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How to Handle a Data Breach

When a breach happens, how you proceed and the actions you take will help mitigate the impact to your bottom line. The type of information stolen generally dictates the seriousness of the entire situation. Back everything up fresh. Treat it like a police crime scene and preserve the evidence. Logfiles, configuration files, and affected data.… Read more »

How to Prevent Data Breaches

The question “How to prevent data breaches?” is similar to ‘how do you prevent car break-ins?’ Cars are still very easy to break into. Their windows are not made of steel. However, you can make the hassle and risk of breaking into the car outweigh their desire to get inside. Keeping money, valuables out of… Read more »

What is Hacking and How it Impacts You

The word “hack” gets used a lot these days and appears to have a few meanings. Every day in the news another organization announces they were hacked. A friend’s twitter account is hacked. Government systems are breached. What does it mean to be hacked? When used in terms of computer security, “Hack” means to gain… Read more »

Let Contegix handle your Atlassian upgrades

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When you are hosting your own Atlassian Apps, upgrades can be the bane of your existence. For those hosting them with Contegix, it’s a breeze…. because we do all the work! Here’s How It Works: From the customer, we request the following information prior to beginning: What specific instance do you want upgraded? (e.g.  wiki.example.com) What… Read more »

Contegix Welcomes Amanda O’Donovan

Contegix is pleased to announce the addition of Amanda O’Donovan to our management team. Amanda joined our St. Louis office this week as VP & Controller.  Welcome, Amanda!  It is so great to have you as part of the Contegix family and we look forward to working together.

Hybrid Cloud Usage Examples

The hybrid cloud approach benefits a lot of organizations, especially the larger they get. What are some specific use cases? Medical professionals HIPAA compliance is the privacy standard that all things medical have to adhere to in the United States. A hybrid approach allows separation of the sensitive medical data from the rest of daily operations,… Read more »

What can VPN connectivity mean to a multi-site organization?

You keep data on your business, employees, and customers. That data is a valuable to more than just you. Corporate espionage costs businesses worldwide over $500 billion a year. Keeping that data safe can be tough even with only one location. So when dealing with multiple sites requiring secure communications, the complexity is magnified. The… Read more »

Why is Contegix an “Atlassian Expert”?

“DIY” is a great way to save money, but any cost savings come at the price of your lost time. Instead of dealing with your business, you are hammering away at system issues and the 3am support calls. Managed hosting is a good way to save time and money on your end if you can… Read more »

Contegix Welcomes Eric Neblock

Contegix is pleased to announce the addition of Eric Neblock to our team. Eric joined our St. Louis office today as our newest Engineer on the 3rd Shift.  Welcome, Eric!  It is great to have you as part of the Contegix family.

Do Solid State Drives Fail More Often Than Hard Disks?

All disks eventually fail, whether they are hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid state drives (SSDs). But the two technologies fail in different ways. HDDs have spinning magnetic platters on which data is stored, and actuator arms that move read/write heads back and forth above tracks on the platters in order to access data block locations.… Read more »