10 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Season Shopping

Staying secure while shopping online With the holiday season upon us, and during a pandemic no less, it’s more important than ever to follow cybersecurity best practices when online shopping. The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a division of the Center for Internet Security, put together this helpful guide on the top 10… Read more

2020 Security Bulletin for Government Agencies on Ransomware

State, Local and Tribal governments experienced a 153% increase in ransomware attacks in 2019. While 2020 results are still inconclusive, early research suggests this statistic has continued to rise dramatically since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The risk in not preparing your organization for these attacks can be costly in many ways, including Significant… Read more

6 Common Elderly Scams to Watch Out For and How to Stay Safe

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven an uptick in scams all across the board. If you are an elderly individual or have seniors in your life, the following article is an important public service announcement. Please take care to review the following 6 common elderly scams to watch out for and how to… Read more

Sarah Jelinek Awarded Microsoft MVP for Third Year

Arctic IT’s Sarah Jelinek, Technology Evangelist, was awarded the Microsoft MVP Award for the third year in a row. According to Microsoft, “the Microsoft MVP Award gives us the unique opportunity to celebrate, honor and say thank you to top-notch technology experts who make outstanding contributions to their communities.” Learn more about what it takes… Read more

Arctic IT Announces Dave Bailey, President & General Manager

Anchorage, AK – February 11, 2019 – Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT) announces the appointment of Dave Bailey as President & General Manager. In this role, Bailey is responsible for leading the company’s exciting growth in both managed services and business application services. “Dave has been a leader at Arctic IT since its inception,” said… Read more

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Service Announcement: Microsoft support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending on January 14, 2020. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications fall victim to security threats without protection. Arctic IT is here to help you migrate to Microsoft Azure to ensure a smooth transition to greater security, performance and innovation. Azure will help you… Read more

Dynamics GP Year End 2019

Here we go again, Year End! So much to do, so much to know, so many changes and it all must be completed in so little time. At Arctic IT, we take being your partner in business very seriously, which is why our team of experienced technology and software consultants are here to help you… Read more

Arctic IT and Barracuda Present ‘Block and Tackle’

Join Arctic IT and Barracuda for ‘Block and Tackle’ at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage. We’ll cover how to protect the most vulnerable area of your business from cyber threats: the inbox. The best defense is a strong defense. Gear up and get the information you need to keep your staff and your network safe. All participants qualify… Read more

Arctic IT and APICC to Host Non-Profit Cybersecurity Event

How Secure is Your Non-Profit? Arctic IT and APICC invite you to a presentation on the top 10 cybersecurity tactics to keep your organization secure. BREAKING NEWS:  A representative from the FBI cyber crime unit will be our guest speaker for this event.  Come to understand how global threats affect us in our own community…. Read more

Online Safety and Cybersecurity Tips for K-12 Kids, Family, and Friends

September 2019 Volume 14 Issue 9 [Article Repost] From the desk of Thomas F. Duffy, MS-ISAC Chair Every child should be taught how to be safe online. In the new digital world, there are technological wonders, which often introduce cyber threats of many kinds. The online world can be a place of inappropriate conduct and… Read more