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Since 1993, BVA has delivered the highest quality in serving the IT consulting needs of small- and medium-sized businesses in Arizona and the greater Phoenix area, supporting them in maximizing the value of their information technology investments. We understand the impact that technology and computer networking services has on your business, and we are committed to your success.

How to get the most out of your Amazon Web Services?

How to get the most out of your Amazon Web Services?

Have you ever noticed that Amazon Web Services is not only cost effective, but helps organizations achieve scalability and reduced time to market. However, you may notice that these benefits can be lost in its IT infrastructure.

But by incorporating Amazon Web Services with SteelConnect it becomes a revolutionary application-defined SD-WAN

Are you at risk? BlueBorne Bluetooth Attacks

Did you know that you could be an easy target for hackers if your Bluetooth is turned on? No matter the device, you could be at risk.

 

Researchers at security firm Armis areย warningย users about a new attack vector leveraging Bluetooth that affects almost 5.3 billion devices across iOS, Android, Windows, and

Are you promoting a safe Network?

On average, organizations take about 200 days to identify new ransomware threats. In combination with aging hardware, out of date software, poor network monitoring, and lack of professional IT assistance, this makes for quite the mess.
Hackers are less likely to attempt an attack against an automatically patched software or newly

Fully Booked hotel & ski-resort pays bitcoin to regain control

Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered with room keys and guest check in among other things. This ransom marks the third attack on the hotel

Microsoft delays February patch till March 14th

Microsoft freaked out many tech pros, announcing that February patches would be delayed till Tuesday, March 14th, because of a “last minute issue”.
Tech professionalsย often plan such patching schedules and prefer to know in advance when major vendors are set to release the next patch, since they are most likely deploying

What/Why/How – you should always use a VPN

What is a VPN? A virtual private network creates a secure tunnel between two sites via the Internet to protect your privacy. This is usually a paid service to ensure web browsing is secure and private while using public wifi or less secure wifi networks.
What happens? Your PC connects to

Luggage Tag Code, Gives Identity and Flight Info to Hackers

Researchers from German security company, Security Research Labs, recently revealed the poor security behind the current travel booking systems. Three of the largest Global Distributed Systems (GDS) handling flight reservations for worldwide travel are Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport. These three systems handle 90 percent of flight reservations.
The poor security stems