Monthly Archives: December 2015

Application Whitelisting: OS X

In a previous blog I've stated how vital it is to implement Application Whitelisting to help prevent malicious penetration of your computer. In OS X this is done by logging in with a Managed user account with Parental Controls enabled. Apple may have chosen a painfully poor name for this type of account, as I've…
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Application Whitelisting: Family Safety & Parental Controls

Application Whitelisting is Mandatory to Prevent Malicious Computer Access In 2014, Target, Home Depot, and other major retailers were hacked for their customer databases. Although there were multiple breakdowns in the security protocols of these organizations, one step would likely have prevented all of the breaches–Application whitelisting. This same strategy should be used by both…
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MacBook Air For Sale

Mintz IT is selling one of its MacBook Air systems at a great price! This MacBook Air was originally purchase  in April, 2014, and used lightly by our own staff. It is in better-than-new condition, as it also includes an attached transparent shell. Original Purchase price: $1,849. Current Apple Refurbished price $1,359. Our Price: $1,200 obo.…
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Special Holiday Savings with MIT

The last 3 weeks of December are historically our slowest time of the year. In 2014 and 2013, we used this time to update our (best-selling) Practical Paranoia books. My bad planning, all 4 of our books were updated last month! To keep the MIT staff and myself from having idle hands, I'm authorizing our deepest discounts ever.…
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