Category Archives: Ideas + Observations

Case Study – Tindell’s Building Materials

  Building a Green Future with Environmentally Friendly Solutions   Tindell’s Building Materials began in 1907 as a sawmill business. The company now owns building materials sales and warehousing facilities in Knoxville, LaFollette, Oak Ridge, Sevierville, Maryville, and Cleveland, Tennessee. These facilities include a truss manufacturing plant, a millwork division, an installed sales division, and […]
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Threat Actors – Their Loyalties and Attack Mechanisms

I am attending the MTA meeting to exchange best practices with other MSPs, and the presenter put this slide up on the screen. The slide contains a list of Threat Actors and who they currently support in the Ukraine – Russia conflict and the kind of attacks they are undertaking. Very interesting!
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You’ve Been Violated: Do You Know Your Risks re: Unfortunate Cyber Events?

Yesterday the Managed Technology Association conference concluded. Drew Sanford ran an excellent group exercise. We broke out into groups of five and assumed roles (CEO, CIO, CFO, CMO, and MSP) and simulated each role’s response to odd and not-so-odd occurrences on the company’s network over ten days. The exercise drove home the technical and response complexities of […]
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Sustainability Accounting Course

I am getting my CEUs from WesternCPE this week. Today I am taking a class on sustainable accounting methods. While not an SEC company and certainly not required to report nor provide a formal accounting, I am proud of the efforts that Centriworks has taken to increase sustainability awareness in our company and our clients […]
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