speak with us on the intricacies of Ransomware and Wi-fi security. The group had excellent questions about the security of travelling and using public wi-fi and Social engineering. These are…

Risks of Malware Infection via Microsoft Office

  Today, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement about an increased risk of macro-based malware through Microsoft Office products.  I imagine that some of you are saying "what", "huh", "blah"...moving on to another article.    DON'T GO JUST YET, IT'S IMPORTANT! Macros are basically used to automate tasks inside Microsoft Office such as Word and Excel.  When opening a file that has macros, the Office application will provide you with this prompt: A cyber criminal can create…