OptfinITy Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Posted by - February 28, 2018

  Springfield, VA, February 27, 2018 – OptfinITy, Washington, DC’s leading provider of IT Services, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named OptfinITy to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering… Read more »

Will Google Chrome mark your website as “Not Secure”?

Posted by - February 15, 2018

What do you think happens when you go to a website and there is a big warning that says this website is not secure?  Do you think you will go back to that website?  That is going to happen to millions of websites beginning in July when Chrome version 68 is released. Google is forcing… Read more »

WordPress Updates are No Longer Automatic

Posted by - February 08, 2018

Making sure your website is updated with the latest patches is very important as new vulnerabilities are discovered almost daily – so what happens when the latest update stops your updates from working? On Monday, WordPress released version 4.9.3. The very next day, WordPress released version 4.9.4. Although version 4.9.3 fixed 34 bugs, it also… Read more »

Make Data Loss a thing of the past and join us for a free event

Posted by - January 29, 2018

Data is the lifeblood of your organization. If your systems were struck by a disaster, How much data could you recover? How much downtime would you experience? To ensure your business continuity is to proactively protect your systems and data against disasters of all types. When we consider the amount of data we store and… Read more »

Sonicwall routers are not susceptible to latest vulnerabilities

Posted by - January 06, 2018

As a Sonicwall partner, we were pleased to find out that Sonicwall routers were not susceptible to the latest vulnerabilities per their release shown below. On Jan. 3, two processor vulnerabilities, known as Spectre and Meltdown, were published by Google’s Project Zero security team. Variants of this issue are known to affect many modern processors,… Read more »

Spectre? Meltdown? Should you throw out your computers?

Posted by - January 05, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre are the latest named vulnerabilities to appear in the news and they are in fact very problematic because the attacks could be used to read system memory that *should* have been inaccessible. What happens is an attacker could steal sensitive information such as passwords or encryption keys from your computer’s memory. And… Read more »

Yahoo’s billion account database for sale on the black market

Posted by - January 04, 2017

Those one billion Yahoo! users’ account information, which was stolen back in 2013, is now for sale on the computer underground market for a total of a little less than one million dollars. So not only is the data currently in the hands of criminals and probably being utilized, but if you have not changed… Read more »

Michael Drobnis, CEO of OptfinITy Named to Leadership Fairfax Class of 2017

Posted by - September 28, 2016

Springfield, VA – OptfinITy announced today that CEO Michael Drobnis has been named to Leadership Fairfax’s Class of 2017. Leadership Fairfax is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to finding, training and growing leaders in Northern Virginia. Through the Leadership Fairfax Program, Emerging Leaders Institute and the Lifetime Leaders Program, Leadership Fairfax seeks to build leaders who… Read more »