KRACK zero-day cracks WPA2

This week began with the zero-day news for a bug that effectively broke WPA2 wireless security. KRACK, named for Key Reinstallation Attack, is a fundamental flaw in the operation of Wi-Fi Protected Access II, the security protocol upgrade from the old, broken WEP protocol. The issue is with the systems four-way handshake that permits [...]

Case Study: Cellular out-of-band… even in West Texas

One of our sales execs was recently pitching a wind energy company and mentioned cellular out-of-band as an option. The initial thinking was that their wind fields were likely too remote for a decent signal. That sounded like a challenge to the team here at Uplogix, always looking for a problem to solve with [...]

Breaking down the 2018 IT budget

For many, the arrival of fall signifies IT budget season. These poor souls aren't thinking about football, cooler temperatures or dove hunting, but are spending their time trying to anticipate the needs and costs of IT for the year to come. While most IT budgets are predicted to rise slightly over 2017 spending, no [...]